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Choosing and using mics for video production

Choosing and using mics for video production

As more and more individuals and organisations share their stories and marketing messages via video, it is becoming increasingly important to ensure the quality of your video production is as high as possible, in order to compete in a crowded market place. While a...

Pixapro LINEAR80 Review

I’ve recently taken on a project for a regional charity for the deaf, which involves producing multiple instructional video lessons, around 60 in all, for learning British Sign Language. Footage will be shot on location, at the charity’s premises, over several weeks,...

The importance of Pre-production

The importance of Pre-production

One of the most common mistakes I see in self-generated media work is a simple lack of any pre-production planning whatsoever. OK, not every 5-minute vlog posted on YouTube requires in-depth research, audience targeting, storyboarding and scripting; but in reality,...

Producing a Company Profile Video

Producing a Company Profile Video

A company profile video is a great way to get your company’s key messages and personality over to prospective customers, vendors, employees, potential investors and community. However, shooting an effective company profile video takes far more than simply grabbing a...

Multi camera recording and live streaming

Multi camera recording and live streaming

If we visit a traditional theatre, we're very much used to viewing the action from a static viewpoint, with most or all of the scenes created to be viewed from the front. In this case, much of the skill of the actors, director, set designers and lighting designers...

Late Summer Startup Specials

Special discounts on photo, video and web design packages for small business startups, when booked by September 30th.Up to 2 hours photo shoot of your premises, products, services or team; plus all necessary post processing and rendering. Photos delivered in high...

Teradek Vidiu Pro Review

Teradek Vidiu Pro Review

I’ve been a big fan of Open Broadcast Software to live stream for some time. At the start of my streaming activities, OBS gave me pretty much all I needed: the facility to switch between two cameras and to customise my stream with graphic overlays, etc, and, of...

PIXAPRO VNIX 1000S Review

PIXAPRO VNIX 1000S Review

In recent years, budget lighting products have flooded the market, promising ‘studio quality’ lighting at a bargain basement price. As technology has improved, particularly with LED based units, the availability of good quality lighting has become more widespread and...