By Robbie Carman | Saturday, February 28, 2015
Using a video dolly adds a level of sophistication to any production. It’s an easy addition that can take your footage to the next level—and it doesn’t have to be expensive.
In this week’s episode of Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I roll out different flavors of dollies to show you what you can achieve with them.
By Robbie Carman | Saturday, February 14, 2015
Sony, a company known for entertainment systems, movies, and quality cameras, has entered into the action camera world with the Sony HDR-AS15.
Is this the action camera for you?
In this week’s installment of Video Gear Weekly, Rich and Robbie walk you through the ins and outs of the Sony HDR-AS15 action cam.
By Robbie Carman | Saturday, January 10, 2015
Quadcopters like the DJI Phantom get cameras up in the sky to capture that coveted wide-angle beauty shot—but it’s hard to keep the copter from introducing camera shake.
By Robbie Carman | Saturday, January 03, 2015
With the freedom wireless microphones give your production, you’re able to record audio without having to trip over wires. You can have a microphone on your talent at all times.
On this week’s episode of Video Gear Weekly, guest host Cheryl Ottenritter and I help you master the use of a wireless microphone.
By Robbie Carman | Saturday, December 20, 2014
Cut down on wire clutter by going wireless.
Wireless microphones are essential to your audio kit. From presentations to narrative films, you can use them in any production to give your talent mobility.
But are they the best audio option for your production? This week on Video Gear Weekly, guest host Cheryl Ottenritter and I will walk you through how to work with a wireless mic.
By Robbie Carman | Saturday, December 13, 2014
You sit down to edit your video and realize your footage wasn’t transferred and your card has been reformatted. Aack! How do you recover your files?
This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I show you how to recover the data from a hard drive or memory card.
By Robbie Carman | Saturday, November 22, 2014
Want to shoot professional looking video with your iPad? There are multiple applications available for download that enhance an iPad’s basic camera controls.
But that’s not all.
The iOgrapher case lets you bring your iPad to the next level. This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I demonstrate how the iOgrapher iPad case extends what your iPad’s camera can do when you add accessories.
By Robbie Carman | Tuesday, November 11, 2014
When it comes to setting contrast in a shot, DaVinci Resolve has a lot of tools you can leverage.
Some popular tools like curves, the primary sliders, or the 3-Way contrast rings are generally pretty intuitive.
But there are two controls in Resolve that I use all the time to set contrast—and until you’ve had someone explain them and see how they work together, they can remain an enigma.
So let me introduce you to the Contrast and Pivot controls as a powerful way to set and adjust contrast.
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