by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 06/17/2022
Wedding season is upon us! Whether you are a wedding photographer, videographer, or the one getting married, the question of livestreaming the event has probably come up. Keeping in touch with distant relatives via video calls is now much easier and sometimes you want to invite people to the big day who just can’t make the trip. If you want to learn how to livestream a wedding using Sony cameras, follow along for a few different options, ranging from simple to professional. The Core Accessories Before we get started, we are assuming you want
0 Views ·Posted 08/25/2021
Throughout the history of modern recording, Tascam has been there for countless consumers and professionals alike—and now the company has something sure to ignite in our modern digital age: the Tascam Mixcast 4, a tabletop mixer and recorder geared for the podcasting space. With sound effects, independent headphone outputs, and remote guest support via mix-minus functionality, the Mixcast 4 is perfect for multi-person panel podcasts
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 07/16/2021
Free your computer-based recording or livestreaming rig from the constraints of cables and complicated setup with the Convergent Design Erika, a USB wireless microphone system that's ultracompact, extremely simple, and cost effective, making it ideal for content creators, podcasters, mobile journalists, and educators, as well as corporate meeting hosts and participants. Available as a complete system in one-, two-, and four-person setups, or as individual
by Jill Waterman ·Posted 03/18/2021
The past year has been particularly challenging for creatives whose work involves collaborative production shoots, the logistics of which almost always defy the concept of social distance. Philadelphia-area photographer/director Chris Crisman experienced this dilemma firsthand last March, as the projects he was up for began to fizzle. “We had a bunch of things on the fence right when the rumblings about COVID were starting,” he explains. “I was just hyper, and thinking, ‘Oh my gosh, what are we going to do? Given what might be happening, how
by Ronald Francis ·Posted 11/25/2020
The Canon EOS C70 Cinema Camera, with Canon’s recently developed RF lens mount, is designed with a comprehensive feature set suitable for virtually all types of projects and venues, notably the online education market. Canon EOS C70 Its features include Dual Gain Output (DGO), auto ISO and auto gain, unlimited recording, vertical
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 11/16/2020
If you’ve gotten this far without having to use Zoom, Teams, Facebook, Skype, or another video conferencing platform, you are one of the few these days. But if you have been using the popular video conferencing platform (or one of them) for meetings, performances, or education, how good do you feel about your presentation? Are you happy with your look online, or do you feel the webcam is not representing how you really want to present yourself? Can the other participants hear you clearly? Let’s go over a few ways you can improve the look and
0 Views ·Posted 10/26/2020
The lofty legend of the Shure SM7B microphone has been reincarnated for the digital age of podcasting, livestreaming, gamecasting, and home recording in the form of the new Shure MV7 (available in a traditional black hue or a striking silver finish), featuring XLR and digital USB outputs, as well as embedded tech for instantly polished sonic
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 10/20/2020
Add a new video switcher to your live event or livestream with the V-1HD+ Compact Video Switcher, just released by Roland. The V-1HD+ is a significant upgrade from its predecessor the V-1HD, adding numerous features such as an updated 14-channel pro audio mixer, additional tactile knobs and buttons, four-layer effects for graphics and social media, eight
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 10/19/2020
To meet the recent demands of remote video operations for high-quality education, broadcast, virtual set, corporate, vlogging, livestreaming, and house of worship communication, Panasonic has released the new 4K NDI Pro 12G-SDI/HDMI PTZ camera. This versatile, full-featured PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) camera comes in black or white models
by Steven Wong ·Posted 09/30/2020
With laptops made by companies such as Lenovo, Razer, and ASUS, you can have portability and performance to play, record, and livestream games and other content on the go. Whether you’re gaming or creating
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 07/14/2020
If you’ve got your mind set on building your PTZ network but you’re not sure what that will—or should—look like, we’ve got a few diagram examples of how different components work together on a PTZ network. Starting with a single-camera setup, then working forward with multi-camera, then adding components such as encoders, video switches, controllers, and software, we’ll walk through a few basic configurations to help take the complexity out of your setup. Single PTZ Camera to IP Network The single-camera setup is the simplest to start building
0 Views ·Posted 06/19/2020
Doug shows you how achieve a high-quality livestreaming setup with this gear guide. He covers lighting, audio interfaces, green screens, Open Broadcast Software (OBS), and more.
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 06/19/2020
Since we're living in a time of enhanced remote communication, let’s talk a bit about upgrading your video camera and streaming options to optimize your organization's message, and break down all the equipment you’ll need to visualize and automate your environment. One of the most efficient options for automating, consolidating, and broadcasting video to remote viewers is the PTZ camera. The letters PTZ stand for “Pan, Tilt, Zoom,” which are the basic mechanical functions of these cameras. The acronym “PTZ” has now become synonymous with the
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 06/15/2020
Whether you want a professional look for your livestreams or simply to look better during your next video chat, one of the best options is to use a dedicated camera with excellent video specs—such as your Olympus Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera. Now that Olympus has launched the OM-D Webcam Beta you can get these advantages without much effort. A few key accessories can help
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 06/11/2020
By this point, I'm sure nearly everyone has joined more video calls or meetings than they can count. For better or worse, it seems that even if our lives start to return to "normal," the idea of video conferencing and livestreaming will remain just as strong. Now, you might be wondering how to use a current camera (or future one) for streaming or even just how to upgrade from your device's built-in webcam. You have come to the right place to learn how to stream from just about any modern camera. Option 1 (Best Quality): Clean HDMI or SDI