Zoom H6 or Tascam DR-60D: Which is the better Sound Recorder?

Which is the better Sound Recorder: Zoom H6 or Tascam DR-60D? I try to compare the two from a lay person’s perspective.

Which is the Best High-end HD Video Camera: Sony F5, Canon C300 or the Arri AMIRA?

Which is the best high-end HD video camera: the Arri Amira, Sony F5 or the Canon C300?

How to get SAN Storage for Video Production (Part One): The Parts

Thinking of setting up a SAN storage for your production or post facility? This article shows you the basics. Part One covers the parts of a SAN.

The Blackmagic Pocket Camera Guide (Part Five): The Cost of a Blackmagic Pocket Camera Kit

A detailed guide to the revolutionary Blackmagic Pocket Camera – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part Five looks at the cost of putting together a kit.

The Blackmagic Pocket Camera Guide (Part One): Ergonomics and Specifications

A detailed guide to the revolutionary Blackmagic Pocket Camera – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part One covers ergonomics and specifications.

Master Guide to Rigging a Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera – Part 6

Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. Please help support this website by patronizing Amazon. It won’t cost you anything extra. It’s all about balance: If a load must be carried at all, it’s better for the body to center that load directly over […]

Master Guide to Rigging a Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera – Part 5

Why do we need external monitors, and what size should they be in for best results? Loaded questions, but I’ll still try to answer them. We use external monitors for: Framing Focusing Checking Colors and Exposure Testing video quality with Waveforms Satisfying clients The built-in LCD monitor on the BMCC is a 5″ monitor with […]

Comparing the Best Entry-level Cameras for the Indie Filmmaker

Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. Please help support this website by patronizing Amazon. It won’t cost you anything extra. This comparison is for the cash-starved indie filmmaker who wants to make a 2 hour movie. The price ceiling for low budget cinema-worthy […]

Master Guide to Rigging a Nikon D800 or D800E (Part 12)

In this last part you’ll find the menu for fully rigging a Nikon D800 and Nikon D800E. I have also included a free PDF checklist for easy reference. Disclosure: Links in this post may be to our affiliates; sales through affiliate links may benefit this site. Please help support this website by patronizing Amazon. It […]