Filmmaking

DSLR and mirrorless camera tips and tricks, featuring Canon Rebel T2i, T3i, T5, T6/T6i, EOS 60D, 70D, 80D, Cinema C100. Panasonic GH5, Sony a6500. Camera reviews. Video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro. Testing lens, accessories.
San Quentin State Prison

Gift Ideas: Top 10 DSLR Accessories

I love my EOS 60D, but the T3i and T2i use the same sensor, and can be had for a song. For example, you can get the T3i plus kit lens for only $712. That, my friends, is insanity. Revel while you can.
Farmers Market - Loreto, Baja California Sur

From the Field: Canon T2i shots from Loreto, Baja

Even with the Canon EOS Rebel T3i and EOS 60D now on the market, the T2i continues to impress--and I whole-heartedly recommend it to those looking to get into DSLR. I took it down to the Baja for a few weeks and shot over 1,000 photos.
Rode Videomic Pro mounted on a Canon EOS 60D DSLR

Review: Rode Videomic Pro (your DSLR’s new best friend)

A comparison and review of the Rode Videomic and Videmic Pro. If you're a fan of DSLR, and looking to improve sound quality, add these shotgun mics to your short list.
RED Scarlet-X

Red Scarlet-X vs. Canon DSLR – who’d you rather?

Hang on a sec, I thought. I make videos for the web. Also I don't have a DP, a sound guy, craft services or even a storyboard. We do run 'n gun, man; and 1080p (even 720p) is just fine for now.
Canon EOS 300 with EOS Cinema

Filmmakers Dilemma: Canon C300 or RED Scarlet

The C300 is viewed by many as the natural, though more expensive, evolution of the famed 5D Mark II.
Cirque du Soleil Totem, San Francisco

Cirque du Soleil: Behind-the-scenes at Totem in San Francisco (video outtakes)

Loni was pleased to report that there was a lot of buff, half-naked men, as seen in this video. I could only find 1 woman, but a sexy one on rollerskates at that!
After a 4 foot dive: That's not happiness to see you.

DSLR: How to remove a bent filter ring

You've just dropped your DSLR camera. The lens filter shattered. The filter ring, now bent, can't be removed. Here's what to do.
Lytro light field camera

Product to Watch: Lytro focus-less camera

New light field technology enables post-composition photo focusing. Is it one of the biggest innovations in the history of photography?
iPhone 4S vs Canon 5D Mark IV

Canon 5D Mark II vs. iPhone 4S video: Yes, but…

The Canon 5D Mark II, on the other hand, is the biz. It's used to make films, television shows. It's a professional grade camera with professional grade features.
Road Runner

Beep! Beep!

Photo of the day.