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Adding a ARRI Dovetail System to Sony FS7. Is it Worth it?

Adding a ARRI Dovetail System to Sony FS7. Is it Worth it?

December 5, 20152 Comments

I’ve been using Kessler Quick Release System for some time now. All my camera have some iteration of the Arcs Swiss camera plates that are compatible wit the Kessler clamp. It works great but….. I hate the way the camera tips over when it’s put down on a flat surface. The issue is more with […]

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The Making Of An Olympic Image Promo. C300, Sigma 18-35 & A Couple of Arrisun’s

The Making Of An Olympic Image Promo. C300, Sigma 18-35 & A Couple of Arrisun’s

February 24, 20146 Comments

It’s promo time again! With the Olympics on schedule we had to come out with a few new news image spots. Lots of eyes on the Olympics and San Diego viewers like the games a lot. It’s a great opportunity to introduce a lot of new faces and of course our talented main players to […]

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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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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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Tilta Baseplate With Built In Shoulder Pad BS-T03

June 24, 201290 Comments

I’ve been trying to build a shoulder mount rig ever since I purchased an AF-100. Take a look at this article to see how I got to where I’m now. This rig will work with so many diffrent cameras like the GH2 and 5DMKIII. Basically any camera that wasn’t meant to be put on your shoulder can […]

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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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Genus Quick Release GAP Adaptor for AF-100 and Sony VCT-14 base plate.

Genus Quick Release GAP Adaptor for AF-100 and Sony VCT-14 base plate.

May 29, 20110 Comments

Genus GL GAP Adaptor Plate for VCT-14 Tripod Plate I have been looking for this product for a long time.  I work with broadcast cameras and tripods that use a Sony V mount plate most of the time, and when I use my AF-100 I have to change the tripod mount to a Manfrotto 577 Rapid […]

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