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How to Follow the 180-Degree Rule While Shooting Coverage
Technical 2nd Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, 180 Degree rule

It's easy to get disoriented while shooting coverage, which is why it's important to be able to conceptualize the 180-degree rule.
Chronos—the $2750 High-Speed, 21,500fps Camera—is Now on Kickstarter
Technical 2nd Dec 2016

cameras, high speed camera, Chronos

Chronos is finally going to be making its way into the hands of some very eager low-budget filmmakers.
How to Light a Scene with Sunlight at Different Times of Day
Technical 1st Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, lighting

Shooting an exterior scene but not sure how to light it? Then you should check out this video.
How to Keep Your Camera Steady when You Don't Have a Tripod
Technical 1st Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

If you're up a creek without a tripod, you can use these tips to keep your camera nice and steady.
Practical Insights Into the Craft & Profession of Cinematography
Technical 29th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, Cinematography

Cinematography is nothing if not an immensely multifaceted craft. And when you add in the challenges of doing it professionally, trying to keep everything in check can feel overwhelming.
Viewfinder lag and why it's a growing problem
Technical 28th Nov 2016

cameras, lenses

While cameras offer more resolution, dynamic range, frame rate options and features over successive generations, the viewfinder technology in them is struggling to maintain pace.
Pairing lenses with different mounts: What you need to know
Technical 25th Nov 2016

cameras, lenses

Since lenses are a long-term investment, their potential for compatibility with various cameras can be a very big deal.
DJI's New M600 Pro Drone is Smarter and More Portable Than Its Predecessor
Technical 25th Nov 2016

drones, DJI, Matrice drones, M600 Pro

Adding to their line of Matrice drones, DJI has announced the M600 Pro.
Blackmagic drops massive update for Video Assist monitors
Technical 24th Nov 2016

Blackmagic, video assist

Blackmagic brings new features to its Video Assist line and unifies much of the feature set for these devices.