Mark Vargo, ASC

Unleash Your Creative Potential!

Welcome! My website is filled with valuable tips, anecdotes, and tons of useful information not found in any textbook. I’m dedicated to sharing what I know with up and coming filmmakers. Please feel free to contact me if you need any additional help.

Take Some Chances!

Playing it safe is a natural inclination when you're shooting on someone
else's dime. But remember that progress is made when we take chances - take a few
the next time you're shooting. At the very least, while testing, try some
crazy things!


"Mercy" gets under camera!

Elise Eberle - ("Mercy Lewis", SALEM) gets the feel of a fully dressed
Arriflex Alexa. Everyone who tries this is always amazed at how
heavy this excellent camera is. Weight and mass helps the operator
keep a steady frame. After a day of handheld with this camera
your back and shoulder will proclaim - "No Mas!"