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I can’t imagine jumping into the industry as the son of Joel Grimes, a rather well known portrait photographer and educator. But I have to applaud him, he’s making quite a name for himself as he jumps head first into the videographer roll. Meet Aaron Grimes, videographer. Aaron and his father were commissioned by the […]

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It is not very long, but this video walks through the history of cinema while inspiring the watcher with quotes from famous films. You need not be a filmmaker to be inspired; just a storyteller. Thanks to David Anderson for making this short film and Cinephilia and Beyond for posting it for me to discover […]

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Everything I do and everything Pixar does is based on a simple rule: Quality is the best business plan, period.

John Lasseter, PIXAR Founder


Why use a fast prime lens? Rich Harrington and Robbie Carman cover its benefits in this tutorial, including more accurate lighting and the ability to manipulate depth of field. Watch the follow-up movies within this series at…. This specific tutorial is from the Video Gear Weekly series presented by authors Rich Harrington and Robbie […]

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Editor’s Note: This is an opinionated review of a product by two writers for the site — Mykii Liu and Rich Harrington.  Between them they’ve owned every iPhone.  While they don’t have secret access before the rest of the world (but they’d like to) they have pored over specs, keynotes, videos, and more.  Let the advice ensue. […]

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Protect your camera lenses with lens wraps. In this tutorial I show you how to avoid dust and impact damage as well as abrasions.  This is from the series Video Gear Weekly. This Post Sponsored by: Be a kid in a camera store. Rent lenses, cameras, lighting and more from the original and best […]

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For the last year or so I’ve been fortunate enough to make pictures for a medical product company on a regular basis. Their product is markedly better than the alternatives and my images are used for marketing and educating surgeons. I get to work with top surgeons in the field, and it’s a true privilege […]

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