We were contacted by Foton, which is a Polish company that produces camera accessories. They wanted us to test out and let them know what we think of their new motorized slider the Varanus VS2.
I was busy at the moment on another job, so I asked a friend of mine, a talented photographer Akash Wadhwani, to help out by testing the kit. You can check out Akash’s website for more of his amazing photos and time-lapse tutorials. Continue reading Motorized slider time-lapse with Varanus SV2
Back in 2015 I reviewed the Atomos Shogun external monitor and recorder. Right now, Adorama has a really sweet deal on the Atomos Shogun Flame, which is a successor to the model that I reviewed. Continue reading Deal on Atomos Shogun Flame
Recently, I had a chance to meet Chris Downing, Tim Wilson and Derek Allen of GearJones.com. These guys are talented cinematographers from the Washington D.C. area. Continue reading Cinema Camera Mega Test of 2017!
This winter Tom and I travelled to Ecuador. Due to the limited luggage space, we took with us only small cameras. Along with our trusted GH4, we decided to take the recently released Panasonic G85, and we put it to a test. Continue reading Panasonic G85 Camera Review For Filmmakers
Today, Blackmagic Design announced even more exciting products they are releasing. Continue reading New Camera and Control Panels from Blackmagic Design!
For years, the Zoom H4n has been the workhorse audio recorder on my film and video productions. As good as it is, it is an older model, and so I decided to see what the current portable recorders have to offer. Here is my review of three popular recorders from Zoom and Tascam. Continue reading Portable Audio Recorders for Filmmakers
Here is a quick review of a wireless LANC controller, which allows you to control your camera remotely. It works with BlackMagic cameras (including URSA and URSA Mini) and any other camera that includes a grip arm with controls via the LANC connection. Continue reading Wireless LANC Controller
Starting Sunday Feb. 19/2016 (at 12:10AM EST, to be exact), you can score really good deals on Sony’s a6500 and 6300 cameras. Continue reading Sweet deals on Sony’s APS-C cameras
So, recently I got a new editing machine – the Asus GL553 laptop. Please check out the video below to see why I bought this particular laptop and how well it performs when editing 4K video. Continue reading Editing 4K video with a budget gaming laptop – My Asus GL553
Canon has just announced three intriguing cameras for videographers, unless you’re looking for 4K video, that is. Continue reading Canon releases M6, 77D and T7i – great HD cameras, but no 4K