Today I wanted to show you 5 filmmaking gadgets I use all the time in my work. Continue reading 5 Must-Have Filmmaking Gadgets I Use Everyday
I finally got around to updating my demo-reel. Continue reading My latest reel
Last Sunday we had a great Filmmaking Times show with Henry Martens. He’s a filmmaker whose work has earned him awards and a very successful wedding filmmaking business. Continue reading Wedding Filmmaking with Henry Martens – Career advice & filmmaking techniques
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)
Recently, I shot a film recently where I got to use a bunch of new camera gear. One of the things I tested was the new shotgun mic from Aputure. Continue reading Film Shoot Tested! Aputure Deity Condenser Microphone – Is it good?
In January 2017, my brother and I visited Montañita, a beach town in Ecuador. This special place was the subject of our 2013 documentary “Montañita: Beach Life”. Continue reading Montañita Revisited 2017
We were contacted by Foton, which is a Polish company that produces camera accessories. They wanted us to test out and let them know what we think of their new motorized slider the Varanus VS2.
I was busy at the moment on another job, so I asked a friend of mine, a talented photographer Akash Wadhwani, to help out by testing the kit. You can check out Akash’s website for more of his amazing photos and time-lapse tutorials. Continue reading Motorized slider time-lapse with Varanus SV2
For years, the Zoom H4 has been the workhorse audio recorder on my film and video productions. As good as it is, it is an older model, and so I decided to see what the current portable recorders have to offer. Here is my review of three popular recorders from Zoom and Tascam. Continue reading Portable Audio Recorders for Filmmakers