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New Zhiyun-Tech Crane 2 Gimbal Review – 2017

New Release – Zhiyun-Tech Crane 2 Gimbal Review Reviews and videos for the new Zhiyun Crane 2 have been popping up over the web. The chosen few Zhiyun ambassadors have been putting the gimbal through its paces. We were lucky enough to get to play with it, try out some of the features and test out that all important follow focus....
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Top 5 Best DSLR Camera Shoulder Rigs 2017

Gimbals are great, But whilst brands bring out new models each month the humble shoulder rig continues to provide reliable support day in, day out, year after year. The shoulder rig is a key part of your filmmaking kit and the right one can grow with you, lasting a lifetime....
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Why Use A Teleprompter?

Do you ever have trouble remembering your lines? How about an entire speech or page of statistics? It can be tough, but there is a smarter way…Use a teleprompter. Teleprompters are not just for Presidents and News Anchors. Find out what a one does, how it works, and why you need it on your next shoot....
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Anamorphic Lenses Explained

Anamorphic lenses have a unique look favoured by many cinematographers. They originally allowed for a wider aspect ratio on 35mm but their aesthetic appeal has carried on beyond traditional film and into the digital world. So how do they work? and what visual characteristics do they have?...
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How to cast actors for your short film

Actors bring your script to life. Their emotion and delivery shape how the audience experiences your vision. Casting the right actors to express your project the way you intended is very important. Auditioning is not a process you should rush, spend time finding the perfect person for each role....
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Why use a follow focus?

What is a follow focus? Pulling focus is both an art and a science. Using your hand directly on the lens could result in vibration and movement causing shaky footage and unwanted focus transitions. A follow focus is a device that helps you achieve a higher level of precision and efficiency....
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