The Sony A7s 4K Guide (Part Seven): The Cost of Putting Together a Kit

A detailed guide to the Sony A7s – from lenses and accessories to post production. Part seven covers the cost of putting together a kit.

Master Guide to Rigging a Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera – Part 9

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. In this part we’ll take a look at some special case rigs and tools that go well with the BMCC. SPECIAL RIGS Car […]

Master Guide to Rigging a Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera – Part 8

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. In Part 7 we looked at basic tripod rigs, and it might have given the impression that tripods don’t have to worry about […]

Master Guide to Rigging a Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera – Part 7

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. A tripod must be heavy enough not to topple over or vibrate when touched (like when an assistant is using a follow focus […]

Master Guide to Rigging a Nikon D800 or D800E (Part 4)

In this part I’ll cover tripods and other support rigs for the Nikon D800 and Nikon D800E. 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. A tripod must be heavy enough […]

How important is Mirror Lockup and a Cable Release?

I’ve always wondered how much of a difference a tripod, mirror lock-up and a cable release would make to the sharpness of my images. So, I decided to test for myself. Test Parameters and workflow: Canon 550D with 18-55 IS II Kit lens at 55mm f/8 at ISO 200 and shutter at 1/60s Shot in […]