Trevor Gipper

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Moza Air review: Featherweight DSLR gimbal makes stabilization easy

The Moza Air is a three-axis hand-held gimbal that's powerful enough to stabilize 2.5 kg (5.5 lb) of camera gear, which is significantly more than …

Mark Knopfler Gives a Short Masterclass on His Favorite Guitars & Guitar Sounds

American guitar came of age in the fifties, with the blues, folk, country, and jazz playing of Mississippi John Hurt, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Merle …

Here’s what everyone wants to know: is 8-bit good enough for today’s video?

The original piece was to some extent an act of extreme journalism, given the inevitability that lots of the comments will be based on having skimmed …

6 Different Types of Social Media Videos You Need to Be Using

Close your eyes for a second, and think about the last social media video that you remember seeing. If you’re like a large majority of daily social …

Why shoot RAW?

Why shoot RAW? It’s a surprisingly common question. Surprising, because of how much everybody seems to talk about RAW now – but also how rarely we …

The Post

The Best Camera Cages to Maximize Your Rig

Consider these camera cages to maximize your video production.

Videography

The Ultimate Guide to FCP X Proxies: Make Final Cut Faster

<b>Proxies give you tons of flexibility</b> – they increase playback and editing speed without forcing you to sacrifice quality, allow you to edit …

Hands-On Review: The Palette Gear for Video Editors

This is an amazing piece of equipment for photo editors, but will the Palette Gear stand out for video editors?

Tutorials

How to Craft the Perfect Vocal with EQ and Multiband Compression

You have to approach EQ with care when processing vocals. If you are too aggressive, the vocals can quickly start to sound unnatural and …

Music Production

The Like Button Ruined the Internet

How “engagement” made the web a less engaging place<p>Here’s a little parable. A friend of mine was so enamored of Google Reader that he built a clone when it died. It was just like the original, except that you could add pictures to your posts, and you could Like comments. The original Reader was …

Super cool time lapse video of cell division

This is a stunning time lapse video of the cells in a tadpole egg dividing over a period of 33 hours. The filmmaker, Francis Chee, built a custom …

Eric Valentine’s Electric Guitars: Surf Guitars

Video of Eric Valentine's Electric Guitars — Surf Guitar<p>Over the last couple of months, we’ve brought you the first two parts in a three-part …

Filmmaking Hack: Create a Handheld Camera Rig for Less than $5

Like indie filmmaking? This might just be the cheapest DIY rig in the world.

Videography

It takes skill to be lucky — here are 4 ways to develop it

I was driving through Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park just after sunrise, looking for a few good photo opportunities.<p>Of course, every inch of that place is a good photo opportunity, but the region had been socked in with rain for my entire visit, and it had just started breaking up.<p>The flash of …

VR Gets Wet for 'Underwater Mermaid' Swimwear Short

Shooting in 360 Below the Surface and Posting in the SGO Mistika<p>"Underwater Mermaid," created for the HTC Vive by Soma Fashion Network, is designed …

Logarist Color Correction for DaVinci Resolve, Vegas Pro, and Final Cut Pro X (Tutorial)

Mar 8, 2018<p>Because sometimes you have to let go of the mouse and pick up a pencil: meet Gangolf Ulbricht, a...<p>Mar 7, 2018<p>Invisible VFX can be just as …

DaVinci Resolve: Enhance Your Sky in Under Five Minutes

Plenty can go wrong when you're trying to capture a perfectly exposed shot of the sky. Fortunately, DaVinci Resolve makes it easy to nail your …

Tutorials

9 Common Filmmaking Mistakes to Avoid

The early paths of most filmmakers and videographers are littered with easy-to-avoid gaffes. Here are nine of the most common filmmaking mistakes and …

Filmmaking

Secrets Of The Mix Engineers: Greg Kurstin

Looking for a follow‑up to her smash-hit debut album, Lily Allen ditched her many other collaborators to work with LA‑based producer and musician …

5 Logic Pro X power tips

<b>Apple's Logic Pro X DAW is a music production powerhouse that encourages you to find your own workflow. However, a great tip is a great tip, no</b> …

Music Production

Forget Coding–Here’s The Skill You Need Most When You Start Your Career

Your technical chops may not give you the edge when you’re new to the workforce, but your network might.<p>It used to be that the only way to climb a career ladder was to pick up more skills. Learn how to do X, get paid more for it, and earn job-title Y. Up you went. Each new capability you mastered …

Use the Five Folder System to Finally Organize Your Email Inbox

We’ve come a long way from the simple “trusted trio” method of organizing our inbox, and for many of us our email is as disorganized as it’s ever …

From Physics With Love: James Bond Cocktail Tricks

The old James Bond movie <i>From Russia With Love</i> features one of my favorite physics demos. Here is the non-spoiler version: 007 is being all cool and …

The science of homework: tips to engage students' brains | npj Science of Learning Community

If you know a bit about the brain then you can plan homework to suit the needs of students as they develop.<p>During early school years, for example, …

Teaching

Get Your Super Bowl On: Homemade Mac and Cheese, Please!

Mac and Cheese makes a regular appearance at our dinner table. And I’m not talking about the neon-orange version made with processed powder (yes, I …

Comfort Food

Tell Your Classroom Story with Flipboard

The best way to collect and share information across social media<p>I love Flipboard. I am just going to start it off right there. There are many apps …

Another Excellent Issue of ASCD Educational Leadership – This One is On Writing Instruction

The February issue of ASCD Educational Leadership is out, and it’s another good one. The them is Literacy in Every Classroom.<p>Quite a few articles are …

A former teachers union member leader is now fighting unions and pushing hard for school choice

Rebecca Friedrichs is an unsung hero who should be sung about a whole lot more. She is an Orange County public school teacher with 28 years of being an educator under her belt. She also, just last year, found herself facing off against one of the most powerful teacher’s unions in the United States, …

The Best Make-Ahead Appetizer Recipes For Your Super Bowl Party

After Thanksgiving, the Super Bowl is the greatest food holiday of the year. Of course, the game is important, but the food is crucial. It’s the one day of the year when not only is it allowed, but it’s in fact encouraged, to consume all of the best gameday foods in existence. Sliders, cheesy dips, …

This Metallica guitar solo on a 300-year-old violin is jaw-dropping

9 May 2017, 14:20<p>By Lizzie Davis<p>Rachel Barton Pine is one of the world’s top violinists – but she’s also a life-long fan of rock and heavy metal and …

Guitar