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Odyssey 7Q+ 4k Video Recorder and Monitor

Though it's not the newest piece of gear on the market, it's solid, and it is reliable. The Odyssey 7Q+ is an industry standard 4K video recorder and monitor that has been used by professional film makers for several years. Toted as the best…
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Creating Smoke and Diamond Free Motion Background

Motion Backgrounds brings you another great after effects tutorial featuring a brand new free motion background. In this adobe after effects tutorial, the Red Giant plugin Trapcode Particular is used to create this free animated background. After…
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Using Radio Waves in After Effects

Motion Backgrounds launched its very first adobe after effects tutorial. In this tutorial, a free motion background is created using a popular plugin called Radio Waves. Radio Waves is a very dynamic plugin that has unlimited options for creating…
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Should You Work For Free

Do you want the quick answer, then no, or if you want the long answer, then yes. Regardless, the answer to this question gets complicated fast when friends find out about your talents, family asks for favors, or the company you work for finds…
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Digital Anarchy Transcriptive Video Plugin

Digital Anarchy's newest video plugin Transcriptive is finally out. This new powerful video plugin for Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects takes does in minutes, what it would take a team of workers to do in days. Full automated using Speechmatics…
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Reviewing The Sony A7s II

We all know the importance of using a good camera. When the right moment comes, you need a camera that is reliable, high quality, and going to be something that you are proud of. The Sony A7s II fits this bill. If you can afford this camera,…
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Shooting Professional Aerial Video

With the onslaught of access to drones in the past few years, it is easy to find aerial footage of nearly anything imaginable. With aerial drones as cheap as a few hundred dollars, for instance, the new DJI Spark, or even the Mavic Pro, 4k,…
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4 Tips For Filming A Music Video

Music videos are one of the neatest ways to release a new song to the world. Not only does it highlight the artist, it can visually set the tone for what type of music is going to be played. The shadows, colors, tones, and angles all affect…
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Motion Background Used as Album Cover

When you think of motion backgrounds, or free video loops, you probably think of using them in projects such as webshows, live productions, commercials, school videos, worship backgrounds, and many other ways. Most likely a new album cover…
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Filming At Night

Shooting video at night can be challenging, but if you follow a few basic principles, not only will your footage turn out better, you can have more confidence to use all hours of the day to your advantage, rather than just when the sun is up.…
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Portable Power | Goal Zero Yeti 150 Solar Generator

Power is an important aspect when shooting a scene away from standard outlets or civilization. What is important to realize is that while batteries the best source for being able to power equipment in remote places, batteries do have their own…
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Drones Can Fly Commercially

The Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration announced major changes to drone regulation, including commercial use of aerial footage. This is been long forth coming as we have been waiting for permission to use this new…