Hey Filmmakers Chung Dha here, this here is my clapperboard that I DIY-modded it to have a lot of improvements so it can be used on set avoiding a lot of issues, but also making certain things faster. Under here is just a very basic and affordable clapperboard you can easily buy from Amazon or anywhere else and there aren’t any clapperboards you can just buy with all the features built-in. [Read More…]
How I built a DIY 180 orbiting rig using readily available parts
I recently built this DIY 180 orbit rig from available camera accessories. To make shots like this. You might think why not just use a turntable, well I don’t like the look of only the product spinning while the background is static. While moving the camera around the subject gives a much more dynamic look in its entirety.
These are the 8 most essential video tips for DIY filmmakers
As a DIY Filmaker, one’s budget is often quite tight. You’ve spent a bunch of money on your cameras lenses and lights, but now the pot is close to empty. There are so many other little things that we need to buy, and they all add up.
To help ease the wallet a little, Dave Knop (aka Knoptop) comes to the rescue. Dave has put together his list of the 8 of what he believes to be the most useful video tutorials for DIY Filmmakers. And it’s all thanks to the magic of (a broken) television!
No drone? This is how to fake aerial shots with your phone
If you own a drone, there will be situations and areas when you won’t be able to fly it and get aerial shots. In such situations, there’s a great solution how to fake aerial shots using your phone. Photographer and filmmaker Chung Dha demonstrates the build for faking aerial shots in his video, along with some tips and techniques how to get the movements you’d otherwise get with a drone.
It’s a clever solution when you can’t fly the drone, and not to mention if you’re one of the people who don’t own a drone (yet). So, get yourself a gimbal and a boom pole, and get to work.
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