An Affordable Lavalier?

December 1, 2011

A reader asked: I am looking for a fair affordable lavalier for personal work before I start into commercial work. What is a sweet spot for good quality product for a good price? I am planning on buying the Zoom H2 and would just like your opinion and a few options from a Pro such […]

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Adobe Premier vs FCPX – now is the time

October 30, 2011

Someone just asked… What do you think about the decision from Apple to stop upgrading Color and the new relase of FCPX. I’ve been working the past two years on FCP7 and just recently I started learning how to use Apple Color and the Technicolor cinestyle display LUT, but I’m worried that this program could […]

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Why did I give up my Canon 7D for the Sony FS100?

August 31, 2011

Interesting article from a photographer who moved into video shooting with a DSLR. DSLR News Shooter | Why did I give up my Canon 7D for the Sony FS100?.

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Google + Invitations

August 20, 2011

I’ve been using Google + for a few weeks now and it’s a great social network. The comments, questions and interactions are superb. They just gave everyone 150 invitations to hand out and I’m including a link to mine here on this blog. If you’re on G+ already, here’s a link to my profile - […]

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Alzo DSLR Transformer Rig

August 15, 2011

What happens when you add a Zoom recorder and a shotgun mic to your DSLR rig? You’re going to need something to hold all that gear securely. That’s where the Alzo DSLR Transformer rig becomes an invaluable part of your kit. Here’s a short video showing how this works. And, as I said in the video, […]

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Head-To-Head Review: Canon T3i Vs. Nikon D5100 | TechCrunch

July 29, 2011

Here’s a great review of these two cameras.   Head-To-Head Review: Canon T3i Vs. Nikon D5100 | TechCrunch. I’ve loved both Nikon and Canon for different reasons. These two cameras are closely enough matched so that you can make the choice based on your existing lenses or because you’re more familiar with one or the […]

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FCP7 vs FCPX – Deathmatch!

July 8, 2011

Thinking about moving into Final Cut Pro X? Not sure yet? Watch this video where two guys take the same footage, load it into FCP7 and FCPX, then race to see who can get the final edit uploaded to Vimeo first. Clearhead // FCP7 vs FCPX Deathmatch! from Clearhead on Vimeo. I’m still running on […]

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The Modern Movie Making Movement

July 5, 2011

If you’re into shooting video with a DSLR camera, it’s likely that you have a dream of making a movie. Even if it’s just a short film, most people I know would love to have an entry running in the local film festival. And, from there, who knows how far you’ll go? But you have […]

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How to Sync DSLR Footage with Final Cut Pro X on Vimeo

June 23, 2011

Solid tutorial on syncing audio from a Zoom with footage from a DSLR in FCP X. Seems easy enough, give this a try and let me know what you think. How to Sync DSLR Footage with Final Cut Pro X on Vimeo on Vimeo

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Final Cut Pro X – Is It Right For You?

June 23, 2011

Here’s the best overview and tutorial I’ve seen yet on Final Cut Pro X. It’s over at Ken Stone’s blog and covers everything you need to know about this amazing update. The big question is… do you need to get it right now? If you’re editing projects regularly with the old Final Cut Pro you can’t […]

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