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Tag: Camera Gear

ShotOnWhat? The Source for Motion Picture & Television Technical Information:

ShotOnWhat? The Source for Motion Picture & Television Technical Information:

Hey anyone know what The Terminator movie was shot on? Or that TV show, now web series Arrested Development was shot on? From time to time you may ask yourself “Self, do you think they used a Technovision SuperTechno 30′ or 50′ camera crane with that shot in the Get Smart movie?” Or perhaps asking […]

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RigWheels RigMount X & a Whole Lot More Good Stuff:

RigWheels RigMount X & a Whole Lot More Good Stuff:

RigWheels have released an array of new products and tools designed for moving and mounting your camera in unique and versatile ways. RigWheels was previously known as a DIY only tool, but now with RigWheels new assortment of gear they offer complete flexibility in allowing you to scale your rig or grips from a DIY […]

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Protect Your Gear Using A Heat Sealer To Create Custom Plastic Bags:

Protect Your Gear Using A Heat Sealer To Create Custom Plastic Bags:

From the holy cow why have I not thought of this before book of Gear Tips comes top advice from RigWheels. Use a cost effective heat sealer and plastic bags to organize your gear and keep it safe from the elements. A nice simple idea and a great way to keep your gear looking tip […]

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From Swedish Chameleon More Rigs: Unboxing SC Large V2:

From Swedish Chameleon More Rigs: Unboxing SC Large V2:

Swedish Chameleon the mob that gave you that funky alien looking DSLR rig now have more product shots of rigs and gear parts up on their page. Currently you can not buy Swedish Chameleon gear online however if you live in Sweden you can get their rigs from 3 stores Scandinavian Photo Lindqvist Radio TV […]

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AGC Disable Y-Splitter Cable for Canon 7D & 550D / T2i Cameras:

AGC Disable Y-Splitter Cable for Canon 7D & 550D / T2i Cameras:

Nice ready made Y cable designed to stop your AGC audio grief with some Canon DSLR cameras made by Sescom and available for around $27. The DSLR-AGCY was developed to enable disabling of the Auto Gain Control in Canon and other HD DSLR cameras. This cable allows you to split your audio tracks. One end […]

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Razor 7D Series DSLR Cine Lenses by UniQoptics:

Razor 7D Series DSLR Cine Lenses by UniQoptics:

Announced at NAB in April 2010 and scheduled for release soon are the DSLR Razor 7D Series Prime Cine Lenses by UniQoptics with reservations now being taken. Prices start at $3250 for individual focal lengths and the Razor 7D Series is available as 18mm, 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 80mm, and 100mm lenses. BTS Video using a […]

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Shootblue DSLR Cage Pics from their Shoulder Rig, & Now Supports 5D MKII:

Shootblue DSLR Cage Pics from their Shoulder Rig, & Now Supports 5D MKII:

Shoot Blue have sent us two new pics showing the cage design of their Shootblue Shoulder Rig and Cage. The Cage is getting fine tuned and every time we see it a little bit is added here and a big whack drops off there. Good news is Shoot Blue are testing the cage and shoulder […]

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Cambo DSLR Viewfinders:

Cambo DSLR Viewfinders:

Cambo manufactures of professional photography, video and broadcasting products that are designed and manufactured in the Netherlands have some pretty cool gear and add to that list their viewfinders for DSLR cameras. Cambo viewfinders come in four flavours: the CS-30, CS-32, CS-33, and the CS-34. Expect a 3x magnification loupe for this style of viewfinder. […]

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Jag35 DSLR Quick Release Stand:

Jag35 DSLR Quick Release Stand:

The guys over at Jag35 work their arse off pumping out gear to the camera market. The two tone crew have now released a Jag35 Quick Release Stand for Industry standard 15mm rods to DSLR cameras and their rigs. More of that Black and Orange goodness that they are becoming famous for. Jag35.com Just released […]

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Shootblue DSLR Shoulder Rig & Cage Used On Roll Deep – Take Control ft. Alesha Dixon Music Video:

That Shootblue DSLR Shoulder Rig & Cage we have been following has been put to good use on the Roll Deep: Take Control music video featuring Alesha Dixon. The video was shot using the new Shootblue Canon 1D MKIV Cage and Shoulder Rig and Zeiss Compact Primes CP.2 lenses. Shootblue also have a new website […]

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Handy FILMTOOLS Base.X Rigs:

Handy FILMTOOLS Base.X Rigs:

Handy FILMTOOLS have a new double shoulder support rig plus more with the release of their Base.X range of camera accessories. Constructed of aluminium and plastic Base.X rigs are lightweight and sturdy. Available from the Handy FILMTOOLS website you can get the Base.X as a bundle and as Base.X parts. The guys have bundles for […]

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Jag35 Extended Handles:

Jag35 Extended Handles:

The Jag35 crew just don’t know when to stop and keep dropping new product on us all the time. Yippie! Check out the new Jag35 DSLR Rig Extended Handles for 15mm rod support which are available in 2 lengths 6″ and 8” a single configuration or in a complete kit form. Constructed of Strong but […]

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Express35 DSLR Shoulder Rig Sneak Peak:

Express35 DSLR Shoulder Rig Sneak Peak:

So a little from column A and little from column B but we will put out what we are getting teased by Chris from Express35. Express35 are showing off sneak peaks of their new DSLR Shoulder Rig. Pretty sure that is a matte box ready to jump off the rails. Are Express35 making matte boxes […]

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Tripod Is A Bag Too:

Tripod Is A Bag Too:

Newish but still worth a look for some is the Petrol Cambio CA001 carry on bag with tripod or the CA002 model with tripod fluid head. The Petrol Cambio can carry your small to medium sized camera or DSLR gear and then work as a tripod for you on location. Petrol Bags ™ Cambio convertible […]

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Habbycam 5D/7D DSLR Cage:

Habbycam 5D/7D DSLR Cage:

Habbycam have brought out a DSLR Cage for 5D and 7D camera shooters. You will be looking at forking out $469 for the cage. The Habbycam Cage is designed to work with the Canon 5D Mark II and Canon 7D DSLRs. The Habbycam Cage allows the digital filmmaker to mount Monitors, Wireless Microphones and any […]

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Shane Hurlbut Talks DSLR : Green Filming, ISO, Picture Styles & Dark Energy:

Shane Hurlbut ASC talks about DSLR shooting with Dailey Pike. Shane talks about the genesis of HDSLR, shooting green, ISO range, Picture Styles and Cinnafilm Dark Energy. Citizen Shane – Interview With Shane Hurlbut from Dailey Pike on Vimeo. See Dailey Pike for more. Want more Shane then go to his Blog Get more here […]

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CPM Filmtools Bulldog and Sidewinder HDSLR Rig Review from NextWaveDV:

The guys from NextWaveDV have done a review of the Sidewinder and Bulldog rigs from CPM Filmtools for HDSLR shooters. Check out the guys at NextWaveDV for more. See CPM Film Tools for some cool camera gear.

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Shootblue DSLR Shoulder Rig & Cage Close Ups:

Shootblue DSLR Shoulder Rig & Cage Close Ups:

Some close up shots of the Shootblue DSLR Shoulder Rig and Cage Combo in the making. Looking good looking tight. Test unit is getting some hire action out of Shootblue HQ but ready soon for all to see and use on the Canon 1D Mark IV and 5D MKII and 7D support coming soon. See […]

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New Shootblue DSLR Shoulder Rig & Cage Pics + Deets:

New Shootblue DSLR Shoulder Rig & Cage Pics + Deets:

More pictures and details of the ongoing DSLR Shootblue Shoulder Rig and Cage combo. The Shootblue Shoulder Rig and Cage is cool for the Canon 1D Mark IV and work is in progress for supporting the 5D MKII and the 7D cameras. More pictures soon. After operator feedback, monitor bracket/arm (for attaching Noga type arms) […]

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VFGadgets DSLR Gear:

VFGadgets DSLR Gear:

Canadian company VFGadgets have a nice range of DSLR camera support gear that is worth taking a look at. Now take a deep breath because saying anything DSLR is like saying the word wedding as the dollars are multiplied. The VFGadgets DSLR SA Kit-A will set you back $995 and their DSLR SwissCage Kit A […]

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ARRI Alexa Electronic Flip Book

ARRI Alexa Electronic Flip Book

Cinematographers should check out the 24 page flip booklet tour for the ARRI Alexa camera. There are embedded video links in the bottom right corner of the ARRI Alexa flip book. Each of the four links will play a short clip from recent ALEXA test shoots. ALEXA is a compact, lightweight and affordable digital camera […]

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New Canon DSLR PL-Mount: No Body Modification To Fit Your Cinematic Lenses

New Canon DSLR PL-Mount: No Body Modification To Fit Your Cinematic Lenses

Zunow have a new Canon 5D MKII & 7D PL Mount that does not require heavy modification of your DSLR cameras body and won’t void your warranty. No moving the sensor or altering the electronics of the camera. The PL Mount 5D from Zunow uses optical glass and will set you back around $2800. Please […]

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A Twin Legged MonoPod

A Twin Legged MonoPod

What is a twin legged MonoPod? Well a GlidePod from Hague of course. For around $240 you get a MonoPod X 2 and once set the makers claim will keep the camera horizontal and allow you to get steady tilt shots by leaning the unit back and forwards. An added bonus is the ability to […]

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Dutch Head Tripod

Dutch Head Tripod

Chinese manufacturer E-Image which is a Weifeng company has a few DSLR Rigs, Follow Focus and a Slider on offer. Of interest is their take on a 100mm Dutch Head Tripod that can take a payload of 15kgs. The E-Image 7110H Twin Head costs around $4700. The big boys like Satchler and Cartoni both make […]

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Hurlbut Visuals DSLR Camera Protocol

Shane Hurlbut ASC has given DSLR shooters a sweet Online Boot Camp Video that runs through DSLR Camera Protocols. Covering important areas like Menu Protocol, Picture Profiles, Correct Camera Settings, White Balancing Colour Temperatures, Shutter Speeds, ISO, and Proper Labeling. Hurlbut Visuals Camera Protocol from Shane Hurlbut, ASC on Vimeo. For more on Shane Hurlbut […]

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Game Changer and Killer Camera Bullshit

How I hate hearing and seeing the words “Game Changer” and “Killer” put next to or near the word camera or indeed anything to do with cameras. Every new camera or camera accessory that comes out, is about to come out, or is rumoured to come out gets the Game Changer and or Killer “Weasel […]

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Video From That 102 Year Old Lens On 5D MKII

Remember that 102 year old lens that got put on a Canon 5D MKII camera? Well the very smart Timur Civan has popped some footage that came through that 1908 Wollensak Cine-Velostigmat f5 lens and 5D MKII combo up on Vimeo. Footage you see is as is there is no colour correction or footage manipulation […]

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DeluxGear Lens Guard

DeluxGear Lens Guard

DeluxGear has announced a neoprene cover that will help protect your valuable glass. The new padded Lens Guard fits snugly over the end of your lens to protect lenses and filters. The tough cushiony waterproof caps fit both ends of your precious sweet glass saving you from scrapes and scratches. Price $14.99 plus a lens […]

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RED Scarlet Camera

Well I am sad that the little camera that was to be the “Soccer Mom Camera” grew up and left home only to go down stairs to the basement away from prying accusing eyes. That Bastard RED camera may well stay a shut in for a while longer, maybe forever who knows other than top […]

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Concept Not A Real EVF Wins Black Diamond Award: Digital Video Expo 2010 DV

When the 2010 Digital Video Expo DV Black Diamond Award winners were announced on September 30 one product that received a gong was the Zacuto Z-Finder EVF. Yippee quick whack that information and award logo on a sticker and slap it on the box and for sure mention it at point of sale, because up […]

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Hot New Shoot Blue Shoulder DSLR Rig & Cage pics

Hot New Shoot Blue Shoulder DSLR Rig & Cage pics

Not long ago Shoot Blue told us that they were making a DSLR Shoulder Rig and Cage and we were lucky enough to be the first to post the pictures. The Shoot Blue Shoulder Rig and Cage is going to initially support the Canon 1D MKIV camera and there are plans to support the 5D […]

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Filmmaker in a Box

Filmmaker in a Box is a documentary on the filmmaking process with a comprehensive look at the in and outs of making movies. Filming took place while they were making the Indie Feature “2 Million Stupid Women”. The box consists of 10 DVD’s and covers over 17 hours, 108 individual video modules with interviews, behind […]

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Cinevate Canon XF300 / 305 Camera Support Rig:

Cinevate Canon XF300 / 305 Camera Support Rig:

Cinevate the Canadian Camera gear maker have released a Shoulder Rig setup for the new Canon XF300 and XF305 cameras. Rig price is $2,563 Canon sent Cinevate a camera to test out their .5 pitch focus gear. The Rig adjusts in every axis, and the counter-balance can be filled to precisely counter the front load […]

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Zacuto EVF Launched

Zacuto EVF Launched

Over at Peter Browne A selection of Photo’s popped up of a EVF which looked like it could belong to Zacuto. Boom it does!! The Zacuto EVF which was rumoured to appear around February 2011 and now appears early after a prod from the Blue Corner. Redrock Micro run out a cardboard Prototype EVF and […]

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Atomos Ninja Update

Atomos Ninja have now begun emailing customers that they are ready to make their first production run telling them that they do not require any deposit for pre orders, however depending on demand, later pre orders may be charged to ensure demand is met. 5D MKII 7D owners etc are excited that a clean Full […]

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Redrock Micro DSLR EVF:

Redrock Micro DSLR EVF:

The EVF is HDMI out so a low res on the 5DMKII as they cripple the Full HD out and a little better on the 7D and other DSLR cameras that have a better to full res HDMI out. The Redrock Micro EVF is self powered by standard batteries and can run for around 10 […]

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GeardearMini Mattebox + Ishade Telepromter Kit:

GeardearMini Mattebox + Ishade Telepromter Kit:

Geardear has a couple of new items added to their lineup: The new “GeardearMini”, a modular mattebox for one 4×4″ filter. The GeardearMini is height adjustable, with or without rods connection and can be used with most PL-mount or DSLR lens. The mattebox material is highly precise black foamed PVC. Expect to pay 90 Euro […]

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juicedLink DIY101/102 Prototype Photos

juicedLink DIY101/102 Prototype Photos

juiceLink are now manufacturing brackets for DSLR cameras that can be made into quite a few different configurations. They have just finished making the prototypes of their DIY101 and DIY102 Budget DSLR Brackets. The brackets are fabricated from solid aluminum bar stock. Combined with a Manfrotto 323 Quick Release Plate the juiceLink DIY101 makes for […]

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Atomos Ninja

Atomos Ninja

Announced during IBC 2010 was the Atomos Ninja a new Portable High Quality Video Hard Disk Recorder for DSLR Cameras priced at £795+. The Atomos Ninja offers to by pass in camera compression to record your pristine, uncompressed images straight from your DSLR or camcorder’s HDMI out only (no SD HD SDI) then directly to […]

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Shoot Blue Shoulder Rig Prototype

Shoot Blue Shoulder Rig Prototype

Always excited to see new gear hit the market and we were privileged to have Shoot Blue share their Prototype DSLR Shoulder Rig and Cage pictures with us which we Tweeted straight away. Got a great response with the design and the look and with how strong it appears. Shoot Blue will again give us […]

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Genus Shoulder Rig

Steve from Genus Products gets a gong in this video showing off the Genus DSLR Shoulder Rig. A sweet little number it is too! shoulder rig from Steve Rushworth on Vimeo. Genus creates innovative products for the video and photography professional. The Genus range of products are designed and built to exacting standards. http://www.genustech.tv/

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OConnor O-Box WM Mattebox System Teaser Video:

Great teaser video from OConnor about their new Mattebox System that can have handles attached directly to the side of it. A few other manufactures are going down this path of a new style Mattebox. Should be a great time on the floor at NAB 2011. http://www.ocon.com/products/camera-accessories/o-box.html The OConnor O-Box WM is a two-stage mattebox […]

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New Quick Release for Hawk Viewfinder from Letus Direct

Letus Direct have a new Quick Release for the Hawk DSLR Viewfinder. Preview video of new Quick Release for Hawk: Quick Release should be shipping with Hawk late Sept early Oct. Free upgrade for LetusDirect.com customers. Letus Direct will cover the upgrade costs for anyone who bought Hawk Viewfinder before Quick Release coming out. All […]

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