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Get a new video tip every week, on topics like shooting techniques, storytelling, audio, and miking.
Get reviews and tips on the latest video gear, from cameras like the Blackmagic 4K and GoPros, to lighting, accessories, and adapters.
Learn how to increase the production value and emotional depth of your shots with camera movement.
Shoot and animate your own stop-motion films with an iPad, smartphone, or DSLR camera and the iStopMotion app for Mac OS and iOS devices.
Learn how to raise the production value of your videos with important but simple lighting tools and techniques.
Discover logistical, business, and storytelling aspects of shooting video for hire and learn how to make your clients happy.
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recipes for capturing great sounding audio in situations like conference panels, stage shows, and narrative dialogue scenes.
Learn how the pros prepare for, organize, and conduct great video interviews.
Discover the gear and video lighting techniques you need to light indoor and outdoor scenes.
Landscape photographer Dustin Farrell visits the Utah desert to shoot one of his amazing time-lapse sequences.
Get on-location tips and post-production techniques to speed up time and create compelling visual effects with time-lapse photography.
Follow along with a digital media producer and former TV news reporter as he plans and shoots a complete human-interest story.
Industry-proven techniques for producing and shooting interviews.
Learn how to shoot and edit green screen footage and images.
Covers some simple and inexpensive lighting techniques to make everyone look their best on camera.
The second installment in the On Camera series, which concentrates on enhancing your appearance on-screen with the right amount of makeup.
Discover how to conduct yourself on camera and make a positive impression in front of the lens.
Capture footage of everyday objects and combine it with effects in popular postproduction tools like After Effects and Premiere Pro, resulting in rich, abstract backdrops for your project.
Presents practical tips on shooting video with shots and angles that support your story and make it more visually interesting.
Introduces the core ideas behind how video cameras capture moving images, and explains how to light and mic a shoot.
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