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Kessler Crane Products review

Kessler Crane Products review

12/07/2012 • If you own Kessler Crane gear you'll know they are one of the best at pretty affordable prices. You can... more

Opteka CXS-400 Target Shooter Chest Stabilizer DSLR

Opteka CXS-400 Target Shooter Chest Stabilizer DSLR

08/06/2012 • Here's a great little stabilizer by Opteka, and it's on sale now for $39! Wow, what a great price for... more

Cinevate - Webinar: Basic Filmmaking Concepts

Cinevate – Webinar: Basic Filmmaking Concepts

08/01/2012 • Here's a great basic filmmaking video on how to establish some basic filmmaking principles to your movie making. Check it... more

Inexpensive Variable ND Filter for DSLRs - Canon 5D mkIII, Nikon D800

Inexpensive Variable ND Filter for DSLRs – Canon 5D mkIII, Nikon D800

05/22/2012 • If you shoot outdoors and want to keep that shallow depth of field, a must to... more

NAB 2012: Zacuto Recoil rigs and Tornado remote mechanical follow focus on Canon C500, C300, Sony FS100 and Red Scarlet

05/22/2012 • Zacuto makes some awesome camera accessories for every camera you can think of. Check out this video on their new... more

Camera Cheeseplate for Canon and Nikon DSLRs and other Small form Cameras

Camera Cheeseplate for Canon and Nikon DSLRs and other Small form Cameras

04/27/2012 • I've been looking for something like this for a while, but when I find it, they cost an arm and... more

D-Focus GH2 cage and D-Zoom

D-Focus GH2 cage and D-Zoom

04/24/2012 • Here's a great solution for mounting gear to your Panasonic GH2 camera. Since the GH2 is quite plasticy, a cage... more

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera

04/17/2012 • Can you say, Woah! Just when you thought the game was changing, it just changed again with Blackmagic's Digital Cinema... more

Cool Anamorphic Lens for Canon DSLR

Cool Anamorphic Lens for Canon DSLR

04/02/2012 • Check out this really cool new product that will be announced at NAB this year. It's an Anamorphic lens capable... more

Magic Rig - Camera Rig for DSLRs or Smaller cameras

Magic Rig – Camera Rig for DSLRs or Smaller cameras

03/13/2012 • I'm interested in the Magic Rig for some "Run n Gun" shooting and came across this Magic Rig. It's quite... more

The Digital Bolex: The 1st Affordable Digital Cinema Camera

03/13/2012 • I saw this video and couldn't believe my eyes! A digital version of the famous Bolex film camera. No Way!... more

Opteka SteadyVid PRO Video Stabilizer System for Digital Cameras, Camcorders and DSLR's

Opteka SteadyVid PRO Video Stabilizer System for Digital Cameras, Camcorders and DSLR’s

03/10/2012 • I'm looking for a steadicam solution but don't have $3000 to purchase a "real" steadicam. Opteka sells a "merlin-like" steadicam for... more

New Nikon D800 Footage

New Nikon D800 Footage

03/10/2012 • Here's a short film made by fashion photographer John Walsh shown at the UK launch of the Nikon D800. All... more

Canon 5D mkIII Shutter starts Video

Canon 5D mkIII Shutter starts Video

03/09/2012 • This might be a small but very important feature from the Canon 5D mkIII. You can attach a wireless shutter... more

Using older Nikkor Lenses on your DSLRs

Using older Nikkor Lenses on your DSLRs

03/09/2012 • This is a great video about using older manual Nikkor lenses. I have a few older lenses that worked great... more

Canon C300 Vs 5D MkII Side by Side Comparison Footage

Canon C300 Vs 5D MkII Side by Side Comparison Footage

03/06/2012 • Check out this video comparing both the Canon EOS C300 vs the Canon EOS 5D mk2. Not the greatest of... more

Metabones EOS Smart Adapter

Metabones EOS Smart Adapter

02/27/2012 • If you own any NEX Sony camera and want to use your Canon lenses, here's a super solution. Metabones makes... more

Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC - Cinematographer Style

Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC – Cinematographer Style

02/24/2012 • The great Cinematographer Roger Deakins talks about how lens choice can affect the overall look and mood of a film.... more