Tag: shoulder rig

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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New Zacuto C300/C500 Z-Finder. Turns On Camera LCD Into An EVF

New Zacuto C300/C500 Z-Finder. Turns On Camera LCD Into An EVF

February 17, 20140 Comments

The new Zacuto C300/C500 Z-Finder is now available for pre-order. I was wondering when Zacuto would figure this one out. The Z-Finder includes a new innovative diopter system and improved anti-fog filters. The whole system is very well thought out and as you can see it takes a lot of little pieces to get the […]

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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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Tilta And IKAN Now Have a Partnership.

August 28, 20130 Comments

Tilta has had some issue getting their products to us in the US, but it looks like things might be getting better. Check out the video for all the news from IKAN and Tilta from BIRTV 2013.

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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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The Zacuto C100 Z-Finder Pro Now Available For Preorder

The Zacuto C100 Z-Finder Pro Now Available For Preorder

May 26, 20132 Comments

The C100 is a great camera with very nice ergonomics for handheld use. The viewfinder on it isn’t so good. It’s very small and is placed to close to the back of the handle and your forehead touches it. I feel like I’m cramming my face into it and still cant get a good view […]

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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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Manfrotto Fig Rig With the Canon C300

Manfrotto Fig Rig With the Canon C300

April 4, 20130 Comments

It’s promo time again! The last couple of days I’ve been shooting a new image spot for the morning show. The style is handheld so out comes the Fig Rig. I did a review of the Fig Rig a while back and wanted to show you how it worked with the C300. I was pretty […]

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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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