Steve Crow

3,831 Added | 3 Magazines | 10 Likes | 1 Following | 10,226 Followers | @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 (

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Mark Duplass' 9 Secrets to Launching a Career in Indie Film

Mark Duplass is the ultimate DIY success story. Here's how he got there.<p>When doling out advice to aspiring filmmakers, Mark Duplass doesn't mince his …


How to colour match footage from multiple cameras and drones

There was a time when shooting with multiple cameras was a luxury. Limited to big budget TV shows, Hollywood movies and live broadcasts. These days, …

Adobe Premiere

Blackmagic Video Assist 4K review

If you find yourself wondering 'why would I even want an external monitor/recorder' then I'd suggest you spend a few moments reading our article on …


9 Camera Monitors Under $200!


RØDE VideoMic Pro+ Adds Auto-Power and Digital Switching

RØDE has improved upon its popular VideoMic Pro on-camera shotgun.<p>RØDE has proven itself time and time again to be a filmmaker-friendly company with …


5 Things That Make a Tip Top Tripod


iPhone Gear Prep for a Short Film Shoot

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Rode VideoMic Pro+ Available to Pre-Order; Ships in August

Popular audio gear manufacturer Rode Microphones, have just announces the official release of their new VideoMic Pro+ on-camera shotgun microphone …


Lumu Power: an impressively accurate iOS light meter

The Lumu Power light meter sensor is half a sphere with a stainless steel housing and polycarbonate Lexan diffusers. An industry-standard incident …


Disappointment After Disappointment — What Is Wrong With Canon?

Back in 2008 the Canon 5D Mark II was a photographer’s dream. The camera revolutionized the industry and opened new creative horizons for many …


Sony a9 Answering Some of the Deeper Questions

Is the Manfrotto Befree Live tripod really that good?

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Sweet Camera Rig System on the Cheap


How to Use Your Histogram for Better Exposure

The histogram is a really useful tool for photographers. It can provide guidance about whether you’re getting a decent enough exposures, given the …


12 Video Editing Tips for Cutting a Documentary

From file management to lower thirds, these twelve video editing tips will help you shape your documentary film.


The Keys to Composition in Filmmaking

Composition may be one of the most widely discussed artistic aspects in photography. In theory, the idea is simple. Putting it to work, particularly …

Landscape Photography

New Filmmaker? Use This Checklist to Know What to Know

If you're a new filmmaker wondering which key aspects of filmmaking you should learn about, this list will come in handy.<p>Educating yourself on how to …


Save $500 off any Xeen by Rokinon Pro Cine Lenses

Save $500 off any Xeen by Rokinon Pro Cine Lenses with Promo code <b>500XEEN</b> on<p>All focal lengths and mounts are included for a limited time …


Review: Lumu Power Light Meter (Apple iPhone 6s)

For years and years, I always wondered why no one had any sort of flash enabled light meter available for the iPhone; but then Lumu went and got the …


Crop Sensors vs Full Frame :: Crop Or Crap?


Canon XC10 and XC15 4K Professional Camcorders

Now that Canon has released a few other video cameras, both marketed as B-cams for higher end cinema productions, and A-cams for everyday video …


How Does the $100 Zoom H1 Mic Hold Up Against the $1,000 Sennheiser MKH416 Mic?

We all know the importance of high-quality audio for every video production. But, does it always mean that you have to spend a fortune to be able to …


Toolfarm offers Martini free by Jose Antunes

Martini is free for a limited time. Not the cocktail, but the storyboarding plug-in for different NLEs. The regular price for a 1-year Martini …



The video and filmmaking communities have made it quite clear what a disappointment the recently announced Canon 6D MII was to them - the lack of 4K …

Watch: How to Hack Your Shotgun Mic So You Can Go 'Wireless'

Here's an interesting hack for those who want more options for recording sound on location.<p>Back in February we shared a video by Knoptop showing you …


Sony Alpha A9 vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV - Which is Better?

These two models may be targeted towards slightly different audiences, but a good helping of similarities mean that some users may add both to their …


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