Posts Tagged with: Cameras

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Top 7 Tools You Need to Elevate Your Solo Filming Projects

5 MIN TO READ While having a full-fledged video crew is great and has so many benefits, sometimes you’ll have to do video projects solo. This may seem like a daunting task, but with proper planning and some very helpful tools, you can become the one-person film crew of your dreams. In this post, we’ll show you seven essential tools for solo film projects….

What is White Balance and How Does It Work?

6 MIN TO READ You’ve probably heard of white balance or have the setting on your camera, but do you actually understand how it works? In this How to Video episode, we’ll be taking a look at all things white balance. We’ll explore what it means, the science behind it, and suggest some tools you can use to achieve your desired look.  In the…

How Shutter Speed Impacts Your Footage

4 MIN TO READ You’ve probably heard the term shutter speed, but do you actually know what it means, how it works, or how to choose the right speed? There is actually a super simple golden rule to go by, but also a lot more to it than you might think. In this How to Video episode, we’ll be tackling all things shutter speed….

Use Vintage Lenses to Get in the Holiday Spirit

4 MIN TO READ When it comes to video equipment, people usually want the latest and greatest version they can get their hands on. So, it might be surprising to hear that vintage lenses remain in demand and highly popular for specific types of shoots. In fact, we used rehoused vintage Cooke Speed Panchros in our recent holiday video shoot. Why bother tracking down…

Real World Lessons on the Camera Features That Count

5 MIN TO READ When it comes to professional cameras, there is no such thing as “one size fits all”. In this episode of our How To Video series, Nick LaClair, head of video production at SproutVideo, sits down with Michael Rubenstein, freelance photographer and director, to talk about the camera kits they use in the real world on a typical shoot. They’re two…

The Five Video Camera Features You Need to Know

5 MIN TO READ When it comes to picking a video camera, it’s not just about image quality. The camera also has to offer the type of battery life, audio inputs, video outputs, ergonomics, and image control options to suit your project. In this episode of our How To Video series, we’ll walk you through what you can expect from different tiers of video…

Camera Sensors: Does Size Matter?

5 MIN TO READ Your iPhone shoots 4K, and so does a $50,000 cinema camera. So, what’s the difference? Is all 4K created equal? The plain and simple answer is a definite NO. As Nick LaClair explains in this episode of our How To Video series, a lot of the difference in footage quality comes down to the role sensors play in processing visual…