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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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Vimeo Offering $150 B&H Gift Card When You Sign Up For Vimeo Pro Account

Vimeo Offering $150 B&H Gift Card When You Sign Up For Vimeo Pro Account

May 13, 20151 Comment

Vimeo teams up with B&H to offer you a $150 gift card when you sign up for Vimeo Pro service for one year. Not bad. The membership cost $199 so with the gift card it’s $49. Well not really since you are effectively pre-paying for merchandise from B&H but hey! You needed a few SSD […]

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New KIPON EF to Micro Four Thirds Adapter Has Snappy Fast Auto Focus

May 12, 20150 Comments

Adapters suck. Yeah I said it, but you know it’s true. However it looks like KIPON has broken the code to getting a Canon EF lens to have very fast autofocus on a MFT Panasonic GX7 in stills mode. It’s about time! If this adapter works as well as it shows in the video it’s going […]

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Spring Cleaning Sale. Lots Of Great Gear Up For Sale.

Spring Cleaning Sale. Lots Of Great Gear Up For Sale.

May 10, 20150 Comments

It’s been a while and now it’s time to clear out some gear. This is good stuff too! I’m adding more over the next few days so check bak and see whats going up for sale. Or go to ebay and see what’s been posted. Panasonic Lumix GH4 4K With YAGH Interface. Retail Box & […]

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Color Correcting With Magic Bullet Color Suite v.12 Looks

Color Correcting With Magic Bullet Color Suite v.12 Looks

May 3, 20150 Comments

I’m no colorist but I do enjoy grading and getting the most out of an image. I recently upgraded to the new Red Giant V.12 Magic Bullet Color Suite. Wow is this a nice upgrade! I have all the tools I need in one place with the scopes to assist me too. Colorista is very […]

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DJI Ronin-M Goes On Pre-Order At An Incredible Price

DJI Ronin-M Goes On Pre-Order At An Incredible Price

April 28, 20152 Comments

At NAB I was told the DJI Ronin-M would retail around $2K but hopefully as low as $1500. Well they went even lower to $1399. Thats a very competitive price for this 3-axis gimbal system. I played around with it for a bit at NAB and it is very well balanced and so much lighter […]

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Why The Blackmagic URSA Mini Has Me Thinking It’s My Next Camera

Why The Blackmagic URSA Mini Has Me Thinking It’s My Next Camera

April 28, 20151 Comment

This post is from a guy who loves a real ENG camera design so if you like shooting with a mirrorless or Frankenrigging a 5D MKII kit you will hate everything I have to say. With that read this at your own risk. 😀 Trust me if it has a sensor I will use it if […]

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Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q & 7Q+ Has New Media Option With Samsung 850 Evo SSD

Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q & 7Q+ Has New Media Option With Samsung 850 Evo SSD

April 27, 20150 Comments

Lots of good stuff coming to the Odyssey 7Q and 7Q+ in late May with a firmware update, but one that I think will be a highlight is the choice to be able to use off the shelf SSD media. In the past Convergent Design has taken a lot of heat from potential customers about […]

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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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