by Jefferson Graham We’re talking about steps photographers and people who love them could take to help curb camera thefts when we’re out on the road. Many are common sense, but as summer travel kicks off, and hoodlums are coming out of the closet after a long year in somewhat hibernation, please read and take seriously… […]Read more "FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO PREVENT CAMERA THEFT"
by Scott Simmie, DroneDJ So you’re set for a recreational flight. Something goes wrong, and a bystander gets clipped with a prop. Before you know it, there’s a lawsuit and they’re seeking damages of $750,000. This could, unless you’ve literally got money to burn, wipe you out. But there’s a better way: insurance. Most professional […]Read more "Want Simple Drone Insurance? Try SkyWatch"
by FXhome The folks over at FXhome put together a helpful guide on easy, low-budget green screens. You will see a range of affordable green screen options ($20 and under!) and how you can get high quality green screen backdrop for VFX in your own home even on a shoestring budget. Download HitFilm Express FOR FREE: https://fxhome.com/hitfilm-express?ut…Read more "Low-Budget Green Screen Options (for under $20!)"
by GoPro Here are some popular tools that support GoPro Webcam on Mac: YouTube Live – Using Chrome Zoom – App/Chome Webex – Using Chrome Slack – Using Chrome Google Meet Microsoft Teams Skype – Using Chrome Twitch – via OBS BlueJeans – App GoTo Meeting Facebook Rooms – App/Chrome Discord – Using Chrome Snap Camera Instructions for Mac Users Preview Webcam Camera Orientation Using the […]Read more "How to Setup and Use Your GoPro as a Webcam"
by Maximilian Simson Are you looking for an affordable but also electronic macro lens? Or maybe you have an old kit lens, that’s just sitting around, collecting dust since your last upgrade? Well, then read on, because in this article I am going to share one cool hack that will allow you too transform almost any […]Read more "HOW TO EASILY CONVERT YOUR KIT LENS INTO A MACRO LENS!"
by Josh Spires, DroneDJ First of all, Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone from the GLJ Media Group! So… you’ve just gotten a drone for Christmas? Learning the rules Now that your batteries are charging and you’ve taken everything out, it’s the perfect time to learn the rules for your new flying machine. It is […]Read more "Just got a drone? Read this before flying!"
By Nick Statt and Descript Multimedia editing and transcription provider Descript announced a redesigned version of its audio editing software that’s geared toward podcast producers. The product, officially called Descript Podcast Studio, features a lot of the forward-thinking approaches to audio editing the company, created by Groupon founder and former CEO Andrew Mason, was founded on. Most prominently, that […]Read more "Descript’s podcast editor includes an AI voice double for dubbing over mistakes"
By Andrew Williams, Techrader.com There are three common strands of advice for minimizing the spread of Coronavirus, issued by bodies like the NHS and the WHO. If you have to sneeze, do it into a tissue or your sleeve. Avoid contact with unwell people, and wash your hands with soap, often. Your phone complicates that last […]Read more "COVID: How to Properly Clean Your Phone Effectively and Safely"
by Gig Gear Working from home. Video conferencing. Distance teaching and learning. Virtual meetings. These are all becoming more and more commonplace especially with the current situation throughout the world. Technology allows us to meet, work and learn virtually but it doesn’t always do the best job of keeping our homes and private lives out […]Read more "The Cam-A-Lot: A Video Conferencing Background Privacy Screen"
By Logan Baker, Shutterstock Are you getting started in film-making or video editing? Consider these free editing programs to round out your toolkit and improve your creative workflow. If you’re just starting out in your editing, videography, or directing career, you might feel overwhelmed by the seemingly endless programs, techniques, and types of videos out […]Read more "The Best Free Video Editing Programs"