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Switronix Announces New DV-GP3 GoPro Power Adapters.

Cameras

Switronix has announced a trio of new power adapters for the GoPro Hero line of cameras. They have three connector  options. A Powertap connector, USB and Car Lighter. This should keep these puppies running hot all day. The DV-GP3′s will retail for around $40 US. Here is a rip from the press release. Click here to check it out.  “The new DV-GP3 GoPro Power adapters redefine power for these small POV cameras. The adapters lock...Read More

Panasonic GH4 4K Metabones Speedbooster Test. “Self” Graffitti Artist.

Cameras

Here is a quick take on the new Panasonic GH4 camera with the Metabones MFT to Nikon Speedboster. We were shooting something for GoPro and brought the GH4 along for a quick test. The Metabones disables the aperture control on the lenses, The Metabones works in the seven position. This left us wide open all the time. It does reduce the crop from 2X to approx 1.3X 1.5X According to Andrew Reid over at...Read More

Check Out The Short Film “Bridgetown” By Director Bryan Tosh.

Production

  Here is a little bit about the film from Director Bryan Tosh. Take a minute and check this out. The brother lays it all out here. Thanks for sharing! Follow Bryan on twitter here . @MrTosh1980 Click here to check it out and support this film. “SHORT FILM BRIDGETOWN IS ALL TOO REAL FOR DIRECTOR With the recent deaths of actors like Philip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith, the issues of addiction and...Read More

Zeiss Servo Controller For Compact Zoom Lenses. NAB 2014 First Look.

Cameras

Carl Zeiss Lenses has announced a new servo controller for their zoom lenses. The control unit will work with Iris, Focus and Zoom. No pricing yet, should be available pretty soon. Here is a rip from the newsshooter.com post. “Matt Allard talks to Helmut Lenhof about their prototype servo zoom unit for the CZ range. The unit will attach to existing lenses via a unique base plate, and have motors to control zoom, iris...Read More

GoPro Hero 3 Handheld 2-Axis Gimbal Quick Take Video. NAB 2014 Giveaway.

Cameras

Here is a quick take on the new Feiyu-Tech G3 Handheld 2-Axis Gimbal for the GoPro Hero 3 and Hero 3+. This is a cool way to get into brushless gimbals without breaking your budget. It’s only around $260 and is tons of fun! We will be giving one of these puppies away at NAB 2014. Follow us on Twitter for more info. Link here. @Wide Open Camera For more info, or to nab...Read More

The Freefly Systems MoVI M5

@MNS1974

Today I got the Freefly Systems MoVI M5.  As an M10 owner I was not quite sure what to expect since this is a lower cost model.  I had seen a progression from prototype form to the final version online but never had it in my hands to judge in person.   When I first opened the box I was very surprised to see how well built and thoughtful the M5 was.  I do...Read More

Panasonic Announces The HX-A500 Wearable 4K Camera.

Cameras

Panasonic announced the HX-A500 4K wearable camera today. This puppy will shoot 24/25 fps at 4K for around $500 US. I’m not too sure about the cable lens thing but anything that gets us closer to inexpensive 4K is good in my book. The Panasonic HX-A500 is due to hit the street this May 2014. Here is a rip from the Verge post. Click here to check it out.  “The HX-A500 isn’t quite as...Read More

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