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Ultimate Guide to Professional Video Cameras

How to pick a Professional Camera by “Gospel” John Hess The term “professional camera” is very subjective term. As technology continually improves, the line in quality between consumer cameras and professional cameras gets increasingly thin. But as any serious filmmaker/videographer will tell you, the jump to a professional level camera comes with huge improvement in Read MoreRead More

Shoot Review: Sony HVR-Z5U

D. W. Leitner reviews the new Sony HVR-Z5U …Sony strikes again. No sooner had I reviewed the PMW-EX1 than the HVR-Z7U appeared. No sooner had I reviewed the Z7 than the PMW-EX3 appeared. I’ve just reviewed the EX3, and guess what? Like clockwork, there’s another new handheld HDV camcorder to consider: the Sony HVR-Z5U. — Read MoreRead More

Understanding TIME CODE

By Robert Morton & Jack Fettman Time code synchronization is still a big mystery for many audio and video professionals, and as today’s Audio and Video technologies continue to integrate, having a basic understanding of time code has become more and more essential for both studio and field production. The good news is that the Read MoreRead More

How to Choose a Future-Proof Video Camera

This PC World article focus on “consumer camcorders,” but it contains some useful basics for new filmmakers wanting to know what first camera they should buy. …Camcorder technologies are changing fast. Here’s how to pick the right camera for you–and ensure that your video memories will stand the test of time. If the only video Read MoreRead More