HD DSLR Filmmaking

By Steve Crow | Cinematic style videos created with HD DSLR cameras

Fujifilm announce X-T20 4K mirrorless camera – a smaller, lighter, cheaper X-T2

Fujifilm have today updated their X series of cameras with the addition of the X-T20 mirrorless compact system camera with an APS-C sized sensor. …

Cameras

Sony Alpha a6500 Mirrorless Camera vs Canon 80D: Shooting travel video

Sony mirrorless cameras have been kicking up lots of dust over the past few years. It seems as if many former Canon DSLR traditionalists have made …

Cameras

Libec’s HFMP hands-free monopod gets official release and price

Libec have today officially released the HFMP hands-free monopod that we previously saw in prototype form at IBC in Amsterdam.<p>This new take on the …

DSLR Cameras

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 …

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 …

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

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

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

Watch: 4 Filmmaking Lessons from 'The Godfather''s Infamous Restaurant Scene

Who needs film school? Here's what we can learn from one of cinema's most famous scenes.It's one of the most famous scenes in cinema history. Michael …

Filmmaking

Libec HFMP/ HFMP KIT Hands-Free Monopod is an Innovative Video Monopod That Stands Out From the Rest

I’m a monopod junkie and I know many of you are too – and Libec’s just announce a new ‘hands free’ monopod (hence HFMP part number) that many have …

DSLR Cameras

Inspiration: The Olympus PEN-F Shoots Some Beautiful Video

We feel, and most others agree, that the Olympus PEN-F was one of the most beautiful cameras to come out in the last year and a half or so. The …

Cameras

KitSplit Acquires CameraLends to Form World’s Largest Rental Marketplace

East coast-based peer-to-peer gear rental community KitSplit announced today that they have acquired West coast rival CameraLends, bringing the two …

Startups

Aputure Deity is a New Affordable Pro-Grade Shotgun Microphone

<b>Aputure</b> seem be coming out with all sorts of exciting new products at a rapid pace – you may know them mainly from their budget DSLR monitors like …

DSLR Cameras