by V. Renee, nofilmschool.com This new site from Apple aims to show users how to get the most out of their iPhone 7 cameras. When companies like Apple and Samsung design cameras for their smartphones, one of the main objectives is to make them easy enough to operate that any user can simply point and […]Read more "Apple’s New Microsite Provides Tips and Tricks for Shooting on an iPhone 7"
by Michael Zhang, PetaPixel The foods you buy in the store and at restaurants are never as tasty as they look in advertising photos, but what many people might not know is that you probably wouldn’t enjoy eating the foods seen in those pictures. The reason is because commercial food photographers use all kinds of […]Read more "10 Sneaky Tricks Used in Food Photos"
by Trevor Holmes, Wistia Lighting for people with glasses can be pretty tricky, whether you’re shooting video or photos. At Wistia, we’ll usually raise our two key lights up as high as possible and angle them slightly away from the camera to minimize glare. Check out the silent video example below to see the difference […]Read more "How to Remove Unwanted Glare from Glass"
by There is always a need for speed in this fast paced motion design world. It’s definitely something we can all agree on. You can always get more money, but you can’t get more time. That’s the truth. Everyday I look for ways to speed up my workflow, and there are so many ways to […]Read more "16 Useful Expressions in After Effects"
by Justin Odisho Learn how to attach videos or any object compositions to the wall or ground in your footage in Adobe After Effects CC 2017 in this tutorial. We will be using the 3d Camera Motion Tracker tool along with track solid compositions to create our final result!Read more "How to Attach Objects to Walls & Ground in Adobe After Effects"
by Erik Fritts, Videomaker Magazine Lenses are key to making your favorite camera create the images you envision. Many shooters will stress that investing in good lenses is more important than buying fancy camera bodies. In general, lenses have a longer lifespan than camera bodies, because while new video cameras are being made every year, […]Read more "Choosing the Right Lens: The Ultimate Guide"
By Logan Baker, Premiumbeat Here are 5 ways to boost the production value of your video shots on a DIY budget. One of the most valuable online resources for filmmakers and video producers is Ryan Connolly’s YouTube channel and production juggernaut, Film Riot. Film Riot provides actionable content on filmmaking questions, techniques, and gear recommendations. One of […]Read more "DIY Tips for Your Next Shoot"