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World War Two as you have never seen it: extremely rare colour footage of D-Day invasion released

The only known Allied colour footage of World War Two was uncovered in the attic of a Hollywood director by his son<p>When the <b>warship HMS Belfast</b> fired the shot that launched the <b>D-Day landings</b>, it was carrying an unlikely passenger - Hollywood film director George Stevens.<p>With Allied forces set to …

Remembrance Day

Building Wealth as a Photographer

By far one of the most influential and yet devastating things I ever realized in my career was that Photography alone is not a viable path to become …

Economics

Get A Free Lesson In Timelapse From Vincent Laforet

DSLR Video pioneer Vincent Laforet partnered with Canon to create a 4 part instructional video series where he shares many great tips for getting …

5 Reasons to Choose Vimeo Instead of YouTube

Two platforms clearly stand out when it comes to hosting online videos: YouTube and Vimeo.<p>YouTube's definitely the big dog. At 800 million unique …

Fantastic Easy to Setup Cheap Video Light

I’ve had a couple of these little lights for a while now and really dig them. What I love the most is how fast they can be setup. Check out the …

Lighting for Film & TV: 10 Tips for Making Your Subject Look Good

So I’m trying something a bit different here… I’m thinking “bite-sized blogs” – I thought shorter, quicker to read blogs (interspersed amongst more …

Why Auto White Balance Isn't Your Friend

I know the title for this article is very strong, but in all honesty, I am not fan of automatic white balance. Though, it seems convenient and the …

My First Documentary Promo Video and What I Learned

The video took over a year to complete!<p>As my journey continues on how to shoot video with a DSLR, I feel I’m at the crossroads of stepping it up to …

Using Film Emulation LUTs for Cinematic Color Grading Looks - The Beat

Use LUTS to quickly get a cinematic look in a variety of editing and grading apps.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at some <b>LUTs (look up tables)</b> and how …

A Guide to Affordable Cinema Lenses for DSLRs ⋆ FilmmakerIQ.com

B&H looks at some affordable cinema lenses to walk you through the basic benefits of using these high quality lenses in your next video production.

The Path to Better Photography

Ed Verosky is a professional photographer and author based in New York. In this article, Ed presents his recommended path to learning photography. If …

Musician’s Scathing Letter Offers One Way to Respond to Requests for Free Work

A strongly worded letter has gotten a surprising amount of attention in photograpy circles recently.<p>It was written by UK musician Whitey (aka. NJ …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Filmmaking (in 240+ Links)

Last year, NFS readers heard from Tobias Deml when he did something awesome -- rigging an Android tablet not only as a Canon DSLR monitor, but also a …

My Key Light Gear for Filming Interviews

I have filmed LOTS of interviews over the past 4 years, more than I could possibly count. Many look bad in my opinion, but when you do that many …

DSLRSolutions Ultra-Simple Follow Focus announcement

We’ve shown you the DSLR Solutions follow focus before (see this post) but they’ve just made it even better!<p>The new unit is called the DSLR Solutions Ultra-Simple Follow Focus and we’ve not only got all the info below, but we have one of these and will be posting a review in a couple of days!<p>And, I’ll add this… these are great for photographers too – we tend to think of them as something only for shooting video, but they certainly can help focusing when you’re shooting stills as well.<p>Here’s the …

iFootage S1 Shark Slider Review

FINALLY a slider that is different. The market has become saturated with sliders that are almost identical with very minor design differences. But I …

Experimenting with Product Photography

Every genre of photography comes with its own set of challenges. But perhaps one of the most difficult genres is product photography. In product …