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Blackmagic URSA Mini Coming Soon And The Price Is Amazing! Also New Drone Camera

Blackmagic URSA Mini Coming Soon And The Price Is Amazing! Also New Drone Camera

I just landed and this came my way. The new Blackmagic URSA Mini. Look at that! It has a design very similar to the FS7 and yes it has a optional viewfinder too. The 4.5k URSA Mini is also a bargain at $2995.  Shipping is expected July 2015 (maybe 2016) . Grip controller included but extender […]

April 12, 201517 Comments
Avid Introduces A Free Version Of Media Composer – Media Composer l First

Avid Introduces A Free Version Of Media Composer – Media Composer l First

Avid has been a Hollywood NLE platform for sometime. Now a new version is in the works and it’s free. What does this mean? The offering is still in the works and is scheduled for release later this year. I remember “Avid Free DV”. I think that’s what they called it. It didn’t really gain […]

April 12, 20150 Comments
Panasonic Could Be Releasing A New DVX100 Style 4K Camera At NAB

Panasonic Could Be Releasing A New DVX100 Style 4K Camera At NAB

Andrew Reid over on EOSHD has the scoop on a new potentially cool 4K entry from Panasonic. Below is from EOSHD. Writing on his blog, Panasonic director of professional imaging Kunihiko Miyagi says the company has decided to “try and create another disruption in the industry and hit like the DVX100″. The DVX100 was a popular […]

April 12, 20150 Comments
Canon XC10. What The Heck? My Thoughts On The New Hybrid 4K Camera

Canon XC10. What The Heck? My Thoughts On The New Hybrid 4K Camera

Okay. At first I was baffled by the Canon XC10. It didn’t make much sense to me. The price seems high and a 1″ sensor is going backwards. Who wants that? What the heck is Canon thinking? Well after my initial negative first impressions subsided I started looking at it and trying to see how […]

April 11, 201517 Comments
Blackmagic Design URSA Gets A Big Update 2.3 Firmware

Blackmagic Design URSA Gets A Big Update 2.3 Firmware

Fresh from Blackmagic Design today. URSA gets a firmware update. Also I’ll be at the Black Magic press event Monday morning with any new news from the showroom floor on Monday at 9:30am Camera Update 2.3 Key Features Adds support for windowed recording up to 150 fps in 1920 x 1080 HD resolution. Adds new […]

April 10, 20150 Comments

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Reviews

CalDigit T4 Thunderbolt RAID Packs A Punch In A Small Package

CalDigit T4 Thunderbolt RAID Packs A Punch In A Small Package

I like many of you need fast dependable storage for active editing projects. For several years I’ve used an eSATA RAID 0 with port multiplying technology with my older Mac Pro Pre-Thunderbolt computer, however RAID 0 is scary because you have “zero” safety. One hiccup and it’s all gone. Since getting a Macbook Pro Retina […]

March 3, 20151 Comment
HyperThin HDMI Cables As Thin As iPhone Lightning Cable. Also Available in Micro to Mini

HyperThin HDMI Cables As Thin As iPhone Lightning Cable. Also Available in Micro to Mini

Post by ErikNaso.com. In my quest to get the perfect Micro to Mini HDMI cable to work without an adapter on the Odyssey 7Q+ I found these Hypershop HyperThin cables. Thanks to a twitter comment by Matthew Zappile that lead me to them. These cables are incredibly thin and yes they work perfect with the 7Q+ in […]

February 21, 20151 Comment
Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+ Hands On Review

Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+ Hands On Review

I need to make a correction in the review. I stated that a USB3 SATA adapter comes with the the recorder and it does not. I made a mistake on that one. Sorry. This adapter is fairly inexpensive at $17 from a third party. I’m updating the Vimeo version now. Okay if you watched the video […]

January 25, 201510 Comments
Aputure HR672S LED Video Lights First Look

Aputure HR672S LED Video Lights First Look

I recently picked up several Aputure lights. My first two were the Aputure Amaran AL-198. I wanted to see how clean the light was before I went up to the larger panels. They had no green spike and wow do these little lights put out. Very handy for back, hair and accent lighting. In a […]

January 11, 20157 Comments
Nebula 4000 Lite First Impressions And Hands On Review

Nebula 4000 Lite First Impressions And Hands On Review

  UPDATED: Feb 17 2015 I finally had some down time and took Presidents day to go shoot with the replacement nebula 4000. As you read this article you will learn the original one was defective and I spent a lot of time just trying to get it to work. Now I have the one […]

December 21, 201438 Comments

Lenses

Rokinon Releases 2.8 100mm Macro Lens In 8 Popular Mounts Plus a CINE Version

Rokinon Releases 2.8 100mm Macro Lens In 8 Popular Mounts Plus a CINE Version

The 100mm macro is a lens I have always wanted and never bought. I dont know why I dont just get one already. Perfect for portraits and bugs or portraits of bugs Now Rokinon has entered the 100mm macro market but I’m not sure about the price. The Canon mount version is priced at $549. […]

April 2, 20151 Comment
Aputure DEC Wireless Lens Remote Adapter In For Review. This Thing Is Very Cool!

Aputure DEC Wireless Lens Remote Adapter In For Review. This Thing Is Very Cool!

I just received a prototype of the Aputure DEC Wireless Remote Lens Adapter. This version is for the Sony EF mount so I’ll be testing it on the A7s. Aputure also has one for the GH4 MFT mount. Aputure products are becoming very popular with me in the last year. I use their HR672S LED […]

April 1, 20155 Comments
Tokina Cinema 50-135mm T3.0 Now Available For Pre-Order

Tokina Cinema 50-135mm T3.0 Now Available For Pre-Order

  I saw this beauty at NAB and was wondering if it was ever going to ship. Now 10 months later it’s available for pre-order with shipping some time in April for a whopping $4,499.00. The Tokina Cinema 50-135 T3.0 as I remember was a fairly light lens with a good build. The one I held […]

February 16, 20150 Comments
Sony releases Four Lenses For E Mount A7 Cameras. My Favorite. The FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony releases Four Lenses For E Mount A7 Cameras. My Favorite. The FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS

I have a love hate relationship with my A7s and lenses are a big part of it. The Metabones EF to E Mount has some serious issues and autofocus doesn’t work at all with the Canon EF mount lenses. For video I can get by but for stills I want and need autofocus. Here are […]

February 13, 20150 Comments
Sigma Introduces A New ART lens. The 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM

Sigma Introduces A New ART lens. The 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM

The ART line is special. Very fast and sharp lenses. I have the 50mm and 18-35 versions. They are great for video and have a very nice build. The 35mm ART is also very popular and super sharp. A nice feature on all the ART lenses is the mount can be changed to another type […]

February 10, 20150 Comments

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