White balance is a fundamental part of filming, even when you are using a high end DSLR camera. Here is a look at how to set it on footage from a Canon 5D Mark II even when the footage is in post-production.
Explore camcorder tips, tutorials and tricks to learn how to better use your camcorder no matter the make or model. Whether you’re a beginner with your first video camera shooting a home movie, or an experience professional, you’re sure to find the information you’re looking for on how to use your camcorder and accessories.
When shooting video with a Canon XL1, you can achieve better picture quality by manually setting the white balance levels. Learn how to set the white balance on a Canon XL1 with this tutorial.
If you suspect there’s a problem with the FireWire connector of your camcorder, you could try this easy fix before sending it out to a qualified service technician.
If you need to record video evidence for legal purposes, here are tips on how to hide a video camera and record the video footage you need without being found out.
If you have an old video camera, which you don’t put to much use, you could turn it into a surveillance camera. How do you use a video camera as a security camera to obtain superb-quality video footage? Follow these quick and easy tips.
What is the difference between optical image stabilization and digital stabilization in a camcorder in terms of effectiveness? That and other concerns about image stabilization in camcorders are discussed in this article.
Learn about pre-flashing, which uses a controlled amount of light exposure on your raw film stock.
16mm cameras can be noisy and can interfere with the sound of your production. Learn some tips to reduce it and make your film production a successful balance between sound an picture.
It’s not in every shooting situation that you get to use a tripod to get steady shots. If you have to do most of your video recording handheld, here are some secrets to get steady shots that will make your audience think you’ve used a tripod.
Learn all about fast film stock, what it does, and how to use it effectively.