Filmmaking

0 Views ·Posted 05/25/2022
Pro content creator Lea Motion shares her tips on how to create better stop-motion videos, such as what gear, filming, and editing software to use. Whether you're using a camera or your smartphone, these tips will help you improve your stop-motion videos. Have you made your own stop-motion videos? Stop moving and share your tips in the Comments section, below!
0 Views ·Posted 05/12/2022
In this B&H video, we share 10 camera movements that will level up your next film or video! You'll learn how to achieve these moves in-camera, whether handheld or with a gimbal. Remember, use these techniques only when the story calls for it! Which of these shots are you looking to try? Let us in on the plan, in the Comments section, below.
by Jill Waterman ·Posted 05/09/2022
How does one begin to reconcile the unspoken sacrifices a mother makes to build her children a better life? For photographer, filmmaker, and experimental storyteller Diana Markosian, the key to understanding such mysteries of her childhood was through recasting long unexplained events in a monumental art project told through an embedded narrative—a nested story to honor her mother’s sacrifice. Photographs © Diana Markosian Above photograph: The Arrival, 2019, from Santa Barbara (Aperture, 2020) Markosian was born in Moscow, in 1989, to
0 Views ·Posted 03/25/2022
Jason Vong shares five tips on how to take better smartphone videos. Whether you’re filming with an iPhone, Sony Xperia, or other mobile phone, you, too, can take cinematic video! What are your thoughts on filming with a smartphone? Let us know your thoughts in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 11/22/2021
Watch this video if you want to learn how to capture cinematic drone footage! Join Matt Zefi as he captures the beautiful fall colors with the DJI Air 2S and shares his 10 tips for drone filming that will level up your aerial videos, including drone moves, camera settings, and more. Do you have any tips or techniques of your own to share? Post them in the Comments section!
0 Views ·Posted 11/06/2021
Vertical filmmaker @Benjamin Brandon debunks five audio myths most video creators believe, whether you're making a YouTube video or documentary. Brandon breaks down the truth of the importance of sound for video, how to improve audio quality, what audio gear to buy—and more! To learn more about how to record audio for video, click here. Sponsored by JOBY
0 Views ·Posted 10/16/2021
For the last ten years, Timothy Wolfer has been traveling the world working on stories of humanitarian aid and migration. During his talk, he shares some of the tips and tricks he has learned for flying with camera gear internationally, as well as some of his travel filmmaking tips. Are you a jet-hopping photographer? What are some of your tips for flying with gear? Share them in the Comments section, below.
0 Views ·Posted 08/28/2021
Sony Artisan of Imagery Tony Gale gives you a crash course on how to make videos with a camera or smartphone. Topics include his comprehensive gear list, filmmaking techniques, audio tips, and more. Join us in conversation in the Comments section, below. What are your favorite tips? Which of this gear would you add to your video setup? Have we missed anything? Sponsored by Manfrotto, Lowepro, JOBY, Lastolite, and Syrp
0 Views ·Posted 05/29/2021
In this B&H Online Video, Jenny Alice discusses how she remains motivated as a freelance videographer. Freelancing and running your own business can be difficult, but Alice shares the ways that she finds new clients and stays creative during difficult times. Are you a freelancer? What are some of the strategies you use to stay afloat in lean times? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
by Jill Waterman ·Posted 04/24/2021
Welcome to the world of Steve Giralt, where speeding matter, splashing fluids, and powerful lights converge under millisecond timelines to crystallize as iconic advertising campaigns. In his remarkable transition from advertising photographer to visual engineer, Giralt has concocted a secret sauce that fuses elaborate technical feats with an irresistible element of play. That, and his constant passion for bigger challenges ahead, leads us to welcome him as our next B&H Creator of the Week. By means of introduction, we recently asked
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 04/15/2021
Here at B&H Photo, we are privileged to share with you the announcement of the HeadPLUS v2 pan and tilt head, HeadPLUS PRO v2 pan and tilt head, and FocusPLUS PRO focus motor, three new filmmaking tools from the innovators at
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 04/16/2021
MuxLab has announced its Multi-Camera Live Broadcast Streaming Solution, for use in education, conferences, and houses of worship. This easy-to-use, all-in-one solution provides a 1080p HD PTZ camera with 12x optical and 16x digital zoom, a wireless lavalier microphone, a four-input switcher, an AV-over-IP transmitter, and power supplies. The system is ready to go—just hook it up to your network, put the lav on your main
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 12/14/2020
Shopping for a filmmaker can be difficult. Equipment tends to be so specific and personal, that getting the right piece of gear to go with what they already have can make anyone frustrated with the holidays—but not to worry! The list below contains suggestions that will suit the needs, and even the fantasies, of pretty much anyone in the filmmaking field, no matter what their role or how long they've been working. So, if you are buying for someone else, or yourself, here are 10 last-minute gifts that would be ideal for filmmakers. 1. Slates
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 11/24/2020
Expand your online impact by shooting your vlogs, livestreams, YouTube videos, and social media posts with new RØDE Vlogger Kits, complete packages designed specifically for hassle-free, high-quality audio and video recording to any smartphone. Get the Universal Kit for 3.5mm-equipped mobile phones, the iOS Edition for
by Jill Waterman ·Posted 07/31/2020
Sidney Baker-Green was still in high school when he first embarked on his creative journey as a wedding photographer and content creator, which now spans still photography and filmmaking. Over the past seven years, he has shared a wide variety of image-making adventures, gear reviews, business advice, and tech tips with a growing audience on social media, leading us to invite him to collaborate as a B&H Creator of the Week. By means of introduction, we recently asked Baker-Green to respond to a