How I Got the Shot: Capturing Breathtaking Aerial Footage of China’s Countryside

The chance to capture aerial footage of the expansive landscapes or cityscapes of China is an unusual, if not downright rare, experience. For VideoBlocks Marketplace contributor Stef Hoffer, it was an opportunity to see a country he loves and has traveled to a number of times from a wholly new perspective. Hoffer shares some of his most breathtaking drone shots with us, as well as a few tips for tourist filmmakers traveling to China.   VideoBlocks: What Inspired you to capture this footage? Hoffer: Over the span of a decade, I … Read more about How I Got the Shot: Capturing Breathtaking Aerial Footage of China’s Countryside

The Man (and the Technology) Behind Our 4K New York Aerial Footage

Aerial videographer Arnie Itzkowitz shares his thoughts on landing commercial clients, transitioning to 4K, and filming New York aerial footage for VideoBlocks. Take an aerial glance at the landscape of video, and it’s easy to see the pros and cons of having lenses and recording capabilities built into every phone, tablet, and laptop. On one side, it’s become far easier to get started as a hobbyist or professional with equipment and tutorials so readily available and accessible; on the other, this same ease and saturation has made it … Read more about The Man (and the Technology) Behind Our 4K New York Aerial Footage

New 4K Collection: NYC Aerials

New 4K Collection: NYC Aerials We are extremely excited to announce a new addition to our 4K library! We recently sent a crew up in the air with a 4K camera to give us the most exciting views New York City has to offer. Take a look at the stunning footage: Tomorrow we'll be featuring an interview with our aerial videographer where he'll tell us how he gets these shots and give advice for anyone looking to get into the 4K scene. And don't forget to head over to VideoBlocks.com to make these fantastic shots your own! [videoblocks … Read more about New 4K Collection: NYC Aerials

New 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection From VideoBlocks

New 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection From VideoBlocks You think 4K Ultra-HD is cool? We here at VideoBlocks raise you 6K! It's an eye-popping, amazingly detailed pixel resolution that's ten times greater than 1080p HD footage. You can visualize the difference in high-definition resolutions here: The main benefit of 6K is being able to compose your own 4K export from a larger canvas, not to use full 6K -- TVs can't even play 6K yet! To obtain the momentous Video Blocks 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection, our cinematographer used a RED Epic … Read more about New 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection From VideoBlocks