Lenses for indie filmmaking

by Peter D. Marshall

This article was written by DJ Bad Vegan.

“Choosing a lens (or multiple lenses) to use on your independent film or video project is essential to nailing the “look” of your project.

I’m not a professional DP (Director of Photography) and I don’t come out of the camera department, so I’m fairly ignorant (and in awe) of lens technical specs. But as a director, I’m drawn to the narrow focus and zoomability of a long lens (turns out, size does matter — with a lens). The long ones just look so much more cinematic than a stout wide lens to me.”

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