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August 31, 2010 - 12:33 pm in
The truth about video gain and how to use it properly
A simple explanation on the use (or misuse) of gain for exposing a shot.
June 23, 2010 - 6:17 am in
How to white balance your camera
We not only show you how to white balance your camera properly, but we explain the science behind it as well.
June 16, 2010 - 9:30 am in
Keeping a white card nearby is easy with this week’s quick tip
I was working on an edit for a show a few weeks ago and I noticed that the shooters in the field had a pretty good trick that they were using for white balancing their cameras. When I saw what they…
April 5, 2010 - 9:00 am in
The camera operator’s guide to audio controls
We crack the code on audio controls and show you (the camera operator) what you need to know when it comes to getting audio into and out of your camera. Your audio op will be so proud.
March 21, 2010 - 8:46 pm in
CCD vs. CMOS
We discuss the difference between CCD and CMOS in cameras.
November 30, 2009 - 8:14 pm in
Camera Functions – Image Controls
This post gets into the common controls and functions for proper image color and exposure. This is where you begin to earn your title of "camera operator."
October 20, 2009 - 10:56 am in
First stop on the camera tour: the lens
The camera's lens is probably more expensive than that car you're driving now. Here's a detailed look at all of those buttons, switches and moving parts so that you don't accidentally ruin your career.
October 6, 2009 - 7:44 pm in
Cameras – an inside look
In order to be a great camera operator, you must first understand how your equipment works. In this post you will learn a little about the inner-workings of a professional 3-CCD camcorder. It's not…
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