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
Last year I had a chance to work on an indie production. I was the cinematographer and also handled all the grip/gaffer as we had to move fast and get a lot of scenes in a short amount of time. Continue reading “American Dream” Indie Film Diary
Today I wanted to share with you my thoughts on using this cool new wireless pan and tilt head for your DSLR and bigger video cameras.
Continue reading Wireless Pan & Tilt Head by Senna
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?
Those of you who have been patiently – or impatiently – waiting for the GH4 4K camera, listen up. B&H Photo Video has them in stock right now. The body costs $1,697.99 and includes expedited shipping.
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
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
Great news. You can now order the hotly anticipated Panasonic GH4 camera. As expected, the price is very competitive – at $1698, this is by far the most affordable 4K camera. Continue reading Panasonic’s 4K camera released at $1698
Visual effects are a huge part of film and video production these days. From the smallest music videos to big budget films, it seems like everyone is using effects to spice up their work. Continue reading Movie Magic (without VFX)
Almost every filmmaker and video expert out there wonders what kind of quality they can expect from the new Blackmagic Design Production 4K camera. Continue reading Blackmagic Production 4K Camera Review & Tests