Lights like the Aputure 120t are very interesting because they are usually the key piece of a lighting kit – especially when combined with a softbox. What makes them the workhorses is their versatility – they are portable, give a good amount of light output, but don’t draw a lot of power (when using LEDs). Continue reading Aputure 120t Light and Light Dome Softbox
2016 has come to an end and next year is upon us. I wanted to wish everyone all the best in 2017! Also, I wanted to do a recap of the best 4K cameras that I had a chance to use in 2016. Continue reading 4K Camera Shootout of 2016!
I previously did a few posts about my upgraded 4K video editing laptop (see here, here and here), and my raw 4K video editing desktop build. Continue reading Custom Video Editing Machine from Z Workstations
There is a new gimbal on the market that can handle heavy cameras such as the URSA Mini – it’s the CAME-TV Prodigy 3-axis gimbal. This new gimbal has a really big cage that fits not only heavy, but also big and akwardly-shaped cameras. This gives it a big advantage over other gimbals, such as the DJI Ronin. Continue reading CAME-TV Prodigy Gimbal Review
Here is the matte box that I’ve been using on my latest film projects. Continue reading CAMTREE Swing Away Carbon Fiber Matte Box (C-MB-20-CF)
BH Photo Video has pre-Black Friday deals. Canon has rebates up to $550 on their DSLRs (including $400 off Canon 80D and $350 off 70D), lenses and speedlights. Continue reading $400 off Canon 80D and other deals
I recently got new LED lights from CAME-TV. To test them out, I set up a little 3-point light mock-up interview. Continue reading 3-Point Interview Lighting with world’s smallest Fresnel lights – Boltzen LED
Here is my new favorite slider. It’s lightweight yet strong enough to carry a full-size cinema camera. That is the reason why I’ve used it on the last three films I’ve worked on. Continue reading iFootage Carbon Fiber Shark Slider