What does it mean that Cisco has closed down their Flip video unit? It’s clearly doesn’t mean that video as a web entertainment is shrinking in any way. In fact, it’s a sign of growth: the market has outpaced and run …(Read the rest)
If you watch professionally shot film, you’ll be surprised how often the camera stays still. Practice keeping the camera locked. That way the action in the frame becomes the most important thing.
From How to Shoot Video that Doesn’t Suck, Page 111: You gotta walk before you run, and in video, you gotta learn how to compose a shot before you start waving the camera around. Film is motion, but motion doesn’t always mean …(Read the rest)
People love to worry about equipment, as if the right camera will take a more interesting video than the wrong camera. It won’t. You can shoot a great movie on your cell phone, and a bad one on an IMAX rig.
Manufacturers release a new video camera every 27 seconds and everyone’s needs are different. Rather than recommend cameras, let’s list the questions you should ask yourself when shopping: