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Philip Bloom Explains how to Shoot Cinematically

Philip Bloom explains the essentials of shooting cinematically. They wanted a short film that could connect with the small production company crowd, the event and corporate filmmakers. They also specifically wanted it shot on the FS700 and to highlight its key selling points, 4K and super slow motion. The original plan was also to have Read MoreRead More

5 Ways to Create Better Images Without Buying More Gear

Gear manufacturers are like that suave douchebag from the bar. They know how to rub the G-spot (gear-spot) to get us to spread our wallets. Well here’s 5 ways to make better photos (and film) that don’t require shelling out more money. You are a photographer. You love getting out there and doing your best Read MoreRead More

Interview with Conrad W Hall – Cinematographer (Panic Room, Olypmus Has Fallen)

Craft Truck chats with Conrad W. Hall we get into shooting with David Fincher, and the shot they took 108 times on Panic Room, knowing when to light the room vs the subject on Two For The Money, blocking “The Russian” on The Punisher, and what he learned from his Dad.Read More

How to Build Your Own Inexpensive Transport Equipment Cases

Jeff Johnston walks through the construction of transport equipment cases that look great and don’t cost as much as a large gig case. Basic tools and carpentry techniques can save you a lot of cash when protecting your valuable hardware! Like a lot of video producers on a budget I’m always looking for ways to Read MoreRead More

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