In this video, Mia McCormick, from the Kelby Media Group, speaks to David Porter, from Sony, about the new Canon VIXIA mini X camcorder, and how it features improved audio performance, new lens modes, and advanced Wi-Fi functionality.
In this video, Mia McCormick, from the Kelby Media Group, takes a look at the new DJI S1000, an eight-rotor drone that features a gimbal that was specifically designed for the Canon 5D Mark III.
4K has been the buzzword at CES this year, and Panasonic perpetuates this trend by revealing 4K versions of their popular GH3 mirrorless camera and their HX-A100 point-of-view camera.
Editor's Note: this post was written by Justin Dise
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In this video, Mia McCormick, from the Kelby Media Group, speaks to Mark Weir, from Sony, about the new AX100 4K camcorder. At the end of the video, McCormick shares some useful advice about whether or not to choose a 4K camera for your workflow.
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Join Mia McCormick, from Kelby Media, as she shares her impressions of the Sony PMW300K1, which comes with a 14X Fujinon Zoom Lens. She discusses the camera as a direct replacement for the EX3, going over its improvements and upgrades. This includes the PMW300’s improved ergonomics, viewfinder, and... READ MORE
In the following video, Mia McCormick, of Kelby media, introduces the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and takes a look at the impressive image quality and unique form factor of the camera. The video explores the camera’s ProRes HQ and Cinema DNG RAW recording options, Super 16mm... READ MORE
Join Kelly Mena, from B&H, as she discusses how to use sliders to add visual excitement to your shots. Mena looks at the Cinevate Atlas 10 35” Slider, a basic option that can be used horizontally, or vertically with an additional pulley system. She also shows you how to add motion to your time-lapse videos... READ MORE
Filmmakers once had a simple choice when it came to what format they shot on. The two professional formats were 35mm and 16mm film. 35mm was, and still is, the gold standard, used on big-budget feature films. 16mm was thought of as the more accessible and affordable alternative, used on documentaries and independent films. Deciding to shoot on 16mm rather than 35mm meant using smaller, lighter... READ MORE
In the following video, Alan Lugo, from B&H, showcases the FDR-AX1, Sony’s first prosumer 4K camcorder, and takes us through the feature set of the camera, including its 1/2.3” EXMOR R CMOS sensor, 20x Sony G series zoom lens, and HDMI output. This video highlights the camera's ability to capture 4K... READ MORE
An on-camera monitor can be a tremendously valuable tool for professional video production. Most cameras have a built-in display, but often times a camera’s built-in display is rather small and—especially when it comes to shooting with HDSLRs—they are sometimes fixed in one position on the back of the camera. An on-camera monitor will provide a larger and higher-quality picture, and can be... READ MORE
Some films are just meant to be seen in IMAX, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is one of them. When director Francis Lawrence (I Am Legend, Water for Elephants) took over the series, he knew right away that he wanted to shoot the 50-minute arena sequence using... READ MORE
As far as shooting goes, there may be nothing more satisfying than getting the shot you want, or getting that image or camera move exactly the way you see it in your mind. Conversely, there may be nothing as disappointing as coming close to your shot, but just not nailing it. This could be caused by any number of factors—the camera isn’t in the right position, you have an uncomfortable hand... READ MORE
In the following video, Mia McCormick, of Kelby Media, discusses four different action camera options on the market today, and why they make great gift ideas for the action enthusiast in your life. The models McCormick explores are the Sony HDR-AS30V,... READ MORE
Blackmagic Design has really shaken things up with their entries into the digital cinema camera market. First announced in 2012, the original Blackmagic Cinema Camera shocked the industry with a remarkably progressive feature set in an entry-level, professional camera. In April of... READ MORE
Although professional aerial photography has been around for years, the new consumer market is now rapidly expanding. Radio-controlled aircraft are not a new phenomenon, nor is the concept of mounting cameras on RC aircraft. What is new and exciting for videographers and photographers who wish to add aerial images to their portfolios is the introduction of budget-friendly aerial technology—in... READ MORE