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Aputure DEC Vari-ND in action

Aputure DEC Vari-ND in action

April 5, 20170 Comments

For newsshooter.com I did a hands on review of the new DEC Vari-ND and a full review too. Please check it out as this is only a small piece. Video of the review is also on the site. I decided to take Aputure’s DEC VARI-ND with my Sony a6500 and two lenses. The Sigma 18-35 and […]

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Aputure COB 120d Hands On Review

December 21, 20169 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Aputure VS-5 Pro 7″ Monitor Adds SDI and Some Impressive Tools. Preview First Look.

Aputure VS-5 Pro 7″ Monitor Adds SDI and Some Impressive Tools. Preview First Look.

August 17, 20163 Comments

After a week long shoot at Lynda.com for my new video camera course I arrived back home to a surprise package from Aputure. The new VS-5 PRO 7″ SDI HDMI monitor. Now, I told myself I would take a few days off before I would jump back into the blog thing, but I just couldn’t resist […]

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Quick Look: Aputure COB 120T LED Fixture

Quick Look: Aputure COB 120T LED Fixture

June 6, 20163 Comments

When Ted at Aputure showed me the Bowen S Mount COB 120t I got pretty excited about it. It’s a different style for us video guys. It looks like a strobe! But it’s not. The COB 120t is a hybrid stills/video light. And it’s a very affordable 1.5K watt tungsten comparable output fixture that is […]

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Aputure DEC LensRegain Focal Reducer Shows Impressive Performance

Aputure DEC LensRegain Focal Reducer Shows Impressive Performance

April 16, 20160 Comments

Very impressive performance from the Aputure DEC LensRegain adapter. This is essentially Aputure’s version of the Speedbooster. For now the LensRegain is only available for Micro Four Third mount cameras. Hopefully a APS-C version is in the works too. I will be heading over to visit Aputure at NAB and will have a LIVE Facebook […]

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Inexpensive Softbox Solution for the Aputure Lightstorm LS 1S PLUS DEC LANC Cable Triggers Record!

Inexpensive Softbox Solution for the Aputure Lightstorm LS 1S PLUS DEC LANC Cable Triggers Record!

March 12, 20163 Comments

I first heard of this softbox on DVXuser.com’s Lighting forum and ordered one up to try it out. For $59.99 I figured I couldn’t go wrong. Well…. I’m pretty happy with it. I think if you have space challenges and time too then strapping this softbox on with a little extra scrim on the barndoors […]

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Aputure VS-2 FineHD Kit 7″ Monitor First Look. This Kit Is Loaded!

Aputure VS-2 FineHD Kit 7″ Monitor First Look. This Kit Is Loaded!

December 23, 201520 Comments

Aputure sent me a VS-2 FineHD to test out and my first impressions are this is a pretty nice HDMI 7″ monitor, and it only cost $279. I believe this might be the least expensive feature rich monitor in it’s class and it comes with some goodies. Taking pictures of a monitor never really works very […]

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Movcam A7s LANC Adapter Cable Brings Record Trigger and More.

Movcam A7s LANC Adapter Cable Brings Record Trigger and More.

November 18, 20158 Comments

This new Movcam A7s LANC adapter cable is really good news for anyone looking to put a A7s on your shoulder or in some kind of rig for handheld use. Add this new Movcam Anti-Skid Control Handgrip with LANC Start/Stop too and you have a vive simple way to trigger record on the a7s   […]

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