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Review: Roland VR-1HD
Roland's VR-1HD is a thoroughly capable multicam video mixer. But as Matt Vanacoro discovered, there's much more to it than that. Read on to find out just what it can do...
Oct. 27, 2019
Quick & Easy Guide To Compression, Encoders, Streaming For Performing Musicians & DJs
Just pointing a camera at a band won't cut it - to stream effectively to a wide audience you need to know a few tricks about conversion and compression. Here's Matt Vanacoro with the inside track.
Jul. 17, 2018
Getting High Quality Video From iOS
Any recent iPhone is capable of great quality video, if you know how to approach lighting, shooting and editing. Matt Vanacoro shares his top tips for HQ video on iOS.
Jan. 14, 2018
Build A Run And Gun Camera Rig
When you’re filming on the move, you need a lean, mean setup that gets the job done using as little gear as possible. Here’s what you need to consider when building your run and gun rig.
Sep. 23, 2017
Review: Samson Go Mic Mobile
Audio for mobile video shooting hasn't exactly kept pace with the visual side of things. But as Matt Vanacoro discovered, Samson's Go Mic Mobile really takes things to the next level.
Jun. 25, 2017
Exploring 360 Degree Photography
Just when you thought you'd caught up with the latest advances in digital photography, along comes 360 degree shooting. Matt Vanacoro sees it all...
Jun. 11, 2017
Review: Panasonic Lumix GH5
Panasonic's latest professional mirrorless camera looks to cater for film makers just as much as photographers. Iain Anderson finds out if it can deliver.
Apr. 16, 2017
Review: MicRig Universal Video Grip With Stereo Mic
Getting good sound to go with your picture can mean bolting together lots of gear. But a new combined grip and mic system from Sevenoak is looking to change that, and at a surprisingly low price.
Feb. 13, 2017
Review: IK Multimedia iKlip AV - Smartphone Broadcast Mount For Pro-Quality Audio & Video?
If you're shooting video using a smart phone or a DSLR and want better shots, less camera shake, mic phantom power and much more in an easy to use and clever device, then you need to check this out.
Jun. 24, 2016
The Future of the Camera
With smart phones inheriting more powerful and more pleasing camera technology, Iain Anderson ponders whether pro cameras have reached the end of the line, or whether there is in fact a need for them.
Dec. 13, 2015
Review: Swiftcam M3s
If you're serious about capturing smooth video with your iPhone, you'll probably have encountered the Swiftcam M3s. Fluid movement and tracking are all possible and Iain Anderson puts it to the test.
Dec. 7, 2015
5 Ways to Get That ‘Film Look’ With Your DSLR
With 'DSLR' near becoming a household term, Matt Vanacoro is on hand with five tips to help you improve the quality of your DSLR video footage by transforming it from amateur to excellent.
Nov. 2, 2015
5 Tips for Shooting a Successful Cover Music Video
So, you picked a song, practiced your chops and it’s time to shoot your cover video. Where to begin? Here are a few tips that’ll set you off on the right track.
Feb. 26, 2015
Film Making Production Tips: Cinematography: Basic Camera Movement
Whether you're filming a high-end production with a full camera crew or a short story with your smart phone, these cinematography tips on camera movement from Michael Wohl are essential to know.
Oct. 29, 2014
Photography Tips: Depth of Field Exposed
Whether you're a pro or hobbyist photographer, achieving good depth of field effects in your shots can transform a picture from being boring to brilliant. Francesco Schiavon shares his tips.
Oct. 25, 2014
Review: sE Electronics ProMic Laser
Fact: Bad sound can ruin a great video. That's why sE Electronics have created the ProMic Laser. Hollin Jones discovers whether this improves the recorded sound from a DSLR.
Oct. 19, 2014
Film Making Tips: Directing: Standard Coverage
When making your next film, as a director, it's important to plan your shot list and get as much coverage as you can. Michael Wohl explains how this works with video examples.
Oct. 17, 2014
$10,000 in Video & Audio Gear to be Won in Film Craft Contest
WIN $10,000 Worth of Film & Audio Gear in the Film Craft Launch Survey Contest. Prizes from Adobe, Avid, GoPro, RØDE, iZotope, Red Giant, sE Electronics, Telestream & Waves.
Oct. 15, 2014
Film Maker Gear Overview: Tripods, Sliders and More
What gear is essential for all film makers? Are you looking to improve your film making gear setup? If you answered yes to either of the above this guide will help you master your craft.
Oct. 1, 2014
New Awesome-Looking Stereo VideoMic from Rode
RØDE tell us their new VideoMic X is the new standard in immersive audio recording for videographers. It looks the part and with acoustically matched condenser mics, it sounds the part too.
Sep. 15, 2014
Shooting Low Budget Multi-Cam Videos for Live Shows and Music Videos
Once you've completed your track, got it mixed and mastered and are ready to perform it, shooting a music video can help to promote it. Keith Crusher looks at the options on a budget.
Aug. 1, 2014
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