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Shoot Pro Video

Creating the type of camera movements and high-quality editing you see in a major motion picture is largely due to the talent of the crew and their abilities with very specific filmmaking tools.
By David Willis
CANON CN-E 135mm T2.2 L F Cinema Prime Lens Creating the type of camera movements and high-quality editing you see in a major motion picture is largely due to the talent of the crew and their abilities with very specific filmmaking tools. While you may not have access to a…

Thinking In Video

Chances are, if you recently bought a digital still camera, it also has the ability to shoot video.
Text & Photography By Tom Bol
Chances are, if you recently bought a digital still camera, it also has the ability to shoot video. Not only that, but the quality of the video is really good. The digital camera race has shifted from the megapixel count to video quality. Why the big shift? Because exciting creative…

HD Video Primer

During the early days of digital camera development, product design teams learned that the ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) that provided the brainpower for digital still cameras could be mutated to offer video capture features. Good news, eh? No, not really—not at the time.
By The Editors
There have been tremendous changes in recent years with regards to video in DSLRs. As a photography-aware consumer you have three major paths to video nirvana. All have advantages and disadvantages, and all have a place in your life. We’ll consider each separately a bit down the page. Regardless of…

Converting Video Formats

There’s an old saying that says, “The good thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from!” That’s appropriate when you work with video. There’s no single, universal standard that fits every situation.
By Michael Guncheon
There’s an old saying that says, “The good thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from!” That’s appropriate when you work with video. There’s no single, universal standard that fits every situation. From the camcorder or compact camera that captures the video (the acquisition side), to…

Sound Check

You have the perfect camcorder. You’ve invested in a good tripod that allows for a steady shot. The lighting is just right; the composition stunning.
By Michael Guncheon
You have the perfect camcorder. You’ve invested in a good tripod that allows for a steady shot. The lighting is just right; the composition stunning. The wide depth of field helps keep the whole scene in focus. What’s missing? How about the audio? Articles about recording audio with camcorders usually…

Editing D-SLR Video

One of the most exciting recent advances in D-SLRs is the addition of HD video capture, allowing us to switch from multimegapixel stills to full-motion video on the fly.
By Adam Crawford
One of the most exciting recent advances in D-SLRs is the addition of HD video capture, allowing us to switch from multimegapixel stills to full-motion video on the fly. Adobe Premiere Elements 7 Several SLRs now offer HD movie modes, including the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Nikon D90, Canon…
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