For the past few months I have been lucky enough to review the Dr70D linear recorder from Tascam. Coming from a wedding videographer and corporate background I understand that you cannot really get by on just using the 3.5mm jack or XLR port provided to you on most DSLR / ENG cameras and a separate system is usually required to… Continue reading "Tascam DR70D Review"
Author: Will Anlezark
Hi Guys, Recently the team from Syrp sent me their newest slider creation the Syrp Magic Carpet. Image credit: Syrp The magic slider is a light weight introductory slider that will fit most cinematographers from the novice wanting to add some motion to their shots to the working professional who is using their long tracks for large amounts of movement or motion… Continue reading "Syrp Magic Carpet Slider Review"
In recent announcements HTC have released the One M9. This is another huge leap for your every day consumer adding RAW files to the camera you have with you always. So is this something professional shooters should be worried about? The short answer is no, although cameras and smart phones are advancing at astronomical speeds your photography will always come… Continue reading "The Advent of RAW Files in Smart Phones"
Last November my team booked our first location wedding and below are some small things that I learned and thought I would pass on to others who may be making the plunge and shooting a destination wedding soon. Flights to be organised for you to arrive to the day prior to the wedding. By organising your flight the day before… Continue reading "What I Learned From Filming My First Destination Wedding"
Hey guys, So weddings can be stressful right? Then why not ask for some advice from the people with the most experience on the day? Here’s five quick tips I give to all my brides during my pre wedding meetings. 1) LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION Consider what your preparation locations will be. Most couples like the idea of having at least one of… Continue reading "5 Pieces of Advice You Wish Your Wedding Photographer Shared With You"
In the past five years of shooting weddings I’ve accrued a lot of photographic and cinema gear. Although this accumulation of kit may have all been used over the span of a year there’s a few go-to items I’ve found make a huge difference in my ability to cover weddings by myself or as part of a team. RODE VIDEOMIC PRO… Continue reading "6 Pieces of Gear to Make a Wedding Cinematographers Life Easier"
In the market for a reliable yet inexpensive flash trigger? Or are you looking for a flash trigger that will change with the evolving camera market? Then the Cactus V6 is the flash trigger for you. Check out my review video above too see exactly why I have fallen in love with my V6 flash triggers. Filming credit : Stuart McAndrew