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Solid Camera announces Nikon Adapter For Sony FS100.

Cameras

Carlos over at Solid Camera has just announced a preview of the Nikon adapter he is developing. I had a few words with him last week about it and think this could be a great tool for Nikkor or Zeiss ZF owners. There is no price or availability just yet but I have a feeling we will see it by NAB 2012. Stay tuned for more info. Click here to check out Solid Camera....Read More

7 Tips On Double Bookings And Client Etiquette.

Cameras

Working as a freelance cameraman for many years has taught me a few things about dealing with clients. Here are a few tips that might help you get new clients and retain your current ones. I also want to address double bookings and back to back gigs. In the world of freelance we are taught to entertain almost every job that crosses our path. We try to make every day a work day and...Read More

Rumor. Canon 5D Mark III Announcement On Feb 7, 2012.

Cameras

Canon Rumors is reporting that the new Canon 5D Mark III will be announced on February 7, 2012. This would make a lot of sense as we get closer to NAB 2012. Here is a rip from the CR post. I’ll get cracking here to find out any new info. This could indeed be the best NAB we have had in some time. Here is the post from CR. Click here to check it...Read More

Time is Money: Using the El Gato Turbo.264 in Your Post Workflow

Just the Cut

When you are working in a fast paced corporate environment every second counts. With all the work I’m doing in this space lately I’ve found that the El Gato Turbo.264 really helps when you have to deliver on time and on budget. Each week I’m tasked with directing a couple of short marketing videos. In order to meet the requirements we have to shoot and edit the first 2 days of the week. Part...Read More

The importance of being agnostic… with cameras.

Just the Cut

There is an alphabet soup stirring around the camera industry today. Names like: PMW-F3, EOS C300, NEX-FS100, and what about the HD-RH1? Also, you have inspiring names out there such as Alexa, Epic, Scarlet, and Phantom. Ok, so many of you reading this are already thinking, “Sure. But get to point. Which one is the best?” Well, how do you define best? Best: adj \ˈbest\ : most productive of good : offering or producing...Read More

***FAKE***Kickstart This Puppy Into Flight. The eye3 DSLR Hexacopter.***FAKE***

Cameras

Apparently this was some kind of scam. Please move on to one of our other great posts! We apologize for the wasted time. This is one really cool Kickstarter project. The eye3 is a hexacopter that will carry any camera under twelve pounds. It is easy to assemble, safe to fly and under a grand! Kellie Sigler has already surpassed her goal of 25K and is still taking pre-orders. The basic kit is just...Read More

Sundance Update: The Next Indie Film Worth Waiting to See

Cameras / Chris Collins

By: Chris Collins Timelapse “cinematography” has come under some criticism recently based on the fact that a cinematographer needs to be versatile. Timelapse is like a hammer in a toolbox, but it is useless without the rest of the tools.  It can be incredibly beautiful, and it takes a tremendous amount of talent to achieve the kind of results that can be seen by such specialists as Tom Lowe and Philip Bloom. However, the...Read More

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