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Sony A7III - Camera Review for Filmmakers

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28 Steps to the Perfect Sony a7 III Setup

The highly-welcomed Sony a7 III is here and I am sharing the 28 steps I took to make it ready for use. This may sound like a repeat of a similar Sony …

Sony Alpha

Can Nikon and Canon ever catch up with Sony’s mirrorless cameras?

Canon and Nikon are under pressure. As if they weren't already far enough behind in mirrorless cameras, Sony just launched the A7 III, which I called a "near-perfect all-around camera" in my review. It might come as a relief, then, to die-hard fans of those aforementioned camera companies that both …

Cameras

Cuts 101: Here Are 9 of the Most Essential Transitions in Editing

Want to take your editing game to the next level? Then you'll definitely need to know about these important transitions.One of the first edits you'll …

Filmmaking

3 Ways to Diffuse Light Without Breaking the Bank

Learn how to diffuse light cheaply and effectively.Knowing how to diffuse light is an important skill to master when shooting a film because it …

Tutorials

5 easy ways to make your videos sound better

Sony Alpha A7 III vs A7R III: 12 key differences you need to know

Sony's full-frame A7 series cameras just keep on getting better and better, but its latest two camera launches have given buyers a tough dilemma. The …

5" Monitor Shootout: Which Displays Offer More Bang for Your Buck?

Take a look at which 5" monitors give you the most bang for your buck.When it comes to 5" monitors, there are many, many different brands that offer …

Is Film School For You? 5 Reasons You Should & Shouldn't Attend

Best 5 Inch Camera Monitors!

Lav Like a Pro: Here Are a Few Basic Tips for Using a Lavalier Mic

Lav mics are a great tool for recording decent dialogue. Here's how to use them.Lavalier microphones, or "lavs" as the cool kids call them, are an …

How to Use a Lavalier Microphone - QUICK tips

This is why there's no substitute for dedicated video and film lenses

Cinema cameras tend to have enormous blocks of metal on the front end that are designed to clamp lenses in place with absolute precision. Stills …

Visual Storytelling 101

The Cinematographer Checklist #2: Painting with Light

<i>By Abijeet Achar</i>When I arrived at the doorsteps of Emerson College in Boston, I would confidently say, “I’m a cinematographer,” and imagined a flock …

Blackmagic 4K Pocket Cinema MFT camera officially announced

Blackmagic finally announced the new 4K Pocket Cinema camera. You can preorder it now at BHphoto (Click here). Those are the key specs (here is the …

How to Properly Use a Wireless Lavalier Microphone

Lavalier mics - the darlings of the television industry. Let’s take a look at how to use them, mount them, and hide them without sacrificing sound …

Microphones

11 Ways To Make Your Home Look Bright, Even If It's An Actual Dungeon

No sunlight? No problem.

The Cinematographer Checklist #1: The Devil’s in the Details

<i>By Abijeet Achar</i>Being a cinematographer is no easy task, and it’s certainly NOT something you can proclaim out loud and expect it to be true. It …

Entire Media Workflow! BEST external Harddrives/Raids for Video Editing

How to Cine-Mod old Contax Zeiss Lenses from eBay on a Budget

<b>In this guest post, Vancouver based</b> freelance filmmaker and an anamorphic lens freak Tito Ferradans, is exposing us to his Contax Zeiss Cine Tune-Up …

PocketRIG 2

World's most precise follow focus. Pen-free focus marking. Compact. Flexible. x1 Lens Gear included.<p>ADD TO CART

Audio Tip: How to Get Good Sound on Every Budget

One of the key ingredients of a good video is great sound. Here's how you can get pristine audio on a variety of budgets.

Is The $27 Takstar Mic Good as The Rode Pro?

Many photographers create video content to supplement their photography and they know by now that bad audio is a great way to destroy beautiful …

Best Lenses for Sony A7 III

Best lenses for Sony A7 III mirrorless camera are listed below for full frame E-mount users. Here are the top rated <b>Sony A7 III lenses</b>.<p>At first glance …

Sony a7 III Review – The Unexpected New Lowlight King?

<b>During my recent trip to Japan, Sony was kind enough to supply me with their newest creation for a couple of days:</b> <b>I had the chance to test the new</b> …

How to buy a high-end camera in 2018

When photography or filmmaking becomes a consuming passion or a career rather than a hobby, you might look longingly at fancier equipment. Luckily, "enthusiast" cameras have edged so close to professional gear that there's no need to spend $4,000-plus for models like the Sony A9, Canon EOS 1DX Mark …

Wing PRO

All-terrain foldable camera stand. A table top tripod that makes any tripod head stand-alone. 15 lb (6.8 kg) load capacity.<p>ADD TO CART<p>FlexTILT Head 2 …

New Line of Vello Lens Adapters Offers Options with Aperture Control

There is a new Line of Vello Lens Adapters Offers Options with Aperture Control listed at BHphoto. <br>The post New Line of Vello Lens Adapters Offers …

How World-Class Cinema Lenses Are Made

How does one make some of the best cinema lenses money can buy? It’s a surprisingly hands-on approach.<p>In this video from Kristian Hampton of Wex …