Camera cranes along with dollies were the first set of filmmaking tools allowing smooth camera movement. They are just as important today. Besides adding production value, they greatly enhance storytelling.
Whereas dollies allow side-to-side movement, cranes and jibs move the camera up and down. If you put a camera crane on a dolly, you will have even more freedom of camera movement. Continue reading Camera Cranes & Jibs – CAME
It sounds like there is a lot of excitement about Panasonic’s new 4K camera – the Lumix GH4 – because I have received plenty of questions about it. Probably the most frequent question is what lenses should you get. So, I will make my recommendations here. Continue reading Lenses for Panasonic GH 4 4K camera
BlackMagic Design just announced that their top-of-the-line 4K camera is finally shipping – after almost one year delay. In addition, they have reduced the price to $2995.
This makes for a very attractive deal on a camera that offers 4K RAW recording and a great codec – the 4K Apple Pro Ress 422 movie mode. The camera, of course, lets you shoot at 1080P too. Continue reading BlackMagic Production Camera 4K – a tempting 4K option
Panasonic has just announced that their new GH4 camera is bringing 4K video resolution to DSLR/DSLMs. I’m excited and I think you should be too. Continue reading Panasonic GH4 4K camera – a lot to get excited about
After my video “DIY Digital Stabilized Camera Gimbal”, some people got the impression that I prefer these to steadicams. Continue reading Steadicam How-To and Reviews