Video

Sequencing Shots to Tell a Video Story

As a photographer, youre likely used to using to capture several shots. You capture them to have options… bracketing to cover the exposure range, or shoting safety shots to ensure

Photographing Couples With Just One Lens

In my previous post I showed how I capture love. Those tight passionate shots only make up a part of my engagement shoots. Here is the detail of my pre-wedding

DSLR Video, Terry White, and Matt Kloskowski — Photofocus Podcast 10/5/13

This week’s show is a triple feature… we tackle three areas of the photo industry that are hot topics. First up, Scott Bourne interviews Rich Harrington about how to get started in DSLR video. Rich Harrington then takes the microphone and talks to Terry White from Adobe about changes at Adobe as well as Terry’s photography. Our third segment, Melissa Niu interviews Matt Kloskowski of Kelby Training to find out about how the photo industry is evolving.

Is it Okay to Buy Used Lenses?

As I build out my camera kit, I find myself wanting to expand my options. There is absolutely nothing wrong with using used lenses. With a few caveats… Buy them

Why Use a GoPro Camera for Video

A popular camera that I like to keep in my back is the GoPro Hero3. While I don’t use it as my primary camera, I find it helpful lots of

Unboxing the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

This continues our look at the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. Make sure you check out Scott’s interview with Blackmagic Design. In this post, I literally unwrap the camera for the

Grip Gear & Safety

When shooting, there will be times when rigging a camera can become necessary. Perhaps its to get a great shot from a difficult angle or because the camera needs to

CUBA – Lost in Time

I had a great short film pass across my Facebook stream. With vibrant colors and classic editing pace, filmmaker shows his footage from a recent trip to Cuba. There are

Beware! Lasers Can Kill Your Camera’s Sensor

A warning to all photographers and filmmakers — concert lasers can damage your very expensive camera sensor permanently! And, there’s some worry about your eyes as well, but I’ll leave that for another discussion.

Mastering the Exposure Triangle

In this detailed tutorial, I walk you through how to control exposure using the exposure triangle. See how shutter speed, ISO, and aperture all play a role in getting the

Meet Scott and Rich at Photoshop World

Are you coming to Photoshop World? Its that time of year again when Photoshop World comes to Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. If you’ll be in town, you can catch

When to Use Manual Focus on Your Camera

While most photographers rely on autofocus (even the pros), sometimes autofocus isn’t the right tool. Perhaps your camera keeps latching onto the wrong object. Or perhaps using the Autofocus assist

Why Edit Video in Adobe Photoshop?

When Adobe unveiled the robust video editing capabilities with Photoshop CS6, the response from many was a simple Why? In some regards this is a legitimate question as for most,