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Welcome to Video Gear Weekly

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>> Hey there, I'm Robbie Carman.

Welcome to Video Gear Weekly

>> Hey there, I'm Robbie Carman. >> and I'm Richard Harrington. >> And welcome to the introduction to a new weekly class called video gear weekly. Now Rich I'm really excited about this. Why don't you tell everybody what video gear weekly is all about. >> Well Rob for the last two years you and I put out a weekly course called DSLR Video Tips. But so much has happened in the industry. We're seeing a boom in mirror less cameras. >> Pocket cinema cameras. Just, it's incredible, 4K cameras that are less than $4000. >> We're going to cover everything from cameras, to accessories, to even adapters that can make your life easy with the latest and greatest in sort of, mirrorless cameras, cinema cameras, even sort of action cameras, like GoPros and things of that nature.

And we're going to talk about all the gear that goes along with that. That we're still budget minded. >> Yeah. >> We know a lot of you are approaching this out of love and passion. For us, it's all about balancing high production value, with reasonable cost, and there's so many solutions out there. And what I love is that on the show we can cover everything from the big manufacturers. To the coolest Kickstarter projects that have just come out. We're finding great gear that people are inventing, and we're going to bring it to you each week. >> Yeah, we spend a lot of time combing the Internet looking for the latest and greatest gear.

We talk to a lot of production folks, a lot of post-production folks, about the gear that they find useful and the gear that they're using. >> Yeah, and we visited some of the top trade shows internationally. Global events like NAB, and IBC and Inter BEE over in Japan. And we're looking for the coolest gear that's going to help you. But the good news here is that this is for everybody. So whether you are enthusiast or professional, you going to find solutions. We want to make sure that any investment you make in equipment. He's going to help you get the most bang for your buck, whether that be production or post, audio or video.

Lighting. All sorts of great things. And we're really excited that you're here for the trip. And every week, it's going to be something new. >> But we want to hear from you too. If you have a piece of gear or a technique that you find useful that we haven't covered. Use social media, contact Rich or I on twitter or leave a comment here on lynda.com. Were always willing to talk about and discover things, that you're using in your own work. >> Lynda.com is doing this to help the video community, and you can tell others about it so they can watch and learn. So we'd like to welcome you to video gear weekly.

It's going to be a lot of fun. Be sure to check back each week. We really hope you enjoyed the show, and Rob I am looking forward to producing this with you. >> I think it's going to be a fun ride Rich.

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Video Gear Weekly

110 video lessons · 12304 viewers

Richard Harrington and Robbie Carman
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  1. 12m 52s
    1. Using filters for your lens NEW
      43s
    2. Clear filters NEW
      3m 44s
    3. Color filters NEW
      2m 25s
    4. Polarizer NEW
      2m 11s
    5. ND filter NEW
      3m 49s
  2. 2m 31s
    1. Welcome to Video Gear Weekly
      2m 31s
  3. 15m 50s
    1. Developing GoPro time-lapses
      1m 17s
    2. Importing
      3m 56s
    3. Processing
      6m 46s
    4. Evaluating footage
      3m 51s
  4. 5m 35s
    1. Creating a panning time-lapse
      48s
    2. Building a timer head
      1m 37s
    3. Using a pro head
      2m 3s
    4. Setting up the cameras
      1m 7s
  5. 19m 17s
    1. The Garmin Vibe Elite
      1m 10s
    2. Beneficial features of the Garmin Virb Elite
      6m 8s
    3. Drawbacks of the Garmin Virb Elite
      5m 3s
    4. Evaluating the footage
      6m 56s
  6. 11m 13s
    1. Small lights
      54s
    2. Battery operated lights
      3m 43s
    3. Lowel Blender
      2m 41s
    4. Lowel Portable Spotlight
      3m 55s
  7. 26m 35s
    1. Professional headphones
      1m 20s
    2. When to use and not use headphones
      4m 39s
    3. Types of headphones
      7m 19s
    4. Additional headphone features
      8m 21s
    5. Why you may want to use multiple headphone types
      4m 56s
  8. 12m 22s
    1. What is a Parabolic Slider?
      1m 22s
    2. Building the Slider
      1m 41s
    3. Setting Focus
      1m 4s
    4. Adjusting the Speed of Movement
      2m 13s
    5. Evaluating the Results
      6m 2s
  9. 11m 24s
    1. DJI Quadcopters
      2m 35s
    2. Calibrating the Quadcopter
      2m 12s
    3. Flying Strategies
      2m 48s
    4. Evaluating the Footage
      3m 49s
  10. 26m 53s
    1. Ultra fast primes
      2m 26s
    2. Benefits of using fast primes
      6m 25s
    3. Challenges of using fast primes
      10m 22s
    4. Evaluating the footage
      7m 40s
  11. 6m 57s
    1. Keeping Your Gear Safe
      46s
    2. Keeping Gear Dry
      3m 0s
    3. Using Camera Wraps
      1m 11s
    4. Using Lens Wraps
      2m 0s
  12. 38m 18s
    1. Introduction to the Panasonic GH4
      1m 31s
    2. Beneficial features of the Panasonic GH4
      7m 42s
    3. Drawbacks of the Panasonic GH4
      6m 18s
    4. Menu options of the Panasonic GH4
      13m 59s
    5. Evaluating the footage
      8m 48s
  13. 15m 6s
    1. Making everyone look their best on camera
      1m 30s
    2. What does a makeup artist or stylist do?
      3m 31s
    3. Products used to fight shine
      5m 8s
    4. Applying Anti-Shine
      4m 57s
  14. 16m 49s
    1. The adaptable GoPro
      1m 7s
    2. Stealth
      3m 57s
    3. Adding filters
      3m 1s
    4. Shooting Anamorphic footage
      2m 19s
    5. Evaluating the footage
      6m 25s
  15. 21m 17s
    1. Introduction to the Zoom H4n
      1m 52s
    2. Recording to an iPad or iPhone
      4m 21s
    3. Attaching directly to a camera
      4m 28s
    4. Using a Tascam recorder
      5m 12s
    5. Recording to a laptop
      5m 24s
  16. 11m 23s
    1. DJI Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter
      52s
    2. Beneficial features of the DJI Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter
      3m 9s
    3. Limitations of the DJI Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter
      3m 15s
    4. Essential accessories for the DJI Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter (Field)
      4m 7s
  17. 7m 59s
    1. Using a loupe
      1m 0s
    2. Attaching a loupe
      2m 18s
    3. Adjusting the diopter
      4m 41s
  18. 16m 2s
    1. Charging on the go
      52s
    2. Starting out fully charged
      2m 24s
    3. Using an inverter
      4m 0s
    4. Using a solar charger
      2m 36s
    5. Using a battery pack
      2m 13s
    6. Strategies to extend battery life
      3m 57s
  19. 23m 6s
    1. Cheap lenses
      1m 40s
    2. Lomography
      5m 28s
    3. Fujian
      2m 26s
    4. LensBaby
      4m 6s
    5. SLR Magic
      2m 26s
    6. Evaluating the Footage
      7m 0s
  20. 20m 1s
    1. Sony a7
      1m 24s
    2. Beneficial features of the Sony a7
      6m 19s
    3. Drawbacks of the Sony a7
      5m 42s
    4. Menu options of the Sony a7
      6m 36s
  21. 12m 11s
    1. What is a Tripod Top Slider?
      1m 8s
    2. Attaching the slider
      2m 17s
    3. Mounting and balancing the camera
      1m 36s
    4. Shoot strategies
      5m 7s
    5. Evaluating the footage
      2m 3s
  22. 14m 8s
    1. Remotely controlling cameras
      1m 5s
    2. Setting up the CamRanger
      4m 18s
    3. Panning with the CamRanger PT Hub
      3m 32s
    4. Evaluating the results
      5m 13s
  23. 12m 38s
    1. What are camera rails?
      1m 26s
    2. Adapting a tripod to hold multiple cameras
      3m 13s
    3. Shooting strategies
      2m 2s
    4. Using a micro rail
      2m 51s
    5. Evaluating the shots
      3m 6s
  24. 10m 26s
    1. What is a micro tripod?
      1m 29s
    2. Mounting a phone to a micro tripod
      2m 15s
    3. Mounting a GoPro to a micro tripod
      2m 1s
    4. Mounting a DSLR to a micro tripod
      1m 54s
    5. Evaluating the results
      2m 47s
  25. 22m 49s
    1. Introducing the Blackmagic 4K
      1m 30s
    2. Beneficial features of the Blackmagic 4K
      5m 7s
    3. Drawbacks of the Blackmagic 4K
      4m 14s
    4. Menu options of the Blackmagic 4K
      7m 5s
    5. Evaluating the footage
      4m 53s

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