What will be the hot cameras in 2016?

Over the holidays it’s only natural to think ahead to the new year and wonder what will be some of the popular tools producers, directors, videographers and cinematographers will use. In terms of cameras, higher end acquisition looks to remain consistent with Alexa and Red dominating the scene. I don’t expect any shocking revelations other than the prediction…

DSLRs falling out of favour with professional Video producers.

DSLRs are falling out of favour with professional video producers, according to a new report by Future Source consulting. Creators report “increasing frustrations with the limitations in functionality of DSLRs, as well as the perceived additional costs associated with making the product usable for pro video. Alternatives are now more affordable offering more features in…

Captain Morgan’s recent spot.

Here is a recent spot for Captain Morgan Rum and the NHL. It’s comprised of 90% Stock footage mixed with some original photography. We shot an interior bar scene, table top product shot, and a unit move to a house for one interior set-up, all within 10 hours. Thanks to a small but hardworking crew…

Do super-affordable LED lights deliver quality? The Genray 6200T on-camera LED review.

Some jobs require onboard camera lighting and my go-to has always been the small rectangular LED by LitePanel. While LED lighting has the benefit of low power consumption and heat resistance they also have the disadvantage of less light output and questionable colour rendering on many of the cheaper models. These technology shortcomings are improving by the day so I was curious to see how the $139.00…