Brian Hallett, is an award winning cameraman, editor, and producer. He has shot everything from Network broadcast news, promotional image campaigns, music videos, short films, and documentaries. Check out his reel at hallett-brian.com

Nikon Releases The New Z Series Version 2.0 Firmware

Nikon Releases The New Z Series Version 2.0 Firmware

Nikon’s announced Ver. 2.0 firmware will further enhance the performance of its full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Nikon Z 7 and Nikon Z 6. Both the Z…

DaVinci Resolve 16 Public Beta 2 Out In The Wild

DaVinci Resolve 16 Public Beta 2 Out In The Wild

Blackmagic Design releases DaVinci Resolve 16 and Fusion 16 Public Beta 2. At NAB 2019, Blackmagic Design announced the new version of both programs and now, about a month later…

Capturing NAB 2019 With The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Capturing NAB 2019 With The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

NAB 2019 was what we have come to accept, organized chaos. Our team crisscrossed the convention hall floors in search of one-on-one booth interviews, oddball gear, and the…

Western Fire Chiefs Association Uses Blackmagic Cameras

Western Fire Chiefs Association Uses Blackmagic Cameras

Like I’ve said before, the URSA Mini Pro and the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K are a great one-two punch for documentary situations. I feel like the…

NAB 2019: AJA Video Systems Unveils Desktop Software v15.2

NAB 2019: AJA Video Systems Unveils Desktop Software v15.2

At NAB 2019, AJA Video Systems announced Desktop Software v15.2, a free update packed with solid new features and performance enhancements for AJA KONA, Io and T-TAP products…

NAB 2019: AJA HDR Image Analyzer Developed with Colorfront V1.1

NAB 2019: AJA HDR Image Analyzer Developed with Colorfront V1.1

At NAB 2019 AJA showed me their HDR Image Analyzer. Now, this tech is a little bit over my camera operator’s head. So I am sharing what AJA…

NAB 2019: Chrosziel Lens Motor for Fujinon 18-55 and 50-135mm

NAB 2019: Chrosziel Lens Motor for Fujinon 18-55 and 50-135mm

I absolutely suck at a manual zoom moves on any lens/camera combination. When I shoot with cinema style lenses I need an option for a slow push in or…

NAB 2019: AJA Ki Pro GO Multi-Channel H.264 Recorder/Player

NAB 2019: AJA Ki Pro GO Multi-Channel H.264 Recorder/Player

At NAB 2019 we stopped by the AJA Booth to talk about their newly announced Ki Pro GO. The Ki Pro GO is a portable multi-channel H.264 recorder…

NAB 2019: P+S Technik TECHNOVISION CLASSIC 1.5X Lenses

NAB 2019: P+S Technik TECHNOVISION CLASSIC 1.5X Lenses

Sometimes, actually, quite often cinematography is about delivering an image with character and art. Lenses can help one achieve a unique look in-camera. P+S Technik has a series…

NAB 2019: Zacuto Shows Off Versatile Kameleon EVF

NAB 2019: Zacuto Shows Off Versatile Kameleon EVF

During NAB 2019 PVC talked to Zacuto about their latest Electronic Viewfinder, the Kameleon and how it fits within their realm of EVFs.  One of the features we learned, at…