It’s not the camera. It never was.

Three articles in a row regarding a camera test sponsored by Zacuto earlier this year (also posted, curiously, in three parts) were published by the Provideo coalition.

Why Zacuto’s Latest Camera Test May Have Screwed Us All.

The Zacuto Fallout Continues.

More Thougts On The Zacuto Shootout.

Yes, some cameras are better than others. Or have a feature more, or less. But cinematography is about the person operating the camera and not about the camera itself. Call him or her a Director of Photography, a shooter, a cameraman (or woman). They make the pictures. I know great DOP’s that can make a VHS camera look superb. And I’ve also met people who can’t make an Arri even look like the camera on my computer. Credit, where credit is due. To the great people I’ve worked with who always deliver spectacular results.

Cheers.

Advertisements
  1. Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: