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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 ...

Homemade Video Special Effects & Filming A High-Speed Car Chase: Film Riot Video Tutorials

Homemade Video Special Effects & Filming A High Speed Car Chase: Film Riot Video Tutorials

Your house is a veritable tool shed of special effects. These are special effects you can do in-camera, rather than trying to figure it out in After Effects. In Episode 127 of Film Riot, host Ryan Connolly shows you several things you can do with …

How To Make An Infinite White Background For Your Videos – [Creator's Tip #3]

How To Make An Infinite White Background For Your Videos   [Creators Tip #3]

Every week we aim to provide a producer tip for video producers, a short and simple lesson that we hope you find useful in your own video creation efforts. For this week's producer tip we're going to go behind the scenes of The Reel Web …

The Past, Present, and Future of Enterprise Video

The Past, Present, and Future of Enterprise Video

What's the next major shift for video in the enterprise? Below is an observation of the evolution of enterprise video from the past to the present, and a suggestion for what's to come. For consistency, let's evaluate the four parts of video for each period …

Video Location Scouting & Underwater Filming – Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Video Location Scouting & Underwater Filming   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Film Riot host Ryan Connolly got a hands-on test of the RED Epic camera a couple of weeks ago and showed some footage he shot with it, mostly he and his crew just having fun and horsing around. When it was about time for him …

8 Tips For Creating A Successful Social Video Campaign

8 Tips For Creating A Successful Social Video Campaign

Through the awesome power of the internet and social media, videos allow us to share ideas, spread information and promote fads and styles. Using just a camera and a computer, ordinary people can make videos that create an extraordinary amount of interest and conversation. The …

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 …

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