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Here’s How You Can Add a Multi-Camera View to Any HDMI Monitor

The next time you stumble upon a situation when you need to shoot an event with multiple cameras and monitor the live video feeds simultaneously, instead of getting a dedicated monitor that offers a multiview support, you can try out the Decimator DMON-4s Converter with Quad Multi-Viewer Function. In

Interview Lighting LED Kit that Fits in Your Carry-On

I’ve been obsessing over lighting as of lately. It’s like my own anti-camera gear therapy, I’ve been forcing myself to accept and it’s kind of working. Whereas camera technology changes so fast these days it kind of makes little to no sense to get attached to a

Here’s How You Can Remove a Boom Mic from a Wide Shot

Many times, using a boom mic to capture the highest possible dialogue sound quality when recording your talents in a wide shot could be your best option. The obvious challenge, however, is finding an efficient way to hide the boom mic in your frame. If you can’t dig

Using Practical Lights On Set

Lighting a scene using practical lights should be a mandatory skill for every independent filmmaker, especially in the beginning of his/her career. Buying or renting professional lighting kit for a small self-financed indie project can often be a challenge due to budget restraints and limitations. Instead, using practical lights can