Category Archives: production

An Affordable Skycam

You’ve seen Skycam in operation in NFL games and in feature films for those remarkable shots that seem to follow the ball in the air. Skycam is a computer-controlled, stabilized, cable-suspended aerial camera system. It maneuvers the camera through three dimensions often over a football field or arena. The camera package weighs over 30 lbs. […]... Keep reading >


New Airline Regulations for Batteries

The airlines naturally worry about battery leakage, fire or explosion. Bad enough on land, but potentially disastrous on an airplane. Last year, the FAA said that lithium-ion batteries were sparking airplane fires once every 10 days on average. The International Air Transport Association is now instructing its 300 airline members to restrict lithium-powered smart bags. […]... Keep reading >


Reversing a Video Clip

Reverse motion is a technique you may not have thought of using. But it can, in the right circumstances, add production value for comedy and other artistic effects. ... Keep reading >


Wireless Multi Camera Production From SlingStudio

SlingStudio offers wireless multi camera production. It can connect to iPhones and Android phones. Add a $349 Camera Link accessory, and it will connect to any DSLR or video camera with an HDMI port. And it does this wirelessly over a private 802.11ac (2.4Ghz or 5Ghz) WiFi network. The video can be up to 1080p/60 […]... Keep reading >


What You Need to Know About Shooting 360 Video

To learn how to shoot 360 video, you'll need to learn about the two types of 360 video. Then look at the three types of 360 cameras. When you begin experimenting, you can manipulate the stitch line, but your hand or body will always be in the shot.... Keep reading >


Some Cheap Lighting Tricks

These cheap lighting tricks will help you make better-looking videos for just a few dollars. ... Keep reading >


Steadicam Shots You Should Know

The Steadicam® is now 40 years old. The Steadicam was invented and developed by Garret Brown who won 5 Academy Awards for it. Let’s look at some of the high points of its contribution to the film and video language. The first use of a Steadicam was in the film Bound For Glory about the […]... Keep reading >


Amazing OK Go One Moment Music Video

The OK Go One Moment Music Video proves the importannce of planning and mathematics in extreme slow motion.... Keep reading >


Lume Cube LED Perfect For GoPros, Drones and DSLRs

Lume Cube LED is only 1.5 inches cubed. It outputs 1,500 lumens at 6000 K. It has a built in battery and is waterproof down to 100 feet.... Keep reading >


How To Use A Waveform Monitor

Learn how to use a waveform monitor to improve your video exposures. Especially important for HD video.... Keep reading >



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