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The Sony 6K VENICE Menu Simulator Online Now

The Sony 6K VENICE Menu Simulator Online Now

Camera Assistants, Owner – Operators, and DPs the Sony VENICE Menu Simulator is online and waiting for you and your curiosity. Well, maybe I’m overhyping this a touch…

Nashville Filmmaker’s Guild Finds A Way To Give Back With StoryGive

Nashville Filmmaker’s Guild Finds A Way To Give Back With StoryGive

As creatives, we have chosen a career path to inform and entertain through the arts. We talk cameras, lighting, and editing often times forgetting these are tools of our trade…

Sony Adds Dual Base ISO To Their Soon To Ship VENICE

Sony Adds Dual Base ISO To Their Soon To Ship VENICE

The new version 1.0 features added to the VENICE will include support for Full-Frame 24x36mm recording in time for the camera to ship. Continuing on listening to customer…

The Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast Camera

The Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast Camera

In their new camera announcement, Blackmagic Design dropped the “Mini” in the URSA Broadcast camera name. Read into it if you want. The URSA Broadcast, and the URSA…

Directly attach iRig Pre HD to an ENG omni dynamic mic

Directly attach iRig Pre HD to an ENG omni dynamic mic

After my review of the Senal ENG-18RL omnidirectional dynamic microphone for ENG (electronic news gathering) in 2016, my friend Francisco Javier just had to have one. For informal, single…

DaVinci Resolve 14 Used On Latest Corona Commercial

DaVinci Resolve 14 Used On Latest Corona Commercial

For the first time filmmaker and Director, Leonardo Dalessandri jumped into the deep end and moved his entire post-production workflow into DaVinci Resolve 14 Studio for the new Corona…

Take control of your Nikon D850

Take control of your Nikon D850

Camera manuals are, many times, written as if to make you give up photography.  A guide written by a photographer for photographers is everyone’s dream and Douglas J. Klostermann…

Blackmagic Design Announces Updates to Micro Studio Camera 4K And More

Blackmagic Design Announces Updates to Micro Studio Camera 4K And More

Blackmagic seems to have a firmware update for just about everything they make. Well, in all seriousness, Blackmagic has updated a handful of items. The headliners for this mass update…

Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 14.1

Blackmagic Design Releases DaVinci Resolve 14.1

Alright, Alright, Alright, Blackmagic Design has released the latest version of the color grading and editing software DaVinci Resolve. Firmware 14.1 is officially available to download and install, but…

Blackmagic Updates its Video Assist and Video Assist 4K

Blackmagic Updates its Video Assist and Video Assist 4K

Blackmagic Design has updated their Video Assist 4K LCD monitor/recorder. This time they have improved the color reading Vectorscope by adding the much needed 2x and 4x zoom capability…