The Sony A7s Review

A detailed review of the Sony A7s for video and film professionals. What kind of productions are this camera suitable for?

Are these the Best Lighting Fixtures and Modifiers Money can Buy?

Just like cameras and lenses, lighting fixtures also have their pantheon of gods. Among that list, the Briese focus.2 parabolic reflector and lighting system stands tall.

How to Broadcast on the Internet (Part Two): What it Takes

Want to know how to broadcast on the Internet? This article will show you how. In Part Two we look at the devices and software required to make it work.

NAS or SAN? Part Two: When to use which for Video?

The simplest way to tell when to use or SAN or NAS for video, and how to find the right solution for your workflow.

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 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 […]