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DSLR Video – “Higher Calibre, Higher Mindedness: The Story of YoGun”

So last weekend Melissa and I went to the Knoxville 24 Hour Film Festival. The idea was for teams to shoot a four minute in 24 hours. The required elements were: A bounty hunter. A large body of water. The … Continue reading

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Still Alive and I Have a Job No Less

No posts lately because I’ve been busy at a new full time gig, which I like a bunch. I needed a job and they needed me badly. ‘Nuff said. Meanwhile, I’m putting out the videos I’ve been working on for … Continue reading

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New Industry Standard for IS/VR Lens Performance

Canon offers IS and Nikon offers VR – technologies that reduce picture blur when handholding a camera. There’s always been some debate about how well those systems worked, and the companies keep coming out with new versions that area supposed … Continue reading

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DSLR Video – Punk Rockers Prove Anyone Can Do It

I’ve watched Beck’s video for Loser dozens of times. In terms of production you can point to a dozen ways it’s a crappy video. (Color grading? What’s that?!) The whole thing was edited on an Amiga Video Toaster and shot … Continue reading

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DSLR Video – Noise Reduction Software Really Works

I’ve used the noise reduction in Adobe Lightroom and liked it, but I never realized how much it could do. I captured some freeze frames from a video I’m working on. It’s concert video and the lighting was dark, so … Continue reading

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DSLR Video – Audio is Hard

Not much blogging lately. I’ve been working on video every night for weeks. Part of that was working on the actual videos and part was learning along the way. It turns out I didn’t know didley about editing audio. The … Continue reading

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Great Infographic on Mobile Video

From Fstoppers

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DSLR Video – Nikon D4 and D800 Bass-poor

Guest post: Nikon D4 and D800 audio levels Worst news first – frequency response There is no bass. The frequency response of the D4 is identical. The lower limit of the D800’s audio band is too high for proper reproduction … Continue reading

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DSLR Video – The Royal Hounds “I’m In Love With a Zombie”

UPDATED WITH BETTER AUDIO I’ve been radically changing up my videos. I ditched the tripod in favor of a video monopod. Now I’m moving around, which makes the videos much more interesting. Now that I’ve got the audio and video … Continue reading

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DSLR Video – Syncing a Movie with External Audio in Adobe Premiere

This guy shows how. Just what I needed. The only thing you need is Audacity, which is free and good. The video is for Premiere Elements, but the idea is the same for Premiere Pro and not that different for … Continue reading

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“Have Mercy, Lord”

Have Mercy, Lord: An original song by Melissa’s grandmother Geneva Henry and great aunt Stella Williford. Recorded March 17, 2012 on her 89th birthday. Happy birthday, Geneva.

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DSLR Video – Sound Monitoring for the Nikon D7000

Guest post: DIY sound monitoring for the Nikon D7000

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Scott Kelby on Adobe Lightroom 4 Beta

Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider – Why I Think Lightroom 4 is Going To Sell Like Crazy: The improvements in Lightroom’s Development module are so significant, and so much better than what we’ve ever had before, that I think you’ll be … Continue reading

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DSLR Video – Rode Announces Two New Video Microphones at CES Las Vegas

Cheesycam – Rode Introduces Two New Microphones Built in Digital Recorder. The new Stereo VideoMic Pro is a redesign of the mic I bought last year. It looks radically different with its round design. The new feature is a … Continue reading

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DSLR Video – Using an External Video Monitor with the Stella Vees

Stella Vees – ’65 Caddy in the Way Back: A while back I bought a 7 inch Haier LCD monitor to connect to my camera. The idea was to have something bigger than the camera’s 3 inch LCD for live … Continue reading

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