Firefly Systems has come out with a new rig that is a bit like a steadi-cam but not. MōVI is a handheld 3-axis digital stabilized camera gimbal. In layman’s terms that means you shoothand held, no body mounted vest, no tripod, no nothing. And you can still get smooth, great looking, shots. [...]
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Shooting events when your subjects are on risers and you aren’t can prove troublesome. Shooting up at someone is normally not a flattering shot. This episode of Video QuickTips takes a look at one piece of gear that can help. The Spiderpod Support system.
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January 29th, 2012 · 2 Comments
Have you ever conducted an on-camera interview and gotten one word responses like, yes or no? That can be difficult to use in a television news report, documentary, or any kind of video production when you think of it. How do you pose questions so you don’t get those kind of answers? Preparation is the [...]
January 9th, 2012 · 4 Comments
We’ve all watched the TV news and see the anchorman turn from one camera to another. But believe it or not there is a right way and a wrong way to accomplish that task. And it’s not just on the anchorman’s shoulders, but the director’s as well. Episode 36 of Video QuickTips takes a look [...]
October 4th, 2011 · 5 Comments
Sometimes when trying to apply the rule of thirds as you compose your shot can be confusing. We take a look at one example where the videographer used the rule of thirds, but did it work? You decide. We also take a look at what information various camera angles can impart to your subject.