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KNOW HOW: Slowing things down with a tripod and filters

KNOW HOW: Slowing things down with a tripod and filters

Thursday, 24 May 2018

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The tools you need are straightforward, a steady tripod is a must and you can put yourself more in control of things if you work with Neutral Density filters to control the amount of light...

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KNOW HOW: Let There Be (Less) Light!

KNOW HOW: Let There Be (Less) Light!

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

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How do you use a Neutral Density (ND) filter, and why would you want to pay good money for an accessory that reduces the amount of light coming into your camera?

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HOW TO: Get Rid Of The Film-Maker Shakes (Part Two)

HOW TO: Get Rid Of The Film-Maker Shakes (Part Two)

Friday, 19 January 2018

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In the second of this two-parter on stabilisation, we're taking a look at how can free yourself up to follow the action without wobbles.

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HOW TO: Get Rid Of The Film-Maker Shakes (Part One)

HOW TO: Get Rid Of The Film-Maker Shakes (Part One)

Friday, 5 January 2018

How To, Knowledge

In the first of this two-parter on stabilisation we’re taking a look at how to achieve the best shake-free footage if you’re shooting from a static position.

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KNOW HOW: 3 Essential Skills For Filmmakers

KNOW HOW: 3 Essential Skills For Filmmakers

Monday, 2 October 2017

Knowledge

Filmmakers today need to be a 'Jack of all trades' to get the best results - but with so much to learn, which key skills should you focus on developing first?

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HOW TO: A Photographer's Guide To Video Lighting

HOW TO: A Photographer's Guide To Video Lighting

Monday, 25 September 2017

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Our guide to how to use your existing knowledge of photography lighting and applying it to video with continuous lighting.

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KNOW HOW: 5 Steps To Better Filmmaking

KNOW HOW: 5 Steps To Better Filmmaking

Monday, 18 September 2017

Knowledge

There's more to shooting video than just hitting the record button - follow our five simple tips to give your video footage the professional edge

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KIT BAG: The Essential Filmmaking Tool Kit

KIT BAG: The Essential Filmmaking Tool Kit

Monday, 11 September 2017

Knowledge, Kit Bag

So, you’re looking at getting into filmmaking in a serious way, but what do you actually need to invest in before you can head out to shoot some professional looking footage?

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KNOW HOW: Record Audio Like A Pro

KNOW HOW: Record Audio Like A Pro

Monday, 4 September 2017

Knowledge

Demystifying audio adapters - let's talk about how you can use adapters to expand your audio options to add a top quality soundtrack to your video production.

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KNOW HOW: Secrets of Steady Footage

KNOW HOW: Secrets of Steady Footage

Monday, 28 August 2017

Knowledge

Our useful guide will walk you through some of the steps you need to take to ensure your DSLR or mirrorless camera video footage avoids the dreaded wobbles.

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KIT BAG: Gearing Up For Run 'n Gun

KIT BAG: Gearing Up For Run 'n Gun

Monday, 9 October 2017

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Looking to get into Run 'n Gun filmmaking? Need lightweight, simple kit to get great video on the go? These are our kit bag essentials for shooting on the move.

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HOW TO: Film An Interview - Lighting (Part Three)

HOW TO: Film An Interview - Lighting (Part Three)

Monday, 30 October 2017

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In the final article of our 'Filming An Interview' series, we talk about how to use various types of LED lighting to flatter your subject, whether you're in the studio or on location.

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HOW TO: Film An Interview - Managing The Audio (Part Two)

HOW TO: Film An Interview - Managing The Audio (Part Two)

Monday, 23 October 2017

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In the second of this three-part series, we'll teach you how to manage the audio in your interview, to make your films sound as professional as they look.

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HOW TO: Film An Interview - The Set Up (Part One)

HOW TO: Film An Interview - The Set Up (Part One)

Monday, 16 October 2017

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In the first of this three-part series, we'll teach you how to handle one of the most common situations you might face as a filmmaker: the need to set up an interview.

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