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By Robbie Carman | Friday, July 24, 2015

Tips for Buying Wide-Angle Lenses for Video

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Wide-angle lenses not only give you the ability to capture your surroundings; they capture action as well.

This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I continue to take a look at wide-angle lenses and help you decide what to consider when buying a wide-angle lens.

By Richard Harrington | Saturday, July 18, 2015

Wide-Angle Lenses for Video: A Comparison

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Wide-angle lenses are designed to help you capture the grandeur of an environment. This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and Robbie compare different wide-angle lenses to help you decide which one might be best for you and your video workflow. In this week’s episodes, you’ll see what footage looks like from

  • an SLR Magic HyperPrime 12mm lens
  • a Rokinon 16mm lens
  • a Lumix 14mm lens

Check out the sample video above, and the rest of this week’s episode, on lynda.com.

By Robbie Carman | Friday, July 03, 2015

The Pros and Cons of the Canon 5D Mark III

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The Canon 5D Mark III follows in the footsteps of the Canon 5D Mk II with good quality video with a full frame sensor and improved processor.

Is it right for your workflow? In this week’s episode of Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I walk you through the ins and outs of the Mark III.

By Richard Harrington | Friday, June 26, 2015

Calibrate Monitor Displays with a Colorimeter

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Calibrate your monitors as accurately as possible by using colorimeters or spectroradiometers.

This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and Robbie show you how to calibrate your display with a meter.

By Robbie Carman | Friday, June 19, 2015

How to Calibrate Your Monitors for True Color

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Does it drive you nuts that the color seems off on your monitor screens? How do you know if the footage you’re looking at is colored correctly?

Your monitors need to be calibrated so that their colors match—and so they’re in line with the color standard that your project needs to match.

In this week’s episodes of Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I help you calibrate your monitors so you know that what you’re looking at is the truth.

By Richard Harrington | Friday, June 12, 2015

The Pros and Cons of the Panasonic FZ1000

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Panasonic has a second 4K video camera with the FZ1000. It’s a mirrorless camera that feels like a DSLR and has a versatile fixed lens.

Is this a camera that can be a benefit to your video workflow? This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and Robbie weigh the pros and cons of the Panasonic FZ1000.

By Robbie Carman | Monday, June 01, 2015

Using a Motion Control Head for Turntable Video Shots

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Want to add a motion control head to your product shot workflow?

This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I show how the eMotimo TB3 can increase production value when you’re shooting objects on a turntable.

By Richard Harrington | Friday, May 29, 2015

Capture Time-Lapse Video with an eMotimo and Slider

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Using a motion control device like the eMotimo TB3 to control the position of a camera will give your time lapse that much more dimensionality.

In this week’s episodes of Video Gear Weekly, Rich and Robbie show you how to set up the eMotimo TB3 and use it to capture the time-lapse shots you envision.

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