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4:4:4, 4:2:2 and 4:2:0? What is Chroma Subsampling

11/10/2016

Other

4:4:4, 4:2:2 and 4:2:0? What is Chroma Subsampling />
Chroma Subsampling can be a lot to wrap your head around but don’t worry, you’re not alone, which is why we’ve put together this guide to help you get it right every time. read more

The Difference Between F-Stop and T-Stop

11/10/2016

Other

The Difference Between F-Stop and T-Stop />
You have probably heard both F-stop and T-stop values being used when referring to aperture.  Both terms are often confused with each other but their meanings are slightly different. read more

Recommended Course - Learn Wildlife Film Making with Wildeye

11/10/2016

Links / Resources

Recommended Course - Learn Wildlife Film Making with Wildeye />
It’s rare, these days, to watch a wildlife documentary that isn’t littered with stunning clips where time has been stretched or compressed. Time lapse sequences show the slow events of nature that are difficult to appreciate at normal speed, such as the opening of a flower, mushrooms growing, caterpillars eating a leaf or clouds scudding over dramatic scenery, not to mention sunsets an... read more

Rode MiCon Compatibility Table for Lavalier/Pinmic & HS1

11/10/2016

Audio

Rode MiCon Compatibility Table for Lavalier/Pinmic & HS1 />
We have compiled a list of Rode’s various MiCon connectors, and their compatible manufacturer brands and models. This list is continually being updated as new models are released, so please check with Rode for compatibility with the very latest models. read more

7 of the Best DSLR Video Blogs You Should be Reading

11/10/2016

Links / Resources

7 of the Best DSLR Video Blogs You Should be Reading />
We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite DSLR video blogs to help you learn more about DSLR filmmaking. read more

Video Lighting Basics: Intro to 3 Point Lighting

11/10/2016

Lighting

Video Lighting Basics: Intro to 3 Point Lighting />
The standard 3-point lighting technique is something that you’ll learn really quickly if you’re a beginner filmmaker and it’s something that you should always bear in mind when shooting in a studio. read more

Using a Jib – 10 Different Types of Shots Used in the Movies

11/10/2016

Jibs

Using a Jib – 10 Different Types of Shots Used in the Movies />
Crane movements are used to add dramatic effect to a shot especially when used with a dolly movement or other camera technique. In this article, I’m going to take you through some of the different camera movements that can be achieved with the use of a crane. read more

How to Specify a Lanparte DSLR Rig

11/10/2016

Rigs

How to Specify a Lanparte DSLR Rig />
We shot this video to help explain the various parts that make up a Lanparte DSLR rig. Since the video was shot, Lanparte have released a small number of extra accessories, but nothing that would change your rig except the SS-02, which is the latest shoulder pad.  It is similar to the SS-01 but with the capacity to be mounted on a VCT-14 plate. read more

How To Add Extra Features To Your Canon DSLR For Free

11/10/2016

Magic Lantern

How To Add Extra Features To Your Canon DSLR For Free />
How to install "Magic Lantern" firmware on your Canon DSLR in order to add a wide range of extra functions that are not usually available as standard on your camera. read more

DSLR Monitor Buying Guide

11/10/2016

Rigs

DSLR Monitor Buying Guide />
If you’re in the market for a new DSLR field monitor we’ve put together a list of the key features that you need to look out for. read more