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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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Matthews Grip Starts Kickstarter for Smartphone Rig. The MSE ROVER Cage

Matthews Grip Starts Kickstarter for Smartphone Rig. The MSE ROVER Cage

February 15, 20170 Comments

If you want to get really serious with shooting video with your smartphone then MSE Grip has the cage for you and is now a Kickstarter Campaign. The Rover Cage is loaded with 16 different points of adjustability. Using the industry standard ¼-20 screw mounts for customizing and accessorizing the rig for practically any situation. Add MSE […]

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Taking Shane’s Inner Circle for a Test Drive

Taking Shane’s Inner Circle for a Test Drive

February 13, 20172 Comments

I’m a huge fan of education. Never stop learning! Never!!! Once you think you have it all figured out then try a new way. This approach has kept me energized and engaged in all aspects of what I love about the craft. Shooting, lighting, capturing sound and editing it all together. Not only do I […]

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Get Your Grip On With “Grip Hardware Essentials”

Get Your Grip On With “Grip Hardware Essentials”

February 10, 20170 Comments

I love this video! If you’re new to a film/production set or just like to watch a guy play with his hardware. Wait that sounds wrong…. Then this video is for you! 😀 Nice job Dominique! Make sure to subscribe to Rocket Jump Film School. Its a great source of all this great stuff we […]

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New Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS Takes Bokeh to the Next Level.

New Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS Takes Bokeh to the Next Level.

February 8, 20170 Comments

    Sony’s new 100mm STF GM lens is a bokeh lovers dream come true. PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format Aperture Range: f/2.8 to 20 | T5.6 to 22 Apodization Element for Smooth Bokeh One Aspherical Element, One ED Element Nano AR Coating Direct Drive SSM Focus System Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization Ring-Switch to Change […]

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Blackmagic Design’s New Web Presenter Makes any SDI/HDMI Camera a Webcam

Blackmagic Design’s New Web Presenter Makes any SDI/HDMI Camera a Webcam

February 6, 20170 Comments

The new Web Presenter looks like a very easy solution to an issue most content creators have when they want to do live web streams. You generally have to use a webcam or find a way to hook up a HDMI camera to your computer. Blackmagic is taking all the technacal hassles out with the […]

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Blackmagic Design Holds a Live Production and Broadcast Press Conference Today

Blackmagic Design Holds a Live Production and Broadcast Press Conference Today

February 6, 20170 Comments

Blackmagic Design has some new toys to show the world today. If you want to be a part of the unveiling you can watch it on Youtube LiveStream HERE Monday 6th of February PST for a press conference covering the latest technology and products for live production and broadcast! When & Where Los Angeles 12:00 pm PST Monday 6th […]

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Watch 15 Super Bowl Ads Before The Big GAME!

Watch 15 Super Bowl Ads Before The Big GAME!

February 3, 20170 Comments

As you might know i’m a local broadcast DP and my product is the stations image and news products so for me the commercials are usually better than the game unless the Raiders are in the Super Bowl 😀 Check out Adweek HERE for the commercials. Here is 15 spots that will be in the […]

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Firmware 1.01 Update Available For Sony a6500

Firmware 1.01 Update Available For Sony a6500

February 2, 20170 Comments

Not a big update but worth staying current. You can download it HERE. I’ve had a quirk when using the EVF. Sometimes it just doesn’t turn on when looking into it. The update seems to have fixed that from what I can tell. The main fix is for when the camera will not power-on after making certain […]

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GoPro Karma Back In Business. Sort Of.

GoPro Karma Back In Business. Sort Of.

February 1, 20170 Comments

The GoPro Karma is back on sale but not in huge supply yet. GoPro has the Karma Drone available for purchase direct from them and in some retail outlets as of today. The reason for the recall was due to a lose in power while in flight causing the drone to crash to the ground. […]

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Find The Diffusion You Like With This Handy Website Tool

Find The Diffusion You Like With This Handy Website Tool

February 1, 20171 Comment

I rarely use lights without some type of modifier. Whether it be a soft box or frame with diffusion attached or even just clipping some on the barn doors! Lights just look better when diffused for that soft even look especially when shooting people. I was looking into getting a roll of 1 stop diffusion […]

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