Want to create pro quality lighting for your videos, but don't have thousands of dollars to spend on expensive video lights? In this video, our friends over at ShareGrid demonstrate how to professionally light a model with some work lights, a bit of poster board and even a shower curtain.
Articles tagged "video-technique"
videoJul 8, 2018 at 13:00
There's an old axiom in filmmaking which states that an audience will forgive a poor quality picture, but not poor quality sound. This week, Chris and Jordan bring in an audio pro to demonstrate why a cheap microphone positioned correctly will outperform an expensive model placed incorrectly.
May 27, 2018 at 13:00
This week, Chris and Jordan take a break from gear reviews to discuss things you should know to get proper exposure when shooting video. Get some practical tips and learn about Chris and Jordan's exposure square... or is that an exposure trapezoid? Tune in to find out.
videoFeb 14, 2018 at 14:00
With video-centric cameras like the Panasonic GH5S in the office, it seemed high time to learn how to shoot with a gimbal. After a struggle up the learning curve, DPR staffer has found some sort of equilibrium.
Feb 9, 2018 at 14:00
Have you toyed with the idea of shooting Log video on your DJI drone using DJI's D-Log picture profile? If so, here's a quick tutorial covering the basics.
videoJun 19, 2017 at 20:32
It takes a highly-skilled drone operator to execute a video like this in one take.
videoJun 16, 2017 at 09:00
This how-to video explains everything you need to know to execute the perfect pan.
videoJun 14, 2017 at 14:15
The dolly zoom was made famous by Alfred Hitchcock, and has been used in films like Jaws and Goodfellas. What is it, and how does it work?
videoMay 3, 2017 at 17:07
New video series covers all the basics you need to know to capture great audio, covering everything from boom poles to lavalier mics, and how to hide a microphone in a plant.
If you've been shopping for a camera recently you've probably seen the term '4K video' plastered on shop displays and even written on the labels stuck on the front of products. 4K is a new video format that offers considerably higher resolution than standard HD, and even if you're not someone who's particularly interested in shooting video, you shouldn't completely ignore 4K. We've put together an article explaining why. Read more
videoDec 2, 2014 at 18:30
A multimedia journalist by trade, Tim Matsui's still photography projects have taken him from native Alaskan villages to Brazilian Air Force training facilities. Matsui shares with us his journey in creating his latest documentary work, from its beginnings in still photography to the adaptations he made to turn it into a video production. Learn more about his work on 'The Long Night,' a documentary debuting this week that looks into human trafficking in Seattle. Read our Q&A
So modern digital video cameras are so good at high ISO sensitivities that you don't need to use lights? Experienced director and camera operator Evan Pugh argues that the truth is quite the opposite. Here's his quick guide to lighting for DSLR video.
Read this beginner's guide to HD video for an overview of the technology used in the latest generation of HD DSLRs and compact cameras. We also explain the differences to digital camcorders and give you shooting style, focus and exposure advice.
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