Shoulder mount for the EX1

I have a couple of big projects coming up which will require me to do lots of hand held work. Now the EX1, like all of the hand held beasts is a bugger to hold for a long time. I have looked at a few different rigs, I have the DVRIG PRO. It’s a nice […]

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minor blog about rails and tripod mounts

I haven’t found the perfect rails system. That is until today. My dad came over and he sawed the long up down risers so they are now flush. I can now use the Protech ST-1 “press shooter” which has made a big help. It’s a Japanese product imported to the US. Using it with the […]

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Proper HV20/ Letus Extreme mini test shoot

I did a few brief shots on Christmas Day but today I took the Letus mini and the Canon HV20 out to Richmond park to see how I would get on. I sorted out the issue with controlling aperture before I left, (how fiddly is that?), took my Marshall monitor with component connection as there […]

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HV20 and Letus Extreme mini

Today before the festive stuff began I attached the Letus Extreme Mini to the Canon HV20 to see how it worked. I went into my parents rainy garden for 15 minutes and stood under the gazebo and knocked off a dozen shots. This is far from art, far from my best work. But I could […]

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Sony XDCAM EX

I have my Sony XDCAM ex. It is incredibly impressive. I sold my Panasonic HVX 200, which I have owned for a year but used for just 36 hours. I liked it but had real issues with the picture, the P2 format and the way the camera operated. Now I have a new solid state […]

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