What are Full Frame Cameras — Aspects and Advantages

Full-frame cameras — you’ve probably heard the term thrown around, especially in photography circles, but what does it really mean? And more importantly, why should you care? In the simplest terms, a full frame camera is one with a sensor size equivalent to 35mm film. The larger sensor offers numerous advantages, from improved image quality… Continue reading What are Full Frame Cameras — Aspects and Advantages

35mm vs 50mm Lenses — A Comparative Analysis

Types of LensesOpen menu Lens Basics Prime Lens Zoom Lens Anamorphic Lens Focal LengthsOpen menu Wide Angle Lens (14mm – 35mm) Standard (35mm – 70mm) What is a 50mm Lens Good For 35mm vs 50mm Lenses Telephoto Lens (70mm – 200mm) Specialty LensesOpen menu What is a T-Stop Macro Lens Fisheye Lens Tilt-Shift Lens Split-Diopter… Continue reading 35mm vs 50mm Lenses — A Comparative Analysis

Best Soft Box Lights of 2023 — The Ultimate Buying Guide

If you’re just starting out or simply looking to expand your filmmaking toolkit, soft box lights are a must. Knowing how to diffuse and soften your light is just as important as knowing how to light the shot itself. So whether you’re a hobbyist or beginner-enthusiast ready to get your first studio kit, it’s good… Continue reading Best Soft Box Lights of 2023 — The Ultimate Buying Guide

Best Film Cameras in 2023— Canon, Pentax, Olympus & More

Diving into the world of film photography is incredibly exciting and overwhelming at the same time. And the first step to shooting film photography is choosing and buying a film camera. In this article, you’ll find a list of the best film cameras for every budget and skill level. Whether you are a novice or… Continue reading Best Film Cameras in 2023— Canon, Pentax, Olympus & More

14 Best Sigma Lenses in 2023: Canon, Sony, Nikon, & Cine

Types of LensesOpen menu Lens Basics Prime Lens Zoom Lens Anamorphic Lens Focal LengthsOpen menu Wide Angle Lens (14mm – 35mm) Standard (35mm – 70mm) What is a 50mm Lens Good For 35mm vs 50mm Lenses Telephoto Lens (70mm – 200mm) Specialty LensesOpen menu What is a T-Stop Macro Lens Fisheye Lens Tilt-Shift Lens Split-Diopter… Continue reading 14 Best Sigma Lenses in 2023: Canon, Sony, Nikon, & Cine

The Best Mirrorless Cameras for Filmmaking in 2023

Choosing the right camera is one of the most important decisions for any filmmaker. That’s because your camera can be a considerable financial investment, and dictates the kind of content you’re able to create. There are countless options available, all with their own merit, but often your research can leave you more confused than when you… Continue reading The Best Mirrorless Cameras for Filmmaking in 2023

Carl Zeiss Lenses Buying Guide in 2023: Sony, Canon, Nikon, & Fujifilm

Types of LensesOpen menu Lens Basics Prime Lens Zoom Lens Anamorphic Lens Focal LengthsOpen menu Wide Angle Lens (14mm – 35mm) Standard (35mm – 70mm) What is a 50mm Lens Good For 35mm vs 50mm Lenses Telephoto Lens (70mm – 200mm) Specialty LensesOpen menu What is a T-Stop Macro Lens Fisheye Lens Tilt-Shift Lens Split-Diopter… Continue reading Carl Zeiss Lenses Buying Guide in 2023: Sony, Canon, Nikon, & Fujifilm

What is a Softbox Used For in Photography & Lighting Tips

BasicsOpen menu What Does a Cinematographer Do What is Cinematography What is Digital Cinematography Cinematography Terms What is Motion Blur Lighting EssentialsOpen menu Basics of Film Lighting: 4 Qualities of Light What is Practical Lighting 3-Point Lighting What is Key Light What is Fill Light What is Backlight What is Low Key Lighting What is… Continue reading What is a Softbox Used For in Photography & Lighting Tips

Which RED Camera to Buy in 2023? RED Digital Cinema Lineup Explained

Most filmmakers have heard RED digital cinema cameras, but there have been so many changes to their lineup over the years that keeping track can be a bit daunting. This post will make things simple.  We’ll explain the RED video camera lineup in layman’s terms, and then provide a look back at RED cameras all so… Continue reading Which RED Camera to Buy in 2023? RED Digital Cinema Lineup Explained

What is Practical Lighting in Film? Tips and Techniques Explained

BasicsOpen menu What Does a Cinematographer Do What is Cinematography What is Digital Cinematography Cinematography Terms What is Motion Blur Lighting EssentialsOpen menu Basics of Film Lighting: 4 Qualities of Light What is Practical Lighting 3-Point Lighting What is Key Light What is Fill Light What is Backlight What is Low Key Lighting What is… Continue reading What is Practical Lighting in Film? Tips and Techniques Explained

17 Best 360 Cameras — The Ultimate Buying Guide (2023)

BIf you’ve decided it’s time to upgrade your gear collection to a 360 camera, it’s good to know a bit about what’s out there. The majority of these omnidirectional cameras are video, but it’s noted when they’re solely for photography. This is a buying guide to the best 360 cameras on the market today. Continue… Continue reading 17 Best 360 Cameras — The Ultimate Buying Guide (2023)