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
UPDATE August 4, 2014: There is a new & improved version of this gimbal. More info here: https://tomantosfilms.com/4452/came7500/
If you ever had problems using steadicams, then you should consider getting a digital camera gimbal. It’s the next big thing that is about to revolutionize the film industry. Continue reading 3 Axis Camera Gimbal for under $1K
If you ever wanted to experiment with in-camera optical effects, then there is no better way to do this than with a set of Lensbaby lenses. Continue reading Lensbabies – cutest lenses around
BlackMagic Design just announced that their top-of-the-line 4K camera is finally shipping – after almost one year delay. In addition, they have reduced the price to $2995.
This makes for a very attractive deal on a camera that offers 4K RAW recording and a great codec – the 4K Apple Pro Ress 422 movie mode. The camera, of course, lets you shoot at 1080P too. Continue reading BlackMagic Production Camera 4K – a tempting 4K option