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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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New 3D Printed Lens Gears Work Like Charm

February 27, 20150 Comments

Larry Wright from Refocused Media told me about these new 3D printed lens gears from followfocusgears.com and I had to check them out. I was impressed how perfect they fit on the Canon 24-105 with nothing extra to hold them in place. No strap. No clamp. These are seamless and fit so snug they dont […]

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ARRI introduces a “RED” looking ALEXA Mini

February 23, 20150 Comments

Does this new ALEXA Mini look familiar? It does to me. The first thing that popped into my mind is Movi operators are going to love this option. Alexa IQ in a 3 axis gimbal. Very cool. Have a drone? Now you can fly Alexa mini too. The camera is small and is very close […]

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Metabones EF to E Mount MARK IV Firmware Update.

February 22, 20151 Comment

Two weeks ago (Feb 3rd) Metabones released a firmware update to fix a few issue. Below are the fixes. For Mac computer updaters here is the link. PC users you’re on your own. Just kidding. CLICK HERE RELEVANT PRODUCTS This information is for the following models: EF-E Smart AdapterTM MARK IV (model number MB_EF-E-BM4) ABOUT THIS […]

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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

February 21, 20151 Comment

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 […]

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

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

February 16, 20150 Comments

  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 […]

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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

February 13, 20150 Comments

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 […]

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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

February 10, 20150 Comments

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 […]

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Quick Tip: Add Graphics Inside The Title Tool With Premiere Pro

Quick Tip: Add Graphics Inside The Title Tool With Premiere Pro

February 6, 20150 Comments

Okay first if this is a “yeah I knew that you dummy” well then I’m sorry. I just figured this one out and if it’s not obvious then yes I am a dummy! Obvious or not this is a real time saver when you need to add text under or around a graphic. lets dig […]

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Four New Canon Cameras Released. Canon 50.6MP 5DS, 5DS R & T6i, T6s DLSR’s

February 5, 20151 Comment

Okay the new heavily rumored Canon 5DS ($3,699.00) and 5DS R ($3,899.00) are official. First and foremost these four new cameras are for stills. Not video. I know you want 4K from a Canon camera but these aren’t them. Be patient….. Here is what we know. The 5DS R is the same without the LPF filter installed for even […]

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New Samsung NX500 Compact Full 4K 28MP APS-C Mirrorless Compact Camera. This Thing Is Loaded!

New Samsung NX500 Compact Full 4K 28MP APS-C Mirrorless Compact Camera. This Thing Is Loaded!

February 5, 20157 Comments

I don’t write about every new camera release. but this little bombshell peaked my interest. Samsung is coming on strong in the hybrid camera market. First with the NX1 and now the more compact NX500. They are very similar cameras boasting full 4K video and a 28MP photos in the APS-C format. The NX500 comes […]

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