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Mobile Mondays: Simple, effective mobile video with a smartphone rig
Look around and you’ll see tons of people taking video with their smartphones. Many are novice users, some are social...
A color-managed workflow
Whether you’re a videographer or photographer, accurate colors matter. That’s why I use a color-managed workflow with the Datacolor SpyderX...
How often do monitors need to be calibrated?
Once you get over the first hurdle in actually calibrating your monitor for the first time (like me when I...
Experience the NAB trade show from your couch, with great deals from B&H
With the virtual NAB Show Express kicking off on Wednesday, and Post|Production World Online starting Sunday, now's a great time...
Talking the OneR modular action camera with Insta360
At WPPI 2020 in Las Vegas, Insta360's Katherine Chung talked with me about the company's latest action camera. The OneR...
Green screen on-the-go
A green screen kit is handy for many video projects, but you may not own one because it seems costly...
Balancing the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K on the Crane 3 Lab gimbal
In this video article, I'll show you how I balance a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K with Olympus 12mm f/2.0...
Dual ISO basics shooting with BRAW
In this article, I'm going to talk about the dual ISO capability of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMPCC...
Exposing for skin tones on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K using Blackmagic RAW
When I'm capturing video of people, a primary concern is getting the skin tones exposed correctly. When working with the...
Hard drive management for creative pros: What’s in a hard drive?
We store our digital lives on hard drives for the most part. This series of articles covers everything you want...
Caging the illusive Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
In this article, I'm going to share with you how I configured my Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K camera using...
A preview of what’s to come for Saramonic Pro Audio Equipment
Over the last two years, I’ve been using my mobile phones to produce an increasing amount of video content. Using...

A color-managed workflow

Whether you’re a videographer or photographer, accurate colors matter. That’s why I use a color-managed workflow with the Datacolor SpyderX Photo Kit. The kit includes the SpyderX Elite monitor calibration device, the SpyderCUBE advanced gray card and the SpyderCHECKR 24

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OneR modular action camera from Insta360

Talking the OneR modular action camera with Insta360

At WPPI 2020 in Las Vegas, Insta360’s Katherine Chung talked with me about the company’s latest action camera. The OneR modular action camera Kevin Ames: Katherine, what’s the latest from Insta360? Katherine Chung: Insta360 just launched the first modular action

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Green screen on-the-go

A green screen kit is handy for many video projects, but you may not own one because it seems costly to purchase or a pain to setup.  I thought the same thing when starting out, but after the expense of

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Dual ISO basics shooting with BRAW

In this article, I’m going to talk about the dual ISO capability of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMPCC 4K) along with the new Blackmagic RAW (BRAW) to get better-exposed video footage. While there is a lot of technical

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OneR modular action camera from Insta360

Talking the OneR modular action camera with Insta360

At WPPI 2020 in Las Vegas, Insta360’s Katherine Chung talked with me about the company’s latest action camera. The OneR modular action camera Kevin Ames: Katherine, what’s the latest from Insta360? Katherine Chung: Insta360 just launched the first modular action

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Green screen on-the-go

A green screen kit is handy for many video projects, but you may not own one because it seems costly to purchase or a pain to setup.  I thought the same thing when starting out, but after the expense of

Read More

Dual ISO basics shooting with BRAW

In this article, I’m going to talk about the dual ISO capability of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMPCC 4K) along with the new Blackmagic RAW (BRAW) to get better-exposed video footage. While there is a lot of technical

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Panasonic’s New Camera: Lumix GH5S

The GH5S is the latest camera from Panasonic, and it’s carving out an interesting niche. It’s not a replacement for the GH5 (which was made available only one year ago), and it’s got a very interesting feature set. I haven’t

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Enter to win a new camera, an education bundle, plus much more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, Xpozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away an educational bundle, with. courses from Joel Grimes and Serge Ramelli. You’ll also get a free one-year membership to ThinkTAP Learn!