Wedding season is upon us! Whether you are a wedding photographer, videographer, or the one getting married, the question of livestreaming the event has probably come up. Keeping in touch with distant relatives via video calls is now much easier and sometimes you want to invite people to the big day who just can’t make the trip. If you want to learn how to livestream a wedding using Sony cameras, follow along for a few different options, ranging from simple to professional.
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Pro content creator Lea Motion shares her tips on how to create better stop-motion videos, such as what gear, filming, and editing software to use. Whether you're using a camera or your smartphone, these tips will help you improve your stop-motion videos.
Have you made your own stop-motion videos? Stop moving and share your tips in the Comments section, below!
In this B&H video, we share 10 camera movements that will level up your next film or video! You'll learn how to achieve these moves in-camera, whether handheld or with a gimbal. Remember, use these techniques only when the story calls for it!
Which of these shots are you looking to try? Let us in on the plan, in the Comments section, below.
How do you choose your first tripod? Do you select carbon fiber or aluminum? How do you find the best one for your budget? Should you get a full-size or travel tripod? Landscape photographer Gabriel Biderman shares five tips on how to choose the right tripod.
What are your questions about finding the best tripod for your needs? Ask them in the Comments section, below.
Let's take a look at the PowerVision S1, a smartphone gimbal that's perfect for the content creator, regardless of whether you're vlogging, making Reels and Tik Toks, or doing vertical livestreams. Using his iPhone 13 Pro Max, Jake Estes tests the AI Face & Object Tracking, 3-axis motors, PowerFollow feature, and more!
What do you think of this mobile gimbal? Let us know in the Comments section, below!
Jason Vong shares five tips on how to take better smartphone videos. Whether you’re filming with an iPhone, Sony Xperia, or other mobile phone, you, too, can take cinematic video! What are your thoughts on filming with a smartphone?
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Content creator and professional athlete @Jon Reyes shares his five tips for POV, AKA point-of-view shots. Learn how he plans his first-person video shoots, but also allows for spontaneity.
What POV action video tips do you have to share? Write us in the Comments section.
Watch this video if you want to learn how to capture cinematic drone footage! Join Matt Zefi as he captures the beautiful fall colors with the DJI Air 2S and shares his 10 tips for drone filming that will level up your aerial videos, including drone moves, camera settings, and more.
Do you have any tips or techniques of your own to share? Post them in the Comments section!
Tony Gale shares his techniques for making a time-lapse video, such as finding gear, planning your shoot, editing your photos, and more.
Are you a creator of time-lapse videos? Do you have any tips of your own you’d like to share? Have at it in the Comments section, below.
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Director and VFX Artist Cache Bunny shares her advice for video content creators, especially those who are just starting out, such as how to build a strong community, how to overcome your fear of creating content, and more.
What are your questions about video creation? Post them in the Comments section, below.
Sony Artisan of Imagery Tony Gale gives you a crash course on how to make videos with a camera or smartphone. Topics include his comprehensive gear list, filmmaking techniques, audio tips, and more.
Join us in conversation in the Comments section, below. What are your favorite tips? Which of this gear would you add to your video setup? Have we missed anything?
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Recording “live-to-tape”… what may seem like an oxymoron is really a common practice that can save you time and money on your multicamera video production. Read on to discover why recording your switched output reduces time spent in the editing suite, reduces your media costs, and allows for audience input into the final version.
1. Get a Jump on Editing
Using an AV switcher creates a rough cut of your project as you go, giving the director a leg up on the
If you’re looking for a beginner filmmaking camera, it might be in your hands right now. Create amazing, cinematic footage using your own smartphone! Full-time filmmaker and director Andy To teaches you how to shoot cinematic video with your phone, discussing topics such as which frame rates to choose and what equipment to use.
Tell us about your experience applying Andy’s tips, in the Comments section, below.
I can picture the eyerolls after reading that headline, and I totally understand. Will the cinematography departments of digital films now utilize autofocus in their carefully planned, meticulously lit, and choreographed productions? No, and for many reasons other than to keep focus pullers employed. But, using AF technology in smaller films, documentaries, reality shows, sporting events, and streaming productions can benefit greatly by the use of autofocus for their shots, so the camera won’t lose focus when a compact crew is busy juggling
Vlogging—video blogging—has become a powerful way to share your personal experiences with people around the world, and the Sony ZV-1 has established itself as one of the most powerful tools for vloggers who want sharp video and clean audio to reach their followers. Designed for the vlogger, the ZV-1 is tiny and lightweight, which makes it ideal for a vlogging camera, but within its small chassis lives a powerhouse of image capture for video