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Shooting Anamorphic on the RED V-Raptor

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Recently, my team and I got a proposal to make a music video for an alternative rock band. Their pitch boiled down to essentially “a throwback to 70’s/80’s horror movies, but with modern production values.” We went back and forth on a few ideas regarding aspect ratios, cameras, lenses, camera movement, and lighting. After deliberating, […]

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Five Resources of Inspiration and Education in Photography & Videography for 2023

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Finding inspiration for your photography or videography can sometimes feel like a daunting task, especially when the knowledge and potential resources can feel overwhelming and endless. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, these tips and ideas will help you rejuvenate your passion, skills, and knowledge for videography and photography and take your […]

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Exploring Aputure Lighting and What’s Best For Your Shoot

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Lensrentals carries a lot of lights. In fact, if you combine strobe and continuous, lighting is our fastest-growing product category. And our fastest-growing manufacturer within that product category? That’d be Aputure. In just a few years we’ve gone from a single Aputure product to over two dozen. And while this massive increase in selection is […]

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Revisiting the Sony FX3

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Given that Sony’s recently-released FX30 is in extremely high demand at the moment, I thought it might be a good time to take another look at the FX3. After all, while the FX3 is a little older, it wouldn’t be accurate to call the FX30 an “upgrade.” However, even at half the price of the […]

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Staff Picks of the Best New Photo and Video Products of 2022

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Earlier this week, we published the top rentals for 2022. There were plenty of surprises on the list, especially when we started to dig further down in the analytics and numbers, but the Canon EOS R5 reigned supreme as our most rented piece of gear for 2022. In fact, all of the gear on the […]

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