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.
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.
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!
Whether you’re a full-time filmmaker or YouTuber, the Hollyland Mars 400S Wireless Video Transmission System is a welcome addition during a video production. This portable transmitter/receiver allows flexibility on set, because it is able to transmit to up to four mobile devices over built-in Wi-Fi. Features include: bright, easy-to-read OLED screen, 1080p 60 fps video transmission over HDMI and SDI, access to HollyView App,
In this video, AB breaks down the five basic elements of film sound: dialogue, background or ambient sound, sound effects, Foley, and music. Did you know that most of the movies and shows you watch contain sound that wasn't recorded at the time of the shoot? Learn these and other interesting facts about filmmaking by clicking into our Audio for Video Series. Questions or comments? Send them to us just below, in the Comments section.
Maria gives an at-home stop-motion tutorial for beginners, using her camera, Adobe Premiere, and lots of candy! Don't feel limited by gear, though; you can achieve similar results using something as simple as a cell phone and the editing software of your choice. Have fun and share your experiences in the Comments section below.
Also check out these other At-Home videos for more ways to help you stay creative at home.
Want to know the difference between a vectorscope and histogram, or how focus peaking works? Doug uses the Atomos Shinobi to show how to use a field monitor during a video production.
1,102 Views· Posted 11/21/2019
Take your videos to the next level with this introduction to camera movement for cinematic video. Jake shows you some basic filming techniques, as well as equipment!
383 Views· Posted 08/22/2019
Panasonic just announced the new S1H full-frame mirrorless camera, its video-centric follow-up to the S1 and S1R, so we decided to try it on a commercial video shoot. We filmed at Frames Bowling, in New York City, with mostly available light, testing the camera’s low-light capabilities, as well as 6K and 4K video modes. We run through some of the features, as well as compatible lenses and accessories, to put together a
295 Views· Posted 08/16/2019
Walkie-talkies are a staple on film sets, and it's important that you know the rules and jargon so you don't get lost on your first day. In this video, we cover the basics of how to use the walkie, as well as some common references you'll hear on set.
Want to learn more about film set lingo? Click here.
1,527 Views· Posted 08/07/2019
The movie business has a long history of giving unique nicknames and phrases to everyday tasks. In this video, Jake Estes takes a look at some of the more common ones you may come across on your first film set. Do you have a favorite film set word or phrase? Let us know in the Comments section!
184 Views· Posted 01/25/2019
Meet Maria Perez, a gifted storyteller, documentarian, and filmmaker, who’s also a valued member of the B&H Social Media team. Maria’s motivation for filmmaking lies partly in the opportunity to impact people’s lives and affect change—an impetus that guides her both at B&H and while working on her own projects. Watch the complete video to hear Maria’s thoughts on filmmaking and be sure to check out our deep catalog of instructional and informative videos at BandH.com. To read more about
28,155 Views· Posted 01/15/2019
Doug from B&H checks out Sony’s latest APS-C camera, the a6400. With features like 24.2 megapixels, 4K @ 30fps, the world’s fastest autofocus system (at .02 seconds), and the same color processing and tech from other models like the a9 and a7RIII, the a6400 is a powerful mirrorless camera for all your shooting needs. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other
394 Views· Posted 10/31/2018
In this video, Jake Estes, from B&H, shares seven tips on making an effective horror film. From costumes and makeup to location and lighting, watch the video to learn some useful techniques for pulling off a successful horror production. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.com.