Sony NEX-FS700

Sony NEX-FS700 Review Pre-Release

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When I bought my pair of Sony NEX-FS100 video cameras last August I knew there were going to be trade-offs when I compared the way I shot video on the camcorders I had used over the previous ten years and my new FS100 workflow.  For starters,…
Sony NEX-FS700

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…
Sony NEX-FS700

EventDV live – 2nd edition

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The 2nd edition of EventDV Live was released today. Here is the link to EventDV Magazine's "Live" e-mag edition, which, as the name implies, targets the live video production market. EventDV Live is a quarterly trade publication. In this…
Sony NEX-FS700

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…
Sony NEX-FS700

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…
Sony NEX-FS700

Top 5 things WEVA is doing right

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I've received lots of great feedback on my two previous blog posts- thanks to everyone for sharing. From my perspective it seems like there are a lot of companies that care about WEVA and want to see it continue to be the leading source for…
Sony NEX-FS700

What WEVA needs to fix for Expo 2010! Part 2

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I received a lot of great feedback on my Part one of the my list of things WEVA needs to fix for Expo 2010 - thanks everyone for sharing your insights. I did get a few comments from presenters who had A/V issues during their presentations…
Sony NEX-FS700

The economy, news media, and video production

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As a member of the press and contributing editor for EventDV Magazine, I have been following the effects of the US recession and the subsequent fall-out on print media. Newspapers appear to be taking the largest hit, with many outlets closing…
Sony NEX-FS700

Best of 2008 – Shawn Lam’s Picks

For the 2nd year in a row I was asked to weigh-in with my picks for the EventDV Best of 2008: Editors' and Columnists' picks Last year I chose the integration of Flash Video into the Adobe Production Premium package as my top choice but…