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What are Prime Lenses?

by Milos Itic on July 6, 2012

Majority of you definitely knows the answer. But, out there, some people not sure what is the correct answer. A prime lens is a photographic lens whose focal length is fixed, as opposed to a zoom lens. Terms we use (…)

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Canon 5D Mark III vs Nikon D800 Best Review

by Milos Itic on May 18, 2012

Dave Dougdale wrote very good review and comparisons between the 5D mark III and the Nikon D800, the two cameras that mark the new generation of full frame DSLR. He underline similarity and differences. Testing was on different lighting conditions, especially extreme (…)

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Canon 5D Mark III vs Nikon D4 vs Nikon D800

by Milos Itic on May 13, 2012

This research is written by Philip Bloom, one of the best DSLR: DOP and Filmmaker. Canon 5D Mark III vs D800. All three cameras are Full Frame and new generation. There are several tests: Resolution (Anti) Aliasing Low Light Performance (…)

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Aspect Ratio

by Milos Itic on December 12, 2011

The aspect ratio of an image (picture) is the ratio of (divided) two numbers. First is width of the image. Second is height of the image. This is expressed as two numbers separated by a colon. x (width) : y (…)

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Camera Angles

by Milos Itic on November 22, 2011

Types of camera angles, shots: 1. Subjective camera angles (shots) are taken from personal point of view. It displays what someone sees. The camera acts like an eye of the subject and like the eyes of the audience. 

Truth about Independent Filmmaking

by Milos Itic on June 20, 2011

Hi Friends, Hi Filmmakers, Hi Indie Directors, time for a little big truth from my point of view: 1. Is the Future Film only Myth for Us? First rule of Independent Filmmaker. Do not use your own money to produce (…)

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Sony F65 – Digital Video is coming at its be(a)st

by Milos Itic on April 12, 2011

The F65 is a top-end motion picture camera. It features a true step-change in sensor technology, using a 20.4 Mega pixel CMOS sensor and a unique Double Bayer pixel orientation for full green resolution. The F65 runs up to 120Fps, (…)

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Matte Box for Indipendent Filmmakers

by Milos Itic on April 11, 2011

Matte Box is a device used on the end of a lens to block the sun or other light source in order to prevent glare and lens flare. It performs essentially the same function as a lens hood and also (…)

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3D Saloon Western Animation

by Milos Itic on April 10, 2011

Do It Yourself Dolly by Ben

by Milos Itic on April 10, 2011

DIY Dolly from Ben on Vimeo. This is my version of a diy pocket dolly, driven by an adjustable 12V gear motor. The power comes from 8 AA rechargeable batteries, which are integrated into the controller. The dolly is pretty (…)

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Sony NEX-FS100 – Professional Super 35mm Camcorder Announced

by Milos Itic on March 24, 2011

Sony NEX-FS100 – Professional Camcorder Announced Sony has just released details on its new professional grade NEX camcorder – the NEX-FS100.  This new camcorder is the big brother to the popular NEX-VG10 and accepts all E-Mount lenses, as well as (…)

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NAB Show 2011 – Las Vegas from April 9th-14th

by Milos Itic on March 24, 2011

NAB 2011 takes place in Las Vegas from April 9-14 this year.  If you are familiar with the NAB Show, it serves as the cornerstone trade show for the National Association of Broadcasters and, in recent years, has featured new (…)

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Facebook and The Future of Online Video Rentals

by Milos Itic on March 16, 2011

Users have become increasingly comfortable with Facebook as a place to watch videos, catapulting the social network into the top 10 video destinations on the web in the U.S. But will they also pay for movies from big time studios? (…)

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Shots (Movie shot, Film shot)

by Milos Itic on February 6, 2011

Movie techniques – Shots In film and movie, a Shot is a continuous strip of motion picture film, created of a series of frames, that runs for an uninterrupted period of time. Shots are generally filmed with a single camera (…)

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Close-up shot

by Milos Itic on January 28, 2011

Close-up shot is closely frames a person or an object. Close-ups shows us detail of a face or detail of an object. Close-ups are used in many ways and for many reasons. In the closeup shot, a certain feature or (…)

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