If you're sitting on a stack of holiday cash and are itching to purchase your next camera, planetMitch at Planet5D.com conducted a survey that could help you choose. planetMitch used his "Ask the audience" lifeline to tap into his email network of subscribers to figure out if they would choose
At the latest Hawaii Shoots Workshop, we learned some valuable tips and tricks about production sound and mixing from one of the most sought after sound mixers in Hawaii, Tom Visser. Tom comes from over 15 years of experience in production sound recording, sound design, mixing, post production sound, and
PC: Cinema 5D Sony has just announced the PXW-FS7, which is their successor to the extremely popular FS700. When I first added the Sony FS100 to my camera kit, I noticed a huge increase in image quality, audio clarity, and overall performance compared to my Canon DSLR lineup.
We had a special guest speaker at our May Event. Owner of Carrillo Digital and veteran cinematographer, Ruben Carrillo gave us an introductory workshop on the basics of lighting. He talked about some of the basic kit items he always has on set including his two large AadynTech LED light fixtures. Many
Many thanks to Olelo Community Media for hosting our most recent Hawaii Shoots Hangout.We had a lot of early birds start showing up around 6:00PM excited to talk and share their experiences, but most of our guests started funneling in around 6:15ish and congregated around the entry way/lounge area. I
We're really excited to have our April hangout event at Olelo Community Media's main office in Mapunapuna, Hawaii. We'll take a tour of their facilities before getting settled in their large studio space to talk about stabilizers and aerials with Kila Young of Kahoku Video Productions. Kila has been building
Back in the day, camera technology didn't shift all that often. Aesthetic choices were often determined by film stocks and lens options while camera bodies remained the same. With the advent of digital cameras, film stocks were replaced with fixed camera sensors which are now the determining factors for resolution,
The video production market in Hawaii is highly saturated with DSLR shooting videographers and filmmakers. I am one of them. Because many of us use the exact same tools, our final products start to have a similar look and feel to them. In an attempt to differentiate our film(s) from