Russ Fairley

Russ Fairley is a producer, editor and motion graphic designer who enjoys writing for Videomaker. He has also written for (, RedShark News, Modern Drummer Magazine, and others.He is an Adobe Certified Expert, Adobe Community Leader, and co-founder of After Effects Toronto, Canada's largest motion graphic user group.Fairley is the creator and editor of, a popular production news website.

Light Gets Ready to Shine with L16 Camera

Take a look at all of the cameras you've owned over the years. Gauge the similarities and differences between them and a few constants will most likely remain. The...

GoPro Releases $200 HERO+, Lowers Price on HERO4 Session

GoPro, Inc. has released an all-new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® enabled camera dubbed the HERO+. Clocking in at under two hundred bucks, the HERO+ is an affordable entry into the...

Adobe Releases Premiere Elements 14 and Photoshop Elements 14

In advance of next month’s Adobe MAX conference, Adobe today announced the immediate availability of Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 14 and Adobe® Premiere® Elements 14, the latest and greatest versions...

DJI Ships Consumer-friendly New Drone: Phantom 3 Standard

DJI today released their friendliest flying camera, or drone, yet, with the DJI Phantom 3 Standard. Joining the Advanced and Professional versions of the popular craft, the Phantom 3...

Latest Posts

Techniques for ADR: How to record dialogue in post-production

Ever wonder what magic makes on-screen dialog sound crystal clear? It’s a little trick called ADR. We break down what it is and how to capture it yourself.

Blackmagic ATEM Mini Pro allows directing, streaming via Ethernet

Blackmagic Design today announced the ATEM Mini Pro. It’s a new live production switcher that allows for direct streaming via its Ethernet connection.

The video gear you use is just as important as the talent behind it

While it’s important to have a great, talented crew behind the camera, you also need to have the right tools for the...

How to set up a video conferencing green screen

Looking to use green screen during your next video conference? Here is what you'll need to setup your green screen and spice up your calls.

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