As any photographer or camera assistant will confess, a dead or dying battery during production quickly becomes a crisis. To avoid the predicament and maintain top performance from your kit of batteries here are some tips.
As more than 100 million television viewers watched live, Tiffen Steadicam operator Mike Germond wound his way through a crowd of players, coaches and officials inside US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to capture the presentation of the coveted Super Bowl LII Lombardi Trophy to the Philadelphia Eagles for their win over the New England Patriots.
Now that smartphones are good enough for serious video production, accessory makers are rushing to re-define camera support technology. One of those companies jumping into the fray is Joby, a Vitec Group member who just introduced the GripTight Pro Telepod, a very lightweight pro-level tripod for smartphones and tiny GoPro-style cameras.
SmallHD’s new 502 Bright daylight-viewable on-camera monitor may be brighter than some of the scenes you’ll be photographing
Tiffen is demonstrating the new Volt auto horizon assist for its top of the line Steadicam M-1 rig at BSC Expo at Pinewood Studios in London.
The new Elektra Cinematic Color Presets from PolarPro let you see your LOG video in all its glory on the set and carry that look consistently into post production.