Bloom VLOG: Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K review!

EDIT: This video review was done with the firmware supplied with the rental camera. There is newer firmware coming out soon which looks like it improves on many of my operational issues with the camera. Yes, I said I would never do a camera review again, and that is more or less the case still. Well […]

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Las Vegas In Infrared

Shot with a hardware modified Sony RX100 IV (with the infrared blocking filter removed) in 250fps 2 second burst mode with a 665nm filter. Mostly shot from a moving vehicle creating a surreal study or a surreal city all set to one of my favourite pieces of music, Beethoven’s 7th Symphony 2nd Movement, To know […]

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Review of the Zacuto Gratical Eye EVF

Ethics statement: I have been good friends with Steve Weiss and Zacuto for about 8 years and a website affiliate of theirs for about 7. So naturally I am biased to a degree but I wouldn’t feature a product of theirs if I didn’t rate it or wouldn’t use it myself. They supplied me the […]

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My RØDE Reel: The best film competition out there!

My RØDE Reel 2016Countdown It’s back! The best film competition in the world EVER! My RØDE Reel 2016 with $300,000 of prizes! I am lucky enough to judge quite a few film competitions, and without hesitation the one that stands over the others in quality is always My RØDE Reel. This is the 3rd year and […]

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A pre-flight look at the new DJI Phantom 4

ETHICS STATEMENT: The P4 was supplied to me by DJI for assessment. Whilst I have a working relationship with DJI, no money has exchanged hand and my thoughts are entirely my own. For more on my ethics please click here. All photos of Phantom 4 taken with the Sony A7SII and Zeiss Batis 85mm, Batis […]

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Essential Sony FS7/ FS5 add-ons…Z-Finders and more

ETHICS STATEMENT: I have worked closely with and been friends with Zacuto for 8 years, so there is obviously a bias towards them, but my recommendations for their products is always genuine. I only share and promote the things I use and love. Any purchases through links on this post and my site give me […]

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Guest post: Understanding Video Lighting

Understanding how to light and how to harness light is an essential skill for anyone who uses cameras but to many it is very much a weak area. This is a guest post from Meadows Farms Studios for more in depth make sure you visit their site here for the full version. If you are […]

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