Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

Aug
26
2015

Kid Brothers Square Off: DJI Ronin-M vs. CAME-TV Mini 2

The 3-axis gimbal market continues to evolve at an incredible pace. Herewith, a walk-off between two of the smallest, least expensive double-handled gimbals you can buy today: the CAME-TV Mini 2 and the DJI Ronin-M. Even so, it's a bit David vs. Goliath, don't you…
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Aug
21
2015

Drone Wars, Episode 5: DJI Phantom 3 vs. Solo 3DR, Recommendation

Today is Day 5 of our 5 part series this week entitled “Holy crap, now I need to learn how to do this other thing, too?” — in which I’m handed two of the hottest drones in town (the 3DR Solo vs. DJI Phantom 3)  just long enough to put them through…
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Aug
20
2015

DJI Phantom vs. 3DR Solo, Episode 4: Similarities and Differences

It's Day 4 of our 5 part series this week entitled “Holy crap, now I need to learn how to do this other thing, too?” — in which I’m handed two of the hottest drones in town (the 3DR Solo vs. DJI Phantom 3)  just long enough to put them through their…
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Aug
19
2015

3DR Solo vs. DJI Phantom 3: It's Good to Know How to Use Your GoPro

Today is Day 3 of our 5 part series this week entitled “Holy crap, now I need to learn how to do this other thing, too?” — in which I’m handed two of the hottest drones in town (the 3DR Solo vs. DJI Phantom 3)  just long enough to put them…
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Aug
18
2015

Drone Wars, Episode 2: 3DR Solo vs. DJI Phantom 3

Welcome to Day 2 of our 5 part series this week entitled “Holy crap, now I need to learn how to do this other thing, too?” -- in which I’m handed two of the hottest drones in town (the 3DR Solo vs. DJI Phantom 3)  just long enough to put them…
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Aug
17
2015

3DR Solo vs. DJI Phantom 3 Professional: Hands-on Comparison by a Newbie, 1

Gimbal envy has been supplanted – or at least supplemented – by drone envy. In the first installment in our 5 part series this week entitled “Holy crap, now I need to learn how to do this other thing, too?” I’m handed two of the hottest…
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Jun
20
2015

5DS-R vs D810 vs 5D Mk III: Landscape Photography (with tips!)

Ever since the Canon 5DS and 5DS-R were announced to the public in early February, there’s been a large amount of speculation regarding performance of the 50 million pixel CMOS sensor. In addition to all of speculation surrounding the performance, there’s quite a bit of…
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Jun
19
2015

Does the DxO One turn the iPhone into a DSLR? Are we seeing the future?

planetMitch note: Seems like a brilliant idea in the making - aimed mainly at photographers, but it includes video... but only shoots 30fps? DxO, the photo software and photographic hardware rating company best known for DxO PhotoOptics Pro, DxO FilmPack, DxO ViewPoint and DxOMark, has…
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Jun
17
2015

Yuneec Q500 Quadcopter: Prime Time Entrant?

We spoke with the folks from Yuneec – a Chinese quadcopter company -- at NAB 2015. Whether it was accidental or a sign of their ambition we don’t know, but they were located directly behind DJI, makers of the Phantom drone and Ronin gimbal. In…
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Jun
16
2015

Last Week Today: Our Take on the Sony a7r II Announcement

If it lives up to the hype, the Sony a7R II [Preorder at B&H | Amazon] may be THE camera that ushers in the end of an era. It’s the most exciting new camera announcement we’ve seen in years. Biggest surprise of all? Internal 4K…
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