Making of a PSA: Interview with the DP Bryant Fisher and Gaffer Jerred Sanusi

Above: Director of Photography, Bryant Fisher (behind camera) on set of Little Leading Ladies. Image courtesy of Adorama Rentals.  Welcome to part 3 of this five-part blog series co-presented by New York Women in Film & Television and Adorama Rentals.  Kelly La Rosa of Adorama Rentals interviews Bryant Fisher and Jerred Sanusi, respectively Director of Photography and Gaffer on the Little Leading Ladies video. […]

Photokina 2014 is Over; Check Out This Cool Video Coverage

The 2014 Photokina Show has come and gone but there are tons of videos that let you experience it first hand. Check out this awesome video coverage of one of the biggest photography shows in the world direct from Cologne, Germany.                         Were you […]

Quick Photo Tips: When To Use a Tripod

There are three ways your photo can be blurry: either the focus is wrong, the camera moved, or the subject moved. This article deals with how to avoid camera shake. Most of the time, you can simply hold the camera in your hand. Obviously, this is much quicker, and gives you time to grab a shot of […]

Make Your Movie: You Can’t Buy Talent

I’ve had this discussion more times than I can count. What makes a true filmmaker? Is it professionalism? Talent? Drive? Passion? Creativity? Yes! It is all those things and so much more. I’ve spoken with many filmmakers, photographers, and artists of all mediums and when asked the question “What advice would you give an aspiring […]

Upcoming Event: Adorama Pro and Sony present Capturing 4K on the Shoulder with Sony’s NEX-FS700R and Odyssey 7Q Recorder

Adorama Pro and Sony Present: Capturing 4K on the Shoulder with Sony’s NEX-FS700R and Odyssey 7Q Recorder Veteran cinematographer David Leitner will discuss his recent experiences shooting documentaries with Sony’s NEX-FS700R using an ergonomical rig he built to enable ENG-style hand-holding. He will compare use of Sony’s AXS-R5 RAW Recorder to capture 2K/4K 12-bit RAW […]

PAGlink HC-PL94T Time Batteries

  via paguk.com: The new PAGlink HC-PL94T is a high-current replacement for all Anton Bauer Li-Ion batteries.   PAGlink is the first truly digital linking battery system. It offers more power, more functional benefits and more technological advancements than any other battery system.   The smaller and lighter PAGlink Li-Ion battery is compatible with the […]

Sony VG-C1EM Vertical Grip for A7 A7R and A7S Reviewed

Check out this great, detailed review of the Sony VG-C1EM Vertical Grip for A7, A7R, and A7S cameras. Here are just a few things said about this product: The camera grip connects with a screw into the tripod socket. When done correctly, it feels really sturdy. It is not hard to take off but won’t […]

New Metabones Canon EF to BMPCC Speed Boosters Now Available

Like the name indicates, these Speed Boosters allow you to use EF lenses on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. “The Canon EF to BMPCC Speed BoosterTM  adapters [are] designed exclusively for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC). Note that this new 0.58x Speed Booster will only attach to BMPCC equipped with a Micro-4/3 mount.  They cannot be […]

This Sony A7s Footage Is Amazing

I’ll admit, I used to be one of those film school nuts that thought digital could never live up to film stock. I thought film would always be the way to go because of its “superior” in image quality. Don’t get me wrong, I still like shooting with film every once in a while. But […]

Is a Mirrorless Camera Right For You?

The eternal question, ‘What camera should I buy?’ became more complicated with the fairly recent emergence of a new breed of cameras promising to fill a gap in the market. Previously it was a fairly simple decision – you bought a DSLR if you were most concerned about image quality, operational speed and taking control […]