News & Commentary on the World of Digital Video

Digital video cameras, methods and equipment have evolved significantly since they were first available in the 1980's. Cameras have been developed that are small and compact, perfect for home users as well as those shooting video on the go. There has also been amazing technology developed for professional videographers. Read about the latest in the digital video world, with expert commentary from our talented pool of writers.

The Controversy over Filming Police with Camera Phones

“Gimme the phone now!” That’s a direct police officer quote from Narces Benoit’s camera phone video shot in Miami in 2011. Benoit’s phone was then confiscated and destroyed, but his quick thinking saved the footage. Read on to learn more about the controversy over recording public officials on duty.