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My name is Ryan and I am a video tech here at Lensrentals.com. In my free time, I mostly shoot documentary stuff, about food a lot of the time, as an excuse to go eat free food. If you need my qualifications, I have a B.A. in Cinema and Photography from Southern Illinois University in beautiful downtown Carbondale, Illinois.

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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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Product Spotlight: Aputure Accent B7c

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Lighting in the world of low-budget, small-crew filmmaking is always a balancing act. Whether shooting a narrative project or a documentary, you’ll rarely be providing all the light in a scene using your own gear. Far more often, you’ll be supplementing and modifying light sources that are already on location, mixing various degrees of intensity […]

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The 2022 Guide to Video Batteries

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Professional video batteries are a constant source of confusion for our customers. So constant, in fact, that this isn’t the first time we’ve written an article on this topic. First, Erik Morrison wrote a beginner guide in the bygone days of 2011. I then updated that article with some more information and context in 2020. […]

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What Sensor Size is Best for You as a Videographer?

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One of the most common questions our photo techs get is “What sensor size is best for me?” or some variation of that. “What does crop factor mean?” “What’s the equivalent focal length of that lens?” “Will I be able to get the look I’m going for with a smaller sensor?” And these questions totally […]

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Production Services Series: Frame.io

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We cover gear a lot on the Lensrentals blog. Which lenses are the sharpest? Which camera has the most features? What does the inside of a GFX100 look like? What we rarely address, especially on the video side, is the equally important field of post-production. It won’t matter what codec you shot or which lenses you […]

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