Exciting news this Labor Day weekend! Bolt Productions is happy to announce that we have moved! In effort expand our studios and broaden our photo and video production horizons, we relocated our main office and obtained new studio space. Our new office location is now found at 1351 Crampton Street in Dallas. It’s […]
Testing out the upgraded Profoto B1 and the TTL-Cusing a very high sync speed.
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Section 1: What’s it all about?
The problem has been the ability to shoot in bright daylight / sunlight when the background or ambient exposure is (for example) […]
New at Bolt… the Fiilex Test Drive Program!
Bolt is happy to announce a new rental opportunity for aspiring and professional photographers alike. The Fiilex Test Drive Program allows you to test specialized Fiilex gear for up to one week. Choose from six Fiilex Lighting Kits and see the difference they will make […]
iPhone photography has gained recent popularity and finesse within the past years, giving smartphone owners the opportunity to take stunning photographs with ease. We see examples all over Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, but do you ever wonder how to achieve such quality? The answer is through apps.
Just as most professional photographers utilize Photoshop to tweak […]
Has this ever happened to you? You’re preparing for a photo or video shoot with your gear, ready for a productive and successful day, when you realize there is no location power for your iMac. Not to worry, you are not alone. We were asked recently by one of our customers if there […]
Developed for the filmmaking professional, the DJI Ronin marks a generational leap in camera stabilization technology with the Ronin 3-Axis Stabilized Handheld Gimbal System. Its custom sensors, powerful motors and advanced algorithms put world-class precision in your hands.
Once your camera is configured, the Ronin can be ready to shoot in as little […]
Often photographers are asked to “stop action” for a shoot. This could mean anything from “freezing” water droplets, stopping dancers mid-air in a jump, or tennis players mid-swing outside in full sun. All of the aforementioned scenarios can use a different […]
Arri knocks it out of the park with its Arri Sky Panels LED light fixture lineup
With awesome power and flexibility, Arri Sky Panels produce beautifully clean light with a single soft shadow. Perfect for broadcast and theatrical applications!
With a light output of 162fc at 9.8 feet, the SkyPanel is extremely bright. Use diffusion panels for […]
Nowadays, with gear being truly reasonable, there is an incentive to invest in gear and accessories outright. However, there are unseen costs that come with both renting or purchasing professional video gear. If want to work with cinema primes or need a steady rig for a heavier camera, then consider the pro and cons of […]
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet Nicole Lloyd, one of the creators of the website Make Create. We were introduced to the site at the beginning of the year.
Make Create is an invite-only resource platform dedicated to sourcing and hiring vetted photography crew and production […]