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5 Things To Consider When Shooting With The Phantom Flex4K Camera
5 Things To Consider When Shooting With The Phantom Flex4K Camera
Video Production Services , Gear , Crew

If you want super-sharp ultra-fast motion imaging for your next project then there really is only one camera to turn to. The Phantom Flex4K is the ultimate in slow-motion capture. Sporting a super-35mm CMOS with a full resolution of 4096 x 2304, this


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Shaping A Scene With Light: A Cinematography Cheatsheet
Shaping A Scene With Light: A Cinematography Cheatsheet
Techniques , Gear

The core principles of cinematography are laid down in Genesis.  ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light. And God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness.…’ Cinematographers are gods. After all, what is photography of still


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Hollywood’s Top 5 Budgeting Software For Production
Hollywood's Top 5 Budgeting Software For Production
Gear

Budgeting is just about as far from the creative side of production you can get, but if you want to avoid the pitfalls of ‘creative’ accountancy then you’ll want to make sense of every cent.


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Video Editing: Mac VS PC
Video Editing: Mac VS PC
Gear

here’s a silent war that’s been brewing in the tech world for over 4 decades now. Macintosh VS Microsoft — There’s other PC brands out there but let’s be real, they’d be nowhere without Bill Gates. The mastermind behind “PC” computers. If you don’t know that,


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5 Filmmaking Tools To Make Your Life Easier On Set
Production , Techniques , Gear

When you arrive on set, you depend on your tools to get you by. It doesn’t matter what department you’re in, there’s certain things you couldn’t live without on set. The producer who’s connected at the hip to his laptop, the DP who is more efficient with his


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Aerial Cinematography And All The Places You Can't Fly
Aerial Cinematography And All The Places You Can't Fly
Techniques , Gear , Types of Video Production

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a… Drone? Yes, they’ve taken over our lives completely the past 6 to 7 years or so. Whether you like it or not, they’re here to stay.  Yeah, they’ve got consumer ones for your kids and people over 40 still playing video games.


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Look Out FX9! The Canon C300 Mark III Is About To Drop
Look Out FX9! The Canon C300 Mark III Is About To Drop
Gear

Yes, it’s true. The Canon C300 Mark III is about to drop people! Now I don’t want to start this out busting Canon’s balls here, but it’s about damn time my friends! -- I say that with love. But seriously, Internal 4k RAW capture at 120fps — Thank you very


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Camera Depreciation And How To Avoid Losing Money
Camera Depreciation And How To Avoid Losing Money
Gear

In today’s fast world, camera tech changes rapidly, we all know that by now. And it can be frustrating watching a camera’s value diminish seemingly overnight.  It’s a harsh reality check when you first realize that you’re going to have to sell it in a few


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Choosing The Right Lenses For Your Project (And Knowing When To Compromise)
Choosing The Right Lenses For Your Project: Know When To Compromise
Production , Techniques ...

In a perfect world, we’d all go for the best of the best and Panavision would have to manufacture a whole lot more C series anamorphic primes right? Well unfortunately, production budgets are not always perfect and don’t have the capital to justify acquiring


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Reasons Why You Need To Sell Your FS7 And Pick Up The Sony FX9
Reasons Why You Need To Sell Your FS7 And Pick Up The Sony FX9
Production , Gear

Many Sony FS7 owners have been dreading the day when their camera would be labeled obsolete -- And that day is fastly approaching. It’s never fun to watch your camera investment lose money, so hopefully you’ve gotten enough work to pay it off and then some.


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Asteras VS Quasar: The Pros And Cons
Asteras VS Quasar: The Pros And Cons
Techniques , Gear

When the first wireless LED tubes appeared on the scene, it opened the doors to all sorts of new creative ways to light up a scene or event. -- Or just take BTS shots of grips mimicking light sabers.  But there was still something missing…


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The RED Monstro VV vs. Arri Alexa Mini LF
The RED Monstro VV vs. Arri Alexa Mini LF
Gear

There's always been a lot of debate across the internet among cinematographers and enthusiasts regarding RED Vs. Arri and which brand is superior.  RED DSMC2 Monstro VV and the Arri Alexa Mini LF are headed toward the same debate because they are both large


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