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Wolfcrow: 50 reasons to pick the Panasonic GH5 over the BMPCC 4K

Wolfcrow: 50 reasons to pick the Panasonic GH5 over the BMPCC 4K

Wolfcrow has just published the video entitled 50 reasons to pick the Panasonic GH5 over the BMPCC 4K. Wolfcrow clarifies that the BMPCC 4K has better imagery, but points out…

ONsite Power: 2 AC outlets and 4 USB ports to use anywhere you go

ONsite Power: 2 AC outlets and 4 USB ports to use anywhere you go

Available in November, ONsite Power allows users to harness the power of D-Tap batteries to charge multiple devices, from laptops or camera batteries to LED monitors and lights. Without…

Large sensor lens coverage: taking old glass to the “breaking” point

Large sensor lens coverage: taking old glass to the “breaking” point

 Old glass and large sensors need a lot of testing. The results may surprise you. In this article I took a look at how older S35 lenses performed on a…

ZEISS ZX1: the world’s first full frame camera with Adobe Lightroom CC inside

ZEISS ZX1: the world’s first full frame camera with Adobe Lightroom CC inside

Ugly, huge and strange, the new ZEISS ZX1 is the first camera in the world to come with a subscription plan. Adobe Lightroom CC is inside, so that you can…

The simplest interview setup ever: the modern update

The simplest interview setup ever: the modern update

Many years ago I wrote about the simplest interview lighting setup ever. Here’s my modern take on that same setup. The TL;DR version is: I still use…

THE ARRI ALEXA LF and Leica M0.8 Prime lenses In Nashville

THE ARRI ALEXA LF and Leica M0.8 Prime lenses In Nashville

I like to see new cameras, but more importantly, I like getting my grubby hands on them to see if I like them or not. Thanks to Nashville-based Contrast…

Pictar Pro: camera grip for smartphones offers advanced video features

Pictar Pro: camera grip for smartphones offers advanced video features

Less than two years after introducing the Pictar One, miggo is back on Kickstarter with a new product: the Pictar Pro,  a camera grip with advanced video features, for iOS…

Speed lighting: more lessons from the ARRI Academy

Speed lighting: more lessons from the ARRI Academy

The ARRI Academy isn’t only about learning how cameras work. We also teach how to use them. I’ve never seen a class as motivated as the…

4 automatic audio mixers ≤US$1000 cure bleed/spill/crosstalk

4 automatic audio mixers ≤US$1000 cure bleed/spill/crosstalk

Have you been disappointed when your audio quality drops exponentially as you add more microphones with a talk show, interview or reality, due to a phenomenon called spill, bleed or…

Tentacle Sync E: a small and simple pocket sized timecode generator

Tentacle Sync E: a small and simple pocket sized timecode generator

With a newly designed body that looks better than the previous model, the new Tentacle Sync E enables professional and semiprofessional users to easily synchronize audio and video. Synchronization of…