By Richard Harrington | Saturday, March 07, 2015
The DSLR revolution not only made it easier to get your hands on a camera, it also inspired accessories that take these cameras to the next level.
One important accessory is the external video recorder. This week on Video Gear Weekly, Robbie and I explain why you need to have an external video recorder in your equipment bag.
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 Richard Harrington | Saturday, February 21, 2015
Having back-up batteries is essential when you’re on a shoot, and GoPro batteries are no exception.
Many third-party companies, as well as GoPro, have options available in the marketplace. This begs the question, Which is the best GoPro battery?
This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and Robbie put different GoPro Hero4 batteries to the test to see which brand works best.
By Richard Harrington | Saturday, February 07, 2015
LED lights have revolutionized lighting.
They’re lightweight and are more versatile than traditional lights. LEDs also operate at a comfortable temperature, making them perfect for use in smaller spaces.
This week on Video Gear Weekly, my guest host Jim Ball and I step you through the benefits of using LED lights for video shoots.
By Richard Harrington | Saturday, January 31, 2015
Having a fully stocked makeup kit is essential during video production. It ensures that you’re prepared to solve problems that are hard to fix in post-production, like fly-away hairs or shiny skin.
In this week’s episode of Video Gear Weekly, guest host Kim Foley and I show you all the elements of a well-stocked video makeup kit—one that will help your on-camera subjects look their best.
By Richard Harrington | Saturday, January 24, 2015
Moving time-lapses are a fun way to record a long duration of time and compress it into several seconds. And it’s easy to spend a lot of money on equipment to get the movement you want in your shots.
This week on Video Gear Weekly, I provide some affordable options that allow you to get the most bang for your buck when shooting a moving GoPro time lapse.
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.
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