Sony NEX-FS100 training DVD review in EventDV Magazine

As many of you are aware I sold my Sony HVR-Z7U and HVR-Z5U professional HD video cameras in favour of a pair of new Sony NEX-FS100 video cameras.  The image from the FS100 is absolutely amazing, thanks to the massive Super35 sensor that dwarfs…

Producing Conference Video – EventDV Live feature

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Conference video production is a fast growing market for event videographers. It only makes sense as the appetite for video, especially online, is increasing by leaps and bounds. Earlier this year I completed a four part series for EventDV Live…

Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 review by Shawn Lam

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Monday April 11, 2011 - Las Vegas, NV Today Adobe announced a updates to much of their Creative Suite, including Production Premium, with CS5.5. So while many news sites are simply listing off the highlights from Adobe's Press Release, I…

Adobe CS5 review in EventDV Magazine

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How fast is the new Adobe Premiere Pro CS5? I benchmarked Premiere Pro CS4 and CS5 on two of my editing systems and published my results in the October edition of EventDV Magazine. Without any hardware upgrades, CS5 was faster than CS4, thanks…

Producing Conference Video feature article – EventDV Live

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Late last year I was approached by EventDV Magazine editor-in-chief, Steven Nathans-Kelly, to write the feature article for the inaugural editing of the new EventDV Live quarterly e-magazine. I jumped at the opportunity as the mandate of EventDV…

EventDV Live Olympics Review

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As a follow-up to my blog post critiquing the video coverage of the Olympics Opening Ceremony on EventDV Live, I wrote a second post summarizing my feelings on the games coverage following the closing ceremonies.  Both discussions compared…

Rechargeable Batteries Outlast Alkaline Batteries

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Back in October I wrote a rechargeable battery blog post about my confusion with the use of rechargeable specifically in wireless lavaliere microphones.  After a few months of investigations, and spearheading a movement to have a defective…

Olympic Opening Ceremony Critique – Canada VS USA

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I watched the Opening Ceremonies for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games with a bit of a different perspective than did most Canadians and even worldwide sports fans - I was watching to see how CTV, Canada's Olympic network, covered…

Shawn Lam featured in video marketing book

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July 2010 update: You can order 50 Interviews: Video marketers on Amazon with this link ____________________________________ For the second time in only a few months, I've been interviewed for a video production book.  The last time…

What’s the deal with rechargeable batteries?

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I'm in the process of replacing my Sennheiser Evolution 100 lav mic systems with the new Sennheiser Evolution 100  G3 ones (because they have diversity) and decided to revisit my battery choices. In the past I was simply using Alkaline AA's…