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Moving from Stills to Video: Audio, Audio, Audio

Audio is extremely important. Photographers haven’t really had to worry about this, but it is something that can make or break your videos. Watch some of your favorite movies and pay close attention to the sound—you will probably pick up some audio cues or effects that amplify the scene or action. If recorded poorly, audio can make something completely unwatchable. Have you ever opened a video online to crackling and noise and decided that it just wasn’t worth enduring? Clarity in audio is one of the most important things for keeping your audience immersed in the world of a film.

Zoom H4n Pro and H5 Recorders: A 10-Point Comparison

The following Infographic offers a quick and easy rundown of the feature sets of the H4n Pro and the H5 Handy Recorders. Both recorders offer 24-bit/96 kHz resolution, 140 dB SPL handling, an EIN that’s less than -120 dBu, and USB interface operation.

The Still Photographer's Starter Video Kit

Thanks to the DSLR (and now mirrorless) revolution, video shooting has become extremely accessible to more and more individuals, especially the still photographer. Cameras today are emphasizing a combination of photography and video capabilities that produce images that are perfectly suitable for a gallery or movie theater. With many still photographers looking to dip their toes in the motion pool, we have put together the follow list of tools that can help greatly improve video quality.

New from Zoom: The Very Handy H4n Pro 4-Channel Handy Recorder

New from Zoom: Digital Interfaces for “U”

NAB 2016: the Latest Broadcast Gear You Need to Know About

Can’t make it to NAB this year? Follow along with B&H Photo and stay up to date with what’s being shown in 2016. Every day, we’ll give you a taste of the new product announcements and check in to see if any vaporware turns into actual hardware.

Vlogging for Beginners: Essential Gear

Vlogging—or video blogging—is becoming more popular by the day, with seemingly everyone seeking to become the next YouTube sensation. You may be thinking that with the right subject matter and your winning personality, stardom is right around the corner. And who knows—maybe it is! But if you’re really going to give it a go, then you’re going to need a few essential pieces of gear to get your vlogging career up and running, and looking good. I mean, let’s face it: viewers are brutal. Bad audio? Dislike! Lousy video quality? Double dislike!

Announcing the Zoom G5n Guitar Multi-Effects Processor

8 Recommended Camcorders and Cameras for Vlogging

Choosing a camcorder for vlogging (video blogging)? I get it—it’s confusing. There are so many, brands, prices, features, and choices, all of which seem to be calling your name when the inevitable GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) kicks in. I wrote about a similar topic, briefly, in my “Video Solutions for Vloggers” article, which also discusses other essential tools for vlogging. However, in this instance, I want to delve a little deeper into the world of camcorders.

Announcing the Zoom F8: 8-Channel Professional Audio Recorder

In this B&H article, we discuss Zoom's announcement of the F8, an 8-channel audio recorder.

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