HOW TO: Steadicam 101

Finally! We’ve gone over gimbals, now lets take it back an era in camera stabilization: the Steadicam.READ MORE


The One-Stop Blogpost about Field Monitors

Deciding on new camera gear is always tough. This blog post will discuss the benefits of using a field monitor to enhance the production quality of your videos and help you decide if you need a field monitor and, if so, which product is right for you.
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Congratulations! You just made the investment and purchased a shiny new 3-Axis Gimbal for filming. Whether it be the Freefly MOVI or the DJI Ronin or the Came-TV 8000 or the Lettuce Helix–all of them will face a similar problem: … READ MORE
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How to Light a Car Interior

With production lighting, certain productions may require you to light a car interior. Whether the scene takes place at night or during the day, this will require some technique.READ MORE

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5 Video-Making Equipment You must take

While every video shooter knows they need a camera and lenses (maybe a tripod or a microphone as well), that’s where the buck stops. For most hobbyists, there isn’t any need for things like filtration, stabilization, or lighting. However – READ MORE

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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?

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

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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

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