The Planet’s Least Sluggish, Least Affordable DAS

If you feel the need for speed, and you don’t mind remortgaging your house to raise the scratch, how about this Thunderbolt 3 ready SSD RAID from LaCie? Paired with the top-of-the-line MacBook Pro (thank goodness Apple finally listened to professional photographers and removed those annoying SD card slots and USB ports!), you should be able… Read More

Upcoming Review of the Zhiyun Crane & an Unscientific Test of the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 Contemporary Lens for MFT

How’s that for a catchy title? Since I’ll be officially retiring next week, I thought I’d start a vlog for insomniacs. I’ve been shooting with the Zhiyun Crane brushless gimbal stabilizer now for a couple of months and am getting ready to try to edit the clips into something fairly coherent. For the introduction, I… Read More

Zhiyun Crane Handheld Brushless Gimbal Stabilizer: Roll Axis Screw Becomes Loose

I’ve already written extensively about the Zhiyun Crane – as of now, the highest quality, most affordable stabilizer for small mirrorless cameras. But there is one fly in the ointment, and that is the screw that adjusts the roll axis. When picking up the gimbal, the screw becomes loose, throwing the camera off balance. I’ve… Read More