Filmmaking

Tips, tricks, samples & reviews


Saving a bad shoot with aggressive editing

I screwed-up a time sensitive shoot. Can I save my butt in the edit? You be the judge.

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GEAR REVIEW: FOTGA DP3000 M3 DSLR swing-away Matte Box

REVIEW: FOTGA DP3000 M3 DSLR SWING AWAY MATTE BOX
Can an ultra-cheap matte box hold its own against alternatives costing several times more?

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GEAR REVIEW: FOTGA DP500IIS Quick Release Follow Focus

REVIEW: FOTGA DP500IIS
An great piece of gear at any price. For under $200, it's amazing. Enter for a chance to win one of your own.

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Project: Maplewood Panthers Portraits

Teaser for a new project for the Maplewood High School football team.

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TEST: Noise level of the RPS Studio CoolLED 100 (Alzo 3000)

Objectively evaluating the fan noise of the popular Alzo 3000 Led light.

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Comparing the complete set of Rokinon cine-style lenses at 4K

4K comparison of the complete set of Rokinon Cine Lenses.

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Testing the sharpness of the Rokinon Cine 85mm with Lens Turbo on the Pansonic GH4

Can the cheap combo of a Rokinon Cine lens and Lens Turbo adapter stand-up to the resolving power of the Panasonic GH4's 4K?

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Sony announces A7S. How does it compare to Panasonic GH4?

Can Sony's new full frame entry dethrone Panasonic's 4k entry before either even hit the market?

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KICKSTARTER: 4DSLR Tripod Stud

The 4DSLR Tripod Stud* screws directly into your tripod and enables you to quickly mount accessories directly to it, for video or photography. Once you experience using this you will ask why tripod companies don't automatically make a tripod this way.

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GEAR TEST: FOTGA Slim Fader Variable ND

GEAR REVIEW: FOTGA Slim Fader Variable ND
How does a cheap variable ND filter stack-up against an expensive 4x4 ND?

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Zacuto talks with Panasonic about the GH4

Zacuto sits down with a Pansonic rep for the skinny on the GH4, which is getting dangerously close to my perfect camera.

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GEAR TEST: RJ Lens Turbo Sharpness and Color Charts

RJ Lens Turbo resolution and color charts for your pixel peeping pleasure.

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RJ Lens Turbo Video Test

RJ Photo Lens Turbo Test from Joseph Moore on Vimeo.

How does the RJ Photo Lens Turbo perform in the most challenging of video shooting conditions?

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Real World Test: RJ Lens Turbo (Speedbooster clone)

REVIEW: RJ Photo Lens Turbo Canon FD to M43 focal reducer
Old lenses and a new adapter make the trip to the Nashville Zoo. Can a cheap Chinese knock-off compete with the Metabone Speed Booster?

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