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"
By: Miriam McNabb, Dronelife The comment period for the Remote ID for Drones NPRM closed yesterday. There were more than 50,000 comments posted on the NPRM, including and 89 page comment by the world’s leading drone manufacturer, DJI. While DJI has been active in developing and implementing technology that could simplify Remote ID for users, the company fears that the […]Read more "Analysis Puts Remote ID for Drones Costs 9X Higher than FAA Estimate"
by Motion Array We all love a good life hack, something that makes life easier with little to no money or effort. That’s especially true for filmmaking. If you’ve been in this game for a while, you’ll know that filmmaking is an expensive profession. Cameras, lights, stabilizers, tripods, C-stands, memory cards, and an editing computer […]Read more "5 Must-Know Camera Hacks to Save Time and Money"
by Brendan Schulman, VP of Policy & Legal Affairs at DJI (Per Malek Murison) In an article published by DJI, the manufacturer’s VP of Policy and Legal Affairs, Brendan Schulman, has come out strongly against the FAA’s NPRM on Remote ID, calling it “deeply flawed” and “a complex, expensive, and intrusive system that would make it […]Read more "DJI: We Strongly Support Drone Remote ID. But Not Like This."
by VideoMaker’s Chelsey Grasso Green screens offer a wide range of flexibility and creativity when it comes to making videos. From news reports to epic battle scenes, having the option of producing a chroma key green screen has made special effects and camera tricks much more accessible to the aspiring filmmaker. While green screen effects […]Read more "Master Your Own DIY Green Screen"
by Taylor Martin, CNET Take advantage of your router’s USB port with a little trick that lets you share a hard drive with anyone on your Wi-Fi network. Setting up a networked hard drive is a great way to access all your files from multiple computers. Maybe you want to share documents with coworkers without having […]Read more "Share a Hard Drive with Everyone on your Wi-Fi Network"
By David Nield, Popular Science With a smartphone in your pocket, you’ll always have a capable video and audio recorder close to hand. Capturing audio on your phone can help you save an interview, create a spontaneous podcast, log a semester’s worth of lectures, and vastly improve your home videos. In all of those scenarios, bad […]Read more "DIY: How to Record Better Audio on your Phone"
By: Miriam McNabb, Dronelife A new proposal scheduled to be released from the office of Senator Lee (R-Utah) tomorrow would put the airspace up to 200 feet in altitude over private property under the control of the property owner – and would restrict the FAA’s right to regulate airspace below 200 feet in altitude, making any […]Read more "BREAKING NEWS: This New Drone Bill Would Make the Airspace Over People’s Homes Private Property"