vmeditor - Fri, 11/29/2013 - 9:04pm
At one count, there was 1,575,263 apps available between the App Store for iOS users and Google Play for Android users, and the list keeps growing. Whittle that down to apps for video production applications and you'll find hundreds of apps across multiple platforms designed with both the novice and professional video production services provider in mind.
Jennifer O'Rourke - November 22nd, 2013
Black Friday has become the official start of the crazy shopping season in the U.S., and retailers have all sorts of tricks to lure bargain hunters in. Videographers looking for video production gear can drop a load of cash on one item... but do you really NEED it, or simply WANT it? Here are a few tips to keeping sane and not getting ripped off this season.
vmeditor - Sat, 11/16/2013 - 9:27pm
Videomaker reviews and evaluates more than 100 products every year. These are our picks for Best Video Production Products for 2013.
vmeditor - Sat, 11/16/2013 - 8:13pm
Different lenses show you different things. From wide angle to telephoto, picking the right focal length is essential to properly composing your shot.
vmeditor - Mon, 11/04/2013 - 6:43pm
The interaction with on-screen talent can break or make a movie’s success. What you say and how you direct this talent is all about good leadership.
vmeditor - Mon, 10/28/2013 - 9:13pm
As the cameras get smaller, we find we need to pay better attention to keeping them steadier. Are sliders and gliders the next step from a tripod?
vmeditor - Mon, 10/28/2013 - 7:56pm
It’s a camcorder buyer’s market, with an abundance of brands and options to pick from at any price, for every budget. Difficulty lies in determining exactly what’s needed or wanted, when to gear it up a notch or settle. Videomaker’s Camcorders Buyer’s Guide offers a way to compare, find differences and make solid decisions whether shopping for your first unit, a replacement or picking a special projects unit.
vmeditor - Sat, 10/26/2013 - 3:12pm
Giving is a very important concept throughout the world and year ‘round, and this time of year especially, many people seem to be in the gift giving mood. So, here’s a few items that you might not have realized make a great fit for your favorite videographer.
vmeditor - Thu, 10/24/2013 - 10:50am
From time to time, you may need to record audio at live events like concerts, plays or similar stage productions. When those occasions arise, it helps to have a working knowledge of microphone and recording techniques to help get the best recording for your video creation.
Jennifer O'Rourke - October 23rd, 2013
Apple’s new iPad Air features a faster processor and a powerful retina display.
vmeditor - Mon, 10/14/2013 - 8:17pm
With its slick design, amazing stabilization, and low price, the Glidecam iGlide is a great piece of equipment and easily used by professional videographers and amateur filmmakers alike.
vmeditor - Tue, 10/08/2013 - 12:00am
Bad audio can ruin good video, and bad narration can grind your viewers’ patience. Do you have to hire a pro? No, these 10 tips show you how to make smooth, clear and enjoyable voice over narration.
vmeditor - Fri, 10/04/2013 - 1:00pm
Taking it all with you with you’re getting away can be bothersome. Sometimes, it’s OK to not take every piece of gear and still make great video. It’s all in the planning.
Chuck Peters - September 27th, 2013
Terrific tripoding is a careful combination of tool and technique. These 8 tips hit the highlights to cover both aspects, so you know what features you need in a tripod for video production, and how to use it to shoot stellar shots that are smooth and stable.
vmeditor - Mon, 09/23/2013 - 12:00am
Making a screencast is a common task and today’s screen capture software makes it easy to do. It allows the video producer to record the computer screen, creating clean footage straight from the source.
vmeditor - Sat, 09/21/2013 - 12:00am
Negative space isn’t a bad thing. A simple bottle on a table with window light illuminating a wall is more interesting and pulls your viewer in than that same bottle with a busy background. The wall is negative space.
vmeditor - Thu, 09/19/2013 - 12:00am
One of the hardest genres to direct and capture well is the comedy. Timing has to be tight and action has to be realistic, or the point is lost and the laughs don’t come to pass.
Luis Maymi - September 05th, 2013
New Model Offers High-Performance Features Including Easy Share via Wi-Fi and NFC One-Touch Connection, GPS, Slimmer Housing, High Res Photos, and Optional Wearable Live-View Remote
Luis Maymi - September 05th, 2013
A new premium video camera from Sony will allow music artists to get up close an personal by recording and instantly share full HD videos with pro-quality sound.
Jordan Claverie - Wed, 09/04/2013 - 11:50am
While there are no simple paint-by-numbers solutions to your creative conundrums, there are active steps you can take to increase your odds of encountering inspiration.