By Alyssa Miller | nofilmschool.com It is always great to have a few more tricks up your sleeve when it comes to using the hottest gear in filmmaking today. Gimbals are one of the best pieces of gear on the market right now, and there is a good reason why. Gimbals allow you to get great shots […]Read more "Up Your Gimbal Game with These 13 Tricks"
By Alyssa Miller | nofilmschool.com Need basic film equipment to make your shoots more cinematic? We are all on the hunt for great gear that doesn’t break the bank. Most filmmaking equipment tends to be on the pricier side, and searching for a better option can take quite a bit of time. I tend to give […]Read more "Great Gear for Under $30?"
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 JOURDAN ALDREDGE, Premiumbeat So here you are. You’ve gone to film school (or you’ve done your homework, learning from online resources and YouTube tutorials). You know your craft. You have your camera. You have your gear. You’re ready to take on real, paying work in film and video production. But, what do you charge? If […]Read more "What to Charge for Videography Projects"
by Whelan Cameras How to fold your Collapsible Backgrounds? A simple technique for all Out of Focus, Perspective and Urban Collapsible fold-able backgrounds and backdrops…Read more "How to Fold Collapsible Backgrounds"
by Jo Light There are some basic tools that every filmmaker needs, whether you’re working on a big Hollywood production or a small indie film. And in most cases, you’ll be able to find them in a basic hardware store at a cheap price. Indy Mogul interviewed their site co-founder and famous do-it-yourselfer Erik Beck to get his […]Read more "All DIY filmmakers should think about adding these important (and usually affordable) tools to their kits"
BY RACHEL WILSON, Premiumbeat The popular camera-sharing community ShareGrid is expanding into all fifty states. Here’s how you can make their equipment rental model work for you. 1. Maximize Your Income In the last few years, ShareGrid has paid millions of dollars in rental revenue to individual equipment owners, while also saving customers 30-50 percent […]Read more "Reasons You Should Be Renting Your Gear Out on ShareGrid"
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 MICHAEL ZHANG, PetaPixel Want to quickly find out the current market value of a used camera or lens? Bokeh Market is a new website that can tell you the real-time value of used equipment. It’s like the Kelley Blue Book of camera gear. The front page features a search bar. Type in whatever piece of […]Read more "This Website Tracks the Market Value of Used Camera Gear"
by Meredith Marsh I saw a question in my GoPro Enthusiasts Facebook group last month from Megan, who wrote, “Just bought my first GoPro5! It came with a Floaty, Supercharger, and The Strap. Any recommendations on must-have accessories…” So here’s the answer… it does depend a lot on what you plan to do with your […]Read more "5 Things Every GoPro Newbie Needs…"