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?
Move over Canon 5D Mark 3… Sony a7s is the new low light king of cameras! 😉 Continue reading Sony A7S – Camera Buying Guide
The last few months I’ve had the chance to use Panasonic’s new 4K camera, the GH4, and I have been really impressed with it. The camera is easy to use and lets you create amazing shots. Continue reading GH4 Review, Tips & Cinema Settings
Number one question I get asked is “What’s a perfect beginner camera?” My answer is still the same – the SONY NEX-5. Continue reading “Your Way” music video shot on the Sony NEX-5
The Canon DSLRs remain hugely popular among indie filmmakers and deservedly so. If you are looking to buy one, there are many great models to choose from, in a wide price range. Which one should you get?
In my previous post, I reviewed the medium-priced Gini BMCC EX rig for the BlackMagic cameras. This time, I am reviewing a high-end model – the Lanparte BlackMagic Camera Cage Kit. Continue reading High-end Rig for BlackMagic Cameras – Lanparte Rig
As I mentioned in my review of it, the BlackMagic Production Camera 4K is a great camera, but it requires additional investment in equipment to make it work well in a real production setting. Continue reading Getting the Most Out of BlackMagic Cameras: the Gini Rig