Steve Fairclough

Steve Fairclough

The Video Mode recently got the chance to gets its hands on Sony’s Alpha 99 II – the company’s flagship A-mount camera. Among the camera’s headline specs are 12 frames…

Canon Explorer Simeon Quarrie is an internationally known filmmaker and photographer who travels globally to produce creative storytelling in his videos for some of the world’s biggest brands. At a…

It’s just a few days into 2017 but Panasonic has already taken the wraps off its long awaited LUMIX GH5 digital single lens mirrorless camera. The camera was briefly mentioned…

DJI’s Mavic Pro is a highly portable 4K drone that can be folded down for use at almost any location, either outdoors or indoors. It is DJI’s most compact model…

AFOY Round 1: the winners are announced!

Having spent days watching all of the entries for Round 1 of The Video Mode’s Amateur Filmmaker Of the Year (AFOY) 2017 competition we are very excited to be able…

Timelapses are a fantastic creative way of indicating the passing of time in videos, like a cityscape changing from from day to night, or for documenting changes such as snowstorms…

Canon Explorer Simeon Quarrie is an internationally known filmmaker and photographer who runs an agency, Vivida, that produces creative video storytelling for some of the biggest brands in the world.…

The film director Roger Spottiswoode is an industry veteran with an impressive CV that includes editing Sam Peckinpah’s ‘Straw Dogs’, directing the movies ‘Air America’, ‘Turner & Hooch’ and ‘Tomorrow…

The Video Mode and Amateur Photographer recently held a free-to-attend filmmaking workshop at Pinewood Studios in association with Canon, with support from Rotolight and Tiffen, and in the video above…

The drone range from DJI has expanded further with the announcement of the new Matrice 600 Pro model – an update of the M600 drone that is said to offer…