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Video Tutorial: Better, Faster, Stronger Editing Tips

Editing video projects requires organization, stamina, concentration, and endurance. In this tutorial, learn how to maximize your workflow.<p>There are …



Editing Tips: 8 Ways You Can Save a Shot in Post-Production

Before you lose all hope for your project in the editing bay, try out these tips and tricks to save a shot in post-production.<p><i>Cover image by</i> …


Best Practices for Using a Tripod to Stabilize your Shots.

<i>[Music Playing]</i><p>Amateur video looks the way it does because, a lot of the times, the video is unstable and it’s really, really shaky and hard to make …

Create Some Creative Effects with These 6 Household Items

Your junk drawer is a treasure trove of tools for camera trickery.<p>Got some tinfoil? What about Christmas lights? Are your old Smashmouth CDs getting …


The Need for Speed - Freefly Systems Velocity Kit for high speed shooting

Shares 0<p>Freefly Systems has released a new Velocity Kit for the MōVI Pro. The kit is designed to improve the aerodynamic balance in high-speed …


Canon 6D Mark II Review! WATCH BEFORE YOU BUY!


Want to light a period drama on a low budget? Here's how to do it

There was a time when all low-budget productions were kitchen sink dramas, but nowadays new filmmakers are much more ambitious. With camera …


Canon 85mm Shootout: f/1.2 vs f/1.4 vs f/1.8

Canon currently offers three different 85mm lenses: the $370 85mm f/1.8, the $1,600 85mm f/1.4L IS, and the $1,900 85mm f/1.2L II. If you’re …


How to Get Great Video without Great Gear

Have you ever heard anyone say, “This dinner is really good. What model oven did you use?” I haven’t either. Then, why do people say, “Wow, what …

A Cinematographer's Best Friend: How to Use a Light Meter

Light meters are one of the most helpful and powerful tools that DPs have at their disposal, but how exactly do you use them?<p>As a cinematographer, …

Here Are 5 Cheap & Easy Ways to Mount Your Microphone

Setting up a microphone to record audio is not always straightforward.<p>For most situations a simple boom pole or C-stand will do just fine, but …

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Beginner Tips and Tricks That Will Help You Shoot Better Films and Videos

Want to take your filmmaking game to the next level? This video covers a ton of bases.<p>If you're a filmmaker who is just starting out, chances are you …


Shutter Speed is an Under-utilized Creative Tool in Video Production

Most of the time, when exposing for video, we keep our camera locked into a single shutter speed. There’s good reason for this, but there are also …

Shutter Speed

10 Common Mistakes Made by New Filmmakers

No filmmaker is perfect, especially when you're just starting out.<p>The mistakes you make in the first few years of your filmmaking career are as …


Lensbaby Burnside 35 Lens – Swirly Bokeh & Adjustable Vignette

Lensbaby has released the Burnside 35 lens for DSLR & mirrorless cameras. The lens features a 35mm focal length and a maximum f/2.8 aperture which …


Video Tutorial: 5 Transitions You Should Start Using

You've got solid video, clean audio, and the perfect color grade. So don't blow your edit with uninteresting transitions.


The 10 best lenses for Canon APS-C DSLRs

Apart from the EOS 7D Mark II, all current APS-C format Canon DSLRs are sold with the option of an included ‘kit’ zoom lens. In many cases, you can …


Field Test: Ronin 2 is a High-End Gimbal That is Surprisingly Easy to Use

DJI is back with a major revision to its popular Ronin gimbal with the heavily upgraded—and more expensive—Ronin 2.DJI is a world crusher in drones, …


Fujifilm Unveils the X-H1: 4K Video and In-Body Stabilization

Fujifilm just unveiled the X-H1, a pro-grade X Series mirrorless camera with 4K and professional video capabilities. As recent rumors foretold, the …


ProGrade Digital: A New Memory Card Brand by Ex-Lexar Execs

Say hello to ProGrade Digital, a new brand of pro-grade memory cards and card readers for photographers. The company was founded by former Lexar …


Fuji X-H1 – have they got it wrong?

<b>Comment on this article at the EOSHD Forum</b>Comment on the forum Some thoughts on the Fuji X-H1. After a laser sharp focus on photographers with their …


Fujifilm Aims for Video Shooters with the X-H1 Mirrorless Camera and New Zooms

Fujifilm takes a cue from Panasonic and Sony in targeting filmmakers with the exciting new X-H1.Mirrorless cameras have exploded in the last few …


How to Setup Canon DSLR Audio Levels

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Here's Why Canon Does Not Need to Innovate

Ever since the Canon 5D Mark II, it seems as though Canon has been dragging their feet when it comes to innovating. Their new announcements and …


Practical Effects You Can Use to Make Slow Motion Look Sexier

Contrary to popular belief, it's possible to shoot super boring slow motion.Slow motion is all the rage, right? Everybody and their third-grade …


Video Tutorial: Start Shooting Better Slow Motion Footage

Dissatisfied with your slow-motion footage? In this video tutorial, we take a look at a few ways you can improve the look.<p>Are you not getting …


10 in 1 Mega Pack for FCPX

Vimeo Introduces New Simulcast for Live Streamers & Social Media Publishing Tools

Vimeo's new tools are aimed at helping live streamers and social media influencers get their work on more platforms.In the world of live streaming, …

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How Real Time Editing Apps Are Changing Video Journalism

Explore the next stage in DIY video journalism with these user-friendly tools — plus some tips to maximize your smartphone videos.