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5 Things You Should Know Before Buying the DJI Osmo Pocket

Gimbals, steadicams, shoulder rigs and dollies are just a few of the ways in which filmmakers and content creators can get the necessary shot for their projects. With the advances that many companies have made, including cell phone manufacturers, the ability to film high-quality 4K images is

What is the Actual Dynamic Range of the GH5?

Since its release in early 2017, the Panasonic GH5 has been a popular micro 4/3 sensor mirrorless cameras choice for corporate and independent filmmakers who have come to trust Panasonic’s “GH” line on cameras to deliver great professional video since the release of the GH2. The GH5

Simple, Yet Extremely Efficient URSA Mini Pro Setup

Blackmagic Design are well-known for their fantastic low-budget cameras that act as an excellent alternative to considerably more expensive rivals from companies like ARRI and RED, all without compromising on video quality and production performance. One of the Blackmagic’s most enticing offerings that adheres to this sentiment is

5 Tips for Getting Smoother Cinematic Videos with the DJI Osmo Pocket

Back in November, DJI took all aspiring vloggers and sports enthusiasts by surprise with the announcement of its compact gimbal-stabilized video camera system the Osmo Pocket. Even though its petite construction may seem inferior to a typical mirrorless camera, the functionality of the gimbal stabilizer coupled with the

How Does the iPhone XS Max Hold Up Against the Canon C200?

In 2018 Apple continued its quest to keep its leading position as an innovator in smartphone camera technologies with the introduction of the latest iPhone back in September. With a 12-megapixel dual camera system, capable of shooting 4K video capture at up to 60fps, Smart HDR mode

BMPCC 4K – More High ISO and Exposure Recovery Tests

With all the hype that surrounded the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K this year, it’s no surprise that many video shooters have put the camera on the top of their wishlist, trying to take advantage of its impressive capabilities and excellent price-performance ratio. Despite the high demand,

Could the EOS R Be the Perfect C200 B-Cam?

It’s undeniable fact that Canon has revolutionized the independent filmmaking industry forever with the introduction of the Canon 5D Mark II back in 2008. Over the last decade, the company continued its quest to redefining the limitations of camera technologies, thus helping creative professionals better tell their

BMPCC 4K vs Fujifilm X-T3 – Which One to Pick?

If you’re planning on adding a new mirrorless camera to your holiday wishlist, odds are you want to pick one that will give you not only the best bang for your buck but also the best image quality right off the bat. With that in mind and

Six Reasons Why Your GH5 is Still a Viable Option in 2018

I guess it’s safe to say that this year has been a wild rollercoaster ride for the prosumer video camera market. In fact, 2018 saw many different manufacturers hopping on the mirrorless camera bandwagon. From front-runners like Sony and Panasonic to underdogs like Fujifilm, Canon and even

Zhiyun Weebill LAB – Closer Look and First Impressions

Back at IBC 2018, Zhiyun-Tech showcased for the first time in public their latest offering: the Weebill LAB. The company’s brand new gimbal with innovative design aims to provide users with a “tiny and mighty” video stabilization tool that’s compact enough for traveling, yet feature-packed to the point