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Help a fellow filmmaker with the loss of his wife.

@MNS1974

This past Thanksgiving weekend fellow filmmaker and friend to all, Steven Landon-Smyth (twitter: @lordofvisions ) lost his wife of 19 years suddenly and unexpectedly.  Dina Landon-Smyth was not only Steve’s wife but also his best friend and photography partner. Like most of you I cannot even imagine the millions of emotions Steve and his family is going through right now.  This time of year has a focus on family so I am sure we...Read More

Veydra Mini Prime Lenses For MFT Cameras. Quick Take Video.

Cameras

Here is a quick take on the new Veydra Mini Primes for MFT cameras. We tested the 16mm, 25mm, 35mm and 50mm all T2.2. The all metal construction is great and manual focus and iris is refreshing. All the lenses were sharp throughout and color matched perfectly. We shot this in 4K with the GH4 and one shot of the two dollar bill with the BMPCC. We shot a few tests with the GH4 and...Read More

Veydra MFT Mini Primes GH4 Lens Test. First Look Video.

Cameras

Here is the lens test we did for the new Veydra Mini Primes. We only had the 16mm, 25mm, 35mm and 50mm all T2.2. The 12mm will jump out next year. We shot all of this with a Panasonic GH4 at 4K. We put these puppies up against some really killer glass and it performed quite well. It was nice to have a proper metal manual focus and iris lens for a change. The...Read More

Veydra Mini Primes First Look. Download BMPCC RAW Files.

Cameras

Here is a quick first look at the Veydra Mini Primes for micro four thirds cameras. The Veydra Mini’s consist of a 12mm, 16mm, 25mm, 35mm and 50mm T2.2 prime lens set available on Kickstarter now. The Veydra mini primes are a great purpose built set of lenses for MFT cameras. All lenses have an 80mm outside diameter with a 77mm inner thread. The Veydra Mini primes have similar length and specifications so the focus...Read More

DJI Inspire 1 Quadcopter With 4K Camera and 3-Axis Gimbal $2900 US.

Cameras

I am not a huge fan of these flying camera things but the DJI Inspire looks like the best out of the box system for beginners. The 4K option is nice but I would rather a camera with interchangeable lenses to better match other footage. At just under three grand this is a great system for the money. Here is a rip from the B&H Photo website. Click here to check it out. “Capture 4K video...Read More

The Infinity Arm. The Best Accessory Arm Ever Made.

Cameras

The Infinity Arm is currently funding through Kickstarter and looks like one bad ass accessory arm. Check out the weight test above! This might be the last arm you ever need. Here is a rip from the KS post. Click here to check it out. “Infinity Arm is a versatile support for cameras, lights, monitors and anything else you can think of. The Infinity Arm is a fully articulated arm equipped with 360° rotatable...Read More

Swivit Pro GoPro 360 Degree Mount. $25 US

Cameras

The Swivit Pro is a 360 degree rotation mount for all GoPro Hero cameras. It has currently met it’s funding goal of $14K on indiegogo and sells for only twenty five bucks. It looks like a great accessory for multiple applications. Click here to check it out. Here is a rip from the indiegogo campaign. “I was the only one with a camera (the original HERO), and I wanted to be able to film...Read More

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