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Best camcorders for any video shooter — 2021

Professional camcorders are often smaller, lighter, cheaper, and have more controls than other cameras. These are the best on the market today.

The best camera bags and cases — 2021

Finding the right camera bag or case for your gear can be challenging, particularly if this is the first bag or case you've ever purchased.
Sony FE 14mm F1.8 G Master

Sony introduces new lightweight FE 14mm G Master lens

The latest entyre in the G Master line—the Sony FE 14mm F1.8 G Master— is a new compact, lightweight lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras.
Nikon updates Z Series mirrorless camera line

These firmware updates refine every Nikon Z series camera

Nikon plans to release firmware updates for its Z Series camera line. This round of updates targets every camera in the line.

John Ford: The technique of one of America’s greatest directors

John Ford is one of those directors who had a profound impact in the industry. “The best director in the world” - Ingmar Bergman The "king of directors” - Frank Capra "A John Ford film was...

Cinematography roles: who is needed on set?

There are many roles required to achieve great cinematography. Regardless of size, every production needs a strong cinematography crew.
RØDE Connect

RØDE Connect app mixes four NT-USB Mini mics simultaneously

The RØDE Connect app records up to four RØDE NT-USB Mini microphones to a single computer, solving a common issue for podcasters.
Canon EOS R3

Canon is developing a powerful new mirrorless camera: EOS R3

Building out its mirrorless line, Canon revealed it’s working on a new full-frame mirrorless camera, the EOS R3.

The quality of light

Light is essential in cinema. How much light you use and how you choose to deliver it sets the mood and feel of a scene.
DJI Air 2S

DJI’s Air 2S captures and edits pro-level aerial video for you

In under a year since the Air 3 released, DJI's announced the Air 2S. The new drone siginificantly upgrades the original drone's camera.

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Everything you need to know about PTZ cameras right now

You might have seen a PTZ camera before, Simply put, a PTZ is a remote-controlled, Pan, Tilt and Zoom camera.  They are easily implemented into production because they can be connected via USB, and Plug and Play with any computer,...

The Videomaker Podcast

Nikon cameras are a favorite for DSLR shooters. Nikon has their own line of lenses, but there are also some third-party options available for both F mounts and Z mounts. Here are the best Nikon lenses currently available on the market. Check out Best lenses for video to learn about...
Sony reveals the Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III
Sony’s introduced to two latest entries into the Xperia smartphone line, the Xperia 1 III and the Xperia 5 III.
NVIDIA announces eight new RTX GPUs
Nvidia announced eight new RTX GPUs, targeting creative professionals working on laptops, desktops, servicers and workstations.
Everything in this article is at the very least incomplete. There’s no way you can even begin to cram the almost 150 years of film history into one article. There are whole books written about every single entry here. Consider all of these stepping stones for you to branch...
Chris and Mike attempt to answer the question: which of these two editing software giants is best? Factors considered include price, buyer persona, technical and community support, release schedules, supporting software and personal preference.

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