Creating Time Lapse Pho...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal Thanks to more cameras having a built-in time lapse function and cell phone Apps that let you calculate how may frames to shoot for any situation, anybody can easily make great time lapse videos. The below video shows how to set up the time lapse mode on a...

Giving Video a Try

Today’s Post by Mark Toal If you’re like me shooting video does not come naturally. As part of my job with Panasonic I’ve learned about the technical aspects of shooting video; frame rates, formats, the importance of audio, exposure settings, etc. This has made me something of a video...

What is a Cine lens?

From the Best of Mark Toal Everyday mirrorless camera are becoming more popular  for shooting video the Cine lens is getting more notice. Cine lenses have been around for as long as movies have been made but there are new, less expensive ones coming out almost monthly for mirrorless...

Mirrorless Video at 24,...

Today’s Post by Mark Toal When shooting video you can set your camera to shoot 24, 30 or 60 frames per second (fps). Almost all mirrorless cameras with video capability will record at 30 frames but 24 and 60 may not be available on all of them. Movies are often shot at 24 FPS since...

How I “Shot the S...

From the Best of Mark Toal I was in Virginia City, Nevada last week to check out the steam train that runs between Virginia City and Gold Hill, Nevada. I took the train ride and returned to set up a time lapse of the train pulling into the station and then leaving again. The time lapse...

How I Made: Advanced Yo...

Today’s Post by Barry Staver As good as the Panasonic Lumix GH-4 is for still photography, it’s even better for shooting video. I originally went with this system for stills, not intending to shoot video. As a lifelong documentary photographer, I believed there was no need to add motion...