As many of you will be aware the lovely people at Lens Pro To Go has a huge amount of gear stolen from them a few days ago. Well they have released the list of what was stolen with serial numbers. So if you are offered any of these or see them for sale on […]
MAMMOTH AUDIO POST! Shotgun mic comparison including the new Rode NTG4 and 4+ and a look at the new Rode Video Mic Pro
This post is in 3 chunks; overview, XLR shotgun comparison, and a look at the new improved Video Mic Pro. Ethics statement: RØDE Microphones are good friends of mine, and I have done a number of workshops for them. I am also one of their sponsored shooters, so I get products from them from time to […]
From “The Music Bed”, a film & music magazine of exceptional beauty and it’s called… “Film + Music”!
I love The Music Bed as you may have guessed. I use their amazing catalogue of music a huge amount. In my recent FS7 review I used about 9 tracks. Film Supply I am signed up with as an artist, but am a bit behind on getting them all my clips…working on it! The team […]
ETHICS STATEMENT: I do not do camera reviews for manufacturers. Ever. I have at times been hired by companies like DJI to do presenting on their launch videos or Miller for “look at” videos but these are not reviews. They offer no opinion. My camera reviews, like this one, are always independent, never compromised by […]
EDIT! One month left to enter! The epic “My Rode Reel” film competition returns for 2015 and it’s bigger and better than ever!
UPDATE! Just under one month to go! Don’t miss out! My RØDE Reel 2015 with over $200,000 in Prizes from RØDE Microphones on Vimeo. Last year’s “My Rode Reel” was an exceptional film competition. I was lucky enough to be on the judging panel, and the quality was just exceptional. This was last year’s “Judges […]
ETHICS STATEMENT: This is not a review of the new DJI Phantom P3, nor will I be doing one. I was hired by DJI earlier this month to talk about my experience flying with the P2 & Inspire 1 at the launch event for the P3 in New York. So naturally it’s ethically unsound to […]
The island nation of Vanuatu is a very special place and one that became special to myself and the rest of “The Wonder List” team when we filmed there in November for our premiere episode of the new series. It’s been almost two weeks since that episode went out and for most people it was the […]
These aren’t the BTS videos put a playlist of additional clips for the show The Wonder List is a new original documentary series for CNN that airs from March the 1st at 10pm EST in the US. It’s also available on CNN on demand. Other platforms and especially international I don’t know yet, but as […]
My film “Koh Yao Noi” wins best travel/ landscape film at the 1st NYC Drone Film Festival. See all winners here!
This is an incredible honour to win this award. I have only been flying a year, and this film was shot in May last year whilst in holiday in Thailand. It was made with a Phantom 2 and GoPro 3+ You can read all about how I shot it and how I created the look […]
For one week only watch the entire first episode of “The Wonder List” for free, no region restrictions!
Last night was the premiere episode of the series that has taken up most of my time for the past 7 months, “The Wonder List.” It’s been an epic endeavor and has taken us to 5 continents and 8 countries. The series airs a new episode at 10pm (EST) every Sunday on CNN in the […]
Shadows & Light: A unique 2-day filmmaking event in the UK in March. Great seminars and workshops! Tickets on sale now!
EDIT: Don’t miss out on the film competition to win a place at the first ever “Shadows & Light”! I am really excited to announce that booking is open for the first ever “Shadows & Light”. An 2 day even for filmmakers in Brighton on the 23rd and 24th March. We created this event based […]
ETHICS STATEMENT: Zacuto are long-term site affiliates and the co-owner, Steve Weiss, has been a dear friend for years. We have also co-hosted the show “Critics” together for about 4 years or so too. Whilst I still would like to call this a “review” of their new EVF, for 100% disclosure reasons please do take into […]
Guest blog for the filmmakers workshop by Adam Loretz Take it from the top Filmmaking is a constantly evolving process and as such requires us all to pick up new skills. Every year we’re reimagining filmic possibilities and honing our production skills; on DSLR, film-like imagery, making perfect slider shots, flying aerial platforms to mobilising our cameras on […]
David Kong here with another tutorial for you! This time, on choosing export settings. This video takes a practical approach as I go step by step through the interface of Adobe Media Encoder, which both Premiere Pro and After Effects use. I explain what each of those options and sliders and checkboxes means, and […]
4K is here. Something Happened last week that confirmed this to me. I was in my local supermarket in London and a family were buying all their groceries and an LG UHD TV. When it hits the supermarket, it is no longer a high-end niche product… although there still is very little to watch other […]