Tag Archives: Nikon DSLR Video

Why are Photographers Afraid of Video?

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Photographers don’t like shooting video, yet a third of them do it and over two-thirds of them think the next generation of photographers should have video production training according to a recent study. If video is so important, and many are doing it, why is it only shot begrudgingly? Some photographers may feel that the rise in demand for video, …

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Chicago Skyline Cityscape Photo Tutorial at 360 Chicago/Hancock Observatory

Chicago Skyline 360 Chicago Cityscape

If you’re shooting video with a Nikon DSLR, chances are from time to time you shoot still photos as well. Still photography may even be your primary gig. During a recent trip to Chicago, I wanted to get some still photo cityscapes of the windy city and thought I’d share my experience trying to capture a great downtown Chicago skyline …

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5 Most Popular Nikon Cameras and Lenses: Summer 2015

5 Best Cameras for Nikon Videography

Your one-stop shop to see whats popular and people are buying. Top Selling Nikon Cameras: #1 Nikon D3300 – The D3300 is the latest release of the entry level DSLR cameras that Nikon offers. At just under $500 at the time of posting, it’s loaded with 24mp and shoots full 1080p video. It also comes with a 18-55mm lens. A …

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy Nikon’s New D810a or the D750 Filmaker’s Package

Nikon D750 Filmaker Package and D810a Astrophotography Camera

Nikon released details on two new products. Well, technically one new product and one new bundle – but you get the idea. The Nikon D750 Filmaker Kit and the Nikon D810a aren’t bad products, but if you’re shooting video or starting a video business – we wouldn’t recommend either. First the Nikon D810a. Great camera, but it’s designed specifically for …

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4 Reasons Why We Chose Nikon DSLRs for Video

I Am Nikon DSLR Video

“Ohhh, you’re shooting Nikon???” is the comment we get most often when showing up to a wedding or another video project with Nikon DSLRs. “Everyone else shoots Canon DSLRs for Video.” We know. We know we’re in the minority. Frankly, we kind of like it. Shooting video with Nikons isn’t more difficult than with Canon, nor is the quality diminished. …

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5 Tips For Using Zoom Products for DSLR Video Audio Capture

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We’ve been filming weddings professionally for several years now, and we’ve found that Zoom Audio products work well, but they aren’t without their challenges. Here are 5 tips to help you get the best audio for video with the Zoom H4N and Zoom H1 1. Avoid the dreaded “Card Write Error” by using a better SD card and formatting before …

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The New Nikon D750: The D810 and D610 Killer?

5 Best Cameras for Nikon Videography

Killing two birds with one stone? Nikon may be doing just that with the release of their new Nikon D750 full-frame camera packed with video features expected to be available later this year. Just three months ago, we told you how Nikon really stepped up their video game with the D810. New features like zebra stripes for exposure, smaller raw …

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Best Nikon Picture Control Settings for Videography

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When you ask around for the “Best Picture Control Setting” you’re bound to get many different responses – even among experts. However, we’ve tried a few different picture styles over the years and have settled in on what we like. While this is specific to Nikon Picture Control settings, similar settings can be used for Canon. Phillip Bloom (and may …

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