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Teleprompter hack for Reflecmedia Chroma Key

Teleprompter hack for Reflecmedia Chroma Key

Posted by Joel Wallis on 7th Aug 2018

Teleprompter Hack for Reflecmedia Chroma Key For those who would like to use a teleprompter with a Reflecmedia system, this solution is for you. The #1 question besides how does Reflecmedia works is, "How to use a teleprompter with Reflecmedia if you cannot block the LiteRing?"  Transcript: Joel Wallis with the DVEStore. Today's topic is gonna be Reflecmedia with teleprompters. Unfortunately, you would not be able to use a traditional teleprom
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One Button Studio Kit

One Button Studio Kit

Posted by Jason Jenkins on 2nd Aug 2018

According to Justin Miller, Media Commons project manager for Penn State Educational Technology Services, 10 percent of their student body uses One Button Studio set up in 2 different rooms. That's 4,500 recording sessions per year! “It’s fantastic for us.”One Button Studio has more uses than with just a specific task. However, there are at least three broad ways one can use it:1) To save content that was already delivered elsewhere. 2) To record new content. 3) To
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How to Create a YouTube Channel Using Your Smart Phone

How to Create a YouTube Channel Using Your Smart Phone

Posted by Calissa Treat on 6th Jul 2018

How to Create a YouTube Channel Using Your Smart PhoneWe all have that one device that we are constantly checking, our smart phones. They have become our maps, alarm clocks, music library, and camera. Your smart phone can also be the key to starting your YouTube channel. Whether you are saving for that DSLR or just prefer the simplicity of filming with your phone, here is how you can start a YouTube channel using that little gadget that’s in your pocket.Good LightingOur phones can take c
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How A Simple Z-Bracket Can Save Your Ring Light Set-up

How A Simple Z-Bracket Can Save Your Ring Light Set-up

Posted by Calissa Treat on 6th Jul 2018

Effortless, hassle-free, and time efficient. I bet these words don’t normally come to mind when you’re thinking about a lighting set-up. But I am here to tell you that if you want to mount a camera and ring light to a  light stand, you will only need one bracket, and it is that simple. Let me introduce you to the Z-Bracket for Light Stands! This bracket is the key to accomplishing a quick and easy lighting set up while eliminating the need for a tripod. Her
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Top Reason to Upgrade to the Lectrosonics SRC-941 Wireless Receiver

Top Reason to Upgrade to the Lectrosonics SRC-941 Wireless Receiver

Posted by Joel Wallis on 27th Jun 2018

Top Reason to Upgrade to the Lectrosonics SRC-941 Wireless Receiver DVEStore just received the new Lectrosonics SRC-941 wireless receiver and Joel was curious to know what the spectrum scanning differences were between the most popular Lectrosonics SRC-A1 frequency and the new 941 frequency. So he took the two wireless receivers out in the field to see which one will pick up the most interference here in Everett, WA. Any questions please feel to email Joel at joelw@dvesto
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One Button Studio: DVE Style!

One Button Studio: DVE Style!

Posted by Jason Jenkins on 15th Jun 2018

Major props to the crew at Penn State for all of their hard work to bring the One Button Studio to life! I've been working on an Ode to OBS, if you will. Deep in the bowels of the DVEstore, in a small conference room, I've been gnawing away at this project for nearly a year. I started out with this list of parts and built a Penn State One Button Studio from the ground up. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_1cd4dtpxq... Once I had it all together, I tried it and tested it. It d
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VIDEO: How to Get the Best Sound: Sound Devices MixPre Line-Up

VIDEO: How to Get the Best Sound: Sound Devices MixPre Line-Up

Posted by Guy Cochran on 5th Apr 2018

In this video, DVE Store owner and Video production guru walks us through the changes in audio equipment and how YOU can have movie set quality gear within your budget!   Transcript: Hey. Guy Cochran here today, and we're gonna be taking a look at some recorders and mixers and just how far that we've come in audio for video. So, just a few years ago, we had to get our XLR mics into our cameras with these boxes from companies like Beachtek, and these were hugely popular.
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Pro Bono Video  Production: The Nourishing Network

Pro Bono Video Production: The Nourishing Network

Posted by Jason Jenkins on 2nd Apr 2018

I love using my talents for good causes, so I was happy when I heard that the DVEstore would be helping to produce a couple of videos for the Edmonds Foundation. One particular focus, this year, is on a program called the Nourishing Network. I find it very fulfilling to work for a cause that does such good in the community. In fact, I wouldn't mind spending all my time producing videos for good causes! That brings up an important point to consider. One cannot make a livi
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Shooting Interviews Part 2: Shooting for the Edit

Shooting Interviews Part 2: Shooting for the Edit

Posted by Jason Jenkins on 1st Apr 2018

As a one-man-band 'preditor', I learned how to shoot for the edit. Nobody likes PPP (painful post production); where you have to work overtime to battle bad audio, improper exposure, or just plain poor interviewing technique.Whether you are shooting for yourself, or someone else, the editor will love you if you can master the following techniques!Training the Interviewer & Interviewee:Most people don't have much experience being interviewed on-camera, so it makes good sense to spend a couple of
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