Reviews

PRODUCT REVIEW: SmallHD’s 1303 HDR Monitor

PRODUCT REVIEW: SmallHD’s 1303 HDR Monitor

I love having a big (or big-ish) monitor on set to see what I’m shooting and get excited by it, but the problem with most field monitors…

Panasonic AG-UX180 Single Lens Camera Review

Panasonic AG-UX180 Single Lens Camera Review

There are four things the Panasonic AG-UX180 wants to be. This camera wants to be a broadcast camera, an upgradable option to 4K for those newsrooms who are currently…

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Editing Book Review

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Editing Book Review

I cannot tell a lie. It took me awhile to read the DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Editing book. Captivating prose and visceral vernacular do not grace the pages because the…

REVIEW: Ready Rig GS Gimbal Support

REVIEW: Ready Rig GS Gimbal Support

Camera gimbals like the Freefly Movi and DJI Ronin are wonderful tools, but if you pair them with any camera that’s bigger than a DSLR, you quickly realize they…

The Blackmagic Duplicator 4K Review

The Blackmagic Duplicator 4K Review

Learning how to use the Duplicator 4K is so easy it can be taught to an eight-year-old child via text message. The tech, at least the user interface…

DaVinci Resolve on Intel Driven VAIO Z Flip

DaVinci Resolve on Intel Driven VAIO Z Flip

Will I be able to run DaVinci Resolve on a tablet-like computer? Will I be able to color correct away from my office? Historically, I have run DaVinci Resolve…

Autocue iPad Teleprompter Review

Autocue iPad Teleprompter Review

4K, URSA Minis, Red Weapons, Vintage Lenses, and much more are inspiring pieces of gear which may help us do our jobs well. Sometimes, new gear can even excite us…

Blackmagic 4K Video Assist Review

Blackmagic 4K Video Assist Review

I’ll make this quick. The Blackmagic 4K Video Assist is damn useful for URSA Mini shooters if only for one feature and one feature only, False Color. Yes…

URSA Mini UI/OS Review

URSA Mini UI/OS Review

Finally, the new User Interface and Operating System has become available on the Blackmagic URSA Mini. I have tested it. I have shot with it. And, yes it is most…

Sony Z150 Camera Review

Sony Z150 Camera Review

Is the Sony Z150 one of the lowest priced professional 4K camcorders on the market? For a brand new single-lens 4K camera, it is actually not the lowest priced…