Justin Dise

Justin Dise

A native of Buffalo, New York, Justin Dise has spent 10 years honing his video skill set, working primarily on passion projects and as a freelance videographer, editor, and colorist. He complements his love for the art of cinematography with a BA in History and a Master of Library Science degree, both from the University at Buffalo. He enjoys the simple things in life and is happiest when behind a camera, reading a good fantasy novel, or hiking the trails of New York State parks.

Latest Articles

2 months ago
One of the first things students are taught in film school is the nomenclature of the basic types of camera shots. This common language is essential for writers, directors, camera operators, and cinematographers to effectively communicate visual elements of a shot, particularly the size of a subject—often a person—within the frame. Provided here is a list of the essential shot types that you need...
2 months ago
If you’ve wanted to make the leap into the world of 360-degree video recording but have been scared off by complex multi-camera rigs, then 360fly may have just the camera to finally push you over the edge. 360fly cameras—available in 4K...
3 months ago
In today’s digital cinema workflow, you’d be hard-pressed to avoid exposure to Look Up Tables. Whether you’re a director, DP, editor or colorist, Look Up Tables—or LUTs—are something you need to be aware of, because they play a prominent role in many on-set, editorial, and finishing workflows. LUTs have many uses, from calibrating monitors or giving your footage the look of a particular film...
3 months ago
Bower expands its line of Xtreme Action Series accessories with more than ten new products designed for GoPro cameras. Now available at B&H, the new offerings include essential accessories for mounting, protecting, and powering your GoPro, as well as three bundles that package together several accessories, with a...
3 months ago
JVC upgrades its 600 Series ProHD mobile news camcorders with two new models—the GY-HM660 and the GY-HM620. The GY-HM660 is particularly noteworthy for its combination of wireless streaming capabilities and an integrated interruptible foldback (IFB) audio return channel. Both of the...
4 months ago
Expanding its original line of Plug-n-Play Holders, 360Heros is back with all new models that give users even more ways to capture spherical video content, using anywhere from 6 to 24 GoPro HERO4/3+/3 cameras. Among the new offerings are updated versions of the...
4 months ago
GoPro cameras have become a staple in the creation of spherical video content with the rise of custom, multi-camera rigs. But with more cameras comes more difficulty when stitching the video files together in post. Entanyia looks to simplify the process by offering...
4 months ago
Now available for pre-order, the 85mm T2.2 Mini Prime is the latest addition to Veydra’s ever-growing line of compact cine-style lenses. Designed for mirrorless cameras, the...
5 months ago
Small, rugged, and unassuming, GoPro cameras have revolutionized the way we capture POV shots and action sequences. Marrying usability with high-quality video, the cameras have become go-to tools for a wide range of users, from Hollywood bigwigs to solo adventurers. Event producers have also seen the benefit of the minuscule cameras, mounting them on helmets, vehicles, musical instruments, or...
5 months ago
For many video shooters, a single camera is often enough. If you’re one of those people who finds this to be true then, by all means, feel free to skip this article. But if you’re someone who works with multi-cam setups or is thinking about picking up a second (or third) camera to supplement your main camera, then please keep reading. There are many things to consider when selecting a “B” camera...
5 months ago
Vlogging—or video blogging—is becoming more popular by the day, with seemingly everyone seeking to become the next YouTube sensation. You may be thinking that with the right subject matter and your winning personality, stardom is right around the corner. And who knows—maybe it is! But if you’re really going to give it a go, then you’re going to need a few essential pieces of gear to get your...
5 months ago
Movcam follows up its well-regarded a7S Cage with a new Cage, designed to fit the Sony a7 II series camera bodies. Serving as the foundation point of your rig, the form-fitting camera cage provides a durable aluminum...
5 months ago
For those who have eagerly awaited the release of Blackmagic’s Micro Studio Camera, we’re pleased to say that the wait is finally over! Now in stock at B&H, the...
6 months ago
Whether you’re assembling a personal lens kit or compiling the equipment-rental list for your next film, selecting a lens package is an important decision. It can also be a daunting one, especially if you’re new to the game. So what lenses should you get? A complete set of primes? A couple of zooms? Both? The answers aren’t always clear. Ask ten DPs what their favorite lenses and focal lengths...
7 months ago
The latest in its line of compact video recording devices, the Q4n continues Zoom’s commitment to combining quality video with advanced audio-capture technology. The camera is a noticeable step up...

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