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Video Frame Rates: What You Need to Know

How to access Mac’s hidden photo-editing app

Whether you know it or not, if you own a Mac, you also own a surprisingly powerful editing tool—and it’s hiding in plain site.<p>Not everyone needs …

Creating a 360 Stereo Video — Lessons Learned

Innovation in film has come full circle, and it can be dizzying. We recently shot a 360 film for Google daydream and gained some valuable insight in …

This montage of Oscar winners suggests that a film's legacy depends on cinematography

Wide shots, silhouettes, the color red — these are the traits of Oscar-winning camerawork from 1927 to today.

Cinematography

Pixar offers free online lessons in storytelling via Khan Academy

There are few organizations in the world that can claim more expertise when it comes to storytelling than Pixar . The Disney-owned animation studio is known for its ability to consistently create world-class movies with gripping narrative alongside stunning visuals. Now, Pixar is helping others …

How to Create Seamless Cinemagraphs Using Photoshop

Cinemagraphs may not be new but they seem to be popping up more and more as mobile media plays a larger roll in content creation. There are lots of …

Visual Homage in Cinema

Learn how to draw inspiration from the history of cinema while putting your viewing habits to use through the art of homage.

You Can Take Harvard’s Online Course in Digital Photography for Free Right Now

Looking to step up your photography game? Now it’s easier than ever, as you can take Harvard’s online course in digital photography, for free; just …

Photography

Harvard's complete photography course is now available for free online [updated]

If your resolution for 2017 is to take better photographs than your current blurry, badly composed effort, you’ll want to check out this free MOOC from Harvard University –the school where Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates cut their teeth.<p>ALISON – one of the many repositories of online learning …

Bill Gates

Handbrake's video conversion app update was 13 years in the making

In the fast-moving world of modern app development, users can often wait days or a small number of weeks for an update. However, if you're the team behind Handbrake -- one of the world's most popular video conversion apps -- years can pass before you're ready to show off what you've been working …

Do You Need a 4K Video Camera At All?

The megapixel war is almost over for still digital cameras. But we see another battle started, the same one for digital video cameras. All camera …

Videography

Listen up: augmented reality is coming to your ears

Music is a joy - until you start learning how to play. Then – for most of us – it immediately becomes difficult and demoralising. Unless, that is, …

How Casey Neistat's Style of Editing Made Him So Famous

The Nerdwriter is a Youtube channel run by a guy called Evan Puschak. He uploads great analysis video essays about movies, writers, and most …

Videography

2 ways to showcase your best shots of 2016 on Instagram

As 2016 comes to a close, it’s a good time to flip through your photos from the year that was. Why not show off the best ones while you’re at it? Here are two of our favorite tools for the job.<p>Instagfy, which we discovered at the beginning of the year, creates a simple animated slideshow GIF of …

Blogging as business: A myth or undiscovered gold mine?

Blogging is a blend of fun, business and hard work. How a single concept crosses so many lines, a couple of them across opposite ends could be so confusing. But you don’t need to be. Here’s the reality: It’s a tough job!<p>Blogging has become tougher and more demanding today than ever. The strategy …

AwesomenessTV brings the best of YouTube and Hollywood to the social media generation

Hollywood has a problem: teenagers would rather browse YouTube clips than head to the cinema. Social media, meanwhile, doesn't always make much …

Smartphone Video Essentials - Filmic Pro Tutorial

<b>This comprehensive Filmic Pro tutorial will guide you through getting the best results possible with the Filmic Pro camera app. I hope it helps put</b> …

Tutorials

BeastGrip

This is an incredibly nerdy post. I’m going to write — a lot — about bits of steel and plastic and how they have become meaningful in my life. We’re …

Tutorial on Cinematography - Are Full Frame Cameras Better Than MFT

Tutorial on Cinematography - How to Maximize Your Camera's Dynamic Range

iPhone app gives digital shooters a taste of film

What is the best way to convince a global community of mostly digital photographers that they should pick up an old camera and shoot film? Put film on the iPhone.<p>That is exactly what Seattle-based Mastin Labs has done with its new film emulation app for iOS, Filmborn.<p>Filmborn lets you shoot …

Shutter Speed

Saramonic SmartRig+ Adds XLR Connectivity to Your Smartphone or Camera

<b>Saramonic has just released yet another audio device. This time, it’s a tiny 2-channel mixer with 48V phantom power designed for those mirrorless and</b> …

Motion Sickness – How Not to F- Up Your Next Photo/Video Shoot

I’m big-time stoked to bring to my blog a heavy hitter in the world of adventure storytelling. Corey Rich has done commercial work for everyone from …

Filmmaking

Practical VR Design – Virtual Reality Pop

<b>Preamble:</b> my work heavily skews towards untethered / mobile platforms, and practical applications rather than entertainment, so this cheat sheet will …

Google’s new Photo Scan app will bring all your old photos into the digital age

For the average person, a scanner doesn’t make much sense—that is until you need one. Google has released a new app called Photo Scan, and you best …

Lightpainted Reality - the light painting documentary

Adobe Just Debuted a ‘Photoshop’ for Audio and It’s Kind of Terrifying

Adobe, the tech company at the forefront of photo manipulation (and creators of Photoshop), recently debuted VoCo (voice conversion), a ‘Photoshop’ …

Photo Manipulation

Filmborn | Full Review Of Mastin Labs’ New Photography App

Film photographers all over the world are doing a little jig now that FILMBORN has been released for iOS. The new iPhone app is unlike any other on …

10 Filmmaker Apps You Should Own

<b>Film production can be a gruelling task. Pre-production, on-set, in the studio; all environments have 100s of challenges unique to there own.</b> …

Apps

How Geometry Can Literally Shape the Story in Your Images

Leading lines, negative space, rule of thirds, all of these compositional elements are discussed <i>ad nauseam</i> in the world of photography. This short …