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A Landscape Shooter’s Guide to Back Button Focus and Hyperfocal Distance

Want to learn how to shoot tack-sharp landscape photos? Photographer Dave Morrow made this solid 27-minute guide that teaches his personal focusing …

Cameras

Cinemartin Releases a 7" HD Monitor for Only $99

The new Cinemartin Loyal range of FHD and UHD monitors offers key features like waveform and false color monitoring, at an amazing $99 price …

Gear & Gadgets

Lens Review: Venus Optics Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D

We typically don’t test equipment that comes from a Kickstarter campaign, but we were intrigued by the newest offering by Venus Optics (full name: …

Vintage Cinema Lens Library Is Huge and Mesmerizing

The headline says it all. There is now a magic Internet stop that will allow you to scroll through a controlled video test of scores of cinema …

Watch: 5 Stages of Becoming a Serious Filmmaker

What can you expect to experience as you go forth on your journey to become a filmmaker?<p>There are a lot of things that can happen when you begin your …

Filmmaking

Every Filmmaking Form You'll Ever Need in 99 Free Templates

Ease your workload (and your mind) with these free templates for everything from storyboarding to contracts to accounting.<p><i>[Editor's Note: No Film</i> …

The Must-List: 8 Music Videos From Yesteryear That Paved the Way for Modern Moviemaking

If you were born roughly between the years 1970 and 1993, then there’s a good chance that the <i>music video</i> has been your life’s most formative unit of …

The essential expendables you may not be using on set

Generations of filmmakers have refined the tools we use to make movies. But if you haven’t been on a few pro sets you may be missing out on using …

This Soviet 1,100mm Lens is Basically a Telescope with a Camera Mount

Ever wanted to strap a portable telescope to the end of your camera and carry it around? With the soviet-made MTO 1000A 1,100mm f/10.5 mirror lens, …

How to Survive On Set: Tips To Be The Best Worker Ever

You are here: Home » New » How to Survive On Set: Tips To Be The Best Worker Ever<p>Perhaps you’ve gotten a new job as a production assistant. Perhaps …

How to Clean Your Camera Lenses (And Check For Problems)

In the past, Roger has shown us time and time again, that internal dust and other artifacts rarely have an effect on the image quality produced by …

The Image Quality of This $5 Russian Lens May Surprise You

Here’s a short 2.5-minute video in which photographer Mathieu Stern reviews the Lomo T43 40mm f/4, a cheap $5 manual Russian lens that has …

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The Hidden Trick in Almost Every Classic Hitchcock Scene

Hitchcock is the unquestioned master of suspense. But what is it about his scenes that makes them so gripping, and why do they stand up to repeated …

The Budget Lens Challenge - can you really build a set of usable lenses for less than $60 each?

Shares 17<p>I’m sure that most shooters who frequent this site would love to own a set of expensive cine primes. The lucky ones of you – like Mr Allard …

Film Blocking and Composition

If you have tried your hand at directing, you have most likely found yourself in the same predicament that filmmakers have been facing since the dawn …

3 Affordable Lenses for Video Under $80

Check out these 3 affordable video lenses that cost less than $80 each! Cheap glass is often a bad idea, but these lenses will melt your face for …

Cameras

The Virtues Of The Opening Title Sequence

Call me old-fashioned, but I like to be wooed. However much I want to see a given movie, however much I’ve anticipated it, I still want to be …

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101 Filmmaking Tips & Tricks: a FREE Movie Making Guide

We’re giving away a FREE moviemaking eBook! It’s a fantastic resource for anyone interested in breaking into the film and video industry. Here’s how …

Color Grading in Filmmaking

Color Management

Aputure Full HD Monitors for Shooters on a Budget

<b>The new Aputure Full HD Monitors bring more affordable options to an already competitive market.</b><p>A quick look online for 7-inch external monitors will …

Kodak Wants to Revive Super 8mm Film with a New Camera

Remember Super 8mm film?<p>While some of you are still shooting a few rolls here and there, the format that was once synonymous with home movies might …

Everything You Need to Know (& Even Some Stuff You Don't) About Camera Lenses

Many pros will tell you: it's less about the camera you're shooting on and more about the lens.<p>I mean -- that's neither here nor there, but one …

Came-Prodigy

Here's What You Need to Think About when Choosing Your Lighting Equipment

Unfortunately choosing your lighting equipment isn't a simple task. There's quite a lot to think about (other than cost), like color temperature, how …

Home Automation

Here's a Pre-Production Checklist That Might Make Planning Your Film Easier

There are a myriad of other things to get situated before you ever even turn on your camera.<p>This, of course, is called pre-production. It's the time …

Radian 2 Timelapse System

Alpine Labs have the Radian 2 time-lapse system out for a play and they give a little insight into how to set the unit up for timelapsing.<p>Radian is a …

Why Use a Polarizing Filter?

So what’s the point of a Polarizing filter? There are quite a bit of advantages and one of them is better colors right out of the camera. To that …