Better Sound and Smoother Video from My Nikon D5100

I bought a Nikon D5100 to explore DSLR video production without breaking my piggy bank. Soon I discovered that taking good video with a DSLR is a lot harder than with my video camcorder, for two reasons:  I needed better sound and smoother video. Better Sound 1. Most DSLRs, including the D5100, do not have […]

A Lightweight HD Video Kit for the Amateur Videojournalist

Are you looking for portable and versatile equipment for shooting HD video?  Consider using a small DSLR or four thirds camera, two broad range zoom lenses, and a small external mic. I use the fairly small Nikon D5100 and two relatively inexpensive zooms, the 18-55mm kit lens, and the 70-300 telephoto.  This gives me all […]