The Canon 5D Mark IV is Announced

August 25, 2016 - Canon announces the release of the Canon 5D Mark IV, available now for pre-order to begin shipping September 08th. For pre-order, go to Canon 5dm4 The price for the body is $3,499 USD. Canon also is releasing an updated version of its' popular 24-105 f/4L lens, the Canon EF 24-105mm [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|5dm4, New Releases|0 Comments

Atomos Releases User Manual for Ninja Flame

If you're looking for the User Manual for the Atomos Ninja Flame, Atomos has released Edition 1 this month. Click Here to download the PDF File.

By | August 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to get the USB to work on Dracast DS-95SI

I made a video post over the weekend about the Dracast DS-95SI. Fantastic battery, but I could not get the USB port to charge anything. I contacted Dracast Customer Support to find out what was what. Trying to charge my GoPro via the USB port on the Dracast DS-95SI ... No Dice??? I heard [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dracast DS-95SI Lithium-Ion Battery

Testing out the charge time and runtime of the Dracast DS-95SI Battery

By | August 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rode Video Micro vs Rode Videomic Pro

Here is a look at the Rode Video Micro, and a comparison to the Rode Videomic Pro. I purchased the Video Micro to make a frankenstein run-and-gun kit for a friend who is a youtuber. Using the GoPro 3.5mm adapter, the GoPro powers the Video Micro and it sounds much better than the internal mic. [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

More Vlog-L to V709 Testing

By | July 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GH4 10-bit 422 Vlog-L into the Atomos Ninja Flame

I spent the 4th of July weekend in beautiful Habersham, SC, testing some new toys. I filmed this sunset using the GH4 in Vlog-L going out to the Atomos Ninja Flame in 10-bit 422. I filmed at UHD/24p, 1/50th, ISO400, f/5 (Starting at 0EV), using ProResHQ on the Atomos Ninja Flame. Lens was Voigtlander Nokton [...]

By | July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Testing VLOG-L on the GH4 – Fireworks in Habersham, SC

I recently purchased the VLOG-L upgrade for my Panasonic GH4. I visited some friends in the lovely community of Habersham, SC for the 4th of July weekend. It is such a beautiful community and provided me a wonderful opportunity to test out the VLOG-L. Here is a short clip of the fireworks. It was raining [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Benro BV4 Video Tripod – Pan/Tilt Test

Testing the Benro BV4 with some Pans/Tilts and starting with the Magnus PV-3310 as a comparison. The Magnus PV-3310 is the cheapest tripod on earth. It's nearly impossible to get a smooth pan/tilt using it. It is good for light duty holding a light DSLR (T4i, GH4) in a fixed position. I can't tell if [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Picture Profiles in the Sony NXCAM HXR‑NX3

A friend of mine films with a Sony NXCAM HXR-NX3 and remarked that his footage looks dull. I did some searching on "Sony NX3 looks flat" etc, and discovered that many people have the same issue using the out-of-the-box settings. Info on Picture Profiles for the NX3 is sparse, but I've found a great deal of info [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|color, how to, picture profiles|4 Comments