Facebook Square Videos in Adobe Premiere Pro

How do you create a square video project in Adobe Premiere Pro? If you're a videographer who is also a digital marketer like me, then you've probably made (or attempted to make) square videos for Instagram, Facebook or other such platforms. If you haven't done it before and would really like to make your first … Continue reading Facebook Square Videos in Adobe Premiere Pro

How to Give a GIF

Hey! GIFs are fun. Well, they can be fun if they're done right. Not saying I'm an expert (I am by no means an expert. Trust me), but I've learned a lot about how looping GIFs can enhance a digital interaction. The very fact it can loop infinitely gives you an interesting platform photos and videos cannot offer. … Continue reading How to Give a GIF

Panasonic DVX200 4K Camera

I'm always interested in new cameras and the Panasonic DVX200 is no exception. I think they're putting an amazing product with cinema style 4k into a price range that most documentary and indi film makers and obtain. With a Micro 4/3 sensor you're getting some amazing footage. Check out this review from Holdan Limited.

Formats, Codecs, Bit Rates and Rendering Videos

So. You've shot and edited your video. Now what? How do you get your masterpiece out of your editing timeline and into the world? Exporting video is one of the most complex tasks in the video world when you don't know what you're doing. There are literally tens of thousands of different combinations that play into how a video … Continue reading Formats, Codecs, Bit Rates and Rendering Videos

Will 4K Entice You to Buy a Camcorder Again?

Camcorder. You remember how you looked while holding these things? Like an arm wrestler about to face an opponent. For those of you who used VHS and Hi-8 tapes the word "camcorder" brings up slightly larger camera models...like the boxy thing shown above. I've used both and I'm glad to say they have been phased … Continue reading Will 4K Entice You to Buy a Camcorder Again?

Canon Rep Reflects on Creation of DSLR Video

Pure gold. If you know anything about Canon DSLR Video and have been keeping up with their new releases...I just about died laughing at this. It will go way over the head of non-DSLR video shooters, but it's comic genius for those of us who know what he's talking about. Enjoy!

The Phantom Editors

The best edit is an edit you don't see. When watching a movie you don't want to notice the editor's choices of camera angles you want to be engrossed in a story. A well told story doesn't need to be flashy, it needs to be seamless. These world class film editors speak on their experience … Continue reading The Phantom Editors

New Epic Marching Band Promo Video

In a previous post I showed the removal of a fly on my camera lens during a shot of the marching band at Stevenson. Here is the technical aspects of the video for those interested. It uses football halftime show and parade footage I captured on a Canon 60D with a Sigma 10-20mm lens mounted … Continue reading New Epic Marching Band Promo Video

Camera DSLR Shutter Action in Super Slow Motion

This is simply amazing to see. It's a process that so many photographers take for granted. The Slow Mo Guys made a video showing how the shutter and mirror retraction occur in a typical DSLR camera. This particular experiment used a Canon 7D which is their go-to camera for filming non-slow-motion footage. Another thing they … Continue reading Camera DSLR Shutter Action in Super Slow Motion