shooting better video

The Video Mode caught up with Canon Explorer Simeon Quarrie and asked him for his top tips for shooting better video. Simeon is an internationally known filmmaker and photographer who…

lens aperture

If you are used to using a camera for stills photography, then you will find that the lens aperture control works much in the same way during shooting video as…

white balance

Getting the right white balance with your video footage can be a difficult job. It happens to the best of us – getting ready to shoot without having your camera’s settings…

In one of The Video Mode’s recent tuition videos we explained what Look Up Tables (aka LUTs) are and how they work. Now we’re using a ‘case study’ to reveal…

LUT

A LUT, or ‘Look Up Table,’ holds a set of numbers which are looked up by the software or hardware you are using in order to deliberately change the colours…

ISO sensitivity

The Video Mode takes a look at the how best to use ISO sensitivity when shooting video, and how it compares to taking stills. There are plenty of similarities in ISO…

filmmaking tips

The Video Mode caught up with film director Roger Spottiswoode to quiz him on his best filmmaking tips for anyone seeking to carve out a career in the film industry.…

videography prices

If you’re a professional videographer, you may count yourself lucky that you’re doing what you love for a living. However, in this post-victorian world where asking for money is a…

A soundtrack can really make or break your video footage. For some reason we can forgive visual footage that isn’t perfect, but when we hear bad audio it can be…

Tripod for video

It’s possible to spend a fortune on videography. Getting all the gear, accessories, tools, sliders and rigs you feel you need to achieve the shots you want is a pursuit…