Getting camera and audio gear can be the most exciting part of purchasing a new camera. The potential stories are nearly limitless. Professional filmmakers with high-end budgets seem to have access to any camera and gear they need. Many professionals in the filmmaking world rent their gear. But for independent filmmakers and production houses shooting on low budgets, as well as multimedia journalists and students on an even tighter budget, getting the right gear is essential. This chapter examines some of the film gear low-budget filmmakers and video shooters may need on their projects. It lists cameras and gear with approximate mid-2013 prices and it only focuses on CinemaDNG, starting ...

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