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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 | Saturday, March 28, 2015

The Pros and Cons of the Blackmagic Studio Camera HD

Is the Blackmagic Studio Camera HD right for you?

The Blackmagic Studio Camera HD is a great option for a studio-only camera. It shoots quality footage from HD to 4K and it’s relatively inexpensive.

But will this camera complement your studio workflow?

In this week’s episode of Video Gear Weekly, Rich and I guide you through the ins and outs of the Blackmagic Studio Camera HD.

By Robbie Carman | Saturday, February 14, 2015

Is the Sony HDR-AS15 HD Action Camcorder Right for You?

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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, November 1, 2014

Is the Canon C300 Video Camera Right for You?

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DSLRs have paved the way for a plethora of new video cameras.

In this week’s episode of Video Gear Weekly, special guest Nathan Golon and I take you through the ins and outs of the Canon C300.

It’s an easy-to-maneuver video camera that uses the same EF lenses as Canon DSLRs.

By Richard Harrington | Saturday, October 4, 2014

Is the Garmin Virb Elite Action Camera Right for You?

Garmin Virb Elite Action Camera

When you think of Garmin, you think of a GPS. But Garmin offers so much more with the Garmin Virb Elite Action Camera.

This week on Video Gear Weekly, Robbie and I explore the strengths of this alternative action camera.

You’ll learn:
• How the Garmin Virb Elite Action Camera incorporates GPS capabilities
• What accessories accompany the Garmin Virb
• The benefits of using the Garmin Virb
• What footage looks like shot with the Garmin Virb


Check out the sample video and this week’s complete episode on lynda.com.

 

By Richard Harrington | Saturday, September 6, 2014

Shooting Video with the DJI Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopter

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Now you can get your shot from the sky without having to buy a separate camera. The Phantom 2 Vision lets you capture your overhead shot with its built-in camera.

In this week’s episode of Video Gear Weekly, my guest host Francis Torres and I will show you how the DJI Phantom 2 Vision camera works.

By Eduardo Angel | Friday, September 5, 2014

Shake It Up? When to Use a Handheld Camera

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Camera movement is a powerful tool in filmmaking. It can infuse a scene with drama, track a characters’ movements, direct the viewer’s attention, reveal key details in a scene, and transition between shots in a sequence.

There are essentially six types of camera motion techniques: tilts, pans, dollies, trucks, pedestals, and arcs—and you can accomplish all of these with a handheld camera.

By Robbie Carman | Saturday, August 16, 2014

Is the Panasonic GH4 Right for You?

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Panasonic embraced the DSLR video movement with the Panasonic GH3. Now, with the new Panasonic GH4, they’ve pushed the envelope by introducing Ultra-HD and 4K resolutions, while retaining the familiarity of the GH3.

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