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E Mount lenses are perfect for Sony FS7 and Alpha cameras


Sony FS7 & FS7 MkII are popular 4K cameras and are often used with an adapter to convert EF or PL mount lenses to Sony E Mount. But what about native E Mount lenses? This article explains what's available and the advantages of using them.... Read full article

Aerial filming with the Military


There are occasions when film makers want to fly with military aircraft, either as transport to an area which is controlled by the armed forces or to film the aircraft itself.... Read full article

White Balance for digital cameras


How to adjust the white balance for a digital video camera... Read full article

Filming with dangerous animals

by Austin Stevens on

Advice on filming and photographing dangerous animals. Austin Stevens discusses how to stay safe an apply effective techniques when filming venomous snakes and large mammals such as black bears.... Read full article

Timecode for GoPro Cameras


Paul Scurrell, CEO of Timecode Systems Ltd explains how Timecode can be used to synchronise multiple cameras including non timecode cameras such as GoPros or Action Cams. This saves a lot of time and money in the edit and allows freedom on the set.... Read full article

Wireless Control Systems. All you need to know


Learn about Wireless Control Systems... Read full article

Green Screen Filming, Tracking Markers, Garbage Mattes

by Eric Huyton on

How to film and light for green screen or blue screen composited sequences including using garbage mattes and tracking markers... Read full article

Taking Lithium Ion batteries onboard commercial aircraft

by Barry Bassett on

Rules and advice for taking Lithium Ion batteries onboard commercial aircraft... Read full article