Our blog

In less than four years, Charmcine has grown by leaps and bounds, beyond what any one of us could have imagined. What started out as a "by appointment only" business run out of a residential basement has now become a full fledged company with five employees. Our inventory, too, has grown tremendously as we strive to offer all of the top end cameras, lenses, and accessories that our customers expect. There have been numerous milestones this past year, and we'd like to take a moment to reflect on them.
Continue reading
Here at CharmCine we own a pair of these new Gemini cameras and we put the sensor to the test against our current Red lineup of the Helium and Dragon sensors and for good measure we added in our Alexa Mini. This test allowed us to really compare the noise structure of all the cameras at various ISO at exposure and over exposed. 
Continue reading
What has been the most requested addition to our inventory? Anamorphics, specifically Kowa primes. We are always trying to keep up with the desires of our customers when it comes to new gear. When the time came to pull the trigger the...
Continue reading
"For Charmcine this has become our new motto and corner stone. It simply means to be prepared and start your day on set ready to work with the right tools that you can trust."
Continue reading
Hello Charmcine-ers! We decided it would be enlightening to show you a couple options on how to rig your camera for table top shoots. This is a common question we receive, how to best shoot overhead. We'll look at rigging for...
Continue reading