BSC Expo 2018

5th February 2018Events

Another year, another trip down to London for the BSC Expo. It’s easily the best trade show in the UK for Cinematographers – unlike others, there’s no sound, editing or broadcast stuff – it’s all cameras, lenses, lighting and grip!

RED Gemini

27th January 2018Cameras

Today Jarred Land of RED Digital Cinema announced a new sensor, and a very special one at that. By the time you read this, the only five available will have sold out.

Best V-Mount Battery

11th January 2018AKS

Different cameras are often argued over which is ‘the best’. No matter which camera systems you like or dislike, they all require one thing to function: batteries. So which battery is best?

Understanding White Balance

16th November 2017Lighting

Understanding colour temperatures can be simple once you get your head around it. Let’s break down the basics of what colour temperature is, how to white-balance to your creative advantage and briefly cover different colour temperature filters and gels.

Thermal imaging in Film and TV

27th June 2017Cameras

Thermal imaging was made famous by Predator in 1987. It’s more recently been seen in Sicario and Planet Earth II. I look at the current state of thermal cameras and how viable it is for filmmakers to use this unique technology.