Register your video & photo equipment prior to US departure

Once I was expecting my bags, upon my return from a recent trip to Argentina, and I was ready to leave the terminal area at the Miami International Airport (MIA) I was requested, by a customs officer, to a manual and thorough search of all my belongings. I didn’t think twice and followed the agent…

Sony’s Boldness – The Alpha A7R mark II

POST DISCLAIMER: I have been a Canon user for quite a while. First purchased the HV30 and later jumped into the DSLR wagon with the T2i. Me, and everyone else, have been anxiously anticipating the release of Sony’s flagship camera: The Sony Alpha A7R mark II. Sony packed such a massive and impressive list of…

Is the Camera part of the story ? Sundance Filmmakers

A lot has changed in the last decades. Image acquisition and film-making have gone through major light-year leaps. I have to confess a little jealousy for the availability and easy access to the stupendous image quality and versatility that nowadays cameras are capable of achieving. Take it from me. As someone that watched 8 mm…

Documentary equipment survey

It’s not the arrow, It’s the indian. I hold this statement to be very true. The talent and eloquence of a professional storyteller goes above and beyond past and current technology. Granted. Today’s technology allows us to capture breathtaking images on the cheap. The digital revolution has allowed everyone and their grandmother to shoot HD…