Student Made TriCaster Tutorial – Silent Film

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Students at Boardman High School in Ohio made a light-hearted mini-tutorial in silent-film style with a few basic points about the TriCaster, plus white-balancing a camera, for local Education Access channel, BSTN. The project was written, produced, directed and shot by Nicholas Cessna and Dana Lundy, and featured Jett Ventresco as the student who needs … Read more…

Live Remote Video Production in the Field with the TriCaster Mini

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By Jeff Foster While many of you may be using the TriCaster Mini as a portable TV production studio in your business, school or in remote locations where you can easily access AC power and a network connection, there are times where you need to be able to work in a really remote location and … Read more…

TriCaster Keying and Virtual Sets Tutorial

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Community Media Access Collaborative is the non-profit organization overseeing Public/Education/Government (PEG) access television in Fresno, CA. As with many PEG providers, they provide training resources for their users. Here we share their entry level tutorial for using the keying and virtual set features on TriCaster. The guidance on green screen lighting and placement of your … Read more…

Controlling PTZOptics Cameras with Rocosoft IPCam on TriCaster

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Paul Richards and Andy Chatfield of PTZOptics demonstrate the latest in IP/Network camera control for operating PTZOptics’ cameras (and other makes of robotic Pan/Tilt/Zoom cameras) from TriCaster. The Rocosoft IPCam Controller application also allows for the operator to make use of a connected USB joystick to control PTZ cameras.  Andy concludes with an example of … Read more…

Why Do You Need Color Correction?

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    Watch this episode of Editor’s Lounge with Terence Cullen of post house AlphaDogs and you’ll see why color correction is important. While Terence talks about color correction in post, the concepts are even more important for live production, where you have to get your color correct before you start your show. All the … Read more…

Lens Filters for the Live Video Shooter

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When you shoot to record your footage for later editing, it’s easy to think about fixing any color issues in post production – but Noam Kroll makes the fair point in the blog at Premium Beat that you shouldn’t, because post processes really cannot duplicate the same look and color effects of a real lens … Read more…

Making the Right Audio Connections for Live and Corporate Video

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Whether shooting in a corporate studio or in the field at a live event, if you want to get great audio you’ll need to properly connect the right microphones to your cameras for the job, or, when you can, take live audio feed from the studio or location sound board.  Jan Ozer has done a … Read more…

PTZOptics: Live Drone Footage with TriCaster

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Adding a live aerial shot from an outdoor performance or sporting event can really kick up the cool factor on your live stream for your viewers. Paul and Andy from PTZOptics describe how to capture live footage with a drone and bring it into TriCaster.  They note this was a “fun example of putting together … Read more…

PTZOptics Camera Integration with TriCaster

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Andy Chatfield and Paul Richards of PTZ Optics provide a thorough walk-through of how to setup up and operate their robotic pan-tilt-zoom White Camera with a TriCaster 460 unit running TriCaster Advanced Edition software. The video composites the operators against the UI so you see both what to do and how the cameras move as … Read more…