By Alexander Huls, Pond5 Virtual reality may have long seemed like an out-of-reach fantasy, but the spark ignited by Oculus Rift means completely immersive (virtual) worlds are now on a fast track to actualization. VR is going mainstream, and it’s going to have a major impact on videographers. We spoke with VR entrepreneur and NYC […]Read more "VR Will Force You to Learn How to Shoot Video All Over Again"
by The AllDigital Team As exciting as drones are proving for both hobbyists and commercial filmmakers, local and federal governments in the United States are continuously enacting legislation that governs the use of drones for shooting video. Filmmakers and video production professionals need to pay particular attention to the rules because the FAA requires anyone […]Read more "Infographic: Shooting Video With a Drone, Legally"
by Really Right Stuff A short video on how to choose the right tripod for to match your height and the equipment you have.Read more "Choosing The Best Tripod For You"
January 8, 2016 by Scott Roeder, borrowlenses.com UPDATE: Lenstag, the service that collects serial numbers from your gear and keeps them in a registry to be flagged and indexed online if they get ever stolen, now has free apps for iOS and Android in multiple languages. Some features include: gear name auto-complete, picture-taking of your gear right […]Read more "Lenstag: Discouraging Camera and Lens Theft One Registered Serial at a Time"
October 7, 2015 by Alexandria Huff, borrowlenses.com Fast-disappearing are the days of having to have a separate interval timer to create time-lapses. Many cameras now have built-in intervalometers. The following is a guide to setting up the time-lapse function for most cameras. 1. What is a Time-Lapse? 2. What Gear Do I Need for a Time-Lapse? 3. […]Read more "In-Camera Time-Lapse Photography Resource and Guide"
September 3, 2015 By Noam Kroll, Premiumbeat One of the biggest headaches associated with shooting at 24fps is the jittery look of vertical lines you get when panning. This calculator will help you eliminate that issue entirely. Top image of Chris Menges from Movie City News The reason we love 24p footage so much, is […]Read more "Tip: Capture Smooth Panning Shots at 24fps"
July 27, 2015 By Michael Maher, Premiumbeat We aren’t talking about USB coffee warmers or pen holders. Here are 10 things you could actually use around your video editing workstation. (Photos from Shutterstock and Amazon) Make 14 hour editing sessions tolerable by getting your editing workstation in order. Here are some helpful things to have around your […]Read more "10 Things for Your Video Editing Suite Under $200"