Category Archives: Equipment

Cinema Camera Mega Test of 2017!

Recently, I had a chance to meet Chris Downing, Tim Wilson and Derek Allen of GearJones.com. These guys are talented cinematographers from the Washington D.C. area. Continue reading Cinema Camera Mega Test of 2017!

V-Log L GH4 vs External Recorder

As soon as I got my hands on the V-Log L image profile, I put it through a lot of tests. It is a true flat image profile for the Panasonic GH4 camera, and the upcoming GH5, that allows for the capture of 12 stops of dynamic range, instead of the 10 stops you get with the built-in image profiles of these cameras. The idea of extra dynamic range is exciting, but there is a trick to taking advantage of this additional functionality. Continue reading V-Log L GH4 vs External Recorder

Aputure 120t Light and Light Dome Softbox

Lights like the Aputure 120t are very interesting because they are usually the key piece of a lighting kit – especially when combined with a softbox. What makes them the workhorses is their versatility – they are portable, give a good amount of light output, but don’t draw a lot of power (when using LEDs). Continue reading Aputure 120t Light and Light Dome Softbox