Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Oct
23
2014

Beachtek Puts Panasonic GH4 Audio to the Test, Is Suitably Impressed

When new owners of the Panasonic GH4 in the US reported audio buzzing problems earlier this year, fear and doubt arose about this otherwise remarkable camera’s audio recording capabilities. Would GH4 owners be dogged with that most common failing of indie movies, mediocre audio?[adrotate group="6"] Turns…
Oct
21
2014

4k Video Now or Later? New FREE ebook

We're all wondering whether we should be shooting 4k Video and there are a huge number of reasons both for and against shooting in 4k. So, several months ago (just as I was getting hit with kidney stones - which put me off of [adrotate…
Oct
21
2014

Drone Videos Have Nothing on THIS Video!

Drone videos are everywhere these days. If you are sick of those types of videos I promise you these is NOT one of them. This is a 4+ minute montage of fighter jets doing everything you can image. [adrotate group="6"] The simple beauty, power and…
Oct
20
2014

Trials Cyclist Danny Macaskill in Short Film THE RIDGE: Beyond Description

There’s a reason why this short film of Scottish trials cyclist and Internet sensation Danny Macaskill doing his thing in Scotland has garnered more than 17 million views on YouTube since it was published two weeks ago. Watch it. I really don’t want to write…
Oct
18
2014

What Are People Really Looking At?

We work in a visual medium. What we create is visual. We want people to watch what we create. You put a lot of thought and effort into your shots to make them beautiful, compelling and entertaining. But - did you think about WHERE you want…
Oct
17
2014

Can You Imagine if You Missed Capturing This Video Because You Didn’t Have the Right Camera?

When people ask me about what camera to buy I start by asking them what they will be shooting before I can answer the question. I feel there are so many good cameras that one could use and that there are several cameras that would work for any…
Oct
16
2014

Discover What You Have to Learn from David Fincher on Directing and Composition

Any time I come across any articles or videos on the art of telling stories with video I like to share those on to you.  This is one of the better ones I have found. This is an unbelievable video detailing some of the directorial tricks…
Oct
15
2014

Be Inspired by A Boulder Summer, Made on the Panasonic GH4

After watching Colorado branding and production agency Balcony Nine Media's A Boulder Summer, made for the 2014 TEDx Boulder conference, I found it difficult to stem the flow of superlatives. If I had to settle on just one, "inspirational" would be it.[adrotate group="6"] Another praise…
Oct
14
2014

Einstein Meets Knock-Your-Socks-Off Boston TimeLapse or “Layer-Lapse”

Self-taught filmmaker and Kessler Shooter Julian Tryba puts everything he knows about Boston timelapse into this well-deserved Vimeo Staff Pick. Want to have your mind blown?[adrotate group="6"] Watch this two minute and 38 second film. Your brain tells you something is amiss within this gorgeous…
Oct
14
2014

Voigtlander Nokton Lens Review: Depth of Field Debate is Over

High image quality, shallow depth of field and smooth focus pulls are now possible from native Micro Four Thirds lenses, courtesy of the Voigtlander Nokton f/0.95 lenses. And with SLR Magic and Zhongyi Optics with its Mitakon line rapidly following suit (and both SLR Magic and Voigtlander…