Whether you are shooting video or stills, working with a 5D Mark II can be a little intimidating, especially if you’re stepping up from a Canon Rebel or a more automatic camera. One of the questions I get asked most often is about white balance – “What do you set […]Read More
ISO Settings on the Canon 5K Mark II
There are a lot of questions about ISO on the Mark II. Here are some answers. QUESTION: When you shoot, do you set your ISO to 160 when outdoors or 320 with a ND filter over it? I almost always shoot at 160 outdoors during daytime. In order to get […]Read More
There were quite a few great new items introduced at NAB 2014. And many of them were a surprise! Cameras The Arri Amira was debuted at NAB and it had quite a crowd. The small, compact, “Documentary-Style” camera as Arri Calls it, seems be a nice piece of gear. Priced significantly […]Read More
Does the Canon C300 work for “Reality” TV?
Has the “Holy Grail” of cameras finally been created? For years, DP’s such as myself working in the unscripted world have yearned for a camera with a large sensor to shoot our shows to achieve a the cinematic look our friends in the film world can achieve. The Canon 5D […]Read More
Still Camera Overview – 2011
There are quite a few types of still cameras on the market. It can be a bit daunting when looking to purchase a camera. Which one is right for you? I’ll break down the basics and let you decide. These digital cameras are listed in order of cheapest to most […]Read More