Lens adapters are an inexpensive way to get lots of older inexpensive lenses to work on your modern video camera. Dollar for dollar, they can be one of the best investments in getting some WOW footage.
The Magic of Making Movies really isn’t as “magical” as those outside of the industry believe. It is, in fact, a lot of hard work. The good news is that a lot of people are involved in the production of a movie and therefore, the heavy lifting is shared.
Video editors face a wide assortment of content on a daily basis. There isn’t a single source of media anymore but a varietal onslaught of dissimilar content, from professional formats to random digital ephemera created on mobile devices. It’s the editor’s job to arrange and assemble this heap of visual information into cohesive, powerful stories. This isn’t the first time editors of the moving image have faced such a dilemma, and it’s one reason why the montage remains relevant.