We are really excited about our latest shoot with our new Phantom Miro slow motion camera! Equipt with a HUGE lens and a lot of patience, our videographers headed out to a state park in Virginia to capture the majestic bald eagle in HD slow video. The results are truly spectacular. Check out these reel with some of our favorites: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qv9hkF04x_k&feature=youtu.be These clips (and many more) will start popping up on VideoBlocks within the next week or so, so make sure to keep your eyes open! These shots are … Read more about VideoBlocks Adds Bald Eagle Stock Footage
The whole technology industry is still trying to strike gold with the ultimate online editing platform and now Mozilla, the makers of the infamous web browser, Firefox, is giving it a shot, too. Popcorn Maker 1.0 is designed to allow users to create customizable online viewing experiences using its collaborative platform and user friendly interface. We've played around with the site a bit and wanted to share the good and the not so good of this new online tool. Popcorn Maker 1.0: The Good We're part of a generation that is head over … Read more about Mozilla Offers New Online Video Editing Tool
Great Dramatic Clouds Timelapse Videos from VideoBlocks Clouds can convey anything from bliss to anger, with imagery of lazy summer days and stormy nights. Timelapse is a method of videography that allows the viewer to see long stretches of time in just a few seconds. This video style gives stock videos a variety of cloud shapes in just a short clip, adding visual interest and movement to the stock footage. VideoBlocks has a large inventory of royalty-free cloud stock images. Discover some of the most popular selections. Giant Billowing … Read more about Great Dramatic Clouds Timelapse Videos from VideoBlocks
Washington D.C Stock Footage from VideoBlocks As the nation's capital city, Washington D.C. is the backdrop for many important political decisions and inspirational speeches. Washington D.C. is home to many easily recognizable monuments, from the White House to the Capitol. Videos of the District of Columbia evoke the historical significance of this incredible place and give the viewer a clear impression of what it is like to visit, live in or work in America's capital city. Many of the royalty-free videos available on VideoBlocks capture … Read more about Washington D.C Stock Footage from VideoBlocks
Exciting news today, Video Blocks lovers! Thanks to your suggestions, Video Blocks rolled out some new updates this weekend, including the option to download more than just one file type! This latest development is aimed to help our users customize their experience based on their media needs. Here's a look at the new format offered and a quick look at deciding which is right for you! VideoBlocks Download Formats When you go to download a new clip on Video Blocks, you'll now notice that there are two download buttons. The first one is for an … Read more about Video Blocks Offers Multiple Download Formats
Another Conversion: Is Adobe Premiere Better Than Final Cut Pro? I have to admit that this is a difficult blog post for me to write. I love Apple. I love Final Cut Pro. This brand has given me the feeling of professional prowess since my beginnings as a video editor at the ripe young age of 15. However, a time has come for me to make a very big decision. Does Apple's lack of compassion for the professional editor mean it's time to abandon ship? Is it time to become an Adobe enthusiast? Now, I've questioned my allegance to Final Cut Pro ever … Read more about Another Conversion: Is Adobe Premiere Better Than Final Cut Pro?
We all know that the current "hipster" phase is bringing all sorts of weird trends back. High waisted pants, shoes that look like they came from the Salem witch trials, and glasses so big they fall off your face. Well, the photography industry seems to be relishing in these vintage trends as they bring back some much loved products of our pasts. Check out a couple recent finds in not-so-vintage camera news: Kodak Goes to Washington Whether you're into politics or not, you're surely aware that there have been a few debates over the past couple … Read more about Vintage Cameras Make a Modern Mark
We're a little less than a month away from the release of the latest James Bond movie, Skyfall. 007 has been come an internationally known secret agent, and the series of movies are made with such formulaic precision and expertise that the films rarely disappoint. Part of that award winning formula is the opening credit sequence. While many movies hide the credits within the beginning of the film, Bond movies have a reputation for creating sexy, captivating and descriptive opening sequences that set a tone for the entire movie to come. We … Read more about Top 5 James Bond Opening Credit Sequences