Review: Sony A6500. Still A Great Video Camera


Released in 2016, the Sony a6500 has been used by many photographers and filmmakers for the past three years, including me. As we approach 2020, I wanted to do a review on this camera and explain why, four years after its release, the Sony a6500 is still a great option for independent filmmakers looking for …

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Review: Laowa 7.5mm f/2.0. The Best Wideangle Lens For M43?

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A while back I was tasked with shooting some video and taking photographs for a large Scandinavian tourist agency. They wanted videos and photos of their sight-seeing buses, boats, and mini-train. And they wanted them to appear in front of famous well-known tourist attractions and sights. I knew this would be a bit of a …

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After Effects vs Premiere Pro For Video Editing – Which Is Best?

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I use Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects on a daily basis and together they make a strong team when it comes to video editing and post-production. If you’re unfamiliar with the Adobe Creative Cloud, which includes After Effects and Premiere Pro among other excellent programs, it can get a bit confusing as to …

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Review: GHAlex Daylight Arri Alexa LUT for GH5 and GH5s

GHAlex Arri Alexa GH5 LUT test review

We all love those soft Arri Alexa highlights and beautiful skin tones. I know, I do! But unfortunately, money trees down grow in my garden. Arri Alexa cameras are ridiculously expensive and work best with a crew. Even the Alexa Mini is geared towards more persons handling the camera e.g. for focus pulling. In other …

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Review: Think Tank Logistics Manager 30. The Best Roller Bag

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Sometimes it’s the most boring thing you buy, which ends up giving you the most satisfaction. The Think Tank Logistics Manager 30 is one of those boring things. It’s not a new fancy camera with loads of features. Neither is a new fast and sexy lens with a wide aperture. No, it’s just a bag …

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Review: Why I Love The Panasonic Lumix 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens

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One of the least talked about lenses for the micro-fourth system is the Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6. The lens has recently been updated and is now dust and splash proof, and supports Dual I.S.2 as well. The new version has been given the straight forward name Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 II …

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Aputure Amaran AL-MX vs AL-M9 video lights

I’ve wanted a small on-camera light for a while, but I find most are too big and clumsy for my current run and gun setup with my Panasonic GH5 camera. There are lights specifically designed as on-camera lights such as the excellent Dedolight Ledzilla Mini LED Bi-Color On-Camera Light. But, as is the case with …

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Gear Review: CineLight Redhead 800 Watt with Light Stand

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In this review, we’re going to take a closer look at the Redhead 800 Watt with a general purpose heavy-duty light stand from Here are links to said items: Redhead 800 Watt Baby Stand light stand 3.10 m Black cinefoil 30x1400mm I also purchased some black cinefoil from Cinelight. Redheads a know for spilling …

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