Production

Tether Tools StrapMoore Neoprene Straps. Great for strapping batteries and power bricks to stands

Tether Tools StrapMoore Neoprene Straps. Great for strapping batteries and power bricks to stands

July 20, 20172 Comments

I found these inexpensive Tether Tools StrapMoore neoprene straps for getting the power brick off the floor and on the light stand. They work great and cost only $19. I use one for my Aputure Light Storm and another on my tripod to hold a large battery to power my a7rii. It works really well […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

Aputure COB 120d Hands On Review

December 21, 20168 Comments

Here it is! My hands on review! I cover a lot in the video review but below are a few key parts of the review I wanted to share. Please watch the video review for all the details. The Aputure COB 120d is very nice light with great color and output. The Bowens mount is […]

Continue Reading »

Testing the Benro BV4 Fluid Head

Testing the Benro BV4 Fluid Head

November 8, 20162 Comments

I need a small fluid head for mirrorless cameras with cage and accessories. I have the $145 Manfrotto MVH500AH and it’s really not good enough for more than the a7rii and a lens. No counterbalance settings or drag control just pan and tilt locking knobs. I decided to give another Benro a try since I have […]

Continue Reading »

Rode i-XLR with Rode NT1-A Microphone makes Great Sounding Voiceovers Anywhere

Rode i-XLR with Rode NT1-A Microphone makes Great Sounding Voiceovers Anywhere

October 27, 20161 Comment

  @rodemic NT1-A kit is loaded! #audio #videoproduction #studio #recordingstudio A photo posted by Erik Naso (@eriknaso) on Oct 27, 2016 at 8:30am PDT I just picked up this Rode NT1-A for voiceovers and podcasts. RODE NT1-A HIGHLIGHTS Cardioid Polar Pattern 1″ Diaphragm Transformerless Output Stage 48V Phantom Power It’s a very nice sounding microphone plus […]

Continue Reading »

Demo: Aputure Light Storm LS 1S Outside on a Cloudy Day

Demo: Aputure Light Storm LS 1S Outside on a Cloudy Day

September 20, 20160 Comments

I had a quick talent shoot for a promo that was outside. I do these a lot and my go to setup is a bounce board and an overhead scrim or butterfly like this set up. Well… that setup wouldn’t work on this day. It was suppose to rain and the sky was grey so […]

Continue Reading »

Apple Wants to Remove the Headphone Port On The MacBook Pro As Well

Apple Wants to Remove the Headphone Port On The MacBook Pro As Well

September 15, 20161 Comment

Seems Apple has a thing for the 3.5mm headphone port on more than just the new iPhone 7. Apple is asking people on a Twitter survey if they use the headphone port on their MacBook Pro Retina display. I can understand the iPhone 7 since it’s a small device and maybe the space can be […]

Continue Reading »

Aputure Updates Amaran HR672 with New Tri-8. Pro Quality Build & More Output.

Aputure Updates Amaran HR672 with New Tri-8. Pro Quality Build & More Output.

September 11, 20161 Comment

My first Aputure product I bought was the Amaran HR672 light panels because I needed a portable light for a few outside shoots and these put out a lot of light in a small package. Check out my review HERE At IBC 2016 this weekend Aputure introduced an all new version of the Amaran. The […]

Continue Reading »

NEW Zoom F4 Multitrack Field Recorder with Timecode & 6 Inputs / 8 Tracks

NEW Zoom F4 Multitrack Field Recorder with Timecode & 6 Inputs / 8 Tracks

September 6, 20160 Comments

If you liked the Zoom F8 but felt it was out of your budget or just don’t need as many tracks then the Zoom F4 might be a great fit. PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS Integrated Mixer Compatible with Optional Zoom Mics Resolution: 24-Bit/192 kHz Four Combo XLR-1/4″ Inputs High-Quality Preamps with Phantom Power Built-In Limiters on Every […]

Continue Reading »

Back to Top