All posts by Lukasz Antos

Getting the perfect exposure and colors every time

Getting the exposure and colours right (and the focus!) are the basics of video and filmmaking, but we don’t always get them correct. There are a lot of things happening on the day of a shoot, and it’s easy to overlook these simple things. The best thing is to develop a good routine to go through as you set up your shot. There are also some tools out there that make this process easier. Continue reading Getting the perfect exposure and colors every time

Most affordable CFast 2.0 cards I’ve relied on

CFast 2.0 memory cards allow to record with very high bitrates, for example when filming RAW with the BlackMagic URSA Mini cameras. Unfortunately, this latest technology comes with a heavy price tag. One can expect the prices to eventually come down, but for those of us who need CFast 2.0 today, there is now a viable option. Continue reading Most affordable CFast 2.0 cards I’ve relied on

Crazy STRONG Variable ND Filter! (11 Stops)

Neutral Density (or ND) filters are indispensable when you want to get a narrow depth of field while filming in very bright light (for example, outdoors on a sunny day). Sometimes you can’t or don’t want to make the shutter go fast enough to open the aperture up all the way. That’s when you need an ND filter. Unfortunately, these filters are usually expensive. Continue reading Crazy STRONG Variable ND Filter! (11 Stops)