Clint’s Camera Corner

Once again Blackmagic Design drummed up buzz aplenty at NAB in Vegas. This time with a new, compact Super 35 camera called the URSA Mini. A direct threat to the Canon C100 Mark II and Sony FS7?

Video Editing
Clinton Stark
04.09.2015

Patience is key when filming b-roll. Allow yourself at least 15 seconds of record time for each shot. Doing so will make editing much easier.

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Stark Insider BTS
BY | 03.18.15 VIDEO

A simple example (with video) demonstrating how to use the Zoom H6 field recorder to produce a short scene with high quality sound effects and audio.

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Videography
BY | 03.16.15

Need help picking a DSLR camera to shoot video? Here’s a list of the top 5 best DSLR cameras that should be on your short list. Featuring cameras from Canon, Sony, Blackmagic and Panasonic.

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Baja Wanderlust
BY | 03.13.15 VIDEO

Next stop for Stark Insider is Baja California Sur. Some of my thoughts on the town of Loreto, shooting videos with the Canon EOS 70D, and potential Super 35 upgrade: Sony FS7 or Canon C100 Mark II or… ?

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San Francisco
BY | 02.02.15 VIDEO

Before we saw a show Saturday night at A.C.T. in San Francisco we gave ourselves a video challenge: an 80’s video music homage shot in Union Square with a Canon EOS 70D in just 30 minutes.

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Video Gear
BY | 01.28.15

Say your budget is $10,000. Do you buy a Sony a7S and build it out, or do you make a squeeze and buy it plus a new Sony FS7 giving you both stealth, plus Super 35 options?

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Gear
BY | 01.26.15

Making the jump from a Canon DSLR to a Sony FS7 XDCAM Super 35 camera. The decision, budgeting, spousal drama. What on earth am I thinking?!

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Canon DSLR Video
BY | 01.06.15

Here’s one of the best all-around lenses for shooting video on a Canon DSLR. Includes tips and sample videos.

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Tech
BY | 11.20.14

The a7 II will ship with 5-axis stabilization built-in. The result will be smoother, clearer shots. How will Canon and Nikon respond?