5 Inexpensive and Clever Microphone Mounts For Video
Caleb Pike, from DSLR Video Shooter, shows us ‘5 Handy and Creative Ways to Mount a Microphone.’
The Making of a New Bio-Doc: USAF Thunderbirds Official Photographer
We speak to San Francisco based photographer and cinematographer, Jaron Schnieder about his new mini bio-doc/BTS shoot with Sergeant Reid who is the official photographer for the Thunderbirds (the US Air Force’s aerial display team).
How to Shoot and Edit your Own Video For Online Viewing
We constantly receive many questions about how we shoot and produce our own videos (which you can find on our Youtube channel). Caleb Pike runs DSLR Video Shooter, one of my favorite resources for DSLR video production, and he just released this really well done video on how he produces his shows.
Rode & Tascam Announce Budget DSLR Microphones
As more and more people start to use their DSLR cameras for video as well as still the need rises for quality audio. Your on camera microphone may get you usable audio an a few situations, but 9 times out of 10 it will be completely useless for professional uses. This means that in order to get the most out of the video from your DSLR you will need to purchase some sort of external microphone.
Budget DSLR Video Tip: Using Old Canon FD Lenses On Your Digital SLR
Did you know that you can save a ton of money and grow your video lens collection by buying old Canon FD lenses? You can find these for very cheap, I just saw a 50mm F/1.4 for under $100, that is a huge savings over the current Canon 50mm f/1.4 at around $400. The catch is that these old FD lenses require an adapter to use with your Digital SLR and they are manual focus only.
3 Quick Tips On Lens Whacking
Lens Whacking is an interesting technique for capturing video by which you actually disconnect your lens and move it around while recording the video. It creates a very unique look and a very distinctive – almost dreamy – style to the video captured using this method.
Do You Need a Shoulder Rig for Your DSLR Video?
Shoulder Rigs are one of those pieces of equipment that are very polarizing in a specific field, there are people that swear up and down that they are great and then there are people that prefer other things instead. I sort of fall in the middle, and I wanted to talk a little bit about it.
MyMyk, A New Rode Mic Challenger
It is no secret that the key to good video project is great audio, and Rode has enjoyed its position as the “go to” microphone system for DSLR video shooters for quite some time now. But now a new competitor, MyMyk, has surfaced and is hoping to carve out some of Rode’s market share.