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The JVC GY-LS300 camcorder is one of a kind! This is the smallest, full-featured 4K camcorder on the market, with Super 35mm sensor, professional audio inputs and controls, and accessible switches for accessing key functions.

For those who have used high-end professional cameras, this is a like a big camera shrunk down.

Featuring a Micro Four Thirds mount, one can work with Micro Four Thirds lenses, or, via adapter use lenses from other manufacturers.
The GY-LS300 is an affordable camcorder than offers tremendous capabilities. Record 4K at 150 mbps to SDXC card, or record HD 4:2:2 over SDI, or 4K to external recorder over HDMI.

With the MFT mount, virtually every lens ever made can be attached (with the corresponding adapter) to this camera. Not only that, it offers a unique feature called Variable Sensor Mapping (VSM), which allows you to scale the active area of the sensor to match the lens you’re using. So, if you have some old C-mount 16mm lenses lying around, you can fit those and shrink the active area of the Super-35mm sensor down to the size of a 16mm film frame! If you have full-frame 35mm lenses, you can attach those and use VSM to provide a digital zooming capability – even with prime lenses!

Buy yours here: JVC GY-LS300CHU Ultra 4K HD 4KCAM Super 35 Pro Camcorder 

Another review of the amazing JVC GY-LS300 4K Super-35mm camera

 

DaVinci Resolve 14 is the latest version of this amazing, FREE, video editing app for Windows and Mac. Resolve has come along in leaps and bounds these last couple of years, and now offers a a great workflow for editors old and new alike.

For just $299, you can upgrade to the full Studio version (lifetime license) but for beginners and even many everyday editors – the free version still offers more than many paid-for editing apps.

Download yours free from here : DaVinci Resolve download.

DaVinci Resolve 14 Crash Course

 

The JVC GY-LS300 – is it the video world’s best-kept secret? Check the specs: – 4K Super-35mm sensor, Micro Four-Thirds (MFT) mount, built in ND filters, XLR audio sockets, priced under US$3000.

With the MFT mount, virtually every lens ever made can be attached (with the corresponding adapter) to this camera. Not only that, it offers a unique feature called Variable Sensor Mapping (VSM), which allows you to scale the active area of the sensor to match the lens you’re using. So, if you have some old C-mount 16mm lenses lying around, you can fit those and shrink the active area of the Super-35mm sensor down to the size of a 16mm film frame! If you have full-frame 35mm lenses, you can attach those and use VSM to provide a digital zooming capability – even with prime lenses!

Buy yours here: JVC GY-LS300CHU Ultra 4K HD 4KCAM Super 35 Pro Camcorder 

JVC GY-LS300 – A 4K camera with a Super-35mm sensor for under $3000!

 

Without camera movement, films would be static and boring. The way the camera moves can tell your audience far more about your story.Over the years, many great directors have implemented their own unique camera styles to tell the stories in exciting and visual ways. Here are some great examples of camera movement.

5 Brilliants Moments of Camera Movement List:

  1. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  2. 20th Century Women
  3. Marnie
  4. The Passenger
  5. The Candidate (short film by David Karlak)

 

 

 

 

5 Brilliants Moments of Camera Movement

 

A superb tutorial with 5 tips for colour grading and making your image look great using DaVinci Resolve.

5 Tips to take your colour grading to the next level – Davinci Resolve Tutorial

 

Three mistakes almost all beginner editors make and what you can do to fix them

 

 

3 Mistakes All Beginner Editors Make

 

Things you can do to take film editing to the next level.

 

 

7 Editing Tips That Are Simple And Beautiful

 

Michael Hauge discusses the 3 mistakes that many screenwriters make in Act 1 of their screenplay. Making these errors at this most important stage can set up your script for failure. Watch to learn why.

3 Mistakes Screenwriters Make In Act 1 That Ruin A Screenplay

 

Clamps are as important as gaffer tap when it comes to film-making. Here’s some great ideas for clamps that you can use when making your films.

Clamps can be used to clamp lights, flags, blackout, microphones – whatever you need clamped!

Clamps Used in Video Production

 

Luckily, three are a number of really good video editing programs which are free. Here’s a run-down of the free products reviewed here:-
1. Hitfilm 4 Express

2. DaVinci Resolve 12.5

3. VSDC Free Video Editor

4. Blender

5. Windows Movie Maker & iMovie

Linux suggestions: OpenShot, Pitivi, Cinelerra, Blender

 

 

 

Best Free Video Editing Software