The incredible shrinking tools of pro video

Shot my first video documentary some 20 years ago on bulky 3/4″ videotape in a U-Matic Ikegami shoulder cam that weighed more than 30 pounds with full sound gear.  The JVC tape deck and editing equipment filled a large room. Later replaced the Ikgemi with a Sony Betacam SP, which used half-inch tape with a […]

The eyes have it

Often, someone will come up at a sporting event or other activity and say something along the lines of “I wish I had a camera like yours so I could take photos like you.” I try to explain that the quality of photography is not determined by the equipment that a photographer uses but by […]