Never Show Your Model Your Camera Screen!

I see it in photoshoots a lot – the photographer, to appease the model, will show her what she looks like straight from the LCD or OLED screen of his/her camera. I’ve been known to do this as well, when … READ MORE

 

Will the iPhone 6 Kill Filmmaking?

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By now, you’ve heard the almost universal praise for the iPhone 6 – a bigger screen, a better camera, more advanced software, a clearer screen – the list is never-ending. And while yes, the new iPhone can produce stunning HDR … READ MORE

 

There are a million ways to take a person’s picture.

The modern photographer has many choices to make: Which camera? Which lens? What style? What camera settings? What’s in the background? Who is the model? What sort of pose should … READ MORE

 

New Released–Aputure V-Screen VS-2 Kit

Shenzhen, China (July 2014)—Aputure, in order to give their users a wider range of options for our V-Screen products, has launched the V-Screen VS-2 7” LCD Field Adv. Monitor.

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The Aputure V-Screen VS-2 is a smart, professional field monitor, … READ MORE

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Aputure is pleased to announce our new video led light, the Amaran AL-H198 and AL-H198C. They feature CRI95+ and illuminating power of up to 3,430lux. We believe the Amaran H198 will lead photographers and videographers alike into the small CRI95+ … READ MORE

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The DO’s and DON’Ts of Set Photography

While many people regard photographers as those camera-holders who you hire for weddings and Christmas cards, there are actually a lot more options for you if you plan to make a living capturing images – and even more if you … READ MORE

 

Screen Shot 2014-08-16 at 8.42.35 AMWhile researching both the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 for my own personal use, I came across many reviews stating that it’s “okay” to have a Super 16 or a Micro Four-Thirds sensor because as long … READ MORE

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What’s in My Bag? – Panasonic GH4 and Canon Glass

As someone who makes money by taking photos and videos of other people, I often find myself packing the same essential items into my backpack. So to help you decide what to bring with you on your assignments, here’s a … READ MORE

Shenzhen, August 2014 - Aputure is pleased to announce the Macro Extension Tube for Sony E-mount, a set of extension tubes that will enable superb macro shooting performance with your existing lenses.

Don’t want to shell out all the cash … READ MORE

Lavalier, Shotgun, or USB: Which Mic Should You Buy?

As an independent run-and-gun filmmaker, I often get asked what I do for audio. If I have the ability to hire a professional sound person, I often do – audio is too important to be trusted to an unmonitored feed. … READ MORE

 
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