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 lynda.com authors Rich Harrington and Robbie Carman. The complete course is presented as a weekly lynda.com series and offefs reviews and tips on the latest video gear, from cameras like the Blackmagic 4K and GoPros to lighting, accessories, and adapters.