HDVP Blog

Act Like A Director

Turns out there are good, solid reasons for all that “Lights, Camera, Action” dance you feel utterly silly doing

Live From NAB New York

The East Coast iteration of the most important trade show in video is starting to look like a real thing

Is Your Bit Rate Good Enough?

Dealing with presets in compression software that encode a bit rate that may be too high

Monopod Shooting And Techniques

Monopods allow the run-and-gun videographer to achieve more stable camera movement

Featured Project

Henry Adebonojo

Using Your Passion To Create Your Narrative Style

Henry Adebonojo, director of photography for the Oscar®-nominated documentary I Am Not Your Negro, embraces multiple mediums to create his personal approach to storytelling

More Recent Projects

Days Gone By

Fred Elmes, ASC, delivers a visual meditation on small town life in Jim Jarmusch’s latest feature Paterson

Lighting Legacy

With three decades of work behind the lens, Nancy Schreiber, ASC, continues to inspire the next generation of DPs

Toronto International Film Festival 2016

North America’s biggest film festival generated modest sales, positioned titles for awards season and reaffirmed the growing clout of digital platforms in film acquisition

Gear Spotlight

Nikon D850

Nikon D850 Hands-On Field Test

With the usability and image quality the D850 can provide video shooters and Nikon’s intent to deliver a pro mirrorless camera, videographers and cinematographers finally have a great reason to hang on to their Nikkor lenses

Latest Gear

Sony a9 Image Samples And Autofocus Review

We evaluate the images from the Sony a9 and its autofocus performance

Hands-On Video Review: Manfrotto BeFree Live Tripod

A specialized version of the company’s BeFree tripod line, the BeFree Live includes a special dedicated video tripod head

Workflow

Lightroom CC: The Truth Is In The Cloud

An Adobe Lightroom rant, but in praise of it

RAW Video Formats Explained

In the world of video editing, there's a big difference between the quality of different formats and how they affect your work.

Storage Wars Of A Different Kind

Do we invest in our existing archives as a potential revenue source, or keep the material but not spend the hundreds of hours it will take to catalog and keyword all of the footage?

Technique

Are You Sure You Want To Move That Camera?

From using Steadicam to gimbals to drones, it has never been more effortless to move our cameras so fluidly, but be sure to consider your moving shot thoughtfully

September/October Preview: Michael Rubenstein

Coming up in the September/October issue, HDVideoPro interviews video director and advertising photographer Michael Rubenstein
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