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Five Creative Tripod Tricks for Shooting Video

It’s been a while since we last talked about some creative filmmaking techniques that you can easily implement in your everyday creative workflow out in the field. Of course, you can find many useful resources on the topic online, but the guys we definitely trust for some good

Sound Devices Introduces the MixPre-3 and MixPre-6 Audio Recorders

The company just announced its groundbreaking new product line – the MixPre Series of audio recorders with integrated USB audio interface. The lightweight and compact 3-input/5-track MixPre-3 and 6-input/8-track Mix-Pre 6 boast USB audio streaming, slick touchscreen along with the Sound Devices’ proprietary new high-performance Kashmir microphone preamps. The

Manfrotto Introduces the Innovative Nitrotech N8 Fluid Video Head

The Italian-based gear maker Manfrotto just unveiled its first video head that features an innovative, continuous counterbalance system based on a nitrogen-piston mechanism. Unlike conventional video heads with stepped levels of counterbalance, the Nitrotech N8 can be precisely adjusted to the weight of your camera rig. What’s more

Top 5 Tips to Consider When Traveling Abroad With Your Filmmaking Gear

Traveling abroad with your favorite filmmaking equipment can be a quite overwhelming task, especially when you’re not prepared for the multiple obstacles and challenges you might stumble upon along the line. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as a 100% risk-free trip, especially when you are carrying equipment that worth thousands in your