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Initially only existing in the domain of serious hobbyists and professionals, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (or UAVs for short, also colloquially referred to as “drones”), have made a big splash in the consumer-electronics world. With a consumer base ranging from content creators to thrill-seeking individuals, UAVs now come in a strikingly wide variety of shapes, sizes, prices, and applications. While...
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Poor audio! While many tout the mantra that sound is half your film or broadcast, budgetary constraints can relegate sound to an afterthought—unfortunately, often to the peril of your project’s quality. While getting your sound captured correctly can be a daunting task, especially to the audio-uninitiated, you fortunately already have a powerful tool right in your pocket. No, not your wallet—your...
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Nowadays, many people are using portable digital recorders like the Zoom H4n, Zoom H6, or...
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There is a first time for everything, and if you have your mind set on producing a wedding video, you will encounter plenty of “firsts” during that initial wedding weekend. There is a first kiss, a first dance, and a first slice of cake. Where will you have your cameras set up for each of these memorable moments? Will you need lights for every shot? How will you manage the audio? When the bride...
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An inevitable user group for aerial imaging is the wedding photographers and videographers. Let's face it—RC multi-rotor aircraft were pretty much made to carry a camera. With GPS flight control systems, they can stand and hover in a fixed position on their own, and they are highly maneuverable. Of course, since wedding shooters are typically involved in what is considered commercial work, the...
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10 Ways the iPad Can Help Video Professionals There is no doubt that the iPad is a wonderful media-consumption device. Although it might not be capable of shooting or editing professional video footage just yet, it can still be an invaluable tool for any filmmaker’s or videographer’s tool kit. Here are ten ways the iPad can be used, from the beginning to the end of the production cycle. 1....
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Nick Woodman, a young American surfer, desperately wanted images of himself surfing, personal and up close, and there seemed to be no camera available to exactly fulfill his requirements. He set about creating a solution. Slightly more than a decade later, his camera company has invaded the market with the small, waterproof, and extremely high-quality unit we know as the GoPro. Popular because of...
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Tripods legs and heads are not the most enthralling subject in the universe. At first glance, they can seem to be boring pieces of gear. They support the camera. Big deal. What you may not realize is that cheap tripod systems usually leave a lot of room for improvement. That’s not to say that you need to spend top dollar to get the absolute best system, but it's important to avoid compromising to...
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Whether you just started out in video production, or if you've been shooting for a while, this article will introduce you to some useful accessories that might come in handy one day, or possibly become something you use on every shoot. First up is the budget-friendly Zeiss Jumbo Microfiber Cloth...
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Whether you’ve snagged a used GoPro HERO 1, or you’ve got three brand-spanking new HERO4s in your gear bag right now, you probably know how awesome these little cameras are. Alone, they can be a bit of a novelty, and certainly don't provide as much versatility as a $5,000 video...
by Mike Wilkinson |
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This B&H Explora article discusses the benefits of flicker-free lighting.

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