VMI Bristol Image

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Established in 1979 and based in London and Bristol (UK), VMI specialises in hiring quality digital camera packages for Features, Dramas, Commercials and Documentaries. Our camera range includes Sony Venice, RED Helium, RED Gemini, Alexa Mini LF, Sony FX9, Canon C500Mk II, C300 Mk III. We also stock the Phantom VEO 4K super slow-motion & Canon ME20 super low-light cameras, plus lighting, grip & sound.

VMI’s media division, VMEDIA rents out the fastest and largest memory cards and SSDs and also high-capacity and flight-safe batteries too.

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I just wanted to drop you a line to say a massive thanks for all your help on Pls Like ! I was so happy with the package you put together for us and all of the great help from the VMI team. 

I appreciate it was a big ask for this job but you really went above and beyond to help make my first shoot back after the lockdown a joy. 

Hopefully we will get a chance to do another job together soon, 

All the best,  Steven

Steven Ferguson, DP | September 2020
VMI’s Barry Bassett wins prestigious Nelsonian Award.

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Macro and Micro Cinematography

Introduction We all love to see images of extreme magnification to show a world which we can’t experience with our own eyes but just like all cinematography, this is hard to do well. The choice right lens for the specific shot is key and this article aims to explain the differences between

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