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Shooting Video? Always Look for the Focus Assist Option
Panascout | A Great App for Location Scouting
Long Exposure Time-lapse Essentials
The Game of Baseball – As Told by Time-lapse
Getting the Best Shot- Exposure
Shooting Timelapse? Look for Movement in the Shot
Setting Up Your Camera to Shoot Video
I’ve Never Watched a Video That Couldn’t Benefit From Being Shorter
The Ultimate Camera Support Rail
Film Noir Portraits ~ Pictures and techniques
Writing a Video Treatment
Essential Questions to Ask at the Beginning of a Video Project

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Getting the Best Shot- Exposure

[vimeo 79017614 w=A] When it comes to properly exposing the shot, you need to understand exposure. In this video, I shoot in manual mode and show you how to get a properly exposed video shot. This knowledge also translates seamlessly

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Setting Up Your Camera to Shoot Video

Have you ever wondered exactly which settings to choose to get the best video out of your DSLR or mirror less camera? In this video, I walk you through step by step and show you on cameras from Canon, Nikon,

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The Ultimate Camera Support Rail

Features The clamps are a safe way to attach any camera with an Arca-Swiss style plate. The rail has a built-in bubble level to get a straight shot. The clamps can be repositioned side to side. The center cameras can

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Film Noir Portraits ~ Pictures and techniques

Just for fun… In my last post I showed my Hollywood portrait lighting style using just hard light from fresnel spotlights. The post before that featured two point lighting on the street using Speedlights. Now I’ve combined two point lighting

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Writing a Video Treatment

When creating a video project (particularly for a client), one of the best of the things you can create is a treatment. The treatment is considered a standard part of the development cycle for most film and television productions. The

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What’s That Video Shot Called?

Thanks to Vanelli and Meghan Ryan-Harrington for the Behind the Scenes shots. When shooting a video project, there is a need to typically get multiple shots (or angles) of the same scene. In modern productions, viewers aren’t content to watch

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10 Quick Tripod Tips

To inspire you to get the most out of your tripod, I’ve collected 10 quick tips. Some of these belong to Scott Bourne while others are mine. I hope they help you make better photos. Make transitions easy. Invest in

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The linear expression in After Effects

The linear expression in After Effects is extremely useful. Use it to relate an input to an output value based on proportions. The linear expression is written: linear(var, varmin, varmax, value1, value2); You choose a variable and denote the minimum

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Making perfect wall prints: Exposure

The following is an excerpt from Xpozer’s “Photo Editing for the Perfect Wall Print” eBook. Check out their Picture-Perfect Print Pack and get your copy today! Now that your colors are in balance, you can add more depth to your photo,

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Treat every photograph like it’s beautiful

We all have our own definitions of beauty. The color red may be bold, beautiful, and invigorating to some, while to others it has a different meaning, feeling, or emotion (or lacks one if you are colorblind). A grungy, rundown

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Lightroom tip: Use tone curve instead of S-curves

One of the things that photographers first learn in photo editing is the using the S-curve. This technique using the Curves command in Photoshop is actually a powerful tool for tweaking the brightness, contrast, and colors of your photos. It

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