At A Glance: Video Stock Options
Gaining extra sales from footage through Shutterstock’s royalty-free stock offerings
Video content is exploding online, and as the need for high-impact visuals and graphics proliferates, so does the need for original content that's available at affordable rates.
At A glance: iStockvideo
Cut your budget and recycle footage for profit by exploring the world of stock video sales
If you have a library of footage that's sitting around collecting digital dust, it may be the right time for some spring cleaning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At A Glance: The Variable ND Filter
A good solution for motion capture?
Capturing cinematic shallow depth of field is the main benefit in shooting with large CMOS sensors found on DSLRs and the latest crop of large-sensor camcorders.
At A Glance: Cross Over
The Manfrotto 502 Video Head
As we all know, rock-steady shots, as well as smooth pans and tilts, can easily separate your work from the non-pros.
Air Sea Land Productions’ T-Bag helps keep Boardwalk Empire and The Big C dry
The 2010 fall season saw two new preeminent Emmy®-nominated cable series open with titles that featured under-water cinematography.
At A Glance: Go Wide
The Canon EF 8-15mm ƒ/4L fisheye zoom lens
Most of us are familiar with the distorted 180° angle of view that a fisheye presents.
Known for its fluid heads, OConnor releases innovative DSLR and compact digital camcorder accessories for the professional shooter
The OConnor name connotes quality gear, albeit high-end and high-cost, normally supporting large, heavy camera systems where innovation is paramount and cost is relative, thus justified.
Sound To Vision
Audio giants THX and Dolby get into the professional monitor business
It’s often surprising, with the best will and intention, how trusting we can become.
At A Glance: Petrol Cambio
A new convertible equipment bag/camera support system
Have you ever dreamed of lighter travel and a quicker setup? In an industry first, the new airline carry-on-approved Petrol Cambio offers a unique solution, combining a solid camera/equipment bag and capable tripod.
As more and more productions go tapeless, have storage drives become the new medium?
Storage drives may not be the most exciting, sexy elements in the creative process, but they’re quickly becoming more and more crucial as the end of videotape draws ever so closer with productions essentially now capturing data.