ND filters are essential for creating professional-looking videos. ‘Why?’ you ask? The video settings of the GoPro are simply too limited for always achieving the best possible exposure for the lighting conditions one’s in. Especially shooting in bright daylight can be a challenge.
In this video I go over my cinematic video setting for the GoPro Hero 9 and how to use ND filters to get the best possible results – professional looking video.
Creating time-lapse video is super fun! A sequence of single images are being combined to a video that shows your scene change dramatically over time. This could be the movement of clouds, stars, or even the day turn to night.
In this video, I am going over the settings for creating a professional-looking time-lapse video with the GoPro Hero 9. Here are some shooting intervals to get you started:
1 second Moving traffic Fast-moving clouds Drivelapses
1- 3 seconds Sunsets and sunrises Slower moving clouds Crowds
15 – 30 seconds Moving shadows Sun or moon across sky Stars (15 – 60 seconds)
1 – 3 minutes Growing plants Construction sights
Once you are done shooting your image sequence, follow the steps as outlined in the following tutorial to create your final video clip.
GoPros aren’t renowned for their low light capabilities, however with the right settings, the results can be pleasing. In this GoPro low light tutorial, I go over all relevant settings, like shutter speed, ISO, and picture profiles. I explain what they mean and how to use them.
For the very best results you want to keep your ISO as low as possible, use a low framerate and low shutter speed. The settings that I usually use are:
Let’s assume you just bought the new GoPro HERO 9 Black and you would like to know how to best set it up for filmmaking. I got you covered. In this video I go over the video settings, explain what they are and how to use them: resolutions, frame rates, and field of view (FOV), and more. I hope this helps!
Let me introduce the Sony RX0 II Vlogging Setup with the UURig C-RX0 II Vlogging Case, so you get the most out of your little camera. It’s a perfect protective cage for the Sony RX0 II with 37mm thread adapter to mount an ND filter and a cold shoe mount to attach an external microphone. Here are the links to all the gear I used for this setup.
Let’s assume you just bought the new GoPro HERO8 Black and you would like to know how to set it up for filmmaking. I got you covered. In this video, I go through the video settings, explain what they mean and how to adjust them. I hope this helps!
I am LOVING my new Sony RX0 II, but in order to get the most out of your new little camera, you would want to tweak the settings slightly. In this video I am going through how I setup the Sony RX0 II for filmmaking. Let me know, if you have any suggestions!
I couldn’t resist buying the Sony RX0 II to compliment my Sony Alpha setup – the a7III and a6500. I wanted a small waterproof camera that I could abuse to get shots that I couldn’t get with my larger Sony cameras. While I have been using my GoPro for these type of shooing scenarios, mixing footage was always a hassle. Check out the video for my in-depth review. Is it perfect? No! Would I buy it again? Absolutely!
While I enjoy shooting with my Sony cameras, the fact that Sony never offered a flip-out screen with their higher-end mirrorless lineup is frustrating. So one either has to live with that, or invest in an on-camera monitor. There are many different external camera monitors available nowadays, in a wide range of features and sizes. Watch my review of the PortKeys LH5 HDR to learn why I love this field monitor so much!
I have been searching for an affordable portable motorized camera slider for quite some time now. Two reasons. First of all working with a slider isn’t easy. It takes a lot of practice and it can be time consuming to get a smooth shot. Secondly, a motorized slider allows me to create panning shot without having to have a second person supporting me. I can be in front of the camera while the slider does its thing.
While there are several sliders out there, most are quite expensive. The SliderMini from SMARTTA however fits the bill. Please check out my review, and if you are interested in picking up one yourself, please use this link here: https://igg.me/at/SliderMini/x/19569642