Review of JVC GY HM 100.

I first saw this camera at BVE at Earl’s Court earlier this year and thought it was very tasty. Small form factor, a little larger than the Sony A1e but lighter, shoots at XDCAM EX compatible 35mbps full HD on nice and cheap SDHC cards in native FCP quicktime, a nice feature. Downers were the […]

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Film explaining Letus 35mm adaptors

I have made a film for LetusDirect.com explaining all about the different Letus adaptors. What they do, how they do it, what you need. It looks at all three main adaptors, who they differ and what issues you will come up against. It also talks more about 35mm DOF adaptor concepts too so a lot […]

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Cinemek G35: Review

2 and a half years ago when I first started in this whole Depth of Field adaptor lark Cinemek had a product out, the Guerilla 35, I never tried it, it was mainly for SD cameras but it used a static screen. No vibrator, no spinner. Static. It sounded cool but I never saw one. […]

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Video review of new EX3 Letus Relay

Sorry it’s been so long in the making, been rather busy testing out new bits of kit and earning my bread and butter! This is a truly marvelous piece of kit, something I have been anxiously awaiting for almost a year! It’s taken Hien and the team a long time to make this as they […]

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Here it is! The video review of the Panasonic HPX 301e

As detailed in my previous blog, I was fortunate enough to get a chance to play around with the new Panasonic HPX 301e on Tuesday. I was throughly impressed. Having had bad P2 experiences in the past and being a total Sony EX1/3 freak I didn’t go into it with a closed mind, just a skeptical one. […]

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Which Letus 35mm adaptor?

I was asked by Dennis Lennis of CVP.com to do a sit down chat about the difference between each Letus. CVP.com are the official UK and EU distributor of the Letus line. Apologies for forgetting to hide my mic cable. Schoolboy error!

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Broadcast Live at Earl’s Court. New toys!

I popped down to Broadcast live today at Earl’s Court. Kind of a small NAB/ IBC, but the biggest thing we have in the UK. Many large manufacturers were there like Sony, JVC, Arri, showing off their latest and not so latest toys! Here is a rundown of what caught my eye whilst I was […]

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Test film made with Shoot 35 SGBlade

I popped out for a couple of hours into my home town of Richmond, where I have done loads of filming before. Autumn in Richmond, 3 Days in April etc…to test the new Shoot 35 SGBlade.   It was easy to set up, personally I think Wayne should bring out a 77mm version rather than […]

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Review of Panasonic HPX 170/ 171

A year ago I sold my Panasonic HVX 201 after a disappointing relationship. I struggled with the expensive media and was never impressed with the picture quality, low light or atrocious LCD. I sold it to buy a Sony EX1 which as many people know I believe is a fantastic camera. Everything the HVX wasn’t. Panasonic recently […]

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My favourite things…

I get many emails asking which **** do I recommend? So I thought I would compile a list of my favourite things. Basically if it’s here I recommend it and more importantly use myself.    Follow Focus First off is the quite simply perfect follow focus from Zacuto. Zacuto make (in my opinion) the best […]

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