Author » Ryan Hill

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.
Camera Shutter Sounds

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The Shutter Sounds of Our Most Popular Cameras

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As a leading authority on optical testing and product reviews, it occurred to the Lensrentals staff recently that we owed it to The Internet to explore the final frontier of camera comparisons, a comprehensive examination of shutter sounds. Our thorough and scientific testing covered multiple models from nearly every major camera manufacturer. After weeks of […]

RED Ranger Rental Cinema Camera

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A Look at the RED Ranger 8K Production Camera

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The most important thing about RED’s new Ranger is that it’s rental only, not because that’s a first for RED (though it is), and not because we’re the only online rental house carrying it (though we are), but because it’s indicative of the customer it’s designed for. This isn’t a camera for owner-operators. I don’t […]

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Ten Products That Caught Our Attention at NAB 2018

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This year’s National Association for Broadcasters (NAB) in Las Vegas proved to be a good one for product announcements. With over 100,000 people in attendance, NAB has become a bit of a holiday for the gear savvy videographers, who are excited to see what new products are to be announced. As usual, we were there […]

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How Videographers Can Avoid Data Catastrophes

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Two or three times a week here at Lensrentals.com, we get one of two common support calls. Scenario number one is that someone thought they transferred all of their footage over, but later found that they missed a couple of clips and need us to send them their rental cards back. If we haven’t inspected […]

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