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Videoguys’ Shooting Tips for Family/Home/Holiday Video

November 22, 2017

Videoguys’ Shooting Tips for  Family/Home/Holiday Video Here are some Holiday shooting tips to make your family videos more enjoyable to watch. (Holidays 2017 update ) Each year around Thanksgiving we update and publish this guide. We’ve been doing it for over a dozen years! Today you can shoot video on not just a camcorder, but your Read More

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By Jim,

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Detailing the SmallHD 500 Field Monitor in Action

December 9, 2015

The SmallHD 500 series field monitors are some of the most versatile gadgets on the market for videographers, DSLR shooters and camcorder enthusiasts. On top of delivering incredible image quality, a super small footprint, lightweight design and long running times the price-point rivals competitive products costing twice as much! Take it from a pro in Read More

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Detailing a shoot with SmallHD 500

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RECORD SPORTING EVENTS

February 27, 2015

Videomaker by Football, baseball, hockey, tennis, swimming, cycling, running and lacrosse. Sports shooting is an art unto itself, and every sport has shooting hurdles to jump. When my nephew made the football team, my sister’s career as a videographer instantly went into high gear. Hollywood has never made a film as entertaining to 10-year-olds as Read More

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By Gary,

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5 REASONS TO STOP ZOOMING NOW

May 22, 2014

Videomaker by Chuck Peters The zoom control is probably one of the first buttons you pushed when you picked up your brand new camcorder. After all, it’s mounted in a prominent spot on the camera, right there where your finger rests. It wants to be pushed. So, we hit record and we start zooming. We Read More

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By Jim,

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5 Tips for Handheld Shooting

August 6, 2013

Videomaker by Whether you’re out for a quick shoot, or are lugging your gear a long distance, you can’t always take a tripod along. Here are some tips for hand-held shooting when you don’t have your trusty stable ‘pod around. Let’s face it, as much as we tout the use of tripods in Videomaker, we Read More

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6 Portrait Lighting Patterns Every Photographer Should Know

December 31, 2012

Digital Photography School by Darlene Hidebrandt In classical portraiture there are several things you need to control and think about to make a flattering portrait of your subjects, including: lighting ratio, lighting pattern, facial view, and angle of view. I suggest you get to know these basics inside out, and as with most things, then Read More

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10 Tips for Great Holiday Video

December 12, 2011

stevestockman.com Ah, Holiday memories. Like the time you think your dad told a hilarious story– but you can’t hear him on the video.  Or the time young Sarah– or was it Matthew?– kept talking about “Santa Paws”.  Hard to tell which, because whoever’s face is too dark to see. And let’s not even talk about Read More

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Videoguys' Tips for Shooting Family/Home/Holiday Video (2011 update)

November 23, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!   We would like to thank all of our customers and friends for your support and  patronage throughout the years. Every year around this time we refresh the following article and post it.   Videoguys’ Tips for Shooting Family/Home/holiday Video If you’re like me, you shoot tons of video of your family. I’ve Read More

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By Jim,

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15 Quick Tips to Shooting Fireworks

June 30, 2011

Videomaker by Jennifer O’Rourke The 4th of July means barbecues, family gathering and fun in the sun and the party concludes with the traditional pyro- show around the country. Everyone wants to capture the family fun, but when it comes to the Big Light Show in the Sky, shooting great firework footage is more than Read More

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By Jim,

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Videoguys' Tips for Shooting Family/Home/Holiday Video (2010 update)

November 22, 2010

Check out Videoguys’ Black Friday Specials  Great Prices, FREE UPS Ground Shipping on all Orders and a Special Bonus – $20 Off Any Order Over $500 with Promo Code BF20 Happy Thanksgiving!   We would like to thank all of our customers and friends for your support and  patronage throughout the years. Every year around Read More

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