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

New Blackmagic URSA Footage

New Blackmagic URSA Footage

There are not many URSA's out in the wild but that does not mean we have to wonder how the footage from the camera performs.  Thankfully, Captain…

Sony F5 Internal 4K “Hack” Video Tutorial

Sony F5 Internal 4K “Hack” Video Tutorial

In a few easy steps, Sony F5 camera owners can implement a “Hack,” that Sony has not sanctioned, to enable internal 4K recording; a feature originally reserved for…

Metabones Announces Canon EF to Micro Four Thirds Adapter

Metabones Announces Canon EF to Micro Four Thirds Adapter

Metabones, the fine manufacturer of lens adapters, announces a speed booster and smart adapter to use Canon EF lenses on Panasonic's GH4.  Do these adapters make the…

DJI Ronin Field Test

DJI Ronin Field Test

It is the 3-axis brushless gimbal that has placed itself in direct competition with Freefly's Movi. It is less expensive and claims to handle heavier cameras, but…

Blackmagic Camera Firmware Update v1.9.3

Blackmagic Camera Firmware Update v1.9.3

For Cinema Camera and Pocket Camera users this is the big firmware everyone has been hoping to be announced.  First they gave users different flavors of ProRes. Then they…

First Footage From Blackmagic’s URSA Camera

Australian John Brawley Director of Photography, known for testing Blackmagic Cameras before they are released, shows off the first footage from Blackmagic's new URSA Camera.  In predictable…

Blackmagic Production Camera Gets A New “Heads Up Display”

Blackmagic Production Camera Gets A New “Heads Up Display”

Blackmagic release firmware 1.9 with a new “heads up display.” To say the new features found in firmware 1.9 is good news is a massive understatement…

Blackmagic Adds New ProRes Options To Their Cameras

Blackmagic announces camera firmware 1.8.2 which adds three Apple ProRes formats to three of their cameras.  Meaning longer record times with significantly smaller file sizes.   The…

Blackmagic’s Slow-motion feature

Right now, the only Blackmagic cameras that shoots high frame-rates are the URSA and the Studio Cameras. But, what's coming next?  Wild speculations and how to…

Half-Priced Pocket Cinema Camera

Half-Priced Pocket Cinema Camera

The Pocket Cinema Camera goes on the discount sales shelf if only for a limited time. If you want to take advantage of the deal then you better hurry this…