» Archive for November, 2015

26Nov RODE’s Videomic pro 10 year warranty is very impressive

I’ve been using a pair of RODE videomic pro since 2012. They’ve been great for sync sound and interview audio over the years and always make it into my camera bag. After almost 4 years of use, I finally managed to break the cradle off while chasing actress into a car. I, didn’t really have […]

18Nov DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 66

Episode 66 of DSLR FILM NOOB podcast is up. Devin from impulsenetworks.tv joins me to discuss Gopro wireless mic, A7s remote, 35mm adapter, and more. You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here, Soundcloud, or under the podcast tab above. You can also leave questions on reddit at r/dslr. Tweet

17Nov Z-cam E1 M43 camera firmware .21 working AF lens list

For those of you who own the Z-cam E1 camera or are interested in buying one, Z-cam has just released version .21 of the camera’s firmware. You can download it via the Z-cam app. I had a lot of complaints about the first iteration of the Z-cam E1, but with this update Z-cam is finally starting […]

15Nov DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 65

Episode 65 of DSLR FILM NOOB podcast is up. Mitch from planet5D.com joins me to discuss Electronic Tilt-shift, Sony rumors, Sun spots in the a7 line, Micro SDXC cards and more. You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here, Soundcloud, or under the podcast tab above. You can also leave […]

15Nov Tascam DR 70d tripod mount is junk

I picked up the Tascam DR 70D a few months ago to replace my Tascam DR 60D. The DR 60D has been a great unit over the last few years and still does a decent job, but the attractive size of the new DR 70D tempted me into an upgrade. There are a number of […]

13Nov PNY 64GB Micro SDXC card $28 for fast performance

I’ve been using Sandisk micro SDXC cards for a few years now and despite the claims of quality I’ve often had dropouts. Normally it doesn’t start causing a problem until I get a good 20 or 30 minutes of footage on a card, but lately it’s been getting worse. Now that I’m starting to put […]

13Nov DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 64

Episode 64 of DSLR FILM NOOB podcast is up. Devin from impulsenetworks.tv joins me to discuss the  Metabones firmware update, Tile light, Panasonic’s YAGH adataper price cut, Kickstarters and more.  You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here, Soundcloud, or under the podcast tab above. You can also leave questions […]

10Nov Samsung 950 pro 512GB m.2 SSD, fastest SSD yet?

Over the last few years, SSD drives have advanced in leaps and bounds. We’ve gone from $300 for a 120GB glitchy Sandforce based SSD to 1TB SSD’s that saturate SATA bandwidth and now to the Samsung released the M.2 950 pro which is arguably the fastest consumer drive yet to hit the market. At a price […]

09Nov First look at the Z-cam E1 camera 4k M43 body

I often complain about kickstarter projects, over the years I’ve had bad luck with ruffly two out of every 3 campaigns I’ve contributed to. However I do still occasionally put my money down on things that look extremely interesting and the Z-cam E1 camera looked good. The promise of the kickstarter campaign was a Gopro sized 4k […]

09Nov DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 63

Episode 63 of DSLR FILM NOOB podcast is up.  Mitch from planet5D.com joins me to discuss the E1 camera hands on, Olympus Air, Black magic Studio camera, Sony a68, Canon 4k and more. You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here, Soundcloud, or under the podcast tab above. You […]