Nikon D850 is an outstanding stills camera. It is the DSLR I included in my “Best Filmmaking Camera Gear of 2017” video. However, before this camera, I had never used Nikon to record video. So, recently I put the D850 to a test, as a filmmaker would. Please check out my review below. Continue reading Nikon D850 – Review by Filmmakers for Filmmakers
The last two weeks, I’ve been testing what are probably the most popular long zoom lenses. Here is my review. Continue reading Battle of Telephoto Zooms: Canon, Tamron, Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8
It’s been a while since Canon had a product release that excited filmmakers. Well, I think the just-announced Canon C200 cinema camera will stir up a lot of interest in the filmmaking community. So, here are the things to take note of: Continue reading Canon C200 – URSA Mini 4.6K competitor
Canon has just announced three intriguing cameras for videographers, unless you’re looking for 4K video, that is. Continue reading Canon releases M6, 77D and T7i – great HD cameras, but no 4K
Back in 2009 Canon started the DSLR revolution – as far as indie filmmakers were concerned – when it introduced HD video recording in their Canon 5D, and then the 7D, DSLRs. Since then Canon has introduced many DSLRs that have gradually improved on those models. Continue reading Canon EOS 70D — solid all-around DSLR
A couple of months back I reviewed the Canon G7X Mark II. The first generation of this camera had been very popular among online video creators, especially vloggers. Today, I am comparing the two models to see whether there has been a significant improvement and to determine which camera offers the better value. Continue reading Canon G7X Mark I vs Mark II
Today I’m going to talk about a super talented filmmaker – director and cinematographer – Khalid Mohtaseb. Tom and I actually had a chance to work with Khalid back in 2010 when we shot together a project for the Risor Festival of Chamber Music in Norway. Continue reading Indie Filmmaker Spotlight: Khalid Mohtaseb
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?
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?