Camera stabilizer for creating smooth video footage.

Figure 1: DJI Ronin-M in use, image courtesy DJI. Let’s talk about shooting video when you can’t or wouldn’t use a tripod. We all know why we use tripods – it’s more than just to handle that unsteady look that makes stomachs roil and viewers stop watching while they hiss “amateur”. A proper video head, as we’ve talked about before, makes for smooth pans and tilts. So what do we do when a tripod isn’t the right tool? We use a stabilizer. Manual Stabilizers Back in the olden days, there […]

Building on their position as a leader in digital imaging for both photography and video, the long-rumoured Canon full frame mirrorless camera has been announced. The Canon EOS R is the first in a series of brand-new full frame mirrorless bodies to come from Canon. It is joined on release by four brand new lenses using Canon’s new RF mount. This new mount which has a flange distance of only 20mm and a diameter of 54mm allows for not only a physically smaller camera body, but also a new line […]

Capilano Suspension Bridge

British Columbia has incredible options for nature photography and video. Whether you head out on the water for whale watching, go hiking in the Haida Gwaii or drive the Sea and Sky Highway north through the Garibaldi Highlands, there is so much to see and do. Even if your time on the west coast is limited, there are great opportunities in Vancouver’s Stanley Park.

What You Need to Know about HDMI Field Monitors

Odds are excellent that you already have a camera that is capable of shooting high quality video. The on-camera LCD screen is small and not particularly bright.

Although a good HDMI field monitor should be flexible for positioning, you want a wide viewing angle to allow more than one person to check shots or playback.