by Jay Perry Carrying around all of that camera gear really takes a toll on your body over time.There are so many questions we as filmmakers have to ask ourselves in order to stay healthy, like, “Am I getting enough sleep,” or “Is my workload pushing me to the edge of sanity?” However, there might be […]Read more "Watch: The Most IMPORTANT Video/Photography Tip You’ll Ever Get"
by Drone Pro Academy Chris Newman Drone Pro Academy (Formerly Cinechopper Drone University) Drones are awesome for creating epic aerial time-lapses and Hyperlapse with your drone. In this video we explain the ins and outs of how to create a hyperlapse with your drone. We also explain the full post production video editing timelapse process in […]Read more "How to Create a DRONE TIMELAPSE / HYPERLAPSE"
by Robert Hardy, nofilmschool Great cinematography is all about preparation, and few aspects of the craft require as much preparation as lighting. Not only is lighting an incredibly technical process, but lighting is also a critically important aspect of how the audience interprets your scene on an emotional level. Here are 12 simple questions that cinematographers should […]Read more "Ask Yourself These 12 Questions Before Lighting Any Scene"
by Ryan Connolly, Film Riot An oldie but a goodie, Ryan talks about pulling focus, including his favorite follow focus system, a few tips for a sharper image, and a $5 DIY Follow Focus! Skip to 6:43, for what you actually came here for.Read more "Follow Focus for Five Bucks?!"
by Kassie and Joe, theflyawaylife.com There are so many features that just make it more convenient to use a GoPro: its small and compact, its waterproof, and its design makes it easy to take great GoPro photos when traveling solo. Best of all, it manages to have all those perks while still maintaining amazing image quality! Use […]Read more "Best GoPro tips for taking amazing travel photos"
by V. Renee, nofilmschool Here are some ways to use camera sliders to make your footage look more professional and cinematic. Here are the moves Parker Walbeck talks about in the video: Side-to-side Push-in/Pull-out Parallax Low mode Aerial Oh, so much more here to post the look and feel of your next video…Read more "5 Cinematic Slider Moves (and How to Do Them Right)"
by WanderWorx Here is a simple Filmmaking Hack to turn your Gimbal into a Slider. The Gear used in this video Gimbal: http://amzn.to/2nSJJ0F Tripod: http://amzn.to/2vt0y8q Camera A: http://amzn.to/2nLzpXq Camera B: http://amzn.to/2pRXm1X Mic: http://amzn.to/2uffFC4 And a follow-up Tips ‘n Tricks for slider techniques by DSLRguide…Read more "Use your GIMBAL as a SLIDER in this FILMMAKING HACK"