As readers of this site know I love Steadicam. I've used them on a number of occasions as well as doing a Tiffen course. But I've never got around to actually buying one. Until now...
The video industry falls out of love with the DSLR
Recently I shot this little promo for Bliss Stick Kayaks giving an introduction to their boats and to alert people to the fact that they were now available in the UK.
Yes, that's right, after all I have said in the past I have bought a video capable DSLR, but I still stand by everything I have said.
An interview with filmmaker Anson Fogel about his ambitious kayaking documentary, WildWater, that was shot on a Red One.
I attend a Steadicam course run by Tiffen at BBC's Wood Norton.
Many videomakers are aware of royalty free Stock Footage websites such as iStockPhoto that allow artists to sell their footage at commission rates of varying degrees. I decided to take a look at the reality of making money through these systems.
A lot of concern seems to sweep various forums about the rolling shutter issue on the XDCAM EX and other CMOS cameras. I take a short look at the issue.
NAB SHMAB. Get some equipment that really matters.
The tapeless acquisition movement continues unabated, and purchasing decisions are becoming harder. Here is a current overview of all the tapeless acquisition systems available either now, or in the coming months.