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By Robbie Carman | Friday, September 25, 2015

Which Video Monitor Do You Want on Set?

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Monitors, monitors, monitors. They help you catch things you might not ordinarily see with the naked eye.

There are a multitude of monitors out there ranging from small field monitors to 4K monitors to computer displays. Which one is right for you?

This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I show you a few of the latest possibilities to help you figure out which monitor could benefit your workflow.

By Robbie Carman | Friday, September 4, 2015

Getting to Know the GoPro HERO4 Session

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Last week, we showed you how the GoPro HERO4 compares to other GoPros.

In this week’s episode of Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I show you how the new GoPro HERO4 Session takes its place in the GoPro ecosystem.

By Robbie Carman | Saturday, August 22, 2015

Shooting with the GoPro 3-Way

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From chest mounts and tripods to floaties, there is a large collection of GoPro mounts and accessories—each with its specific purpose.

But what if there were a piece of gear that had multiple accessories in one? That’s where the GoPro 3-Way comes in.

In this week’s episode of Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I demonstrate the versatility of the GoPro 3-way.

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 Robbie Carman | Friday, July 3, 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 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 Robbie Carman | Monday, June 1, 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 Robbie Carman | Friday, May 22, 2015

Create Video Motion with Slider Shots

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Introducing motion into your scene is a great way to add energy into your video—and slider shots are a great way to do it.

This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I compare different types of sliders to help you discover which type will work best for you.

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