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GoPro Announces Hero3 Black Edition With 4K Resolution.

Cameras

GoPro has just announced the new GoPro HD Hero3 Black 4K camera. The specifications are pretty badass with full 4K resolution at 15 fps and 2.7K at 30fps. The new Hero3 Black edition will set you back $399. Here is a rip of the specifications from the B&H website. Follow @goforjared Click here to pre-order.  Click here to check it out.  Product Highlights Supports 4K, 2.7K, 1440p & 1080p Video Capture 12, 7 or...Read More

Canon C500 with Gemini 4K hands on.

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Today I was fortunate enough to get my hands on the Canon C500 4K camera and the a pre-release 4K RAW option for the Convergent Design Gemini recorder.  The C500 will start shipping the first week of November and the Gemini 4K RAW option will be available November 5th. The first thing you notice when looking at the C500 is that physically it looks very similar to the C300 but instead of a removable...Read More

Audio Equalisation: How to use it and why you should

Production

Audio Equalisation: How to use it and why you should I’m a filmmaker at heart, though my line of work has required that I delve into other facets of production. My background stems from audio pre & post-production. While I’ve made attempts to shake off this label, audio experience has enabled me to utilise these skill sets and apply them to the world of video & filmmaking. Through general observation, I’ve noticed that indie...Read More

The Grip App and Set Lighting App By Enlightened Shenanigans.

Cameras

There are currently tons of photography Apps and very few Grip and Electric Apps out there. Well the good folks over at Enlightened Shenanigans have taken care of that with The Grip App and the Set Lighting App. Both Apps have tons of info and specifications on almost every product under the sun! The Grip App has everything from Dolly systems to useful knots, my personal favorite. The set lighting app is a great...Read More

Five Camera Kit Essentials For $5.

Cameras

Here are five camera essentials for under five bucks each. So at around twenty five bucks you too can have some stylin’ AKS in your camera bag. If you have any cheap kit solutions, please list them in the comments section below. Thanks! Follow @goforjared   Titan Magnetic Tray. This is a great tool to have on the cart to stash screws and small parts that can easily get lost.        ...Read More

Kessler Kwik Release System. Quick Take Video.

Cameras

The new Kwik Release System from Kessler is a great mounting solution for any camera in almost any situation. The QR system works quite well and the safety system will save the camera from hitting the deck. There are plenty of 1/4-20 and 3/8-16 threads. The included hand tie 1/4-20 camera mount screw is an added bonus. The Kwik Release System will set you back around a buck fifty but is well worth the...Read More

Panasonic, Canon and Nikon. Three New Cameras, Oh My.

Cameras

Three new notable cameras were anounced last week. A killer little number GH3 from Panasonic. The new Canon 6D full frame  prosumer model and Nikon’s D600 full frame job. The Panasonic GH3 looks like the most improved of the bunch. The higher 72 Mbps rate is great. However the M4/3″ sensor has it’s limitations on the wide side. I am also not a big fan of the smaller sensor. Maybe it’s a guy thing....Read More

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