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Legend is a term we hear banded around in this industry over and over and, most of the time, it’s a point that is debated, questioned, open to interpretation and is often merely an opinion. However, there are those that are universally accepted by everyone and, when I learned this weekend about the passing of […]
The Canon C300 Mark II has a ton of impressive tech under the hood and is a major advancement over the original C300. It turned out to be a perfect complement to our small production crew for a variety of reasons. Best of all, the images are beautiful and it’s very easy to use.
Welcome to our Zoom Lens Shootout! We are going to review the brand new Fujinon MK 50-135mm E Mount Cinema Zoom against the Tokina Cinema 50-135mm PL Mount Cinema Zoom. Right now, these lenses are falling into that $3,200 – $4,000 price range, which make them extremely affordable, lightweight, and flexible for most shooters – something that has been missing in our market with all the advancements in affordable tools and tech.
I had a blast working with Matthews Dutti Dolly. It made our shoot day so much easier – so much so, I wanted to share it with all of you.
Comparing XEEN 135mm next to Canon Cinema Primes, Zeiss CP2s, and Cooke S4i’s reviewing color rendition, bokeh, rack focus, faces, contrast, and sharpness.
I will take the URSA Mini to its breaking point and show you what it can do so you can make informed creative decisions in your storytelling.
The Matthews Infinity Arm has the ability to be a tool that has some serious versatility. My favorite feature of this arm is that it can hold up to 32lbs in an angled position (it can hold about 15 lbs when it is horizontal). It will cost you a bit more, but this is the type of product you buy once.
I’m going to talk about how I light day exteriors and how I use specific types of lights to light day exteriors.
This was the kind of day that you look at and say, “Oh, my God, how are you going to make this as a cinematographer?”
With fluorescent lights, Kino Flo has always been the leader. These lights are easy to use and easy to control. They’re so lightweight that I use them for almost everything.
Today I’m going to show you how to build the Matthews Brauer Hostess Tray Mount. This allows you to shoot with the camera on the mount with the car window up, unlike older mounts.
This article focuses on the Panasonic GH4 and its performance in the Latitude. This is incredibly important to have a solid understanding of what your latitude means and what it does for you.
I’m giving you the keys to the secret of False Color. Understanding the values and how it relates to the image on the screen from the camera is key.
The power of the Chimera Softbank is great if you don’t have a whole lot of gear. This light is a one-man band machine. It is a creamy beautiful machine you can use as a key light.
It’s always important to perform in depth lens tests before you shoot so you can find the right glass for your film. In this article, we are comparing Leica Summicron-C 21mm and 75mm lenses to Cooke S4 21mm and 75mm lenses.
I thought it would be really cool to take you through car mounts, and we are going to Need for Speed my Lexus with some really cool and innovative car mounts from Matthews.
I am so excited to debut our new series Fearless Filmmakers that showcases the remarkable work of filmmakers who are setting the tone for the future of the industry as it continues to grow in the world today.
Chimera is one of my favorite lighting modifiers, and we are going to go into building one of my favorites, called the pancake. It has amazing control, and you’re able to do a lot of unique applications with this tool.
We introduced Sherri Kauk to you with the first three videos of her presentation on “The Shooter’s Playbook.” We are continuing with the next three parts of her presentation. Sherri is an accomplished Director of Photography, Camera Operator and Gaffer. We are incredibly thrilled to showcase Sherri’s work as a talented female Director of Photography […]
Sherri’s presentation covers her work and style as a Director of Photography and Camera Operator, diving into the finer details of her approach to capturing the story with the camera and her lighting choices.