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7 Problems with the Z CAM E2 and How to Fix Them

The landscape of cheap cinema cameras was a desert once. These days, however, this market segment is blossoming all around, with two particular companies coming from far east that are making waves with their latest offerings – Kinefinity and Z CAM. The latter, for instance, has been

Best Budget Sony A7III Camera Cage Rig

In the last few years, the amount of production value that is considered a base-line in the filmmaking world has slowly risen. That is greatly due to the decrease in the price of most pieces of filmmaking gear on the market. Chinese copycats, cheaper production costs, and

Mac vs PC for Video Editing in 2020

There has been a lot of fuss in the Apple world regarding content creators. The quick jab and powerful uppercut Apple threw at us with the MacBook Pro 16″ and the Mac Pro have caught off guard a multitude of filmmakers, and many are now in awe

Z CAM E2 vs Z CAM E2C – What are the Differences?

In the world of camera gear, we’re used to announcements, revolutions, breakthroughs, and quantum leaps forward. This time around, however, we’re facing a company that has slowly made its way into the western hemisphere. Initially known for security cameras and not much more, Z CAM have been

Building a Budget 4K Video Editing PC in 2020

If you’re on the Windows’ side of the force, there are chances you’ve already been eyeing some of that gamer goodness to up your editing game. More often than not, the higher-end consumer-grade configurations are, in fact, aimed at gaming enthusiasts, and are thus sporting RGB LEDs,

Closer Look at the Rhino Arc II Camera Slider

Over the last few years, the rise of DIY culture and the cheap and readily available flood of electronics we’ve seen has brought, as a consequence, a lot of motion-controlled imagery. Simple setups that made for captivating shots and easy VFX tricks are more common than ever,

5 Hidden Features in Premiere Pro CC 2020

The release of the 2020 version of Premiere Pro was met with a great deal of enthusiasm by many filmmakers and editors all over the world. One of the most discussed features was the smart reframing tool that allows content creators to conveniently reframe any video to

Sigma fp Video Modes Compared

It’s somehow peculiar how an amazing camera can be dropped down by a major company in the business and cause almost no reaction in the entire community. That’s, in fact, what happened a few months ago when Sigma released a beast of a camera, the Sigma fp

Best S1H Budget Lenses for Video Shooting

Now that the Panasonic S1H is hitting the shelves and many filmmakers are starting to fiddle with it, there’s a reasonable question popping around: what lenses should we use on this camera? Actually, there’s more than one right answer, especially when you take into account the new