Author » Joshua Richardson

I'm Joshua and a video technician at Lensrentals.com. Before Lensrentals, I was a weekend portrait photographer and owned an audio recording studio just outside of Memphis, TN. Now, I have the pleasure of inspecting a small selection of the video gear you rent, and after hours produce content for YouTube and the wider internet.
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Comparing Drones – DJI Mavic Pro, Phantom 4 Pro, and Inspire 2

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As mentioned last week, Lensrentals.com has drones! I can see you opening another tab to reserve your copy (wave to the drone flying outside your window), but first, let’s take a minute to find out which one best suits the needs of your shoot and free-flying spirit. You may already be acquainted with drones from […]

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Lensrentals.com Guide to Digital Recorders for Video Production

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It’s possible you’ve navigated to this page because you find the in-camera recording capabilities of your favorite camera to be inadequate or altogether non-existent. Maybe you stumbled in looking for someone to tell you that elevating from 8-bit 4:2:0 to 12-bit 4:4:4 will finalize the transformation from amateur to auteur. There are many reasons one […]

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Our Guide to Getting Started in Live Streaming

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Live streaming is picking up in a big way. Most of it is done with a smartphone in the portrait orientation, but regardless, it’s more popular every day. You may have noticed the brands or companies you follow on social media have picked up on the trend too. Press releases are no longer one sheet […]

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A Look Into the New Sony FS7 Mark II

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We inspect a lot of video cameras, and design flaws tend to catch our eye quickly and consistently slow the inspection process. To the casual user, removing a hard-to-reach memory card once or twice is a mild inconvenience — one that they might not even give a conscious thought. To a full-time videographer (or LensRentals.com […]

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An Overview Of The Fuji X-T2 For Video

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It seems that all the video shooters I know have already chosen their go-to camera system. It’s the brand or camera body that calls to them with an immutable Siren’s song. They have memorized the spec sheets, know every minute curve of every button, and can change settings three menus deep without a peripheral glance […]

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