What is a dark slide? A dark slide is a removable plate used to cover light sensitive material (film or plate) that is loaded into a film holder or magazine …
What is a director’s viewfinder? A director’s viewfinder is an optical device used by cinematographers and directors to pre-visualize the framing of a motion picture camera. The light and portable …
TVLogic, manufacturer of many industry-standard viewfinder and grading monitors, presented two new field monitors at NAB 2019. After their foray into the OLED world with the VFM-055A, TVLogic returns to …
A lens hood is a device that is attached to the front of the lens in order to shade the front element. This is done to reduce stray light which can cause glare, reduce contrast or introduce unwanted artifacts into the image.
A matte box is a device that is attached to the front end of the lens in video and film production and sometimes in still photography.
A clapperboard, also called a film slate, is a tool that is used to synchronize sound and image in motion picture production.
A follow focus is a mechanical device that uses gears to make the rotation of a lens’ focus ring easier and more precise for the camera operator or focus puller.
A cable release, also known as a threaded cable release, is a device used to actuate the shutter of a camera without touching the shutter button.
Canon has just introduced their new entry-level DSLR camera, the EOS Rebel SL3, also called the EOS 250D or the EOS Kiss X10 in different markets.
A dovetail plate, also called a sliding plate, is the basis of most camera support systems used in feature productions.