Yes, the tools to create green screen composites have changed and, yes, it is cheaper and easier to produce green screen FX shots, but that doesn't mean it is simple or effortless to "sell" the shot to your audience.
There are probably as many camera support systems on the market today as there are brands of cameras to put on them. From inexpensive do it yourself plans and kits to elaborate rigs like jibs and cranes. They all have one purpose: assure steady and amazing footage from your camera!
Remember your first computer? You know the one. That heavy CRT monitor, the beige tower with a whopping 486 processor. It was hard to imagine ever being able to fill that baby up with data. Times sure have changed!
With well over two million wedding ceremonies taking place annually in the United States alone, it is not surprising that the wedding industry is still healthy, in spite of the state of our dismal economy.
Whether you're a complete beginner or an experienced non-professional looking for a feature packed camera to lug around on your next vacation, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40, with options galore, may be just the ticket.
The world of two-dimensional TV took a major shift last year when new technology gave us the choice to add that third dimension to video. Still in its infancy, 3DTV exposes a new assortment of thrills... and challenges.
Video creation is sometimes a singular business, but video producers are a social lot. Our curiosity about our readers has inspired us to create this new column to introduce you to your fellow video producers.