When the media company Droneworks Studios travel for assignments they usually travel big. Sometimes they bring with them more than 20 large, stuffed, heavy cases containing big batteries and lots of valuables. In this video co-owner Justin Oakes gives lots of tips on how to travel at this scale.
What are your head choices if you do both stills and motion with your camera? Find out. Stills point and shoot cameras has had the ability to shot video for some time, but the Canon EOS 5D mark II marked a change with its full frame FullHD motion marvel. Since, most still cameras shoot great […]
Using rotating tools to make pan or tilt shots is often the easiest and most affordable way to add captive motion to shots. The rotational devices are usually lighter and especially smaller than sliders and jibs. Recommended: Mediarena camera rotation tools comparison table Mediarena motorized sliders guide Be advised to use motion sparingly in finished […]
Motion can add extra production value to your shots. The following table compare the specs for the tools for pan (and tilt) camera motion. Also recommended: Mediarena camera rotation tools guide / Mediarena motorized sliders guide Notes To make it into this list the device has to weigh less than 500 grams and cost less than $500. The original Syrp Genie […]
Motorized sliders are brilliant tools for filmmakers and time-lapsers. Unfortunately, just as with cameras, there is no one perfect motorized slider. This overview is a rundown of what currently are the best portable, somewhat affordable, motorized slider options on the market, and can be used as a comparison tool. The article is continously updated to be as relevant […]
If you use watermarks in your images: in this video Phlearn’s Aaron Nace show a simple way to create a custom brush that will effectively take care of your watermarking needs, and offer a few tips on how to apply it so that it doesn’t outright ruin your images.
In the second episode of “Ski Photography 101”, photographer and director Corey Rich continues to delve into the methodology he has relied on to create dynamic ski and snowboard pictures for over a decade.
Capturing great pictures of skiing and snowboarding is, in some ways, no different than shooting any other action sport. In other ways, however, ski photography is a totally different beast. In this Tech Tip, photographer and director Corey Rich reveals over a decade of wisdom, tips and tricks.