From time to time, people compare professional video cameras with DSLRs or even smartphones. This is usually done to let you know that gear doesn’t matter as long as you have a good idea and skills. And this is cool. But when a Redditor Gidremuze316 asked the /r/videography crew to help him choose between a Canon 7D Mark II and an Arri Alexa, it led to an epic series of trolling comments.
Almost 30 years after the tragic explosion in Chernobyl, a film crew and correspondants for CBS visited the site to work on a story detailing the cataclysmic event. As part of the crew, filmmaker and photographer, Danny Cooke, was granted access to the site for a week long exploration. Cooke seized the opportunity to create a short film which documents Chernobyl from the perspective of his Phantom DJI 2. Equipped with a GoPro3+, Canon 7D, a guide, and dosimeter geiger counter to keep tabs on radiation levels, Cooke set out to capture the footage which you can see below.[Read More…]