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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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Zacuto Gratical X Feature Install Tutorial and Hands On Review

Zacuto Gratical X Feature Install Tutorial and Hands On Review

July 29, 20154 Comments

The less expensive Zacuto Gratical X is here! It’s the exact same EVF as the Gratical HD only ships with no on-board tools or features added to keep the price down. This is a great option if you want the excellent image quality of the Gratical HD but couldn’t afford the full featured model. I […]

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Candid Interview With Canon’s Masaya Maeda Talks 4K, LOG on DSLR, Mirrorless & New C500

Candid Interview With Canon’s Masaya Maeda Talks 4K, LOG on DSLR, Mirrorless & New C500

July 28, 20152 Comments

Today on EOSHD I was reading about an interview Neil Matsumoto did with Masaya Maeda, Canon’s Managing Director and Chief Executive, Image Communication Products Operations for HDVideo Pro Magazine I reached out to Neil and we talked a little about the interview. I asked Neil if he was surprised by the candid answers? Neil says “I’ve interviewed Maeda-san […]

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First Footage Released From the Panasonic AG-DVX200

First Footage Released From the Panasonic AG-DVX200

July 27, 20155 Comments

KYOTO – A Panasonic AG-DVX200 short film from Sebastian Wiegärtner on Vimeo. Director of Photography: Sebastian Wiegärtner It’s finally here! Footage shot from the Panasonic AG-DVX200 Micro Four Thirds camcorder. This is still from a pre-production model so don’t get to picky :-D. Here is what Director of Photography Sebastian Wiegärtner says about the film. Director of […]

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The Sony Alpha a7RII Starts Shipping Wednesday August 5th.

The Sony Alpha a7RII Starts Shipping Wednesday August 5th.

July 27, 20151 Comment

Looks like Sony is ready to ship out the Alpha a7RII on August 5th. I’m hoping to get one in for review and I already know how hard it will be to send it back. The pre-reviews look very promising and the sample video by Sony is very good. It’s actually one of the best I’ve […]

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DaVinci Resolve 12.0 Beta 1 now Available for Download

DaVinci Resolve 12.0 Beta 1 now Available for Download

July 27, 20150 Comments

DaVinci Resolve 12 is an exciting release for Blackmagic Design. The software is now a full blown editing and color grading platform. I’ve been looking forward to this for some time and the wait is over. The free version appears to be in Beta so it might still be a little buggy. Still well worth […]

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Zacuto Gratical X Setup for the Setup and Review. Now i’m Confused…

Zacuto Gratical X Setup for the Setup and Review. Now i’m Confused…

July 25, 20153 Comments

Today I set up my lighting and cameras to get ready for the Zacuto Gratical X setup and review video. Here’s a little promo from the promo guy! LOL! The Zacuto Gratical X tutorial and review are now LIVE HERE. Follow me on Twitter @eriknaso and check out my page on Facebook. Thanks for coming by! Please help support my site […]

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Panasonic AG-AF100A Digital Cinema Camcorder Now $1999. Instant Savings: $2,000.00

Panasonic AG-AF100A Digital Cinema Camcorder Now $1999. Instant Savings: $2,000.00

July 22, 20152 Comments

Panasonic has lowered the GH4 this week to $1,497.99 down $200 and this morning the AG-AF100A is now $1999. This is great price for a camera that got so much attention when it was first released. PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS Micro 4/3″ MOS Image Sensor Micro 4/3″ Lens Mount Records HD 1080 at 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p Built-in Neutral Density Filters XLR Inputs […]

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Panasonic Announces Two New Cameras. Lumix DMC-GX8 & DMC-FZ300

July 16, 20150 Comments

Panasonic has a brand new sensor for the Lumix DMC-GX8. A high resolution 20.3 MP Digital Live MOS sensor, along with a Venus Engine image processor, the GX8 is able to record 4K UHD movies at 30 or 24 fps; record full-resolution stills at 10 fps with AF-S or 8 MP stills at 30 fps; with a […]

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Convergent Design Odyssey Firmware v2015.7 adds third party SSD’s from Samsung

Convergent Design Odyssey Firmware v2015.7 adds third party SSD’s from Samsung

July 11, 20150 Comments

Odyssey Firmware v2015.7 adds third party SSD’s from Samsung and several fixes. Below is everything in the update. NEW FEATURES (ODYSSEY7 / ODYSSEY7Q / ODYSSEY7Q+) Third-Party SSD Support Use qualified third-party SSDs in Odyssey monitor/recorders.  (SSD Handle kits required to mount.) Qualified third-party SSDs: Samsung 850 PRO in 128GB, 256GB, 512GB & 1TB (1024GB) Samsung 850 […]

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GH4 VLOG L Sample Grade Thanks To Nick Driftwood For Clip!

GH4 VLOG L Sample Grade Thanks To Nick Driftwood For Clip!

July 8, 20150 Comments

Today Nick Driftwood supplied a GH4 VLOG L sample clip for the world to play with. Nick is lucky enough to have the log mode installed on a GH4 to play with. Your chance to d/l a small GH4 VLog clip off our film #SwimToLand & try out grading it. https://t.co/1gsXbKSvZg pic.twitter.com/C0DBEaWXwK — Nick Driftwood […]

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