While shooting with the DJI Ronin MX, we were also playing around with the DJI Osmo Mobile 3 setup. Given its price and the buzz around, we had to get one to use for shooting our b-roll and for just playing around. And we love it. Manu shows how to balance it, a couple of apps to shoot with, a dual-camera setup to demonstrate how steady it works and more.
Ronin Mx Canon C100 Mark II. Do they work together and if so are their any considerations to keep in mind? How does it compare to using a mechanical stabilizer like the Steadicam or the Glidecam?
We show you how to set up and balance a C100 MkII on the two modes of the Ronin MX (Underslung and Upright mode), tricks to using the DJI App for your setup, and what tips and tricks you need to know to make it work well for your stabilized shots.
What Is The Best Camera For Video Recording? Filmmaking? Content creation? Commercial videography? Marketing videos? There are as many different cameras as there are different uses for the video you shoot. Let's look at a birdseye view of different camera categories to help narrow down a subset of cameras that will fit your needs.
Maybe you're interviewing someone for a documentary, Youtube, or a client project. How do you get the best out of that person? We'll show you video interview tips and techniques we've learned over time as well as some from award-winning documentarians like Veronica Moscoso ("A Wild Idea") and Amy Sewell ("Mad Hot Ballroom").
Framing techniques in film and video usually focus on composition and the 1/3 rule. But what about guiding the viewer's focus in the frame? What about all that other stuff vying for their attention?
What are different ways in your frame to guide the viewer's focus, their attention, to what you want? And how do you avoid objects stealing focus? We look at ways using composition, detail and lighting/contrast.
You want to blur faces in a video using Adobe Premiere Pro but how do you track the person if they're moving? Manu shows you how to create and adjust a mosaic to blur out a person or an object's identity and how to let Premiere easily track their movement for you (no key-framing!). He also covers how to create the time-honored black Charlie bar.
Video marketing is still growing and become a necessity for companies like a web page and an email campaign have. Everyone watches Youtube and everyone says you and your clients need to be on it. But it feels like a black hole when it comes to views. Is it worth it and what makes it work?
You need to shoot an interview. Maybe it’s for a documentary, a client video, a youtube video. How do you do it? Maybe you’ll shoot them in their house? Their office? Outside? Do you need lights? And what about the audio? What if you don’t know much about lighting or audio? What do you do?
We’ll show you the two most important tips on how to shoot without lights and how to get great audio.