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DIY Film Makers Must Check This Essential List of Film Techniques and Tutorials

September 9, 2015

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For the film school uninitiated there are several routes to success in digital video. Whether smartphone shooting for quick social videos or creating professional productions, ‘no film school’ tutorials are everywhere online. No Film School is one of the best video education sites on the net. Essentially it is where filmmakers learn from each other. […]

Mobile Filmmaking: Smartphone Film Festivals

February 20, 2015

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Mobile video is the market all news, media and entertainment companies are chasing, with its promise of quick video content and on-the-spot immediacy. Shooting on smartphones is a core activity for many video journalists, but the growing number of amateur and professional filmmakers using them has also led to an explosion in creative mobile film […]

DIY photography: GIFs, pinhole cameras and 7 cool photo hacks

July 7, 2014

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DIY photography techniques always trump expensive equipment, whether it’s vaseline on the lens for soft focus shots or an elastic band as a substitute for a tripod. Now with maker culture in full swing the camera itself is the hack. Designing and building camera equipment used to be the preserve of big manufacturers like Sony, […]

Cinehacking with CultureLab and exploring space

May 19, 2014

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Maker Faire 2014 shed some light on the world of cinehacking: building your own equipment to create cinematic video. University of Newcastle’s CultureLab team talked about their Cinehack movement and WeLove Digital catalogued some incredible photography and film-making techniques. Maker Faire is an annual event to celebrate maker culture at Newcastle’s Centre For Life. This […]

Choice in the optical wearable technology market: Google Glass alternatives

March 5, 2014

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Wearable technology will be the next big mobile gadget explosion but many people may not be aware of the competitors to Google Glass. There are a multitude of companies producing headsets for the tech savvy professional, not all with video recording capability, but some of the options available in interactive eyewear are intriguing. Eyewear Epiphany […]

Sony gives love to the mobile crowd

February 3, 2014

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Anyone looking to shoot mobile video should take a look at what Sony has been up to over the past 18 months. In 2012 and 2013 the company brought out a number of exciting camera products that were perfect for the mobile and handheld market. From audiophile cams to hook on mobile lenses it produced […]

Ever wondered if your mobile was a cost-effective video and stills cam? It is.

August 21, 2013

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iPhone tends to have the advantage over Android and other mobiles (Windows 8 has barely launched though and it has a game changer in the Nokia Lumia 1020) in that it has a range of accessories developed especially for people who want to create stunning images on their phone or shoot and edit video. An […]