Which Camera Should I Buy First?
In a previous blog I talked about the first lens to pick up (50mm). I will talk more about cameras bodies in the future. When starting at the ground level of videography and/or photography the question always comes up. Which camera should I buy? I personally went through months of evaluation before I bought my first camera. I spoke with many videographers and photographers during my evaluation. I really didn’t intend on shooting photography initially but both fields relate in
Sandbag Tutorial Video Photography Film
Having a sandbag on light stands and tripods is very important if you want to keep your equipment safe and secure. This is the industry standard to weighting down equipment so that no one trips over it or knocks it over. This tutorial gives photographers and cinematographers a brief process of of setting up some inexpensive sandbags. Director of Photography Jason Smith demonstrates how to load sandbags to weigh down light stands and tripods. These sandbags can be ordered at E
Best DSLR Lens For The Best Price
In my first blog I talked about where to find equipment in the metro Detroit area. This time around I’m going to talk about a high quality lens for a low price. A 50mm prime lens for Canon or Nikon is a great starter lens that gives you a lot of versatility. This lens works well for photography or videography. The best thing about the 50mm prime is the ability to capture at f1.8. You won’t find a lens with that much depth of field at this price. When shooting photography you
How To Really Get Going In Media Coverage In Detroit
Media business is a lot of trial and error. There is quite a bit of equipment that has to be purchased over time and it seems to never end. It takes a real commitment because you may not see a quick turn around for some of the purchases you make. There aren’t many stores around the Detroit area but there are some. ProCam in Livonia is a good place to go to get equipment and ask questions about what to purchase. There is a studio for rent and there are many workshops that you