Image Capture with the AF-S Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR & the Nikon D810

I came home with my bright blue Adorama Rentals case, excited to test out the AS-F Nikkor 24-120mm f/4G ED VR lens and the very recent Nikon D810. As a novice to the DSLR realm (I still shoot film. I know… old school) I was curious to see how user friendly the D810 really was. Though […]

Additional Thoughts On Camera Movement

Unlike still photography, filmmaking is a medium defined by motion. Motion is the action within the frame but also of the frame itself. Even a series of well-lit and nicely composed shots can be perceived as a slide show, as opposed to a story in motion, if they remain stagnant. Nowadays we are hard-pressed to […]

editoriARC: What’s A Game Changer?

This editoriARC is written by Iain Marcks, a filmmaker and writer living in New York City. All opinions are his own. Have you heard about the MōVI? It’s a hand-held, gyrostabilized camera rig that allows the operator to capture smooth, Steadicam and Technocrane-like movements in situations where a Steadicam or a Technocrane would otherwise be impossible […]