How To Prep A Lens: Camera Assistant Series

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON:  10 Minutes of instructional Video   –Supplied w/English Subtitles

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN:  Camera Prep continues to get reduced, pulling together all the necessary pieces and parts to set yourself up for success on set is essential.  My 1st AC of over 20 years Derek Edwards has prep a few cameras in his day.  In this Lesson he prepares you on how to Prep your lenses.  With rental houses popping up all over the place as gear drops in price there is not the confidence with the Glass like it used to be.  SO IT IS ON YOU!

  • How to prep a lens
  • What do you look for when prepping a lens
  • How do you work with the rental house/communication
  • What tips increase speed and accuracy
  • Real world stories to not make the same mistakes


<<<Juan>>>Thank you so much for this series, prepping procedures is something I have always wanted to learn. Keep up the amazing work!
<<<Kevin>>>Really good reminder thanks again for the content.You’re teaching has really helped me to make my interviews look professional buttery soft and lit to perfection . Now I know how to get rid of annoying shadows helping the story rather than hurting it . Man I love this stuff !!! thanks again my family!
<<<Gavin: Love the video!>>>

lucariccidj 26 days ago

On another lesson Chirs Herr using the Red Focus tool for Pl Mount,so is this the way to re-adjust the back focus once we swap lens mount ?

Braden Bickle 10 days ago

I have been trying to find one of these charts online. “Backfocus” charts pulls up something very different. Could someone send a link or the proper name for one?