Although it’s generally accepted that the continuous autofocus function on the GH5 is poor, I set out to find the “best” settings for the AF. Although I expected to find some limitations to the autofocus for video, Continue reading Autofocus settings for GH5 – one step forward, two steps back
This winter Tom and I travelled to Ecuador. Due to the limited luggage space, we took with us only small cameras. Along with our trusted GH4, we decided to take the recently released Panasonic G85, and we put it to a test. Continue reading Panasonic G85 Camera Review For Filmmakers
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
2016 has come to an end and next year is upon us. I wanted to wish everyone all the best in 2017! Also, I wanted to do a recap of the best 4K cameras that I had a chance to use in 2016. Continue reading 4K Camera Shootout of 2016!
Today, I am testing out a small run-and-gun audio set-up for doing two-person interviews using one camera and two wireless lav mics. Normally, to do that kind of an audio set-up, you would need a mixer to plug the two mics into. Then you would send the mixed audio from the two mics to a recorder or camera. This requires a second person Continue reading My Interview Setup with two Wireless Mics and GH4 – One-person crew
In this tutorial, I show you how to use natural, available light, like the sun to get sexy bikini beach shots! Continue reading Bikini Shoot with $3 DIY Reflector – Photo & Video Tutorial
Panasonic announced months ago that they were working on a brand new custom profile for the GH4 camera. Continue reading GH4 Firmware 2.3 with V-Log available now for FREE!
When Canon released the 5D Mark II in 2008 and then followed up with the 7D in 2009, indie film and video production was revolutionized. These cameras combined great optics with full HD recording. Just as importantly, their cost was within the reach of many indie filmmakers. The Canon DSLRs were all the rave. Continue reading Is Canon Forgetting Indie Filmmakers?
I got a new music video I wanted to premiere and also show you what equipment I used to get that anamorphic film look. Continue reading Real Anamorphic Lens for under $1K