*Updated 2022* There is a constant debate in the film-making about the best lenses for videography. Most of that debate focuses on zoom lenses vs prime lenses and what focal lengths are the best. Both sides have valid points. Filming weddings, events, sports, or even friends and family can be challenging due to the fast pace, constantly changing locations and …Read More »
5 Best Cameras for Nikon Videography
*Updated 2022* Choosing the best Nikon DSLR for video isn’t easy. Nikon has drastically improved it’s video capabilities in the last few years, making it possible to get professional results with less expensive cameras. However, some camera models make video production easier than others. This list also takes into account price for the features. Value is something every photographer should …Read More »
Elgato Camlink 4k – How to Use a DSLR as Webcam
You have a nice DSLR camera – why not use it as your webcam? Now you can with the Camlink 4k from Elgato. If you’re going to be the subject, would you rather use a cheap logitech webcam or a full-frame DSLR with a nice lens on it? I’ll go with the DSLR…. What is the Elgato Camlink 4k? The …Read More »
Nikon D850 Price
What is the Nikon D850 Price? After months of rumors, the Nikon D850 Price has been announced. It’s lower than expected! The D850 (body only) will have a retail price of $3,299 (View current D850 Sale Price). The D850 is currently available for pre-order, and shipping is just around the corner. As a Nikon D810 replacement, the price point is …Read More »
The Blueprint for Setting Wedding Videography Prices
One of the most common questions that videographers and photographers have when trying to start a business is, “how much should I charge for my work?” Of course, the answer varies, so we’ve created this step-by-step guide to figure out what to charge for videography. 1. Find out what other videographers are charging This is relatively easy. Search in your …Read More »
Best Video Editor: 3 Reasons we love Premiere Pro
The demand for video is increasing every day, which means the demand for video editors (both software and people) is also increasing every day. As with any brand discussion (Canon vs Nikon), there is sure to be bias based on familiarity, and the same is true for choosing the best video editor. However, we built a five-figure weekend-business using Adobe’s …Read More »
The Nikon D750 Lens Bundle Deal – Is it worth it?
We got a terrific question in our email today regarding the sale of the Nikon D750 Bundle: I am an intermediate filmmaker and photographer…I’m upgrading from DX to FX. I’m thinking about the Nikon D750 as people say it’s the best budget for video and photography. There is a bundle for this the D750 and the 24-120 f/4 for $2,300. …Read More »
The Secret to Attracting High-End, High-Paying Video Clients – Fast!
Everyone dreams of getting high-end (read: high-paying) clients that are easy to work with, and it’s so simple that I can’t believe that more people aren’t doing it. Whether you’re trying to break into wedding videography or making videos for other businesses, the concept works beautifully. The secret getting better clients is positioning yourself as a high-end videographer (the kind …Read More »
Nikon D500 Review of Features & Video Specs – Is it worth it?
Update May 2016: The Nikon D500 availability is coming back – a 2nd wave of stock will be hitting the US shelves soon. The D500 should be in-stock on Amazon soon. Pre-orders will be given priority. Why Nikon releases their latest and greatest video features in crop-sensor (DX) cameras we’ll never know, but they’ve done it again – this time …Read More »
Nikon 24-70 VR – Is it worth upgrading?
The Nikon 24-70 2.8 without vibration reduction has been a standard in many photographers’ gear bags since it was released almost a decade ago. In fact, it’s still Amazon’s #1 most popular selling SLR lens. Now, the 24-70 is getting an upgrade from Nikon in the form of Vibration Reduction.Read More »