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Compact Handheld Rigs at NAB

Our new guest blogger and uber-talented camera-man Rob Ruscher gives us a review of some hot handheld gear at NAB this year.

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ioSafe is Fireproof and Waterproof Data Storage

Imagine if you could have the equivalent protection of an offsite data solution without having to go offsite. Imagine no more.

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Three Reasons Not to Buy the 5D Mark III Right Now

There seems to be so many differing opinions on whether or not to buy a Canon 5D Mark III for video right now. Here’s why I think you definitely should not.

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The Master Cinema Series rig. Image ©

An Overview of Shane Hurlbut’s Master Cinema Series Event

Last weekend was a DSLR filmmaking, star-studded event as Shane Hurlbut and Letus announced the release of their new DSLR rig system, the Master Cinema Series.

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The Zeiss CP.2 35mm T2.1 lens. Want one? It's only $3,900. Yes, dollars.

A Quick Primer on Using Zeiss CP.2 Cinema Lenses

Producing our 48 Hour Film Project had a series of “firsts” for me. One of those firsts I mentioned was the first time for me shooting with a Zeiss Compact Prime CP.2 cinema lens (pdf link) (specifically the 35mm T2.1). There’s a lot of talk among DSLR filmmakers about the joy and benefits of using […]

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