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What is the Best Aperture for Filmmaking?

No, it’s not a trick question. There really is an answer…the democratic one.

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What is a Waveform Monitor and How to read a Waveform Monitor

Confused? The simplest way to understand the waveform monitor and how to read it for exposure and grading.

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Video Camera Settings Explained

Really simple explanations of video settings…in less than 10 minutes.

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11 Tips to a Steady Shot

Here are eleven practical tips to keep your videos steady and smooth.

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Anamorphic Workflow Guide for Mirrorless Cameras

How do you deal with anamorphic shooting? Here’s the basic workflow for YouTube or DCI 4K.

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5 Camera Techniques for Better Filmmaking

Here are five creative camera techniques you can use now for better videos.

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9 Cool Cinematic Shots Anyone Can Do

Coming up with creative new camera shots isn’t always easy. Once you’ve mastered the basics — wide shots, medium shots, close-ups — you may start to fall back on the same old camera angles. It may seem like the more advanced shots you see in the movies are only suitable for projects with a big […]

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Use These Four Tips to Avoid the “Video Look”

Here are four cool tips you can use right now to get cinematic videos and avoid the video look in camera.

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How to Match Shots from Two or More Cameras for Color and Exposure

Shooting multi-cam but with different cameras? This article will show you how to make sure your shots match.

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How to Work with Redcode RAW R3D Footage

A Primer on understanding and working with Redcode Raw R3D Footage