Video

What is the best shutter speed for movie mode?

I have seen this question a few times in various forums so I thought it would be another good fit for the “The Basics” section. Since people rarely explain what they would consider “best”, I assume they are talking about the best shutter speed to achieve a filmic look.…

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Cinevate DSLR rig contest (and cool promo video)

Guys, if you dont know the creative gang from Still+Motion, you have to look at the awesome stuff they are doing. They are the vangards of wedding movies and the way they always push the limits of creativity and gear is a real inspiration for me (and probably a lot of other people too).…

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Zacuto Gorilla DSLR kits reviews (part 2.1: Rapid Fire)

In this second part of the review, we are going to look at what are the differences between the various rigs, how they affect their uses and what are their strong points. To save you from reading a long posts, I have spread this part in three articles.…

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Magic lantern update (with rack focus!)

I usually don’t cover software updates, but the latest version of Magic lantern is awesome! Here is the executive summary: Custom cropmarks bitmap file Live histogram while recording Time remaining estimate indicator Automated Focus pulls Focus stacking HDR exposure bracketing Lens data (hyperfocal distance, DOF, etc) Cleaner, multi-level menus that timeout automatically Audio monitoring can be turned off during clip review Internal mic can be used (must enable audio.mic-power=1 in config) Output audio volume control Configuration file can be saved to magiclantern.cfg Yes, you read it right: Automated Focus pulls!…

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