Entries from Professional Photographer Magazine Web Exclusives tagged with 'video'

Ease Into Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Elements 12 Guided Edits

It's not that the process of capturing video is the issue for photographers; that is pretty straightforward. The issue is editing the video clips once they are captured.

How To: Prepare Photos for Video

By Ron DawsonPhotographers often ask me what resolution setting to use when they prepare photos to be displayed along with video in a fusion presentation. RESOLUTION The simplest way to think about this is to understand the pixel ratio of video...

How To: Video Compression for the Web

By Ron DawsonPerhaps one of the more challenging issues photographers entering the world of video face is compression for the web. It’s one thing exporting a jpeg. When it comes to creating videos for the web, it’s a whole different...

Lensbaby + Video = Dreamy

By Ron Dawson Every now and then you see one of those films that is a total gem. A film that makes your jaw drop in awe and your heart pound in anticipation of watching it again. “Last Day Dream”...

Stable and Able: Dougmon Camera Support System

By Travis Orton The Dougmon handheld camera support system ensures stability through the use of a vertical grip combined with a brace strapped to your forearm. The friction ball head system in the grip, unique to this stabilizer, allows you...

Video Lighting on a Budget

By Ron Dawson Ask any experienced filmmaker or videographer what is the most essential element of any shoot (other than the camera), and good lighting should be right at the top of the list. When you’re working with a huge...

Picking the Right Video Stabilizer for your DSLR

By Ron Dawson One of the tell-tell signs of a rookie DSLR filmmaker is a hand-held video that is so shaky you get sea-sick from watching it. A big drawback to DSLRs for shooting video is that their small size...

GoPro HD Hero2: Compact Problem Solver

By Chris A.Image ©Court LeveRecently I photographed a wedding at a beautiful, historic New England church. While the setting was perfect for romantic, sophisticated wedding images, I found myself faced with two church rules about photography inside the building. First,...

An Exciting Point of View: POV.HD Video

By Joan T. Sherwood, Senior Editor The POV.HD from V.I.O captures HD video from a camera head about the size of a half-roll of quarters, which is tethered to a TV-remote-sized controller by a 1.5-meter cable. The controller itself has...

The Next Big Thing: Practical and Profitable Implementation of Fusion

By Jeff Kent Vanessa Joy and Rob Adams are a husband-wife, photographer-videographer team that has been pioneering a progressive, and profitable, approach to the fusion of still photography and video. Joy handles the photography while Adams provides videography and video...

Review: "Photo Video Fusion" ProShow Workshop DVD

By Betsy Finn, Cr.Photog., CPPWhile already familiar with Photodex Proshow Gold, after getting to review Proshow Producer for Professional Photographer (review scheduled for April issue), I have to admit I felt a little out of my element. Creating slideshows is...

Uploading Videos to the Internet: Six Easy-to-Follow Steps

By Philip Bloom In general, uploading videos to websites is a fairly easy process but there are a few steps you should take to ensure your videos are uploaded properly and offer the best quality possible. Personally, I use Vimeo...

Review: Serif MoviePlus X3

By Adam BoozerThe latest version of Serif’s video editing tool, MoviePlus X3, is a solid evolution in this software’s almost 10 year history. Easily usable by both the novice video editor as well as the more seasoned professional, this application...

Nikon D90 video samples

By Joan T. Sherwood, Senior Editor The most exciting feature of the Nikon D90 DSLR is the movie capture. With two or three button presses, in D-movie mode, you can begin recording video of up to 1,280x720 pixels (16:9), at...

Canon Announces Anticipated Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Escalates Full-Frame Digital SLR Photography to the Next Level with HD Movie Recording CapabilitiesPress Release—Canon today announced the highly anticipated EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR camera, the successor to Canon's highly popular EOS 5D, introduced in 2005. Canon has...

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