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Hand-Crafted Battery Powered Light Kits

From: John P. Creel II Like it or not we are moving away from using ENG and SNG trucks for live shots.  With that goes the generator necessary for running our lights.  At nighttime and in bad weather it creates a black hole behind the talent remedied only by AC on location. There are many ways to solve that problem, from portable generators, ac inverters, to battery powered lights.  Generators…

How to Make Your Own Camera Slider

German digital-marketing-guru, Friedhelm Fischer, has created a simple tutorial for making a professional grade camera slider. The video explains it all, but you can read more about it on his website,  http://www.friedhelm-fischer.de. The shots at the end of the video show the amazingly subtle effects you can get when the slider. The beauty is accentuated by the shallow depth-of-field of the Canon 7D – but this could make your next…