Why does The Revenant look so 3D and Life-like? What makes the 65mm format Special?

Here’s a simple explanation of why 65mm cinema looks so life-like and three dimensional.

The Sony A7s 4K Guide (Part Two): Still Prime Lenses

A detailed guide to the Sony A7s – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part Two covers still prime lenses.

The Video Journalist Blackmagic Camera Rig and Workflow Guide (Part Two): Choosing the Right Lenses for Shooting Live Action

A guide to rigging and working with the Blackmagic Cameras as a single person crew or video journalist.

The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Guide (Part Five): The Cost of a Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Kit

A detailed guide to the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part Five covers the cost of putting together a system.

The Complete Guide to Follow Focus Systems

Everything you wanted to know about follow focus systems, in one place.

How I understand the Focal Length of a Lens (Part Two): Focal Lengths

The simplest explanation of what the focal length of a lens really is. Part Two shows how focal lengths affect storytelling.

Comparing Camera Systems for Feature films

Thinking of buying a camera for your next low-budget independent feature film? Below is a comparison chart of five systems to help you decide. The cameras are the Sony PMW-F3, the Panasonic AF100, the Canon 600D, the Canon 5D Mark II, and the old and outdated JVC GY-HD111E. Click on the image to enlarge: