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Zacuto Products For NAB. Gratical EVF, Control Grip With Z-Motor & More

Zacuto Products For NAB. Gratical EVF, Control Grip With Z-Motor & More

March 31, 20140 Comments

With NAB only a few days away Zacuto has some very interesting products in development. The Z-Finder pro is a great product that I use and like. Now Zacuto is developing a new OLED version called the Gratical EVF.  Gratical EVF.  Steve and Jens brought five different engineering companies together to bring their latest EVF design concept to […]

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Building A Zacuto Recoil Rig. My Hands On Review

Building A Zacuto Recoil Rig. My Hands On Review

February 10, 201412 Comments

I’ve been on a quest to build the perfect camera rig for some time now. In fact I wrote a blog post on just that! Using several different bits and pieces to create a well balanced shoulder mounted rig. I got so close but just never had one system that absolutely worked. I basically quit […]

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Zacuto Z-Drive and Tornado. A Powerful Combo For Pulling Focus

Zacuto Z-Drive and Tornado. A Powerful Combo For Pulling Focus

September 25, 20137 Comments

UPDATE Feb 10th 2014. Check out my full review on Zacuto.com. I have a full Recoil rig coming in by next week, and yes the Z-Drive and Tornado will be included. I’m also getting the Axis EVF system for my Zacuto EVF Pro, and the Grip Relocator with a short rail to bring it lower, […]

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Zacuto C-Shooter Hands On Review

Zacuto C-Shooter Hands On Review

June 9, 201312 Comments

The Canon Cinema EOS cameras are the most ergonomic camera I have used. So why use a rig for them? Well for a couple of reasons. If your trying to shoot ENG style then holding a camera with no rig can get fatiguing really fast. Try interviewing someone for over five minutes holding the C100 […]

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Tilta Now Has New US Distributor

Tilta Now Has New US Distributor

April 10, 201310 Comments

I went to see the Tilta booth at NAB today to ask them how customers in the US can buy their products. They now have a new Distributer Intellytech located in Denver CO. Hung at Tilta doesn’t have much info as to what they’re going to have in stock yet or pricing. Here is the […]

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Team Tilta Vanishes

Team Tilta Vanishes

March 19, 201311 Comments

I went to see what’s new at the Team Tilta website only to see this. And their Facebook page is gone and Twitter account is closed. However the Vimeo page is still open. Looks like Team Tilta has closed down. I sent them an email but haven’t heard anything back yet. I hope they are still […]

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New Zacuto C-Shooter Rig For C100 C300 C500

New Zacuto C-Shooter Rig For C100 C300 C500

February 14, 20134 Comments

What could be better on Valentine’s Day than a shiny red present for that someone special, or maybe that someone special is your Canon C camera! I did a hands on review of the C-Shooter and can be found here. The C100,C300 and C500 are the most ergonomic cameras for handhold but if you need to […]

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New Tilta Base Plates Coming Soon

New Tilta Base Plates Coming Soon

September 24, 20126 Comments

I’ve been meaning to post this for a while now but so busy. I saw this video from Dan Chung from DSLR News Shooter that was shot at BIRTV 2012. It shows a few new Tilta base Plates for Sony F3, FS700 and Canon C300 as well as a high end two sided follow focus. […]

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Tilta III Follow Focus Just Arrived

Tilta III Follow Focus Just Arrived

August 24, 20124 Comments

My Tilta Follow Focus just arrived. First impression? Very well machined piece of kit! Not as stiff as the TrusMT and that I like. The small thumb screw on the side of the follow focus acts like a break giving two damping levels. Open it feels like a free wheel. Great for cine lenses. Tightening […]

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The Making Of A Shoulder Rig.

The Making Of A Shoulder Rig.

October 1, 20110 Comments

All This To Shoot Handheld? A Work In Progress. When shooting handheld with the AF-100 it’s kind of difficult because of its build. This is where things get complicated. In order to get the camera in the conventional ENG position you have to get the camera over your shoulder. Now comes the expensive part. This […]

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