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Chances are, if you need temporary studio space or have to build sets on the inexpensive side of things, you don’t own a whole lot of free space to do so yourself. As such, you may be wondering what types of rental arrangements you may be able to make, where exactly, and perhaps most importantly, for how much? The good news is, there’s plenty of non-film-centric spaces likely available close to you — you just need a database that takes these off-purpose needs of yours into consideration. Beginning in New York City, a pro-arts organization called Fractured Atlas has created just such a database, with several other major cities having since followed suit. More »

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I’ve been trying to figure out a good way to create an “updates” page for the monster article that is the DSLR Guide, so what I’m going to start doing is including updates here with the tag “dslrupdate” — then anyone can check this archive page for a list of notable updates (the most recent updates will be on top). I won’t be posting every minor change but anytime I add something new or change a piece of advice significantly, I’ll post an update here on the homepage. Short of doing a bunch of PHP coding (which I don’t do), this seems like the best solution.

The first update (to be tagged this way) has to do with renting instead of buying lenses: if you don’t have the budget to spend $1,500 a pop for ultrafast glass like the Canon 50mm f1.2 lens, you can always fill your kit with cheaper glass and rent top-quality lenses for important shoots: More »