The Redrock DSLR Cinema Bundle

The Redrock DSLR Cinema Bundle enables cinema-style shooting with cameras that are otherwise limited due to size and design.  DSLR cameras such as the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Canon 7D boast a number of benefits (excellent image quality, low light shooting, etc) but are less than ideal for handheld shooting.  The Redrock DSLR rig solves this problem.

The Redrock Cinema Bundle features a protective and stabilizing microSupport cage built from carbon fiber rods (easily disassembled for storage).  A padded shoulder mount, including front han …

Shallow Focus Tips For DV Cameras

Many people think achieving a shallow depth of field on DV formats (especially Mini DV formats with smaller 1/4 inch CCDs) is virtually impossible. Although it can be difficult, it is not impossible.

[caption id="attachment_86" align="alignnone" width="600"] Shallow depth of field can be achieved with a little patience on small DV cameras.[/caption]

Here are some tips for achieving that Hollywood style narrow depth of field effect. First, make sure your subject is placed as far away from the background as possible, this will make throwing the …