I’ve been testing and using the Aputure VS-3 Field monitor for a few months now and it’s been a reasonably positive experience. The VS-3 sits in a sweet spot between higher end monitors and the sub $200 offerings.
For those of you who don’t know AutoErotique are a world famous Canadian electo-house DJ and producer duo. Their newest video, which was only uploaded a couple of weeks ago, has already close to one million views on youtube.
There's been an interesting development in the past year or so that bears commenting on, especially if you are into building your own camera rigs. In the recent past, the material of choice has always been PVC pipe.
LightBox is proud to present a new series of interviews with some of the world’s greatest cinematographers. Here Sean Bobbitt talks about the making of the Oscar nominated film, 12 Years a Slave and his long-term collaboration with Steve McQueen.
I took the Azden FMX-DSLR out on a shoot earlier this week in an effort to get a feel for it in the field. Instead of mounting the FMX-DSLR on the bottom of the camera I opted to mount it underneath of a rail mounted belly pan.
As you probably know from my Alien List, I am an Andrea Arnold fan. So every once in a while, I check to see if there is an in-depth interview with her, and every once in a while, I get frustrated because the answer is ‘no‘, of course.
For those who already follow me on twitter or have seen some of my high-speed work in the past few months know I am a big fan of the Zylight F8 LED fresnel. There are tons of LED panels on the market currently and more and more popping up...
There are a few different ways to determine focal length and frame width, including a director’s viewfinder (costs money), a smart phone application (costs money and distracting when working). Another no-cost option would be to simply practice more in order to get better at visualizing my shots and seeing the focal length without any aid at all.
Part One With Need for Speed’s release right around the corner and several press articles coming out about how we pulled off this movie, I wanted to give all of you an insider’s perspective on how I use specific camera sensors to their best...
Foam Core. Projector. iPhone. Almost all the tools needed for the mesmerizing visual effects of "Pomplamoose", now entering season 2. Pharrell William's musical video mashups "Happy" and "Get Lucky" showcases their new musical styling as well as their new visual style that utilizes tools that you would typically reserve for a science fair project.
Do you have a bunch of Nikon glass in your house, and you want to use them on your Blackmagic Camera? Or, did your Dad have a little bit of Leica Love when he was younger and those old R mount lenses are still in his closet? Well, you can use those lenses on your Blackmagic Cameras.
I rarely mention technology as a ‘selling point’ on mentorless and when I do, it is either because I feel it might have an impact on our industry in the long run or, like today, because I believe technology is used to tell a story that can only be told that way.
This week Tom Waugh, a remote camera operator at Aerial Inspections, sent me an email to let me know that his outfit were one of the first to take delivery of the Blackmagic 4K Production Camera (BMPC4K).