Dec8th

Filming a LED Light Suit at Night

Posted By Barry Andersson
Most creative people are always looking to find a new way of showing something that everyone has seen before. When I ran across this video I can say I never…
Dec8th

Zoom Lens for GoPro?

Posted By Barry Andersson
I have a love hate relationship with GoPro cameras. I have to use them on more and more of the productions I am on and in some cases they are…
Dec6th

LookLabs Releases SpeedLooks 4 LUTs, Adds More Looks, A7S & GH4-Savvy Universal Profile

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Canadian software moviemaking software company LookLabs has released SpeedLooks 4, the largest update of its film emulation-based digital cinema looks package. It’s a doozy. If supply is anything to go…
Dec5th

Hands On with the Syrp Magic Carpet Slider

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
This week’s installment of our once-in-a-while-series-I-just-made-up called The Zohan’s “Silky Smooth” is a hands-on look at New Zealand startup Syrp Magic Carpet Slider. It is indeed silky smooth. If you…
Dec5th

Miniature Photographs That Will Blow Your Mind

Posted By Barry Andersson
Richard Tuschman is an amazing photographer/artist. I ran across this article and thought there are so many good visual ideas that one can draw from his work it was worth…
Dec5th

Sam Mendes 25 Rules for Filmmakers

Posted By Barry Andersson
Recently Sam Mendes gave his top 25 rules for filmmakers. If you aren't familiar with Sam Mendes, he has a prolific career in directing the theater as well as major…
Dec4th

Working with Sony A7S’s S-Log2 Footage in Post

Posted By Barry Andersson
Sony has been making waves with their lastest cameras and one of the most talked about is the Sony A7s. Everyone is talking about how great in low light the…
Dec4th

Can Filmmakers Learn from Designers? Matt Burwood Says Yes.

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
“Reading this article,” writes Bristol-based designer/cinematographer Matt Burwood, “will make you a better filmmaker”. That is the subtitle for an article he has published at storytelling website Medium. “In this…
Dec3rd

A Little Light Relief from Duclos Lenses – How to Choose a Cinema Lens

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Days like this we need a little light relief. Email inbox flooded with press releases about yet another new camera, yet another new lens, yet another new LUT, yet another…
Dec3rd

The Ultimate Lens Series? Panavision Primo 70’s Unvieled

Posted By Barry Andersson
The choice in full frame sensor cameras continues to expand and with it a need for the highest quality lenses possible. Panavision the leader in cinema cameras and lenses is rolling…
Dec3rd

JuicedLINK DARling will Revolutionize the Way You Capture Audio

Posted By Barry Andersson
I had a chance to see the JuicedLINK DARling prototype at NAB and needless to say I was super excited about getting my hands on one.  My wait is almost over.…
Dec2nd

Canon Rumor: 50 Megapixel Full Frame DSLR?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
What are the odds that 2015 is the year Canon introduces a 50 megapixel, full frame DSLR sensor? And irrespective of the odds... why? Thanks to Canon Rumors for this…
Dec2nd

Aputure V-Mic D2: A Novel Approach to Basic DSLR Audio Limitations

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
How do you cost-effectively improve sound recording quality from your DSLR? The Aputure V-mic D2 answers: take the load off your camera’s preamp and on-board mic by adding a better…
Dec2nd

Kickstarter Staff Pick Lume Cube: Good Things Come in Small Packages

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Taking up about the same space as a GoPro, Lume Cube mashes up the GoPro ethos with state of the art LEDs, Pocket Wizard-style control via Bluetooth and a smartphone…
Dec1st

Breathtaking New Time-Lapse Short WANDERMENT with 3D Printed MoCo Dolly

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Doug Urquhart at Upthink produces another brilliant time-lapse short film -- and does it with a 3D printed motion control dolly. Smack! Jaw dropping landscapes; gobsmackingly smooth motion control and…
Dec1st

Cyber Monday Specials from SmallHD, DSLR Solutions, f-stop and HUGE T5i discount

Posted By planetMitch
Sometimes it really is worth waiting for Cyber Monday. Case in point: SmallHD’s site-wide sale today only, with discounts from 10-30%. After reviewing their AC-7 OLED, I can attest to…

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