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Rode Announces Wireless Filmmaker Kit For Under $400 US.

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Rode has announced a new wireless filmmaker kit with lavalier mic for just under four hundred smackers. B&H Photo has it for pre order now. Click here to check it out.  Here is a rip from the BH website. PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS Transmitter and Receiver Included Broadcast Quality Lavalier Mic Included Series II 2.4 GHz Digital Transmission 128-Bit Encrypted Signal 24-Bit/44.1 kHz Lossless Transmission Up to 100m Range One Touch Pairing OLED Digital Display 3-Level...Read More

Cool Lighting Workshop With Craig Burns and Thomas Roberts.

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Thomas Roberts and Craig Burns will have a cool lighting workshop on February 7th and 8th. Click here to check it out. Here is a guest post by Thomas Roberts. Burns has developed his 2 day curriculum with Thomas Roberts @TRStudios Our workshop event is at Cinemills Studio on Feb 7 & 8, 2015 Burnie’s workshop offers a local LA crew guarantee, student and group discounts are also available.  Take the time to Invest in yourself...Read More

Lenzhound Wireless Follow Focus For Under $400 US.

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Motion Dogs have announced pre orders for a sub four hundred dollar wireless follow focus. The system looks to be quite rudimentary but should get the job done and may play well with MOS work. Here is a rip from the nofilmschool post. Click here to check it out. The follow focus is available in a number of packages, the first starting at $395, which includes: RTX-1 Single Axis Controller Unit DB-1 Receiver Motor Unit Pulley...Read More

Help a fellow filmmaker with the loss of his wife.

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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.

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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.

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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

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