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There is no doubt that the new iPad, with its high resolution "retina" display, is a wonderful media consumption device. Although it isn’t capable of shooting or editing any professional video footage quite yet, it can still be an invaluable tool for any filmmaker’s toolkit. 

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By Chris Gold |
2 years ago
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With the explosion of HDSLR video and the accessibility of large-sensor camcorders, like Sony’s FS100, comes the need for support systems, both on and off a traditional tripod. 

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2 years ago
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Within the last couple years, top camera manufacturers like Sony, JVC and Panasonic have introduced consumer-friendly 3D camcorders that built on the advances already achieved in consumer-based compact HD camcorders. 

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2 years ago
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The Pentax K-7 is one of the latest DSLRs that offers HD video, and in today’s video Jasper Gray will share Uncle Jack, a short film created with the Pentax K-7 and an assortment of lenses.

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We’ve all sat through bad baby videos. The poor lighting, shakiness, and choppy sound -- UGH! That’s no way to welcome a new bundle of joy into the world. Whether you’ve decided to film the birth or capture your tike’s first words crazy sounds at home, here are 5 shooting tips to make your home videos enjoyable, memorable, and fun!

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2 years ago
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I’ve been a professional graphics card user for a series of years now.

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By Tim Kolb |
2 years ago
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Ever since the motion picture camera was invented in the late 19th Century, filmmakers have been trying to perfect their shooting techniques. For decades, camera operators were limited to stationary tripods to establish their shots. When silent movies became popular and film directors wanted to push the envelope and create more ways to tell the story without being limited to the single-shot setup, more mobile shooting techniques were required to enhance visual storytelling.

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2 years ago
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Garrett Brown is the inventor the Steadicam. He holds more than 50 patents, worldwide, for motion-picture and film camera stabilizing technology. His creative and successful inventing career has also included the Skycam, a robot camera that slides on wires during sporting events; Mobycam, a submarine tracking camera system; Divecam, a vertical tracking camera system that follows Olympic divers through a gravity-driven system; and the Flycam, a low-tension rigging system that follows athletes via a wired system.

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2 years ago
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The Flip video camera, although released a few years ago, has since proven to be THE shoot-and-share camera for the masses, with its simple design and no-frills user experience. That tradition has carried through all of its models and now with its latest iteration, the Flip Video SlideHD.

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Video-enabled DSLR cameras have become the Tickle Me Elmo's of the creative production world, but one thing Elmo isn't laughing at is the audio quality of the built-in microphones. Whether your camera has a microphone input or not, you should consider using an external digital audio recorder to handle the sound recording for your next video production. Using an external audio recorder in video production and filmmaking is often referred to as "double system." This practice requires a bit more work on your part; but if the ultimate goal is to create an excellent finished product, then capturing good sound should be a top priority.

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2 years ago
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An overview of Avid's recently released Media Composer V 6.0 led by certified Avid Trainer Tibor Spiegel of Manhattan Edit Workshop.

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This video shows you how to upgrade your consumer camcorder sound capabilities using a simple device that mounts to the bottom of your camera.

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2 years ago
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If you’re actively honing your skills as a videographer, either with camcorders or HDSLRs, try working with matte boxes to enhance your video production and kick it up a notch in quality.

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3 years ago
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For the casual camcorder user, shooting great video is a cinch; there’s nothing to it. You just turn on the camera, make sure everything’s set to Auto, and point and shoot. Even working the zoom is a piece of cake. But professional video production is a lot different.

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3 years ago
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Having completed production of Cooking Healthy for a Dachshund using a basic high-def camcorder and simple editing software, I’m ready to ’fess up about what worked and what didn’t—advice freely handed to every aspiring Cameron.

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