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DJI Ronin and Glidecam HD 2000 Field Test Comparison

The 3-axis motorized stabilizers already revolutionised the industry with the advanced gyroscope technology used in their design.They are leaps and bounds ahead of the competitive tools on the market dedicated to the controlled and smooth, professional shooting relying only on purely mechanical balancing techniques. DJI Ronin, as most of

A Music Video Masterpiece Reveals the True Power of Drone Videography

As keen and passionate filmmakers, we are always seeking for new opportunities and innovative techniques to produce better visuals by constantly pushing the creative boundaries of our imagination. The final goal always stays the same, though – creating unique imagery that has never been seen or created before, or simply

V-Mount Power Solution for Your GH4 or A7s

Probably the second most important task of picking the right camera and lens kit for your next project is choosing the right power solution for your primary capture device carefully. Whether you decided to shoot with a high-end professional digital camera such as the ARRI Alexa or RED Epic or with

Rig Your Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera with the D|Focus D|Cage

After receiving some powerful and super efficient firmware updates, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, one of the smallest and most popular cinema cameras on the market today, now gets another nice accessory as well.The US-based company D|Focusystem, known for its affordable and well-build accessories for filmmakers, recently releases a unique and

How to Properly Set Up The “Eyelighter” Curved Reflector

The Eyelighter is the world’s first curved reflector for portrait photographers and photography enthusiasts. However, it can also be quite efficient when used by videographers in different situations such as commercial shoots, interviews, documentaries, indoor dialogue scenes, etc.Created by the portrait photographer Larry Peters and Westcott Company as the

How to Set an Optimal Loudness Level For Your Audio

In general, many filmmakers still underestimate the importance of audio. And, I’m not just talking about the process of properly recording voice overs in studio or talents’ voice on set.Often, there is not only misunderstandings about what are the right input levels that should be applied while recording a

Anamorphic Workflow For Premiere Pro, FCP 7 & FCP X

Shooting in anamorphic or Scope (as it’s sometimes referred to), has been mostly used on the set of big Hollywood productions by big-name filmmakers such as Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, J.J Abrams, Wes Craven and many others,  slowly turns into an accessible cinematic technique for indie filmmakers

The Infinity (Magic) Arm for GoPro, A7s, GH4 and Other Cameras

There is always a high demand for more quality affordable grip equipment. One of those that deserves consideration is the Infinity Arm.The Infinity Arm is a fully articulated arm equipped with 360° rotatable and interchangeable ends that are attached to a quick release to add and remove accessories.It offers versatile support

A Firmware Update For The New GoPro Hero4 Just Released

The recently released GoPro Hero4 cameras still create a lot of buzz and draw more and more attention of the filmmakers community. Highly demanded features like shooting 4K at 30fps, 2.7K at 50fps, 1080p at 120fps, improved time lapse and night lapse settings, better battery performance in the same light robust

Rig Your iPhone 6 with This DIY Rig or Beastgrip It!

Just after a week ago we covered the DSLRPros 3-axis Smartphone Stabilizer, and today we have another relatively cheap DIY solution for your smartphone or GoPro camera. You can use this rig not only for the new iPhone 6 but also for some bigger in size models

A New Canon EF to BMCC MFT Metabones Speed Booster

Slowly but steadily, Metabones, who are well-known for their innovative and extremely reliable optical adaptors, continue to expand their products line with some new items. At the end of June this year the owners of the BMPCC were able to purchase the long-awaited Metabones EF-to-MFT BMPCC Speed

Some Useful Sony A7s Movie Settings Tips and Tricks

Although the Sony A7s is one of the most popular compact mirrorless cameras of 2014 so far, many filmmakers, especially those who have made the switch from Canon DSLRs, still complain about the accessibility of the functions of A7s and the way the menus inside the camera are

More 4K Footage from the Sony PXW-FS7

Only a month after Sony released their first 4K XDCAM camera, the PXW-FS7, the device still generates a lot of buzz and interest among filmmakers as one of the highly anticipated 4K professional cameras hitting the market this year. I’m sure, there is a lot more to come in the next months

The New Tascam DR60 Mark II Audio Recorder For Your DSLR is Here

Using a dedicated audio recorder with two or four XLR inputs, quality preamps, 48V Phantom Power, proper metering indicators and manual controls is essential for every professional video production. The market is already over saturated with some cheap and much more expensive solutions at the same time. However,