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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 Zeiss BATIS lens line for Sony FE – 25mm f/2.0 and 85mm f/1.8 Coming This Summer

New Zeiss BATIS lens line for Sony FE – 25mm f/2.0 and 85mm f/1.8 Coming This Summer

April 22, 20150 Comments

The Sony A7 cameras are in desperate need of more lens options in full frame with snappy autofocus and who better than Zeiss to step up to the plate with a new line for Sony FE. The Zeiss BATIS are coming! The new ZEISS Batis 2/25 and 1.8/85 lenses are the first full-frame autofocus lenses with […]

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KIPON Introduces New High Speed Canon EF To MFT Autofocus Electronic Adapter

KIPON Introduces New High Speed Canon EF To MFT Autofocus Electronic Adapter

April 21, 20150 Comments

KIPON introduces a new high speed Canon EF To MFT Autofocus Electronic Adapter that lets you control your Canon lenses on the GH4. They claim it’s the worlds first but Metabones also has this type of adapter as well. KIPON nade a adapter with iris blades built in that wasn’t so good so. We are seeing […]

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A Wireless Focus Made Entirely Out Of LEGO’s And It Works!

A Wireless Focus Made Entirely Out Of LEGO’s And It Works!

April 20, 20150 Comments

With NAB all wrapped up and I getting  swept up by todays new technology I stumbled on this little beauty. A wireless follow focus made entirely out of LEGO’s by Rigjob and BoonBoon, the Hillbilly Grip Truck. Ribjob is one craft dude right! This is one of several entertaining and craft projects he and his crew […]

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PILOTFLY H1 Handheld 3axis Stabilizer Now Available For Pre-Order

PILOTFLY H1 Handheld 3axis Stabilizer Now Available For Pre-Order

April 19, 20151 Comment

I was surprised I didn’t see more of these handheld pistol grip type stabilizers at the NAB show 2015. I’m sure we will later this year. I like the Nebula 4000. The where first to market with a very innovative product and with some practice you can achieve some stunning moves. Check out my review […]

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Aputure Puts “Speedbooster” Like Focal Reducer Into The New DEC Pro EF to MFT Adapter

Aputure Puts “Speedbooster” Like Focal Reducer Into The New DEC Pro EF to MFT Adapter

April 19, 20150 Comments

That’s not all it does. It also has the DEC wireless iris and focus controls like the original DEC adapter does. I checked it out on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and so far it looks really promising. The DEC EF to E-Mount I have is a prototype but functions as a release version for the […]

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GH4 Will Get Flat V-Log L Gamma But when And Will It Be A Free Update? Plus Anamorphic In V2.2 Update

GH4 Will Get Flat V-Log L Gamma But when And Will It Be A Free Update? Plus Anamorphic In V2.2 Update

April 19, 20150 Comments

UPDATE: 4-22-2015 New GH4 firmware is now ready for download. Download direct with links below. MAC VERSION WINDOWS VERSION At NAB this year I saw lots of great 4K cameras and I didn’t really think about checking on the GH4 but I was in the Panasonic booth so why not. When I did I found […]

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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

April 12, 201518 Comments

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 […]

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

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

April 12, 20150 Comments

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 […]

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

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

April 12, 20150 Comments

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 […]

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Canon Lowers Prices On Several Prime And Zoom Lenses Permanently.

Canon Lowers Prices On Several Prime And Zoom Lenses Permanently.

April 12, 20153 Comments

  Canon just dropped the price on a bunch of popular lenses and converters permanently. Check out the list below. Some very popular ones are on the list and one $700 instant rebate on the EOS-1D X New Instant Rebate $700 Instant Rebate on EOS-1D X, now $5299 New Pricing on Primes $150 Price Drop on EF 14mm f/2.8L […]

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