The filmmaking industry has welcomed inexpensive video DSLRs – Here’s five great music videos shot with these new tools.

DSLRs with video capability have opened up an entire world of possibilities for photographers and videographers alike. Potential video directors on a tight budget have a valuable piece of equipment waiting to be used and the only limitations they have is their imagination. With a larger physical size than regular prosumer video cameras, the sensors in video DSLRs offer reduced noise and a shallow depth of field. They also offer all the benefits of an entire range of lenses and accessories, and as such, the DSLR video director has an arsenal of techniques to use that could otherwise be hindered by using a traditional video camera. Here is a collection of five awesome music videos shot on a DSLR:

Rio – Cave Painting

Directed by Jimmy Ahlander & Robin Antiga
Shot on a Canon 5D Mark II.

Memory Tapes – Yes I Know

Directed by Eric Epstein
Shot on a Canon 5D Mark II.

Blind Man’s Colour – Warm Currents Pull

Directed by Kevin Chapados & Chunwoo Kae
Shot on a Canon 5D Mark II (with underwater rig), as well as Super8, BOLEX 16mm, HVX200, Sony EX3.

Matthieu Ouaki – Your Garden

Directed by Camille Marotte & Gunther Gheeraert
Shot on a Canon 5D Mark II.

Soulflight – Home

Directed by Julien Kollert & Fabien Cimetière
Shot on a Canon 5D Mark II & a Canon 7D.


Five Music Videos Shot With DSLRs

      1. Hi Francois, I did not expect a response. Thanks for that. AE is really superior. I have not touched the surface of that software. Would love to get my teeth into that. Cool, cannot wait show this to my son. He loves analyzing movies and figuring out how they did that. Thanks again. Take Care!!

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