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.

1 Fun Trick for Smooth Panning in Cinematography

Videography • 2 Comments

A low-fi way to achieve smooth panning movements when recording video. Learn how 1 everyday hosehold object can help you get a smooth shot!...

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The Poor Man’s Tilt-Shift: Freelensing Your Way to a Specialty Lens

Photography, Tilt-Shift Video and Photography, Videography • 13 Comments

Sometimes a little home reverse-engineering can do wonders – or at least make for a fun weekend project. Here's how to take a $120 lens...

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Metabones Canon EF to Sony NEX Speed Booster Adds Full Frame Versatility in the Crop Sensor Video World

Canon, Gear Reviews, Photography, Sony, Videography

Learn more about how this adapter can widen your lenses and give you an extra f-stop for a full frame effect on cropped sensors....

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The Canon 1D C Has Key Features for On-the-Go Filmmakers

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Canon's latest hybrid HDSLR is a great tool for combo photographer/filmmakers who need something as powerful as it is portable. Rent the 1D...

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Tilt-Shift Lenses for Beginners, Part 2: Tilt Function

Photography, Tilt-Shift Video and Photography, Videography • 4 Comments

Photographers can use special perspective-control lenses to create lifelike imagery of buildings and open spaces. In tilt-shift for...

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Tilt-Shift Lenses for Beginners, Part 1: Shift Function

Photography, Tilt-Shift Video and Photography, Videography

Photographers can use special perspective-control lenses to create lifelike imagery of buildings and open spaces. In tilt-shift for...

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Using a Tilt-Shift Lens for Panoramic Photos

Photography, Tilt-Shift Video and Photography, Videography • One Comment

There are a bunch of approaches to creating your own panoramic photos but using a tilt-shift lens makes it particularly easy. See how I did...

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Using ND Filters for Video

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More and more photographers are getting into videography. Here are some key things to know about Neutral Density filters before you get...

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Introduction to Lens Adapters

Cinema Lenses, Photography, Photography Lenses, Videography

With the help of certain adapters, you can attach nearly any cinema or photography lens to cameras in a variety of mount types. Here is a...

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