Steve Crow

3 Magazines | 3,383 Articles | 10,112 Followers | 9 Likes | @scrow9 | Steve is the founder and executive producer of Crow Digital Media (CrowDigitalMedia.com) and is a highly respected social media content contributor in the areas of digital video, photography and related topics.  He is also the editor of three popular Flipboard magazines covering HD DSLR video, mobile journalism and filmmaking and editing video using Final Cut Pro X (https://flipboard.com/@scrow9).

Sony to Canon Color Settings and Tutorial: A Solution to Use Your Sony Footage With the Canon Look

I’m not shooting Sony at this point, but I know that many of our readers are… so this looks pretty stunning when you love the “Canon look” for skin …

DSLR Cameras

Sony Touts Cost Savings on <i>Cadaver</i>‘s All-a7S II Production

Further blurring the lines between pro gear and consumer technology, Sony Pictures Entertainment's (SPE) upcoming horror feature <i>Cadaver</i>, starring …

DSLR Cameras

12 things you may not know about the EOS 5D Mark IV

The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is the latest DSLR in the series that caused the explosion of Full HD DSLR videography in the wake of the 5D Mark II’s …

DSLR Cameras

16mm T2.6 XEEN by Rokinon

Elite Brands Inc., announced today the immediate availability of the new XEEN by Rokinon 16mm T2.6 Professional Cine Lens. The introduction of the …

Cameras

How to Detect and Eliminate Color Casts From LED Video Lights

Often, lower-priced LED panels will have a color cast that can be difficult to correct in post, particularly if you're working with mixed lighting. …

Imaging

Metabones introduce cine style positive locking EF to E-mount Speedbooster and Smart adapters, plus updates of standard versions

Metabones have just launched four new EF to E-mount adapters. The new EF to E CINE Smart Adapter and EF to E CINE Speed Booster ULTRA feature Cine …

Cameras

Rode announce VideoMic Pro+ and VideoMic Soundfield

Microphone maker Rode’s parent company, Freedman Electronics, turns 50 this year, and at the Rodeshow 2017 (see what they did there?) party they’re …

DSLR Cameras

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings

Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO Settings<p>Learn to Pick the Best Shutter Speed, Aperture, and ISO Settings for Every Occasion<p>In this clip …

Tutorials

Vimeo now lets creators collaborate and review in real-time

Vimeo is quickly drifting away from being merely a site to share video content, to a place where artists and videographers can actually build a creative vision. Underscoring this point, Vimeo today launched all-new video review tools, available to its Vimeo Pro and Vimeo Business members.<p>These …

Learning

edelkrone QuickRelease One: A Solution to the Mounting Plates Chaos

Tripods, jibs and sliders; they all require an attachment mechanism for our cameras and different brands provide different mounting plate standards. …

Imaging

How to Use Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO For Video

Resolution / Aspect Ratio Cheat sheet

Sometimes a job requires multiple outputs to different formats, so we thought it would be great to create a quick cheat sheet. Below are some …

Photography

Canon 18-80 T4.4 CN-E - Lens Test

A $99 7" Monitor? Really? CineMartin's Powerful Full HD and Fully Decked Out 7'' Monitor!

Everyone’s on a budget. It’s not very often that you find yourself in a position where you can buy the shiniest (and probably most expensive) toy on …

Helium

The importance of "B-roll" in video production. A hard lesson for me.

<i>super A.D., Ben, grabs for all the "B-Roll" he can find!</i><i></i><br>The hardest thing of all in creating good video is not getting the color right or the footage …

Filmmaking

How Quiet is Rhino Camera Gear Rhino Arc?

Rhino Camera Gear wanted to show you what to expect from their Rhino Arc and Rhino Motion and how loud / quiet it is when used in an interview …

Shooting 4K Log on the iPhone with Filmic Pro

Sometimes people ask me why I started shooting videos on a phone and the answer is not that easy. I believe the best camera is the one we always have …

Photography

Shutter Speed for Smartphone Video Explained feat. Moondog Labs ND Filter Kit

Top tips for choosing and packing photo and video equipment when travelling out of the country

Travelling with equipment can be difficult. You don’t want to take so much that you’re overloaded with redundant equipment. But you also don’t want …

Cameras

What We're Presenting at CES 2017

"We're extremely excited to showcase our new products at CES 2017. We've spent a long time designing them and we couldn't be more proud of the …

The Epic Guide to FiLMiC Pro v5 - In-Depth Tutorial

Best Video Microphone? The Ultimate RODE VideoMic Showdown!

Panasonic G85 Video Guide

Caleb Pike<p>Founder<p>About the Instructor<p>Caleb Pike is a camera operator, editor, and youtuber based in Chicago, IL. His experience branches from …

The quality of good video depends on so much more than the performance of your camera.

Let's get the obvious stuff out of the way first. The primary driver of watchability for a video is first, how interesting/compelling is the idea you …

Cameras

Proximity effect for microphones. Closer is better demo.

Yesterday I wrote about how important it is to get your on camera subject close to the microphone. The closer the subject gets to the "sweet spot" of …

Microphones

Best video editing apps for iPhone

By: Timmappa Kamat|In: Android|Last Updated: January 13, 2017<p>Like Tweet Pin it Share Share Email<p>We all love videos. Because videos speak more than …

Apps

Mini Docs

<b>With the Nikon D90 and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II</b>, video was introduced to the still camera. The immense popularity of the devices for filmmaking …

Filmmaking

These Lenses Might be What you Need to Take Better Photos With your iPhone

Smartphone lens kits can be so much fun to play with for highly experienced photographers. In fact, there is a huge number of photographers who now …

Cameras

The Lily Drone Is No More, Refunds Promised

Despite $34 million in pre-orders, the Lily drone will not see the light of day. After three years of development, the team has announced that they …

Gear & Gadgets

Kodak Super 8 camera unveiled – we go hands on at CES

J.J. Abrams must be a happy man. He, and countless other filmmakers, were brought up on Super 8 film. Now, thanks to Kodak, they have a new camera …