March 26, 2017

Reviews
Tascam DR70D Review

For the past few months I have been lucky enough to review the Dr70D linear recorder from Tascam. Coming from a wedding videographer and corporate background I understand that you cannot really get by on just using the 3.5mm jack or XLR port provided to you on most DSLR / ENG cameras and a separate ...
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Ztylus Z Prime System for iPhone Review

The lovely team at Ztylus sent me a set of their primes lenses for iPhone a few months ago and I’ve been putting them through their paces. I wanted to have a decent amount of time with them before I put my thoughts to paper, as it were. To begin with, Ztylus is a company ...
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Street Photography: First Steps and Beyond

Street Photography: First steps and beyond Many people would like to “do street photography”, but simply don’t know where to start. Valérie Jardin’s new ebook “Street Photography: First steps and beyond” is a great place for those people to start. It’s also a great read for anyone that already practices...
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X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Video review

I had the previous from X-rite which was for photography, but still worked great for video. I was pretty excited when I saw that the company had come out with a specific video model and was very keen to get one and try it out. I should take a step back and explain what the ...
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Ledgo Luxpad 43 Review

Those who know me, know that I have a bit of a thing for lights. Whenever there is some new idea or technique for using lights, I want to know all about it. I’m a bit of a nut for finding ways to use fewer lights or at least fewer heavy lights. I do need ...
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Review: Movcam Cage for A7sII A7srII

I already have the Movcam cage for my Sony A7s and I’ve been pretty happy with it. When I heard that Movcam had come out with a new version for the Sony MK II cameras,  I was keen to get my hands on it to see if if was simply adjusted to fit the new ...
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Flex Light Review

Lights are a great resource when shooting interviews, or indoors, or basically with any camera other than the . I kid, I even need lights with the A7s sometimes; for example, if I was shooting an interview with an open window behind my subject. Now if I want to have what’s outside the window well-expose...
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Promise Pegasus2 M4 Review

AWS.InvalidParameterValue: B00JXQ3UBI is not a valid value for ItemId. Please change this value and retry your request. The good people over at Promise Technology sent me over two of their RAID systems to have a look at. First, let’s talk about what a RAID system is and why it can be very useful for som...
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