Videography

All About Videography, From Making Home Movies to Documentaries and Creative Films

Enhance your videography skills and learn more about resolutions, frame rates, codecs, compression and other important video topics. Discover the nuances of color grading, syncing audio, storage workflows, and more. We review the best cameras and lenses for the job, including for online streaming content. Get inspired by working videographers who have shared their experiences on set.

Ultimate AquaTech Underwater Compatibility Guide for Camera and Lens Rentals

Photography, Underwater Video and Photography, Videography • 2 Comments

Underwater housings for cameras, lenses, and flashes allow you to shoot photos and video up to 33' underwater. So whether you're doing...

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7 Best External Camera Monitors: How to Choose Yours

Videography • 2 Comments

External recording monitors are essential tools for analyzing composition, color, exposure, and for backing up your footage. Here are a few...

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Anamorphic Lenses: What are They and When to Use Them

Cinema Lenses, Photography, Videography • One Comment

Historically, anamorphic lenses have been used almost entirely by cinema filmmakers. But is there room in your kit for an anamorphic lens?...

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A Guide to Aspect Ratios in Film

Videography

An aspect ratio is simply the ratio of how wide an image is to how tall that image is. There are various aspect ratios used in film. How do...

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9 Best Cameras for Live Streaming in 2021

Photography, Streaming & Vlogging, Videography • 5 Comments

While live streaming video has been around for a number of years, it became more mainstream in 2020 as people were forced to stay at home....

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My 5 Favorite Lenses for New Canon DSLR Videographers

Canon, Videography • One Comment

If you're a new Canon DSLR videographer and you're overwhelmed by the lens choices out there, check out my top 5 favorite lenses for video!...

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The 13 Best Cameras for YouTube Videos

Gear Reviews, Streaming & Vlogging, Videography • 106 Comments

There are many types of vlogs out there but they all have one thing in common: a good camera. You must consider things like budget,...

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Introduction to B-Roll Footage for Professional Looking Videos

Video Editing, Videography

This is your beginner's guide to b-roll footage. What is it? How is it used? Plus, tips on how to organize your files....

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Common Video File Formats, Codecs, and Containers in 2020

4K Cameras, Videography • 6 Comments

What is MP4? What’s the difference between H.264 and DivX? Find out what video file codecs and containers are, plus discover 10 common...

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How to Edit Video for Beginners: An Introduction

Video Editing, Videography • 51 Comments

Editing video is more accessible to amateurs thanks to the availability of free software and the sharing of information on the web. We...

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