After updating this lens on my FS5 I tried the Sony 18-105mm f4 lens on my FS7 this morning and it works even better than before after the FW upgrade…But hot off the press is the dilemma for FS7 owners who own this lens…I find it astounding that Sony have left so many FS7 users with this lens with no […]
Due to the recent earthquake Sony have written to all their UK suppliers telling them that as from immediate effect on line supply information for some categories will be temporarily subject to increased change. This is due to the impact of the recent earthquake in the Kumamoto area and a temporary interruption of the supply information from Sony, Japan. The same […]
Here is one of the strangest items to come from NAB…the CAME Accordion seems to be a new take on extendable jibs, this was discovered by my friend Johnnie over at Cinema 5D. I am not sure if the price includes the Ronin. Read more about it here… https://www.cinema5d.com/came-accordion-get-your-camera-where-you-need-it/ The CAME-ACCORDION features an extending scissor arm that puts the camera […]
Watch the video in YouTube at 1080..the lens is priced at $18,200. The video below does not do the lens justice in my opinion. I know only too well how much time is lost during a shoot changing prime lenses when one decent 4K zoom would cover a larger variety of shots. The only reason we are forced to use […]
Simon being a fully qualified drone pilot gives us his thoughts on the new hexicopter from DJI the M600. Simon “DJI have once again made huge advancements in the field of 3 Axis brush-less gimbal systems, with the announcement and showcasing of their new Ronin-MX Gimbal System and the Matrice 600 hexacopter. The Ronin-MX is a highly adaptable gimbal system, […]
Number one has to be this new 18-80 from Canon a company who listens to its customer base bring out a badly needed servo zoom lens for large sensor cameras like the Canon C300 Mk11 or the Sony FS7 with Canon adapter. Another well designed 4K camcorder from Panasonic the AG-UX180 with its 20x servo zoom lens. Lastly the new […]
While my own business is on hold, it gives me time to read and review Den Lennies book “Business for Filmmakers”. So far I have found it fascinating and very informative. Den has very kindly given me 3 books worth £60 in total to give away when I produce a review of the book, so look out for the review […]
I produced a video for Production Gear at BVE about the Easy Rig mini, which is a great tool for keeping the weight off your arms holding a smaller video camera like my Sony FS5. Simon has produced a video from NAB about the latest Easy Rig Vario Strong for larger cameras like the ARRI cameras.