Audio Assist: All By Myself
A unique USB microphone, and devising a preproduction sound checklist
I was hired by an ad agency to record voiceover narrations for a corporate project.
Canon is welcoming new family members to the Cinema EOS line with two cameras capable of 4096x2160 resolution and four lenses.
Despite the ergonomics, Sony serves up another ace with the release of the NEX-FS700U, offering Super Slow Motion and soon-to-be 4K images
For the past couple of years, Sony has been cranking out excellent digital motion-picture systems one after another.
At A glance: Protecting Your Files
G-Technology offers two new innovative storage solutions
Announced back at NAB 2011 by Apple and Intel, Thunderbolt has been slow to hit the marketplace.
Panasonic updates its popular HPX500 with a lightweight ENG camera capable of capturing new AVC-ULTRA formats
Panasonic's existing entry-level, shoulder-mount 2⁄3-inch-CCD broadcast camera, the AG-HPX500, has long been a staple in news, event and sports markets. But for those interested in cutting-edge video tools, the AG-HPX500 is based upon relatively ancient technology.
At A glance: TASCAM DP-24
Desktop multitrack recording for live events
The TASCAM DP-24 is the latest flagship Portastudio from the company that pioneered portable multitrack recording over 25 years ago.
Audio Assist: Taking Aim
Room tone, and the Que Audio Q Sniper Kit
Can you tell me a bit about room tone? What exactly is room tone, and how is it used typically?
New Lighting Gear
At NAB 2012, LED lights once again dominated the show floor
In the new energy- and eco-conscious world, lighting users are always looking to save everything from power and heat to weight and size while still boosting efficiency.
Focus From Afar
For camera assistants, new tools to pull focus wirelessly
Talk to different shooters, and you're likely to get a variety of different views on the necessity of a follow-focus system.
The FT-ONE variable frame rate camera from FOR-A brings slow-motion capabilities to 4K-resolution video.
At A Glance: The Merlin 2
Steadicam refines its popular handheld stabilization system for low-weight camcorders and video-capable DSLRs
Introduced more than six years ago, the Merlin was designed originally as a solution for smaller camcorders, with hover-like floating stabilization of the image for extended takes and smooth pans even when dealing with tricky camera movement obstacles like staircases, corners and motion.
The 5D Mark III
Canon’s long-awaited update to its landmark 5D Mark II has arrived
In developing the EOS 5D Mark II, Canon wanted to give AP still photographers the ability to capture video while on their photo assignments.
At A Glance: Pregrading
Irudis Tonalizer|VFX gets your footage into shape
Once the shooting stops, it's time to create your look. For many, the color-grading process is a plug-in to an editing application with an assortment of preset looks.
True Cinematic Results
Hands-on with the Canon EOS C300, the ultimate camera for indie filmmakers
In the April issue of HDVideoPro, I wrote up a First Look on the new Canon EOS C300, Canon's first professional large-sensor digital camera system.