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Three ways to setup Premiere Pro CC for editing with proxies

Three ways to setup Premiere Pro CC for editing with proxies

I’ve been shooting more UHD these days and find my computer can struggle with these files. Especially the Long 10 bit from the GH5. Lately I’ve been editing with Proxy in Premiere Pro CC 2017 but I found getting it setup to be a little confusing. Well after I got it all sorted out I […]

September 3, 20170 Comments
Movcam GH5 Cage is impressive! First look

Movcam GH5 Cage is impressive! First look

Wow! @movcam GH5 cage is a beauty. Full review coming on @thenewsshooter as soon as I put it through its paces. #cinematography #gh5 #filmmaking #setlife #videoproduction #MFT #lumix #movcam A post shared by Erik Naso (@eriknaso) on Aug 7, 2017 at 4:38pm PDT Movcam sent me an early release of the new GH5 cage and […]

August 7, 20176 Comments
Panasonic AU-EVA1 final specifications will be released August 3rd

Panasonic AU-EVA1 final specifications will be released August 3rd

This Thursday at 4pm CET (12am pst) final specs and hopefully some footage will be released. Looking forward to this camera! I did a first look interview with Panasonic VariCam product Manager Mitch Gross at Cine Gear. Check out the full post on Newsshooter.com PANASONIC AU-EVA1 CINEMA CAMERA HIGHLIGHTS 5.7K sensor Super 35mm-sized sensor 4K 60p […]

August 1, 20170 Comments
DaVinci Resolve 14 Beta 6 now available for download

DaVinci Resolve 14 Beta 6 now available for download

Blackmagic is moving fast with new DaVinci Resolve version 14 and today issued an update to beta 6. It’s a big update that address a lot of different aspects of the software. Below is the full list of fixes and updates. Download the update HERE What’s New in DaVinci Resolve 14 Beta 6 Added basic support […]

July 26, 20171 Comment
SAVE up to $1000 on Panasonic MFT Cameras: GH4, GH4 with 12-35 & DMC-GX85

SAVE up to $1000 on Panasonic MFT Cameras: GH4, GH4 with 12-35 & DMC-GX85

Nice sale going on for 4 days on three Panasonic Micro Four Thirds cameras. Panasonic Lumix Gh4 with 12-35 Original Price: $1,497.99 Instant Savings: $1000.00 Total $1495.99 Panasonic Lumix Gh4 Body Only Original Price: $1,497.99 Instant Savings: $500.00 Total $997.99 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Original Price: $1,497.99 Instant Savings: $300.00 Total $497.99 Thanks for coming by! […]

July 21, 20170 Comments
Tether Tools StrapMoore Neoprene Straps. Great for strapping batteries and power bricks to stands

Tether Tools StrapMoore Neoprene Straps. Great for strapping batteries and power bricks to stands

I found these inexpensive Tether Tools StrapMoore neoprene straps for getting the power brick off the floor and on the light stand. They work great and cost only $19. I use one for my Aputure Light Storm and another on my tripod to hold a large battery to power my a7rii. It works really well […]

July 20, 20172 Comments
Save $500 off any Xeen by Rokinon Pro Cine Lenses

Save $500 off any Xeen by Rokinon Pro Cine Lenses

Save $500 off any Xeen by Rokinon Pro Cine Lenses with Promo code 500XEEN on Amazon.com All focal lengths and mounts are included for a limited time only so scoop them up! Thanks for coming by! Please help support my site by using the links on this page or bookmark these from my favorite retailers, […]

July 19, 20170 Comments
Today is Amazon Prime Day! Help Support ErikNaso.com with this Link

Today is Amazon Prime Day! Help Support ErikNaso.com with this Link

Today is the big Amazon Prime Day sales event! 30 hours of deals from pretty much every department category on Amazon. I have found a few good deals in the past and this year I hope to do the same. You never know what you will find. Maybe a camera, lights, batteries and support gear […]

July 10, 20170 Comments
Do voice overs In DaVinci Resolve 14 Beta 5 with Fairlight

Do voice overs In DaVinci Resolve 14 Beta 5 with Fairlight

Last week I finally broke down and bought DaVinci Resolve Studio. Yes I decided to go for it! Why? Well for one from I understand the studio version supports the 10bit files that come out of the Panasonic GH5 and thats a big deal for since I’ve made the GH5 my main camera for blogging. […]

July 9, 20174 Comments
Summer sales and instant rebates: C300 MK II, Sony FS7, BMD Video Assist and more

Summer sales and instant rebates: C300 MK II, Sony FS7, BMD Video Assist and more

In last few days summer has been heating up with lots of sales on some really nice gear. Here are a few I’ve been tracking so far. Plus if you really like to shop B&H is having a hefty 4th of July sale. Canon C300 MK II The C300 MK II originally priced at $15,999 […]

July 3, 20170 Comments

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Tether Tools StrapMoore Neoprene Straps. Great for strapping batteries and power bricks to stands

Tether Tools StrapMoore Neoprene Straps. Great for strapping batteries and power bricks to stands

I found these inexpensive Tether Tools StrapMoore neoprene straps for getting the power brick off the floor and on the light stand. They work great and cost only $19. I use one for my Aputure Light Storm and another on my tripod to hold a large battery to power my a7rii. It works really well […]

July 20, 20172 Comments
Bringing New Life To My ARRI 650 With LED ReLamp From VisionSmith.

Bringing New Life To My ARRI 650 With LED ReLamp From VisionSmith.

At NAB 2016 I saw these LED relamp products by VisionSmith and was blown away! The idea of putting a daylight 5300K LED replacement bulb that simply drops into my ARRI 650 was exciting. Well today is my lucky day! I have the VisionSmith Arri 650 ReLamp in for review and while this isn’t the […]

January 21, 20171 Comment
Panasonic Lumix GH5 180 Frames Per Second Sample PLUS Downloadable Footage To Play With

Panasonic Lumix GH5 180 Frames Per Second Sample PLUS Downloadable Footage To Play With

A very strange thing is happening. Panasonic is releasing a lot of samples shot by their ambassadors to share with the world with pre-production GH5 cameras. Very cool if you want to see what the GH5 is capable of in it’s current build. This brings us to the second downloadable opportunity brought to you by Neumann […]

January 11, 20172 Comments
Aputure COB 120d Hands On Review

Aputure COB 120d Hands On Review

Here it is! My hands on review! I cover a lot in the video review but below are a few key parts of the review I wanted to share. Please watch the video review for all the details. The Aputure COB 120d is very nice light with great color and output. The Bowens mount is […]

December 21, 20169 Comments
Rode i-XLR with Rode NT1-A Microphone makes Great Sounding Voiceovers Anywhere

Rode i-XLR with Rode NT1-A Microphone makes Great Sounding Voiceovers Anywhere

  @rodemic NT1-A kit is loaded! #audio #videoproduction #studio #recordingstudio A photo posted by Erik Naso (@eriknaso) on Oct 27, 2016 at 8:30am PDT I just picked up this Rode NT1-A for voiceovers and podcasts. RODE NT1-A HIGHLIGHTS Cardioid Polar Pattern 1″ Diaphragm Transformerless Output Stage 48V Phantom Power It’s a very nice sounding microphone plus […]

October 27, 20161 Comment
Aputure VS-5 Pro 7″ HDMI/SDI Monitor Hands On Review

Aputure VS-5 Pro 7″ HDMI/SDI Monitor Hands On Review

I’ve had the VS-5 Pro for a couple of weeks now and worked with it inside and outside with the Canon C300, Sony FS7, a6000, a6300  and Sony a7rii. All these cameras work without issues. The feature rich bargain priced 7″ VS-5 monitor delivers a lot for the price and the accessories are also impressive including a […]

September 5, 201614 Comments
Aputure VS-5 Pro 7″ Monitor Adds SDI and Some Impressive Tools. Preview First Look.

Aputure VS-5 Pro 7″ Monitor Adds SDI and Some Impressive Tools. Preview First Look.

After a week long shoot at Lynda.com for my new video camera course I arrived back home to a surprise package from Aputure. The new VS-5 PRO 7″ SDI HDMI monitor. Now, I told myself I would take a few days off before I would jump back into the blog thing, but I just couldn’t resist […]

August 17, 20163 Comments
Manfrotto 502HD Pro Video Head Review MVH502AH

Manfrotto 502HD Pro Video Head Review MVH502AH

Lately I’ve been a little obsessed over finding a very affordable, and I mean practically cheap fluid video head for a slider and jib. I hate it when this happens to me but my insanity might benefit the readers of this blog. See what I do for you! My first try was the Fancier FC-270A […]

August 3, 201622 Comments
SmallRig Cage for Sony a6300 a6000 First Look

SmallRig Cage for Sony a6300 a6000 First Look

I’m still on the fence about keeping the Sony a6300 but I ordered a SmallRig cage for it and it arrived today. Some people think it helps prevent or prolong overheating in 4K but I don’t think it will. I did a little test this morning and it still overheated in 4K at 78 degrees […]

June 27, 20160 Comments
Quick Look: Aputure COB 120T LED Fixture

Quick Look: Aputure COB 120T LED Fixture

When Ted at Aputure showed me the Bowen S Mount COB 120t I got pretty excited about it. It’s a different style for us video guys. It looks like a strobe! But it’s not. The COB 120t is a hybrid stills/video light. And it’s a very affordable 1.5K watt tungsten comparable output fixture that is […]

June 6, 20163 Comments

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