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Zacuto has emerged as an influential manufacturer of camera support rigs and other filmmaking accessories. Their extensive product line has something for just about any camera, from the RED EPIC to the iPhone. Today we’ll take a look at a rig that Zacuto has designed specifically for Sony’s NEX-FS700U.

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The idea of having a computer network in your home or small business used to seem futuristic and prohibitively complex, but today they’re as common as toasters and cash registers.

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This B&H video features the second half of our action camera roundup. It examines the Drift HD Ghost and the Contour+2. Both models are compatible with multiple mounts for hands-free recording of action sports. They both shoot Full HD 1080p video at 30 fps and each one also supports mobile connectivity with a smartphone or tablet.

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Sony’s new NEX-VG900 is the first prosumer camcorder with a full-frame image sensor and an interchangeable lens mount. Mia McCormick demonstrates many of the camera’s features and discusses a few lens options that should help users take advantage of the large sensor.

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Even those who have never worked with film sometimes long for the shooting techniques & aesthetic effects lost in the transition to digital video. Thankfully, some of that lost magic is being returned to our craft with devices like 35mm adapters, which allow you to marry a 35mm SLR camera lens to a video camera.

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It’s difficult to hold a camcorder while, say, climbing up a sheer face in Yosemite. But there are many camcorders on the market that allow hands-free operation. The LOREXvue Video Sunglasses will capture video while freeing your hands up for other duty. You put them on, turn them on and shoot video, all while doing whatever else you like. Whatever you see, the camera sees and captures.

 

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When aspiring filmmakers watch a Hollywood movie, they don't just see actors, camerawork, editing and effects. They see the dreamy richness of images shot on film. They see a depth of color and space that goes beyond the mantra of "progressive imaging, 24-frames-per-second" so often whispered, siren-like, in their ears.

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This video from B&H provides viewers with an introductory course on video tripods and heads. Mia McCormick discusses some of the more advantageous features of a video tripod system, which include fluid panning and tilting, tension controls, and counter balance.

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This B&H holiday video examines in detail the specs and features of the GoPro HERO3: Black Edition and Silver Edition action cameras. Both models are more compact than the HERO2 and they both feature integrated Wi-Fi as well.

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A podcast is a digital audio or video show that can be created by anyone and shared through the Internet. The shows can be streamed live, and posted on a website after they’re finished. The format of a podcast can be anything you want it to be.

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This past year has seen some exciting developments in the rapidly evolving world of professional video production, and 2012 was a big year for new cameras in particular. In this article we’ll take a quick look at a few of these exciting, new cameras and their more notable contributions to the industry’s bleeding-edge technology.

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As the weather finally changes and snow begins to fall in the mountains, many of us are dusting off our skis and snowboards, pulling our winter clothes from the back of the closet, planning weekend trips to the mountains and checking the conditions at our local ski resorts. Now, you can share your best tricks and the deepest powder with everyone who wasn’t there.

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When it comes to image quality, HDSLRs offer videographers some highly desirable aesthetic characteristics. However, issues like automatic gain and loud autofocus motors have given these types of cameras a poor reputation for in-camera audio. To combat this issue, several manufacturers have created shoe-mountable shotgun microphones that connect to the 3.5mm audio input on most HDSLRs.... READ MORE
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Curiously, it seems that even the most ardent champions of the digital revolution cannot bear the thought of calling themselves “videomakers.” Whatever the case, let us forget the technology war for a moment and take a look at some of the industry’s secondary tools. These relatively ageless tools should appeal to anyone with an interest in the art of filmmaking.

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It seems like everything you buy these days has a video camera embedded in it somewhere. Computers, phones, gadgets, even game controllers stare back at you through unblinking, peephole-sized lenses.

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