by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 11/20/2023
Add a powerful new LED spotlight to your stage or studio kit with the Evoke 2400B Bicolor LED Spotlight, just announced by Nanlux. Make your subjects stand out with ample brightness, accurate color and skin tone, and precise control. The base light comes with a 45° reflector and remote controller, and just released with it is a
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Pre-production is a crucial step in filmmaking that ensures your creative vision is captured on set. In this video, Jabari Holder, Doug Guerra, and Gabriel Richards talk about how their pre-production process affected their short film shoot and post-production. 0:00 - Today's Film Shoot 2:17 - ARRI Alexa 35 4:50 - Lenses & Accessories 8:17 - Lighting 9:36 - Audio 10:35 - Video Shoot 14:49 - Video Editing 16:40 - Audio Editing 18:13 - Final Film 20:51 - Final Thoughts What does your pre-production process look like? Let us know in the
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 11/10/2023
Right before the holidays, Sony decided to make a big splash with the reveal of the a9 III. This claims the title of world’s first mirrorless camera with a global shutter—and it does it in a big way. It’s a lightning-fast, full-frame camera that has the potential to revolutionize the industry. Sony also officially released the
by Bruno Derlin ·Posted 11/09/2023
Power, versatility, and sleek design are all synonymous with four new LED panels just announced by Nanlite: The bi-color PavoSlim 60B and 120B and the RGBWW PavoSlim 60C
0 Views ·Posted 11/06/2023
Capture and create photos in unique ways with light painting. In this video, Susan Magnano teaches you to use the night as your canvas and make your photos shine, whether you're photographing an urban scene or desert landscape. 0:00 - Introduction 1:19 - The Unicorn Photo 4:03 - The Magic of Night Photography 6:11 - Light Painting 6:53 - ABC's of Light Painting 18:50 - Behind the Scenes 33:50 - Building a Photo 45:40 - Final Thoughts 46:46 - Recap Are you a fan of light painting? Have you ever tried it? Share your thoughts and experiences in
0 Views ·Posted 11/02/2023
COLBOR's CL60R offers powerful features in an affordable package! Nick Brigadier runs down the specs on this COB LED monolight. 0:00 - Introduction 0:28 - Main Specs 1:21 - Physical Specs and Power 2:43 - COLBOR Studio App 3:19 - Final Thoughts What do you think of this COB LED monolight? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
by Alexandra Ibarra ·Posted 11/14/2023
Although capturing the perfect photo is an art, many photographers these days are curious about the world of video. If you're thinking about exploring videography and adding motion to your storytelling tool kit, this guide is for you. We'll help you shift from snapping still shots to creating engaging videos, using the skills you already have. Moving from photography to videography introduces a few key changes. First, unlike photography, which captures a single moment, videography is about the passage of time, showing change and progression.
0 Views ·Posted 10/13/2023
Looking to add video to your podcast? Gabe Richards shares tips and gear suggestions for a variety of setups and people, such as those not comfortable being on camera, those using smartphones, those looking for a budget-friendly camera, and more. 0:00 - Introduction 1:05 - Video Alternatives 2:35 - Lighting and Set Design Ideas 4:49 - Smartphone Cameras and Webcams 6:29 - Beginner Cameras 8:11 - Video Capture Cards 9:10 - Editing, Briefly 11:18 - Multi-Camera Setup 12:30 - Final Thoughts Will you be adding a video component to your podcast?
by Matthew Cohen ·Posted 10/20/2023
There’s no denying that LED lights have all but replaced traditional lighting fixtures in most shooting environments, from home videos to multi-million-dollar multiplex sensations. As LED technology gets more and more indistinguishable from incandescent and HMI sources, it has become a bit overwhelming to keep up with all the notable innovations achieved by a variety of leading manufacturers. The first half of 2023 has been filled with exciting releases, including professional-grade lights for fledgling filmmakers and content creators, massive
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Celebrity and music photographer Jeremy Saffer shares his top five tips for band photo shoots. From directing to lighting to camera settings, you’ll learn what you need to take great photos of musicians. 0:00 - Introduction 0:16 - Tip 1 1:40 - Tip 2 3:19 - Tip 3 4:32 - Tip 4 6:29 - Tip 5 Do you have any tips of your own to share? Do so in the Comments section, below.
by Trevor Collins ·Posted 09/19/2023
2023 has been an exciting year for Logitech. Following its acquisition of the popular audio equipment brand Blue Microphones, Logitech is rolling out several new products in the Logitech G line of gaming devices. With three new microphones and two new lighting rigs, all built around the modern gamer, Twitch streamer, and content creator, fans of Logitech and the former Blue Microphones have a lot to which they can look forward. Yeti Orb First up is the
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 09/15/2023
If you haven't gotten your fill of new products after last week's Bild Expo—and there was a cornucopia of news—then we have another exciting week for you. In the leadup to IBC, which opens today in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, we will be sharing multiple announcements with a good mix of photo and cinema products. IBC 2023 starts on Friday, September 15, 2023, in Amsterdam. Stay tuned for announcements of new gear for film and TV production. Perhaps the biggest news is the launch of the
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 09/13/2023
Add super-versatile, top-of-the-line fixtures to your lighting setup using ARRI's new SkyPanel X series. Debuting at IBC 2023, the SkyPanel X produces a unique round beam from an LED panel and functions as a native soft light and a native hard light. Each weatherproof 2x1 LED panel can be linked seamlessly in a modular system where multiple heads work and are controlled as one light.
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Didn't get a chance to attend our Bild Expo 2023? No problem! Nick Brigadier takes you on a tour of the show floor for a look at the latest gear—some of which was announced the day of Bild. 0:00 - Introduction 0:40 - Cooke Lenses 1:06 - GoPro HERO12 Black 2:05 - Leica 2:47 - Sony a7C II & a7CR 3:42 - Angenieux 4:38 - DJI Osmo Action 4 5:30 - Hasselblad XCD 4/28P 5:53 - RØDE Wireless GO II 7:01 - Zoom R4 MultiTrak Recorder 7:47 - SmallRig 9:10 - DZOFIlm 10:02 - Tamron 10:58 - Nanlite 11:40 - Nanuk 12:33 - Thank You for Watching! In
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 09/12/2023
What a week! The first Bild Expo just wrapped up here in New York City and it was a blast. There were presentations from more than 60 speakers, more than 130 exhibitors in the gear expo, numerous hands-on demos, and a long list of specials. Besides the show, B&H also took this time to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. There's a lot going on here at B&H and, of course, this means there is a great deal of new