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Posts Tagged ‘Cameras’

August 20, 2014 Author:

A recently funded Kickstarter campaign is reintroducing a forgotten photo relic, the Petzval Photo Lens. Known for its distinct visual style, the Petzval lens is now (once again) available to the public. Read More

Vintage Photo Magic with the Petzval Lens

  • December 16, 2013

    Camera Assistant Essentials

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    Don’t be stuck on set without the right tools in your camera kit! The Black and Blue’s Evan Luzi gives a rundown of what essentials every cameraman (or camera assistant) shouldn’t be without. Read More

  • October 23, 2013

    How to Know The Number of Shots a DSLR Camera Has Taken

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    Know for sure how many times a camera has been used with these handy tools for determining shutter actuation – useful when buying used cameras or for estimating how much life you have on your current equipment. Read More

  • July 1, 2013

    Must Have Cinematography Gear for Under $100

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    Cinematography gear is notoriously expensive, but a few “must have” pieces of equipment are surprisingly affordable. In this post, we’ve rounded up useful cinematography gear that won’t break the bank! Read More