What’s In Your Bag?

By EJ Mijares | Uncategorized

Oct 06

I had a week-long documentary shoot in Mindanao. Because many people are asking about the gears that I use, I decided to reveal to you guys the content of my bags.

In this 10-minute video, you will witness me unpack my bags and hear about my thoughts on the gears that I commonly use. For this particular shoot, Lightroom Corporation let me use some of their new lenses from Tamron and their tripod+slider from Benro, which I used for the first time.

I would also love to hear from you guys: “What’s in Your Bag?”

If you have questions, please comment below.

At the end of the day, though, great video comes from thinking humans, not gears. If you’re just starting out, it’s best to invest in your own skills first before buying equipment.

Click here if you’re a beginner who wants to learn filmmaking and click here if you want to take the next step and become a wedding filmmaker.

About the Author

A graduate of the UP Film Institute, EJ has directed award winning documentary films tackling issues of environment and society. He has further studied advanced documentary filmmaking under German, French and Dutch filmmakers in various workshops and specialized courses organized by Goethe Institute-Manila and Goethe Institut-Hanoi. EJ also directs commercials, advertisements and corporate image films. EJ has filmed hundreds of weddings when he became an owner of a wedding film studio in 2010-2012. This was when he dreamed of a Videography School that offers special courses for budding artists.

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