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Video 101 - Informative Articles from Videomaker Magazine

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Some informative articles from Videomaker magazine that I thought would be of interest to those who frequent this forum:
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Television Transmission Formats
How television transmission formats are used to bring video from the TV station to the television in your living room.
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What is a CODEC?
Codec. It is a term that sometimes strikes fear into even the most experienced of video editors.
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What's Legal: Trademarks and Brands in Your Documentary
Whether your instance of recording a trademark is incidental, such as capturing a McDonald's logo in the background, or purposeful, such as having an actor sip from a Coca-Cola can, the basic legal principles remain the same.
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Guide to Camera Filters and How to Use Them
With just a few basic facts about camera filters you will be on your way to being a pro. Filters are all about experimentation through trial and error.
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Zoom In On Macro Videography
Learn how to use your digital video camera to zoom in on new worlds with a simple twist of the lens barrel on your camera.
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Time Lapse Video
Using the wonders of manipulating time with time lapse video.
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What's Legal: When Are Background Sounds With A Copyright In Video Clips OK?
The scenario is simple: background music, either live or recorded, is playing while you are videotaping a scene. Now you have sounds protected by copyright in your video clip.
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How To Make a Slow Motion Video Clip
Slow motion is when the playback of a video clip appears to be slower than the natural speed of the events. This illusion can be done in several ways.
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Making Video In Low Light Conditions
Steps you can take to ensure your video quality is as good as it can be when faced with the challenge of making digital video in low light conditions.
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When to Move the Camera
You know the camera moves and names, but that's just half the battle. Here are some answers to WHEN and how to use those moves effectively.
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What is Lux?
Manufacturers seem to have different way of defining the word lux. But what is it, and how can you compare your camcorder's "lux level" to that of others?
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TV vs. Web Advertising
Can you still make money in advertising? Yes, but maybe not in the way you might think. The potential for video advertising is unlimited. Here are some ideas to get started.
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Tips for Lower Third Titles
The best way to identify your Spokesperson in your video is by using a lower third byline. Creating them is more than just making a title, they identify a brand and style.
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