134 Answered Questions for the topic video production
How to get the Cinematic look?
With most movies, you can tell at a glance, if it is (or supposed to be) a blockbuster or not, by how the image looks.Even some American TV-series look better (in my oppinion) than most european... more
Why is my Sony Alpha 6000 not synchronzing with other recorders?
Using a Canon 70D and a couple stand-alone audio recorders, I have no trouble matching footage between the different devices.With the Sony Alpha 6000, I can't line them up on the Premiere timeline:... more
Lossless extracting of JPEGs from an MJPEG video?
Using the Timelapse app on my Sony NEX-6 camera, I get an AVI which contains an MJPEG stream.However, I'd like to take all the individual frames into Lightroom as normal photos, to do my... more
Does a real "megapixel lens" exist?
Many of new model of lenses are defined as megapixel (i.e 1MP, 2MP, 5MP...).My problem is that I did not find any difference between a standard lens and a "megapixel" one, in the focus quality.I... more
Sites for learning the business side?
(Sorry if this is off-topic. I couldn't find any place more appropriate for the subject).Most of the questions that are asked in this board, and most of the courses that you find when you search... more
How to record a video with different background without having a green screen?
I'm wondering if there is a way to change the video background while recording with a different background , It doesn't have to be chosen by me , Just a different background .Is that's possible?
How to start a freelance editing company?
I am 17 and I want to start a freelance video editing company, using Motion and Final Cut Pro X. Only problem is, I have no idea how to go about starting it. Where are some good places to begin?
Camcorder pass-through or stand alone capture box for VHS source?
What would yield better quality: camcorder pass-through or buying a more recent dedicated capture box?I have a Canon Elura 65 that I've used in the past to capture video from VHS sources. It... more
Are there any good video editing apps for photographers?
Photo editing apps like Lightroom have very intuitive ways (my opinion, of course) of performing operations on pictures.I occasionally do small video projects that I edit either in Sony Vegas on... more
T5i video quality doesn't even match smartphone camera? Where can I improve?
A friend wanted to make some professional looking videos for a weekly vlog type of thing for his church. We went into this planning to buy a better camera and lights etc as we go.We filmed a video... more
Best Digital recorder for use as a ‘body pack’ + good field recorder?
I'm looking at getting something to use as a 'body pack' as opposed to using a wireless setup when using a lavalier microphone.I've looked into Tascam DR-08 vs. Zoom H1 or other.I found a... more
Shoot moving clouds?
I need to shoot the clouds and how they are moving during the time. I saw a lot of time similar clips on youtube and always shot it is just a set of animated photos. Am I right? If yes, is there... more
how do 4k or 1080 images look like on a 720p monitor?
I try to display higher resolution images (2400x1600) on my smaller 1366x768 monitor. I've noticed in 'normal view' (without zoom), it looks like *some details are washed out*, however when I zoom... more
My TV is a Sanyo HDTV, 1080p. I heard that if shoot at 720p the quality of the video is the same. Can anyone explain if there is a difference between the two resolutions, and in which case I use... more
What equipment should I get for starting out making professional quality films?
I want to start two short film projects but I don't know what equipment I need to get a good professional quality result. I've been saving some money so I hope budget is not a problem. Also, what's... more
how to blur a short scene in a video?
I need a software which can blur a scene from a video file. I have thought about VirtualDub and Adobe Premiere but I am not sure if they provide the desired functionality.My requirement is to blur... more
Is it worth re-encoding GoPro footage to H.265?
Considering that I'm not a professional editor and only record some random skateboard, snowboard or just some travel footage around with my GoPro Session 4, is re-encoding to H.265 to save storage... more
Combining multiple Videos?
Does any one know about any free software for windows with which I can combine multiple videos and create a video like this?http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm1920zkwOA&feature=player_embedded
If there is more than one light source, they should be the same temperature, right? If this isn't always the case, when should they be different?
Gapless audio in video?
It's possible to produce mp4/webm videos without sound that loop seamlessly, but if you add sound to the video with matching length it adds a noticeable stutter at the end, even if the audio is... more
Preventing flicker when recording live presentations?
Say someone's giving a presentation with the projector image next to them. What I see when recording this is the screen flickers, kind of like top-to-bottom scan refresh that's actually visible.... more
What's the benefit of Hollywood still using film for most major productions?
As a semi-professional cinematographer and photographer, I've always wondered why large productions mostly always prefer to use Film cameras, even with the development of cameras such as RED and... more
Sony Handycam HDR-CX210 Creates JPGs Frequently While Shooting Video?
I have a Sony Handycam HDR-CX210, and I shot 10 minutes of footage continuously tonight. When I imported it into my PC, the Handycam's memory also included 80-ish JPG images that were stills from... more
In what aspect ratio shoud one record with a DSLR?
This Question is not about what aspect ratio should be chosen for the final film, it's rather about how to get the biggest "resolution" capable of the cammera.When you take a photo with a Modern... more