MonthSeptember 2015

Zacuto Gratical Electronic Viewfinders: HD vs. X

A universal, high quality EVF that embraces modern technology and frees filmmakers to focus on Innovation, Inspiration and Creativity. That was our goal when we set out to create a new electronic viewfinder over three years ago. And now the Gratical HD and Gratical X EVFs are here! Electronic viewfinders are a pivotal tool in any filmmakers bag, providing accessibility, stability, focusability and so much more. The Gratical EVF is universal for all cameras incorporating both HDMI and SDI. Our bright, brilliant optics, FPGA dual core processor, and professional software features give you all the tools you need to stop focusing on your equipment and start creating!

‘A mustang, a road trip, a ghost town & the A7s’

I am beginning a journey in pursuit of the perfect DSLR and whilst on this journey I am fortunate enough to have the opportunity to travel around the world testing out numerous different cameras before I decide which one is for me. With a passion for travel it is only right that I have developed a strong interest in photography, working in the broadcasting industry has fed my curiosity and desire to capture all the wonderful places I’ve travelled to. As a ‘newbie’ in the world of using professional DSLR’s in terms of finding the camera that’s right for my needs, and myself I really am starting this journey from the very beginning.

Interested in Reviewing Camera Gear? Zena Toscani gives you the need to know!

As a gear focused magazine aimed at professional filmmakers we’re inundated with requests from videographers wanting to get in on the action of reviewing the latest equipment here at Pro Moviemaker. We regularly take filmmakers up on their offers because we want to be as thorough as possible with our reviews and let our readers know whether a product does (or doesn’t work) in a live shoot environment. We’re always looking to expand our bank of trusty reviewers so if you’d like to get your hands on some of the latest kit before anyone else, here’s some advice to help your next pitch to a blog or magazine.

Canon 16-35 f4L IS Review by David Clapp

If you’re a full frame Canon user you need to sell your wide angles and buy one. There you go I said it. If you’re busy right now and don’t have time to read the rest of this article (until later I hope!), here’s the urgent message I need to convey – the Canon 16-35 f4L IS is absolutely remarkable and yes, it’s a complete game changer… and here’s why.

I am a self-confessed wide-angle junkie and have been for many years. Originally my wider angled approach started as many landscape photographers do, by placing a ‘rock in foreground’ and shooting a coastal scene at f11.