Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

Apr
9
2014

AJA Cion Product Review – NAB 2014 from Adorama

Michael Artsis and I are doing the Daily Wrap-up show in the Teradek booth, but he’s also doing insane amount of work at NAB doing interviews with market leaders talking about their new products and we’re happy to be able to share these as well.…
Mar
19
2014

Revelations in Shooting 4K video with the Panasonic GH4

There's a lot of buzz around the upcoming release of the new Panasonic LUMIX GH4 camera. The fact that it will shoot 4K is just one of the features catching attention. For a full list of observations, check out Eduardo Angel's Article: "7 things we…
Mar
19
2014

Awesome early hands on with the Panasonic GH4

I'm not familiar with "TheCameraStoreTV" guys, but I might be now... they've just released this Panasonic GH4 hands on (obviously with a pre-production Panasonic GH4) and it is pretty complete and well done.[adrotate group="6"] The guys cover both photography and video aspects of the camera…
Mar
10
2014

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K On-Location Testing Results – “A Game Changer”

This hands-on tester called the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K a "game changer" - and found it to be a camera capable of capturing ultra-high resolution images with high dynamic range for under $3,000.00. Check out the full article at Shutterstock: Hands On Review: Blackmagic…
Mar
9
2014

This Battle of Compact Cinema Primes Gets Up Close and Personal

There's an abundance of new cameras choices these days, but one area that lags behind is in cine lenses. In this face-off by Jonah Rubash, Magnanimous Media: "Compact Cinema Lens Comparison", he pits the Scheider Xenon FF series compact cine lenses against Zeiss CP2s and…
Feb
26
2014

planet5D Hands-On Review of the edelkrone PocketSHOT

We've had our hands on the edelkrone pocketshot handheld stabilizer for several months now and absolutely love it. My wife has absconded with it actually and I have to beg to get it back![adrotate group="6"] My wife is using the pocketshot (as you'll see discussed…
Feb
18
2014

Never be out of focus again? The Rather Remarkable 70D.

When Canon Pro Marketing Specialist, Genaro Arroyo, loaned me the Canon EOS 70D to try out I rolled my eyes expecting the auto focus to work haltingly...second-guessing itself...back and forth.[adrotate group="6"] But after some real world tests I moved from doubter to convert. Don't get…
Feb
14
2014

What’s In the New Panasonic Lumix GH4 Will Blow Your Mind

To get the full range of built-in features in the soon-to-be-released Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera, you'd have to combine a Blackmagic Production Camera with an Alexa, a 5DMIII and a GoPro. Let's see. Not only will it deliver 12 stops…
Jan
31
2014

A Closer Look at the F&V F3 Monitor

Caleb over at dslrvideoshooter.com has done a review of the F&V F3 monitor that we thought you might find interesting. I know you're always looking for ways to save money so I thought this $299 monitor from F&V might float your boat.[adrotate group="6"] From Caleb:…
Dec
20
2013

Extra lenses for the iPhone? YES! The iPro Lens Kit planet5D review

the iPro Lens kit for the iPhone 5 was sent to us by the good folks at Schneider Optics. Find out about them at iprolens.com[adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] I tested the iPro against the regular iPhone as well as the goPro 2 and the Canon…