Videomaker Article Index: January 1998 Through December 1998

Buyer’s Guides

Titlers

by Karen Mele Director

January page 64

DV Camcorders

by Karen Mele Director

February page 66

DTV

by Joe McCleskey

March page 68

Editing VCRs

by Karen Mele Director

May page 70

VHS Camcorders

by Karen Mele Director

July page 61

Hi8 and 8mm Camcorders

by Larry Lemm

September page 73

SEGs

by Kit Clements

October page 60

Edit Controllers

by Kit Clements

November page 62

Titlers

By Larry Lemm

December page 65

Production Equipment

Lens Accessories: Stretch Your Visual Limits

by Bob Stephenson

February page 76

Making the Digital Decision: A Survey of DV Camcorders

by Perry Jenkins

February page 65

Take it Light-ly

by Alice M. Greany

April page 59

What You Hear Is What You Get

by Alice M. Greany

August page 68

The Videomaker Quiz

by Larry Lemm

September page 97

Better Video Through Lighting

by Larry Lemm

October page 68

A Fresh Look at Tripods

by Jim Stinson

November page 74

Find Your Way Through the Battery Jungle

by Karen Mele Director

December page 93

Pre/Post-production Equipment

Titlers:
The Untold Story

by Alice M. Greany

January page 62

Desktop Video:
Imagination Engines

by Joe McCleskey

March page 66

The Desirable Dozen

by Loren Alldrin

May page 66

Dr. Monty’s Four Prescriptions for
Computer Video

by Stephen Muratore

June page 74

In the Bag–Essential Items For Your Camera Bag

by Alice M. Greany

July page 82

Mix it Up

by Joe McCleskey

October page 58

Splice of Life: Choose The Right Edit Controller for You

by Joe McCleskey

November page 62

The Textual World of Titlers

by Larry Lemm

December page 65

Production Techniques

Make ‘Em Look Good: How to Coach On-camera Subjects

by Randal K. West

January page 98

Golly, Why Didn’t I Think of That? Eight Unusual Uses for Your Camcorder

by Bernard Wilkie

January page 112

Homemade Sound Effects with Big-budget Impact

by Loren Alldrin

January page 88

Crafting Skillful Interviews

by Jim Stinson

February page 93

Master Video Storytelling with the Hollywood Look

by David W. Scott

March page 93

Going Wide: How to Use a
Wide-angle Lens

by David W. Scott

April page 79

Let the Sun Shine In: How to Control the Great Outdoor
Light Source

by Loren Alldrin

April page 88

Quick Tips

by Chuck Peters

April page 76

Outdoor Video Sound

by Jim Stinson

May page 78

Gear to Go: Shooting on Location

by Philip J. Partridge

July page 124

Lite Lighting

by Chuck Peters

July page 102

Routes to Roots: Easy Video Family Histories

by Jim Stinson

August page 91

Quiet in the House

by Loren Alldrin

August page 76

Titling For Under a Buck

by Patrick Lang

August page 61

Hollywood’s Secrets Revealed

by Scott Anderson

October page 110

A Shot in the Dark

by Loren Alldrin

October page 119

Ten Tips for Fabulous Fiction

by Jim Stinson

October page 93

Getting Close with Telephoto

by Gene Bjerke

November page 84

26 Cool Tips for Cold Weather Video

by Chuck Peters

December page 76

Shoot that Show

by Jim Stinson

December page 111

Pre/Post-production Techniques

Keep your Copies Clean and
Pristine: Play the Generation
Loss Game

by Larry Burke-Weiner

January page 74

The Editing Saboteurs:
Every Editor’s Enemies

by Loren Alldrin

March page 49

How Many Cameras?

by Gene Bjerke

April page 102

Slide Into "Thin Streaming"

by Larry Lemm

May page 88

Let’s Put On a Show

by William Ronat

July page 110

The Chromakey Genie

by Jim Stinson

September page 82

Getting From Here to There: Transitions for the "Cuts-only" Editor

by Gene Bjerke

September page 110

Edit for Effect

by Jim Stinson

November page 108

Tips and Tricks for the Digital Nonlinear Editor

by Don Collins

December page 102

Technical
Explanations

Why Y/C?

by Kurt Gibson

January page 118

Good Sounds? Sounds Good!

by Bob Stephenson

March page 107

Digital Video and FireWire
Made Simple

by Scott Anderson

May page 104

The Amazing Camcorder–
A Guided Tour

by Jim Stinson

July page 89

Grading the Formats

by Loren Alldrin

September page 64

The Eye of the Camcorder

by Loren Alldrin

October page 78

Image Stabilization: High-tech Help for Shaky Shots

by Loren Alldrin

November page 97

Configuring the PC
for Digital
Video Editing

by Loren Alldrin

December page 84

Storyboards

What Goes Up?

by Loren Alldrin

January page 85

Back to School

by Loren Alldrin

February page 108

30-Second
Sensation

by Blaine Howeson

April page 97

Graduation Day

by Julie DeForest

June page 103

The Chase:
Mini Movie Series

by Shane Calvert

August page 119

Assorted

Cops with Camcorders

by Julie DeForest

January page 104

Cybermarketing: Using the Internet to Promote Your Video

by Mark Steven Bosko

February page 101

Videomaker‘s Best Products of 1997 Awards

February page 86

Holy Video! Video Use in Houses of Worship

by Loren Alldrin

February page 118

It’s a Win-Win Situation: The 11th Annual Videomaker/Panasonic Contest

by Perry Jenkins and Alice M. Greany

February page 111

One Reader’s Room

by Christopher Raley

March page 88

Teaching Video:
What’s the Story?

by Jim Stinson

March page 100

Steal From the Best

by Jim Stinson

April page 68

Why Broadcasters Want YOUR Camcorder Footage

by Julie DeForest

April page 108

Dan’s Drive-in Theater

by Matt Jenkins

May page 122

Low Budgets and High Hopes: The World of the Documentary

by David Shulman

May page 96

The Nonlinear Video Summit

June page 113

Old, New, Borrowed, Blue: Excuses to Use Your Camcorder

by Margaret Clair

June page 84

Simple Tests for
Your Camcorder

by Joe McCleskey

June page 61

Streaming Video: Internet Broadcasting for the Masses

by Larry Lemm

June page 92

PROduction Suite

by Joe McCleskey

July page 78

Meet Real Camcorder Users

by Julie DeForest

July page 70

1998 VideomakerPanasonic Contest: Call to Entries

July page 97


1998 Videomaker Panasonic Contest: Call to Entries

August page 87

Hands-on Retailing

by Julie Deforest

August page 102

VideomakerFAQ

August page 105

Videomaker‘s Glossary of Terms

August page 109

Global Webcasting with Streaming Video

by Roger B. Wyatt

September page 130

How Suite It Is

by Kimberly Locke

September page 92

Quick Tips

September page 106

Video Time
Machine

by Joe McCleskey

September page 120

Your Camcorder: More Versatile
than You Realize

by John Kone

October page 102


Viewfinder

by Matthew York

Controlling Time

January page 5

Index Vexed

February page 5

Express Yourself

March page 5

Videomaker’s Vision

April page 5

VHS: A Successful Format

May page 5

The Disciplines of a Storyteller

June page 5

Why Did You Buy Your Camcorder?

July page 5

Time Management vs. Quality Control, a True Balancing Act

August page 5

A Five Step Plan For Better Productions

September page 5

Help Wanted: Video Volunteers

October page 5

How Video Hobbyists Are Born

November page 5

It’s Getting Better all the Time

December page 5

Getting Started

Artistic Vision

by Lauryn Axelrod

January page 18

Don’t Get Fooled Again:
The Power of Manual Control

by David Welton

February page 15

Audience Appreciation: Be Kind to Your Viewers

by Chuck Peters

March page 17

Avoiding Common Camcorder Mistakes

by Art Aiello

April page 14

Videotape T.L.C.

by Robert G. Nulph

May page 16

A New Perspective

by Lauryn Axelrod

June page 16

The Elementary Eye: Camcorder Basics

by John Burkhart

July page 16

9 Tips for Camcorder Care

by Joe McCleskey

August page 14

Handheld Camera Techniques

by Art Aiello

September page 21

Keep On Trucking

by Art Aiello

October page 14

Space, Time and Videotape

by Art Aiello

November page 14

The Top 10 Reasons Nobody Likes to Watch Your Videos

by Art Aiello

December page 17

Edit Suite
by Jim Stinson

Deck Control, Once Over Lightly

January page 22

What is Editing?

February page 22

Analog vs. Digital Recording

March page 22

It’s About Time: How to Control Pacing

April page 18

Linear or Nonlinear?

May page 22

The Grammar of Editing

June page 22

Crash Cutting Course

July page 22

Making a Video Album

August page 21

The Power of Suggestion

September page 21

An Off-line On-line Outline

October page 19

Shaping Performance Through Editing

November page 21

The Direct Approach

December page 25

Sound Track
by Loren Alldrin

The Invisible Mike

January page 28

The Balancing Act

February page 27

The Audio Mixer: It’s No Contest

March page 28

Little Bits of Audio

April page 24

Top 10 Audio Crimes

May page 29

Audio-torium

June page 27

10 Tips for Better Sound

July page 27

Seven Studies in Superlative Sound

August page 27

An Introduction to
Microphonicus Videus


September page 27

The Auto-gain Migraine

October page 25

The Whole Truth

November page 27

Mix It Up

December page 131


Benchmarks

Camcorders

Canon XL1 Mini DV

by Joe McCleskey

March page 37

Canon ZR Mini DV

by Jim Martin

October page 37

Hitachi VM-8300A VHS

by Joe McCleskey

March page 39

Hitachi VM-H835LA Hi8

by Joe McCleskey

February page 39

JVC GR-AXM25 VHS-C

by Joe McCleskey

January page 39

Panasonic AG EZ30U
Mini DV

by Jim Martin

October page 39

Panasonic PV-A208 VHS-C

by Jim Martin

August page 41

Panasonic PV-L558 VHS-C

by Joe McCleskey

July page 39

Panasonic PV-D607 VHS-C

by Joe McCleskey

April page 37

RCA ProV2000D Mini DV

by Loren Alldrin

June page 39

RCA CC-4371 VHS

By Jim Martin

December page 43

Samsung SCF34 VHS

by Joe McCleskey

March page 41

Samsung SCL91 8mm

by Joe McCleskey

April page 45

Sharp VL-DX10U
Mini DV

by Loren Alldrin

May page 39

Sharp VL-PD1U
Mini DV

by Jim Martin

November page 39

Sharp VL-E660U 8mm

by Jim Martin

October page 44

Sony CCD-TRV65 Hi8

by Jim Martin

December page 41

Sony CCD-TRV52 8mm

by Joe McCleskey

April page 41

Sony DCR-TRV9 Mini DV

by Loren Alldrin

September page 39



Desktop Video

ArcSoft ZipShot Video/Still Digitizer

by Loren Alldrin

October page 35

Bryce 3D Software

by Loren Alldrin

May page 43

Canopus DVRex M1
DV Capture Board

by Joe McCleskey

June page 49

Casablanca
DV Nonlinear Editor

by Jim Martin

November page 39

Crystal Graphics 3D IMPACT! Pro 3D Title Creation and Rendering Software

by Jim Martin

August page 45

Data Translation Broadway 2.5 MPEG-1 Video Digitizer

by Joe McCleskey

January page 45

Dubner Scene Stealer
Tape Logger

by Jim Martin

August page 49


Fast AV Master
Video Capture Card

by Jim Martin

December page 47

FutureVideo Media Commander 100 Batch Digitizer

by Joe McCleskey

January page 49

Hewlett Packard SureStore
7100 CD-Writer Plus

by Joe McCleskey

February page 47

Impulse Inc. Organica
3D Modeling Software

by Joe McCleskey

April page 46

in:sync Kohesion
Nonlinear Editing Software

by Joe McCleskey

March page 43

Magix Music Maker
Music Creation Software

by Jim Martin

November page 39

Medea VideoRaid
EIDE Disk Array

by Joe McCleskey

February page 51

Pinnacle Systems
miroVIDEO DC30 plus

by Loren Alldrin

June page 41

Pinnacle Systems Studio 400 Video Digitizer and Edit Suite

by Jim Martin

September page 50

Radius MotoDV
Capture Card

by Jim Martin

December page 45

Strata StudioPro 2.1 3D Animation Software

by Joe McCleskey

March page 46

Strata VideoShop 4.0/3D Nonlinear Editing Software

by Joe McCleskey

July page 42

Ulead Cool 3D Animated Titling Program

by Jim Martin

October page 41

Video Sphinx Pro MPEG-1 Video Digitizer

by Loren Alldrin

May page 49

Videonics Python
Video/Still Digitizer

by Loren Alldrin

September page 44

Miscellaneous

Azden ECZ-990
Zoom Microphone

by Loren Alldrin

November page 39

Cool-Lux Video Kit Light Kit

by Jim Martin

November page 39

DataVideo Technologies SE-300 Digital Video Illustrator

by Joe McCleskey

January page 41

DataVideo TBC-2000 Time Base Corrector

by Joe McCleskey

June page 43

Elite Video SD-3 Duplication Station

by Loren Alldrin

May page 50

Elite Video Variety Pack Volume #1 Royalty-free Music CD

by Jim Martin

September page 43

JVC HR-S9400U S-VHS Editing VCR

by Joe McCleskey

January page 45

Mitsubishi HS-U680 VHS VCR

by Loren Alldrin

May page 45

Mitsubishi HS-U780 S-VHS Editing VCR

by Joe McCleskey

January page 43

Nady 802 Platinum Wireless Microphone System

by Jim Martin

July page 45

Photoflex White Softbox/Starlite kit

by Jim Martin

December page 51

Rab-Byte 3-D Animation Library Professional Volumes 1-19

by Jim Martin

September page 41

Sima SCW-2 ColorWriter Plus Titler

by Joe McCleskey

July page 41

Sima SFX-M Digital Video Mixer

by Jim Martin

August page 43

Smith-Victor K-86 Light Kit

by Joe McCleskey

June page 45

Smith-Victor M-75 & MP-100A On-Camera Lights

by Jim Martin

July page 49

Videonics MXPro
Digital Video Mixer

by Jim Martin

August page 39

Videonics Personal Titlemaker

by Joe McCleskey

February page 41

Visual Concept Entertainment Pyromania! Pro

by Joe McCleskey

April page 48


Projects That Pay

Personal Histories: Video for Future Generations

by Don Doman

February page 124

Spare-Time Shooting: Making Hobbies Pay Off

by Lauryn Axelrod

May page 114

Memorial Videos: Gone but Not Forgotten

by Randal K. West with Chuck Peters

September page 134

Video Resumes

by Joe McCleskey

November page 115

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