The Shaky Cam Trend

There is probably no more reviled filming technique than the "shaky cam", or the vomit cam as it is derisively referred to by those that it sends running from the movie theaters with hands pressed over mouth.

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Cranes and Jibs

Mechanical techniques include the use of devices that allow filmmakers to create unique and interesting camera movements.

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How does Shutter Speed Affect your Video Production

0Most of us don't think twice about the shutter speed that our video camera is using. True: it can be set to manual, but since the camera can automatically take care of it, why should we bother?

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10 Things to Remember When Shooting HD

Blaine01Here are some tips specific to lighting for HD and shooting with High Definition cameras:

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Don't be Square about Framing

For an image to be exciting, it has to move! Right? Things need to be constantly changing and adjusting.

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Shoot For The Edit

EditGraphic“So Johnny, this is a pretty good package, but why are you sitting on that shot for so long?

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The Hypnotic Effect of Depth of Field

mainSo you have questions, problems. Do not fear. First, you must gaze...deep..., deeper into my lens.

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Introduction to Lenses

LensThe lens is the single most important component of the camera system, and choosing a good lens can significantly improve the overall image quality of your production.

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