Noise reduction and the filmic look

As a user of the digital SLR camera I’ve become a huge fan of it’s ability to capture amazing colors and detail, the option to change lenses, and its low light capabilities. The main draw of the SLR though is it’s film look which everyone desires so much. Some feel its the compression the canon uses which softens the edges giving it the filmic look other HD cameras don’t have and I would agree. Although video compression is good for maintaining file sizes and perhaps giving footage a look one minor drawback can be noticed sometimes as noise and moire…

Video Equipment Upgrades

There’s no shortage of new tools for the cinematographer these days with the onset of digital slr video cameras and all the accessories available. The advances in video equipment makes this a very exciting time to be a video maker. It is now possible for someone with cinematography experience and several thousand dollars to afford making video that can rival the look of 35mm film stock. While I’m not saying it’s cheap, I am saying you can get the essentials for a pretty affordable price as I have done and add-on accessories as you go. Because there’s a countless amount…

More about our Packages

Here are some key factors to consider in your search for a videographer. – How many camera operators cover your event. – How many hours of coverage they provide. – How many add-ons (such as editing, and custom dvd’s and graphics) are included. – How extensive the editing of the footage will be. – How many final copies of your video you receive and what format will it be in ex. (Blu-Ray/DVD). Certainly there’sĀ other factors, but those are the most common. Some videographers don’t charge by the hour, but provide all-day coverage at one package price; others offer a graduated…

How to choose your wedding videographer

In previous posts on this topic I’ve covered questions concerning experience, equipment, and services offered. These are important but also important is the personal connection you make with your pros. Of course you need to ask questions regarding the services they provide but try and avoid sounding suspicious or skeptical especially if this is someone you have a good feeling about. You don’t want your videographer or photographer to be offended by you before your day for obvious reasons! This being said please don’t choose your provider based mainly on their personal charm or lack thereof. Great charisma may sell…