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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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Kessler Kwik Release System Review

Kessler Kwik Release System Review

May 28, 201311 Comments

Stills photographers have had the Arca-Swiss quick release systems for years. Many different companies offer their version of this proven way to mount a camera on a tripod. My favorite is Really Right Stuff. High quality and expert craftsmanship. For use video guys we pretty much were stuck with Manfrotto quick release systems. A much […]

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D-Pro Xtender Articulating Arms and Camera Accessories NAB 2013

April 17, 20130 Comments

The Xtender Articulating Arms was the first product for D-Pro. The light weight arm gets your on-camera light off the top handle and up and over a little to give a much more pleasing look to your subjects. D-Pro now has several new products to show off at NAB. Rod clamps with cold shoes and […]

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New Really Right Stuff FH-55 Fluid Video Head. NAB 2013

New Really Right Stuff FH-55 Fluid Video Head. NAB 2013

April 15, 20130 Comments

I’ve been using Really Right Stuff quick release systems and ball heads for over 15 years, and I’m still using the first QR system I bought 0ver 15 years ago. They make long lasting high quality products, so when I saw they where going to be at NAB I had to swing by and see […]

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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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