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A camera is a device that records images that can be stored directly, transmitted to another location, or both. These images may be still photographs or moving images such as videos or movies. The term camera comes from the word camera obscura (Latin for “dark chamber”), an early mechanism for projecting images. The modern camera evolved from the camera obscura.
Cameras may work with the light of the visible spectrum or with other portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. A ...

Hands On Video Production With The RED Epic Camera - Film Riot

Hands On Video Production With The RED Epic Camera   Film Riot

The latest episodes of Film Riot take a look at a dream camera, the RED Epic, a camera that has been used to shoot Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, David Fincher's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, next year's The Amazing Spider-Man, and ...

Using CineStyle For Better Images & The Best Video Export Settings For Web - Film Riot

Using CineStyle For Better Images & The Best Video Export Settings For Web   Film Riot

Episode 119 of Film Riot, "CineStyle for Better Images and Best Export Settings for Web," discusses how to get the best image from your camera and how to to get the highest quality web video with a respectable amount of bandwidth use.

Flights, Camera, Action - American Airlines Spreads Wings For Online Video Contest

Flights, Camera, Action   American Airlines Spreads Wings For Online Video Contest

Every time I see a new brand or company announce an online video contest, I cringe a little bit in anticipation of how lame it's likely to be. Too many companies just want to get in the online video game that they put little thought ...

How To Shoot A Room To Look Bigger & Production-Quality Sound - Film Riot

How To Shoot A Room To Look Bigger & Production Quality Sound   Film Riot

In our continued coverage of Film Riot's excellent video production tutorial series, today we take a look at episode 49, "Creative Cam Techniques, NAB & a Special Guest," which provides practical, useful tips that any video production professional can learn from. The crew discusses how you ...

Online Video & The Long Arm Of The Law Catch Up With UK Rioters

Online Video & The Long Arm Of The Law Catch Up With UK Rioters

When riots broke out in Vancouver after—of all things—a loss in a hockey game, the online video world exploded with eyewitness video shot on camcorders and mobile devices. And the same thing happened with the riots this week in the UK. In both cases, those ...

Short Films & A Mariachi Band: The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Short Films & A Mariachi Band: The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

It's that time once again, as Friday finally arrives and pretty much everyone's ready for the weekend to start immediately. Most of us have to find a way to grind it out through one more work day. And for those people, we created this round ...

When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own - Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

In filmmaking, one of the most useful pieces of equipment you can have in your arsenal is a jib. A jib operates a bit like a see-saw, using counterweights to balance the camera, and it allows for unique camera movements and camera angles that you ...

Film Riot Video Production Tutorials: Film Lingo & Cloning Effects

Film Riot Video Production Tutorials: Film Lingo & Cloning Effects

Last week we went over episodes 113 and 116 of Film Riot, which had video production tutorials on camera angles, coverage, and inserts. Now, we'll take a look at some past episodes of Film Riot that cooperate (and sometimes overlap) nicely with those two recent ...

Film Riot Video Production Tutorial: Camera Techniques & Coverage

Film Riot Video Production Tutorial: Camera Techniques & Coverage

Last week I took a look at a pair of recent episodes from Film Riot--the Revision3 series known for simple filmmaking tips delivered in a fast-paced style. Those two episodes (113 & 114) focused on how to recreate Harry Potter-style special effects. After one more ...

Exploring Cool 3D Video Applications Using Waves & Tablets

Exploring Cool 3D Video Applications Using Waves & Tablets

The applications of 3D video are becoming very wide-ranging. Recently, ReelSEO writer Grant Crowell asked if 3D animation software was now valuable for video marketing. As a marketer, I've always been compelled by video content that goes beyond the norms of traditional video- let's face ...

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