Entries by Shawn Lam, MPV

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Tutorial: Connecting Content-Creation Workgroups with the ProMAX Platform Portable Y

This video production tutorial originally appeared on Streaming Media Producer Whether you need to connect multiple workstations together with shared storage or multiple storage devices to a single workstation, the ProMAX Platform Portable series has you covered. Whether you need to connect multiple workstations together with shared storage or multiple storage devices to a single […]

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How to Integrate Real-Time Social Media with Streaming Video

This article originally appeared on Streaming Media Producer Viewers interacting with a second screen while consuming content is not something that we, as producers, have much control over, but by integrating real-time social media with streaming video we can try to maintain viewer engagement and encourage them to use their second screens to interact with […]

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Sony a7S Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera, Part 2: Adapting Lenses to the E-Mount

This article was originally published on Streaming Media Producer Now that we have covered some of the important characteristics of lenses from a videographer’s perspective, we’ll discuss several of the lens-and-adapter combinations for E-Mount cameras, like the Sony a7S, that are also relevant for the Sony FS100 and FS700/R. Now that I have covered off […]

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Review: Canon XF205 Professional Camcorder

This review was originally published on Streaming Media Producer The Canon XF205 pro camcorder resembles the acclaimed XA25 consumer model introduced last year in several respects, but adds welcome features such as individual rings for iris, zoom, and focus; 2 additional channels of internal microphone recording; 1080/30P HD-SDI output in the XF205, and more. As […]