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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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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! ūüėÄ 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 ūüėÄ 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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Bringing New Life To My ARRI 650 With LED ReLamp From VisionSmith.

Bringing New Life To My ARRI 650 With LED ReLamp From VisionSmith.

January 21, 20171 Comment

At NAB 2016 I saw these LED relamp products by VisionSmith and was blown away! The idea of putting a daylight 5300K LED replacement bulb that simply drops into my ARRI 650 was exciting. Well today is my lucky day! I have the VisionSmith Arri 650 ReLamp in for review and while this isn’t the […]

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Rode Introduces Updated Videomic Pro +

Rode Introduces Updated Videomic Pro +

January 19, 20172 Comments

My go to on camera mic for mirrorless cameras and hybrids has been the Rode VideoMic Pro. It‚Äôs a workhorse. Now Rode has added some really nice features and upgrades making what was already a great on camera mic even better. R√ėDEShow 2017 New Product Releases from R√ėDE Microphones on Vimeo. The VideoMic Pro + […]

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