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At surface level, the terms “professional” and “amateur” may seem simple enough to define. But in the video production universe, the distinction is not as clear as it used to be. One might assume that the obvious difference is one of whether a person is paid or not. In...
While ARRI is known for its ALEXA line, the AMIRA is a respectable camera line in its own right, often used for non-fiction projects like documentaries — and it's only getting better. Now, those who opt to use the AMIRA will have the option to record in ARRIRAW. According the...
Camera control company MIOPS has just revealed the Capsule360, a motion box for smartphones, DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. MIOPS claims the Capsule360 is the ‘world’s most versatile motion box ever created.’ This motion box combines multiple operating modes in one unit. It features 3-Axis Motion along with Smart Object Tracking,...
Slow-motion is the easiest way to make any shot look cinematic, especially B-roll. But it can become boring if it's used too much. So, if you want to break away from shooting your B-roll in the typical 120fps, YouTuber Chris Hau has a few tips that will leave you...
Today, Rokinon announced the newest addition to its popular line of full frame autofocus lenses for Sony E mount cameras: the Rokinon AF 24mm F2.8 Compact Lens. Just like the rest of the lenses in the line, the 24mm F2.8 is designed for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras and focuses...
For those who want to improve the overall quality of the interviews they shoot, YouTube filmmaker and mentor Parker Walbeck has a few tips to help in his latest job shadow video. In his video, Walbeck goes step by step through his process of shooting an interview while taking us...
Facebook is clearly hoping to attract the young crowd of live stream game watchers on Twitch with the release of its new video game hub, Fb.gg. Facebook launched Fb.gg today, which is a place where viewers can access an organized library of video games streaming on Facebook. The Fb.gg hub...
SlingStudio has launched a new update, introducing custom scoreboard and highlight-tagging tools. Together these tools give multi-camera video productions and live streamers more options while minimizing post-production. "Our users have been asking for the ability to deliver high-end and graphically rich video without having to invest significantly in post-production," said...
Congratulations to Amanda Hulse, our grand prize winner in Videomaker’s Great Gear Giveaway! Amanda will be taking home the Pro Package, which includes more than $10,000 in video gear. Amanda is the Senior Partner of Hulse Videography, LLC, a family owned and operated event videography company based in Pittsburgh, PA....
Today, Canon’s introduced not one, but two new telephoto zoom lenses: the EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM and the EF 70-200mm f.2.8L IS III USM. Canon claims that both advanced amateurs and professionals in need of a lens with a long zoom range and a relatively compact design will...