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Calibrating the JVC HD100 with a DSC Chart

Calibrating the JVC HD100 with a DSC Chart

Backfocus Adjustment for replaceable HD lenses

Backfocus Adjustment for replaceable HD lenses If you have an HD camera with replaceable lens you might experienced times when your shots are “soft”, a euphemism for the image being out of focus. The problem is generally uncaught until you see your footage in your NLE, where it’s too late. The culprit for this problem is the lens back-focus. This video addresses the problem and shows you three different methods for adjusting your back-focus and restore sharpness to your shots. Enjoy!

How I shot 18 interviews in 8 hours

How I shot 18 interviews in 8 hours In June of 2009 I produced a video for United Way of Santa Cruz. The video had to featured several interviews with people involved in several projects and I had only one day when all these people could seat down and talk. Making it efficient and easy was of the highest importance but I also wanted to make it look good. A little of planning made it all possible.