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I'm a broadcast DP In San Diego. I enjoy sharing what I'm working on and testing new equipment. This blog is also part of giving back. I've learned so much from so many people.

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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.

January 21, 20171 Comment

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 […]

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Rode Introduces Updated Videomic Pro +

Rode Introduces Updated Videomic Pro +

January 19, 20172 Comments

My go to on camera mic for mirrorless cameras and hybrids has been the Rode VideoMic Pro. It’s a workhorse. Now Rode has added some really nice features and upgrades making what was already a great on camera mic even better. RØDEShow 2017 New Product Releases from RØDE Microphones on Vimeo. The VideoMic Pro + […]

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Sony PXW-FS7 Firmware Update V4.10 Fixes Over Exposure Issue When Using CineEI Mode

Sony PXW-FS7 Firmware Update V4.10 Fixes Over Exposure Issue When Using CineEI Mode

January 15, 20170 Comments

Sony firmware update for the PXW-FS7  includes a fix for a strange issue that can happen in some rare situations causing the footage to be over exposed when shooting in CineEI mode after a camera re-start. The new firmware update has been released to prevent this from happening. Highly recommended that you update to the new 4.1 version to avoid […]

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New Rampant Design Customizable Templates For Premiere Pro

New Rampant Design Customizable Templates For Premiere Pro

January 12, 20170 Comments

Rampant Design has been helping us with easy to use style effects for post production for many years. I use them and love them! Now they have eight new fully customizable templates for Adobe Premiere Pro. Give those logos some love and make your lower 3rd a little more sexy! 😀 I like the title and lower thirds templets […]

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

January 11, 20172 Comments

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 […]

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An In-depth look at the NEW Panasonic Lumix GH5

An In-depth look at the NEW Panasonic Lumix GH5

January 8, 20170 Comments

This Lumix GH5 video is a bit long but it’s really packed with a lot of info. Get a beverage and take it all in. Good news is it looks like the 4:2:2 high bitrate features coming are free firmware updates. Yes you will have to pay $100 for V Log L. If you already […]

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Want to download and color grade some GH5 footage?

Want to download and color grade some GH5 footage?

January 6, 20170 Comments

Luke Neumann from Neumann films was kind enough to offer some clips from his shoot with the GH5. I like the look of the images he captured. Nice and clean. All the shots are ISO 400 and V Log L. I have assume the base ISO for V Log L is 400 since the shots are […]

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Does the Panasonic GH5 Improve on ISO Performance? From What I See.. YES!

Does the Panasonic GH5 Improve on ISO Performance? From What I See.. YES!

January 6, 20171 Comment

The GH4 is a great camera. I shot the heck out of it. For the most part the smaller MFT sensor didn’t bother me. Use a fast lens and you can get nice separation from the background with shallow depth of field when needed. I Love the size of the camera and the battery life […]

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Yi Rolls Out 4K+. Worlds First 4K 60p Action Camera. Is This The GoPro Killer?

Yi Rolls Out 4K+. Worlds First 4K 60p Action Camera. Is This The GoPro Killer?

January 6, 20170 Comments

Yi rolls out the worlds first 4K 60p action camera at CES and it looks like a very competitive camera for sure! Lookout GoPro Yi is on a developing tear with the 4K+. The new camera also records at 180 bitrate helping achieve a much more detailed image. This is an important feature since many […]

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Panasonic GH5 full features announced. Will 4K 10bit internal recording and V-Log be a paid upgrade?

Panasonic GH5 full features announced. Will 4K 10bit internal recording and V-Log be a paid upgrade?

January 4, 20173 Comments

PANASONIC GH5 HIGHLIGHTS 20.3MP Digital Live MOS Sensor without low pass filter Unlimited 4K 60/50p internal recording 4:2;2 10 BIT INTERNAL recording- 4:2:0 4K 60p internal to SD card No CROP IN 4K 400Mbps All Intra 10-bit 4:2:2 (possible payed upgrade) UHD 4K 10-bit 4:2:2 internal recording at 24, 25 and 30 fps. up to 400Mbps […]

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