Category Archives: production

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 >


September 13, 2016 | Art of Video, production | | Comments

5 Tricks To Add Depth To Your Shots

Use these 5 tricks to add depth to your shots. Short video demonstrates Lighting and Shading, Focus, Perspective, Parallax and Occlusion.... Keep reading >


Olympus TG-Tracker Better Than GoPro?

The Olympus Stylus Tough TG-Tracker captures 4K at 30 fps. It is waterproof to depths of 100 feet (30 meters) with no additional housing. It’s shockproof from 7 feet, freezeproof to 14 degrees F and crushproof up to 220 pounds of force. So far it’s just about better than GoPro. Additional Features 240fps, 120fps high-speed […]... Keep reading >


Sell Time Lapse

Sell time lapse video services just as you would any other video service for business.... Keep reading >


June 14, 2016 | production | | Comments

Finding Great Locations

Finding great locations is an essential element in film and video. But great locations do not find themselves. On big budget productions, there is an official location scout. But if you’re on a small budget, you’ll have to do it yourself. You’ll want to start by studying the script or outline to see what locations […]... Keep reading >


Virtues of Using Window Light For Video

For a quick and beautiful lighting set up it’s hard to beat using a window as the main light source. You don’t want to use a window that may have sunlight. Instead look for a northern facing window which will insure a soft lighting that’s easy to work with. Using window light for video is not […]... Keep reading >



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