Videography

How to make people look their best on camera

A cinematographer has a lot of power over how people look through the lens. Where we choose to place our camera and lights and how we modify that …

Portrait Photography

How to Fill in for a Missing Shot

Video editors can be their own worst critics. There are times when an editor looks at a sequence and figuratively states, “something’s missing.” They …

How to Take a Still Photo While Shooting Video on iPhone

This is a tip I just discovered for iPhone. You can shoot video and take a still photo while you’re recording. There have been many times when I was shooting video and wanted to take a quick snapshot. Luckily, doing so on iPhone is super easy. Here’s how to take a still photo while shooting video …

Photography

Arrow’s smartwatch integrates a rotating HD camera, while the Removu K1 combines a 4K camera and gimbal

If you were a fan of Inspector Gadget or Dick Tracey as a kid, these crowdfunded gadgets should be right up your alley. Let’s have a look at Arrow’s …

Cycling

Is this the solution to the ultimate sound experience in VR?

George Lucas once said that “sound and music is half the entertainment in a movie”, but he may want to up that percentage when applied to VR. As …

Audiophile

Samsung’s New 360 Round Camera Has 17 Lenses

Samsung’s been working on a 360 degree disc-shaped camera for some time now — essentially three years. Samsung announced back in 2014 that they were …

iPhone 8 Plus vs. Pixel 2 video camera shootout

See how the video quality from these two phones compare, from exposure to audio to 4K.

IPhone 8

iPhone 8 Plus vs. Pixel 2: Which does better video?

These two phones go head-to-head in a video camera comparison.<p>The Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 8 Plus both take really good still photos. So let's see how well they shoot video.<p>I found the biggest differences between these two phones came down to stabilization, and how they perform in low light.<p>We …

iPhoneography

ROV Camera Slider Supports Smartphone, Action, Video and DSLR Cameras

Smartphone photographers and those that prefer a more traditional DSLR may be interested in a new ROV camera slider which is being created by Kyle …

Cameras

Taylor Swift Shows Off Her Iconic Outfits From 'Look' Video Shoot

In a new video posted to Taylor Swift's YouTube channel, fans get a behind-the-scenes look at her iconic outfits from the “Look What You Made Me Do” …

Pop Music

Intel unleashes the industry’s first dedicated neural network silicon

<b>Intel has spent three years developing the new Nervana Neural Network Processor and says that it will accelerate deep learning training models</b> <b>by an</b> …

Deep Learning

2018 Mercedes-Benz C300 cabriolet Photo Gallery

Trucks

GoPro Hero 6 review: Slow-mo, stabilization and subtle refinements

If you look at the GoPro Hero 6, it's nearly impossible to tell it apart from the Hero 5, even on close inspection. The older, silver GoPros used to have the model number marked in black text on the front. The only way to tell the most recent cameras apart is small gray-on-gray text on the left …

Cameras

Using AR to block out shots

Apple's introduction of its ARKit with iOS 11 is considered by many industry insiders to be the virtual Trojan Horse that will finally make us fall …

Augmented Reality

VSDC is a free and mighty video editor for Windows + VSDC PRO Giveaway

This is a sponsored giveaway with VSDC. Hit the jump to enter VSDC has been one of those under-the-radar pieces of software until recently when GoPro …

Adobe

Pixel Peeping the GoPro Hero 6 – A Look Into the Different Modes

<b>Having used the GoPro Hero 2, 3, 4 and – since a year – the Hero 5, I was quite excited to hear that the new GoPro Hero 6 was out. Fortunately for</b> …

Cameras

Understanding Zoom Lenses and How to Use Them Properly

Before you go overboard with the zoom on your next shoot, learn how the lens works — and how to use it properly.<p><i>Cover image via Shutterstock.</i><p>Whether …

Cinematography

Is The GoPro Hero 6 The Best Action Cam Ever?

<i>Video clips from our GoPro Hero 6 test</i><p>Action cameras are a great tool for catching all the action of your riding adventures. Their compact size and …

Cameras

How to Edit, Remix Video in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Built-in video editing capabilities finally make a return to Windows—with a twist. It's fun and effective, once you know how.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Zeiss CP.3 XD lenses in-depth look

Zeiss launched their new CP.3 range of lenses at NAB earlier this year as a replacement for their very popular CP.2 line. Unusually, the replacements …

Color Management

This Timelapse Footage of Denali Is a Mountain of Spectacular Nature Video Tropes

Budget cuts, privatization, and drastically shrinking protected areas are just a few of the ways the current administration is threatening the …

Denali National Park

WATCH: A Time Lapse of the 'Men's Journal' Cover Shoot With Chris Hemsworth

If you always wanted to see what a photo shoot for the cover of Men's Journal looked like, but didn't feel like sitting around for hours and hours on …

Chris Hemsworth

Cinema projection has a limited lifetime

“LED displays are likely to obsolete projection by 2030 or sooner,” predicted Peter Lude, Technical Advisor, RealD.<p>LED displays — also called …

Sony

How Roger Deakins Shot and Lit Blade Runner 2049

Take a look at the lighting cinematographer Roger Deakins designed to capture the visually stunning footage in Blade Runner 2049.

Cinematography

One giant leap for hard disk capacity

<b>For many years it seemed like the increase in size of desktop HDDs had stalled as people turned to cloud-based services. Two new 12TB drives from</b> …

Surfing with a Back-Mounted GoPro on a Pole That’s Edited Out

Here’s a neat perspective for shooting surfers: filmmaker Chris Rogers mounted a GoPro HERO6 onto surfer Bianca Buitendag‘s back and then edited the …

Photography

How to quickly trim video on Mac and iOS

The secret of a good movie is in the editing. Well, the script, the lightning, the directing, the photography, and the acting are all important, but for home movies, you have little control over those.<p>So it’s down to the edit. And the most basic of edits is to lop the ends off a clip, to trim video …

iOS

Sony to Debut New Upscaling Camera Control Unit with HD-HDR Support at NAB Show NY

Sony is debuting a new camera and matching camera control unit (CCU) with HD-to-UHD upscaling as a transitional system for users looking to gradually …

The remarkable robots that are transforming filmmaking

Maxima, Hydrascope, Oculus, Griptrix, Technocrane, Shotover F1, Movi XL, DJI Ronin and the list goes on. What all of these vaguely ominous names have …

Filmmaking

The ROV Slider promises cinematic phone, GoPro and DSLR shots at the push of a button

ROV Slider, a new motorized camera slider currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, promises to bring cinematic slider shots to the masses.<p>The …

Photography