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UPDATE November 2013 Mobile video’s growth is astronomical. Today mobile video is not just for watching, creating stories with your tablet and smartphone is changing both creation and distribution. Over the past year Paolo Tosolini and I have been working with folks to get the most from their smart devices.  We are passionate about the possibilities […]

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  advantage of attending an event like the Consumer Electronics Show year-after-year is you gain a wider view of technology. You see “the latest thing” come and go in the span of mere months. You witness proof of concept gadgets that never make it to market, even though the idea seemed sound at the time. And […]

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  Never Stop Practicing If you want to get better at anything you have to practice. That’s especially true when shooting video. Because video storytelling requires both technical acumen and aesthetic awareness it can be very difficult to master. Heck for many it is difficult to even get started. It does get easier, but only […]

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How-To videos The growth of videos on the web that help you do everything from waxing your brows to cooking a pot roast to shooting better videos is strong evidence of world-wide demand. From my personal experience I am always a little humbled when I am at an event on the other side of the […]

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  Be thoughtful in composing your shot. The camera is a tool. The way you use that tool has a profound and direct impact on your audience. The elevation of your camera in relation to your subject, the size of your subject in the frame and the other elements you choose to include in your […]

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  Every video is better when you apply some sort of organizing principal to the video. Think of it as the scaffolding that props up your story. Your principal can be chronological, it can be focusing on just one person, it can be a process, it can be point of view. Find something that you […]

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  Some videographers are very adept at “jiggle cam”… that live-looking vérité video style where the camera follows the unfolding action. If you’re not a pro with the camera the odds are your skills with the technique are limited. I’ve been shooting video and film for 30 years and I’m afraid sometimes I still struggle […]

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Lots of new cameras and accessories rolling out in the past few days. Probably because of Photokina and the push for placement on store shelves during the coming holiday shopping rush. GE is rolling out another Flip-like HD video recorder. They might just stand a chance of grabbing some market share, at least better than […]

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Get Help With Video

There are times when you are working on a project and you just need that one piece of information to get past a roadblock. In the following section you will find a series of articles that will, hopefully, help you find your solution. The How To Section contains extensive tutorials on the most recent releases […]

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