Steve Crow

3 Magazines | 2,384 Articles | 6,538 Followers | 5 Likes | @scrow9 | Steve is the founder and executive producer of Crow Digital Media ( 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 (

4 Best Practices to Up Your Audio Game (Yes, You Need This)

I remember it vividly.

We were sitting in the living room of Musisi’s house, which was really just a tiny mud hut in the countryside about an hour …


Videolicious, an Automated Video Editing App - Is It Made For You?

by (website) | 24th November 2015

Part of my freelance BBC engagement is to shoot/edit news items which at times, must be delivered under a very tight


Roland V-1HD Portable Compact HD Video Switcher

by (website) | 22nd November 2015

Live-switching between various HD video sources has long been the domain of high-end hardware in the broadcast area, …

Busy filming new training videos, working with a REAL expert - @photocumbria

Simple Effective Accurate Manual Time-lapse Controller

Time-lapse filming always ignites my imagination as there are some colleagues out there who are doing a tremendous job in getting amazing time-lapse

Time-lapse Photography

Canon EOS 70D Quick Tip for Shooting Video: Setting shutter speed

The Canon EOS 70D remains one of the best cameras on the market today for shooting video. Hands down, it’s an impressive DSLR. Build quality is top …


Here's Why You Might Want to Think Twice Before Shooting Your Next Film in 4K

It's time ask yourself a difficult question: do you really need to shoot in 4K?On his new site, Indie Film Hustle, veteran filmmaker Alex Ferrari is …


Interbee 2015: An apple box that takes your tripod head, not your fruit. Demonstrated by a Ninja.

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best. Historically wooden apple boxes are used to support all kinds of film equipment on set. Japanese company …


Sony a7S II Review and Comparisons with the Sony a7R II and a7S

Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. Please help support wolfcrow and buy …


Timeline Photos

Friday's roundup of free products for editors filmmakers

It might be Friday the 13th of November, but it is not all bad. Seeing as we haven't done one for a while, we thought we would do a round up the free …

Mac App Store

Interbee 2015: Tascam DR701D audio recorder with timecode input and HDMI trigger

Tascam were showing their new DR701D audio recorder at the Interbee show in Tokyo this year. It is essentially an upgrade of their popular DR70 …


From Photography To Video Part 4: Shooting For Post

It’s one thing to shoot video. It’s another thing to shoot for post. That is, to manage the way you shoot video so that it outputs in a way …

Video Editing

Interbee 2015: Hands on with the SLR Magic 50mm f1.1 full frame E-mount lens

Today at Interbee in Japan, Andrew from SLR Magic ran us through their first lens in a planned full frame E-mount lineup, the SLR Magic CINE 50mm …


1,024 Shades of Grey, Episode 1: Do NOT Use Log in Low Light!

In this premiere episode of our new series “1,024 Shades of Grey,” we learn from experienced pro Alister Chapman of who argues that

HDR Photography

Tascam's New DR-701D Multi-Track Recorder Has HDMI and Timecode In

Tascam has been making some awesome field recorders for DSLR filmmakers like the DR-60D Mark II ($199.99 at B&H) and the slimmer and more portable …


Intro to Shooting and Working with Log Video

Shutter Speed and Shutter Angle Explained

Shutter speed is a principle element of photography and filmmaking alike, it is one of the core components of each art form and it is also one of the …


How to pick the best cameras for your live TV studio

I do a lot of training and consulting for companies around the world about color correction....

Canon has two new camcorders for professional …


Create markers, notes and transcriptions for Final Cut Pro X with the €29 zeitAnker Annotation Transcriber

Possibly the best FCPX tip you see all week. We immediately got the credit card out and bought this very handy third party application that allows …

Final Cut Pro

Are you a journalist? Download this free guide for verifying photos and videos

First Draft Coalition members teamed up to create these guidelines for newsrooms and journalists working with eyewitness media

Did a migrant document …

Get One New Royalty-Free Song for Your Films Every Single Weekday from Neumann Films

Quality music has the power to make or break the emotional tone of a scene. Quality music can also be restrictively expensive.

Luke Neumann is doing …

New Music

5 Ways to Hack the YouTube Description Box for Better Rankings

The YouTube description box might just be the most under-used tool in your video marketing strategy. Follow these 5 steps to make sure your …


Is Apple's New iPod Touch the best budget #mojo device?

Is Apple’s New iPod Touch the best budget #mojo device?

We’re recently bought a couple of Apple’s latest iteration of the iPod touch. I’ve been …

iPod Touch

Blackmagic Video Assist Review

Comment on this article at the EOSHD ForumComment on the forumOut of the blue Blackmagic sent me the new Video Assist, which isn’t quite yet shipping …

SD Card

How to Record Great Sounding Natural & Ambient Audio In-Camera

No budget for a dedicated sound recordist/mixer? No access to sound equipment other than a video mic for your camera? No problem.

As part of their …


The full-frame monsters - Sony A7r II vs A7s II

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Last year I selected the original A7s as one of my favourite cameras of 2014. It wasn’t just for its stunning low-light capabilities for both …


How to Properly Dump Camera Footage to Protect Your Assets

Learn to properly dump your footage like a professional Digital Imaging Technician. It's the best way to verify that all your footage copied …


Yuneec Typhoon Action Camera: A handheld three-axis stabilised gimbal

We featured the Yuneec Q500 Typhoon quadcopter on our site back in January. The Q500 initially only came with a camera capable of recording HD, but …


Redrock Micro releases New iOS remote app for One Man Crew Director

Redrock sent me this alert last night and it looks like an awesome update to their already fantastic One Man Crew.

I’ve lusted over the One Man Crew …

Apple News