We used to mount the Ninja V directly on the Tilta camera cage with the SmallRig cold shoe mount, but that solution had several serious drawbacks. (1) It was necessary to tighten the mount to the cage with an Allen key; (2) there was no convenient way to carry the camera; (3) the lack of… Read More
All reputable television and monitor reviewers publish color accuracy tests for both Rec.709 and Rec.2020. Isn’t it time for camera reviewers to do the same?
Last night at a quarter to eight, there was a knock at the door. The landlady was standing there smiling, holding out a tiny white envelope; the Arca Swiss quick release plate that attaches to the bottom of my Tilta cage had really arrived! After waiting what seemed like forever, my local dealer suggested ordering… Read More
They seem to be everywhere, spamming the comments section of review after review with their cult-like nonsense about Blackmagic being the best camera at any price, with image quality rivaling Arri. Well first, let’s note that most of us – if we’re fortunate to be employed at all – are doing documentaries, travel and nature… Read More
While out on a shoot yesterday morning, we noticed that the pan control on our Gitzo 1545TA went missing. Sad day indeed, because the refractory knob set us back $35.00, or a month’s worth of morning coffee. For some reason, the knob does not tighten down as much as the others, so that’s something to… Read More
It looks like we can expect to see significantly redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros in the 2nd half of the year, with flat-edged top and bottom, slimmer bezels, mini-LED backlighting, HDMI port, SD card reader, physical keys rather than a touch bar and a return to the MagSafe power cable, along with other design… Read More