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Get two Blackmagic Design URSA cameras for $6490 in this insane bundle

Get two Blackmagic Design URSA cameras for $6490 in this insane bundle

This is an interesting deal. B&H has bundled the 4.6K URSA Mini Pro with the original PL mount URSA for $6490. This essentially is getting the URSA PL for an extra $495. If you need two-camera coverage, this Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro and URSA 4K PL Cinema Camera Kit from B&H will have you […]

March 23, 20170 Comments
Atomos Ninja Inferno packs a punch for $999. HDR 4K 60p – 120fps HD and more

Atomos Ninja Inferno packs a punch for $999. HDR 4K 60p – 120fps HD and more

  I’m blown away with the new Atomos Ninja Inferno announcement today. Check out the full reveal on Newsshooter.com For $999 you get a lot of impressive features. Expected availability: Mar 31, 2017. Resolutions 4K DCI; 24/25/30/50/60p 4K UHD; 24/25/30/50/60p 2K; N/A*** 1080p; 24/25/30/50/60/100^/120^ 1080i; 50/60i 720p; 50/60p Codecs ProRes (HQ, 422, LT) DNxHR (HQX,HQ,SQ,LB) A […]

March 23, 20170 Comments
Cinemartin Loyal LT 7″ Field Monitor Hands On Review

Cinemartin Loyal LT 7″ Field Monitor Hands On Review

If you’re looking for a real bargain on a 7″ field monitor check this out. The Cinemartin 7″ Loyal LT packs a a lot of features into this $99 monitor. Check out my full review here on Newsshooter.com  Thanks for coming by! Please help support my site by using the links on this page or […]

March 22, 20174 Comments
SmallHD Brings UltraBright to the New 5″ 503 Monitor

SmallHD Brings UltraBright to the New 5″ 503 Monitor

  The SmallHD 502 is a workhorse for me. I’ve owned one for awhile now and it’s really great for using when shooting indoors, but I’ve said this a thousands time. “Sure would be great to have this in a high bright” I think most would agree. Well it’s happening but not so simple. SmallHD […]

March 1, 20170 Comments
Blackmagic Design Teasing New Camera and Post Production Technology

Blackmagic Design Teasing New Camera and Post Production Technology

Over a month a way from NAB and Blackmagic Design is ready to show what could be new cinema cameras. The picture shows the URSA Mini 4.6K with the colors from DaVinci Resolve. What does all this mean? We will have to wait until Thursday March 2nd to find out. Please join us this Thursday, […]

March 1, 20170 Comments
Sony Breaking The Speed Limit With New SF-G Series SD Cards

Sony Breaking The Speed Limit With New SF-G Series SD Cards

If the fastest SD cards are your game then look no further than the new fastest SD Cards available by Sony. These SF-G Series as of this moment the fasts on the planet. Yes the write speed of 300 MB/s is faster than any stills camera can utilize but us video folks can grow into […]

February 23, 20172 Comments
Fujinon Introduces NEW Line of Cine Zooms With Sony E-Mount

Fujinon Introduces NEW Line of Cine Zooms With Sony E-Mount

Remember when you would dream…. If only I could have a zoom lens like a broadcast lens or cine lens but it would fit easily on my Sony E-Mount and not cost $13,000? When I saw that Fujinon had released not one but two affordable cine zooms I fell of my chair! Okay maybe not exactly […]

February 22, 20170 Comments
Sigma Adds 3 NEW ART Lenses Plus a 100-400mm Beast!

Sigma Adds 3 NEW ART Lenses Plus a 100-400mm Beast!

Lots of new stuff to talk about this morning! Lets start wide with the worlds first full frame F1.8 14mm. The Sigma 14mm 1.8 DG HSM ART. In Art tradition the 14mm is fast at 1.8. The 14mm ART utilizes both FLD and SLD glass elements to control chromatic aberrations and color fringing for notable clarity. Four […]

February 21, 20170 Comments
Matthews Grip Starts Kickstarter for Smartphone Rig. The MSE ROVER Cage

Matthews Grip Starts Kickstarter for Smartphone Rig. The MSE ROVER Cage

If you want to get really serious with shooting video with your smartphone then MSE Grip has the cage for you and is now a Kickstarter Campaign. The Rover Cage is loaded with 16 different points of adjustability. Using the industry standard ¼-20 screw mounts for customizing and accessorizing the rig for practically any situation. Add MSE […]

February 15, 20170 Comments
Taking Shane’s Inner Circle for a Test Drive

Taking Shane’s Inner Circle for a Test Drive

I’m a huge fan of education. Never stop learning! Never!!! Once you think you have it all figured out then try a new way. This approach has kept me energized and engaged in all aspects of what I love about the craft. Shooting, lighting, capturing sound and editing it all together. Not only do I […]

February 13, 20173 Comments

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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, 20168 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 […]

November 1, 20162 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, 20160 Comments
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, 201613 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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