We have been relying on Zoom audio recorders for years. We’ve used them on our video and film projects, including our documentary “Montanita Beach Life” Continue reading Zoom H5 audio recorder arrives at B&H
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?
I have some great news for those of you who struggle with shoulder rigs, not sure how to make them lighter and easier to work with. Continue reading Atlas Camera Support
Lots of people wonder how to set up their camera stabilizers, so that they can remotely pull focus on the go. Continue reading Pro Steadicam with wireless follow focus & video system
Today I wanted to show a cool and affordable wireless follow focus system for your DSLR camera or even higher end cameras like the Red Epic. Continue reading Wondlan Wireless Follow Focus
Today, I wanted to show you how to build your very own wireless video system for under $300 (or $330 with more range). Continue reading DIY Wireless Video System
I have joined the Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” club!
As, I’m sure, most of you know, there is a giant collection of music videos from people from all over the world who just dance and show what it means to be happy – all done to the hit song “Happy”. Continue reading Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” – Ecuadorian style by Tom Antos
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
As many of you know, last year I ran an indiegogo campaign to build the CineDrone – a RC quadcopter camera rig. Designed for the GoPro cameras, this affordable device – under $2000 – was ready out of the box to let you get cinematic aerial shots. The campaign generated a lot of interest and I ended up building even more units for the latecomers to the project. Even to this today, I get more requests. Continue reading CineDrone 2.0
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