“THE WONDER LIST” POST 1: Choosing the right cameras

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Review of the Zacuto Gratical EVF

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 […]

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Guest Post: The Filmmaker’s Workshop

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 […]

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How to Choose Export Settings

  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 […]

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Vimeo sneaks in 4K streaming. Hooray!

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 […]

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Shadows and Detail: A love letter to the Pentax 645z

ETHICS STATEMENT: I have not been paid by Ricoh/ Pentax for this post. The camera has been supplied to me on a long-term loan by B&H Photo and will be returned once this is up. I am saving up for one for myself and any purchases of the camera via my B&H links throughout this […]

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CLOSED!! Big Movember Prize added! DJI Inspire One AND Ronin together! Plus my initial thoughts after a week of flying the Inspire One.

Last chance for Movember prizes! from Philip Bloom extras on Vimeo. My Movember fundraiser is doing incredibly well thanks to you guys and the huge generosity of the companies who have donated prizes! As of the 19th of November 2014 just before midnight the total raised is this: This is of course brilliant. We have […]

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The GoPro 4 real world evolving review….

  Please keep checking back, as this post is a work in progress. I will be adding my initial thoughts and then continuing. It will be oldest at the top, newest below. Like a diary. There won’t be a formal video review, as there is simply no time to do one. This series I am […]

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