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 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…"
by Richard Harrington, Photofocus Here is a complete guide to making great fireworks photos by Richard Harrington of Photofocus. This video will walk you through gear choices, on location set-up, camera settings and of course shooting techniques. Use this advice to make some great memories over the holiday! ▪ Advanced Tips for Shooting Fireworks: Use […]Read more "A Complete Guide to Photographing Fireworks"
By Tony Gomez Every filmmaker is different no matter how much experience they have or don’t have. However, every filmmaker could always use some help being better prepared and making their shots more effective. Here are 6 cheap add-ons to your production gear before your next shoot: 1. Have a Mini Camera Tripod […]Read more "6 Cheap Add-Ons For Your Video Gear"
by Fangs This will give you some of our favorite tips on how to shoot an interview that stands out from the crowd! Free Download here. FANGS IS A BRAND OF RELEASE THE HOUNDS STUDIOS. Fangs is launching a youtube channel that will focus on tips and tricks for production, camera tutorials, gear reviews, and […]Read more "FREE “HOW TO SHOOT A GREAT INTERVIEW” PDF"
By Gavin Garrison, Pond5 What does it mean to survive in the world of filmmaking? For content creators working on location, in addition to keeping ourselves alive, we have to be creative, innovative, and able to perform under pressure — to do whatever it takes to get the shot. Whether we’re shooting extreme […]Read more "7 Ways to Survive in the Field"