February 22, 2015 at 12:20PM
A7S must haves
This is my first post on NFS and I am new to filmmaking in general.
I am looking to buy my first camera to start filming a short. I have a budget of around 5k for everything, including the camera.
I've looked at gimbals, cages, the Atomos Shogun, cinema lenses, filters, batteries, tripods... I'm a little overwhelmed. I'd like to get the most out of the camera as I can for my shoot, but I'm not sure exactly what I need (and for the best price). I've seen some very nice footage out there with anamorphic used on the A7S but I'm still confused by how many components make up anamorphic and what's needed in post.
Should I just go with a couple samyang cine lenses?
I guess my question to the experts out there is what you advise someone like me just starting out but wanting to get the best footage possible should get to do that as a package within 5k.
Thanks very much.