DigiPin13 – Wireless LANC controller review

Okay, this is actually pretty amazing. I just got my hands on the DigiPin13 wireless LANC controllers - did I mention wireless? Yeah - wireless! As far as I know, this is the first and only wireless LANC controller out there, and it works pretty well with Sony, JVC, Canon and - low and behold-... Continue Reading →


Smooth as a baby butt – First hands on the Polly Slider

I have a ton of sliders. The first 2 or 3 of them, I build myself (we been all there), but actually they never really cut it for me. I just don't have the necessary machines to do it right, so it was always something, that I was able to assemble right out of Homedepot.... Continue Reading →

Osee LCM156 – an affordable 10bit IPS monitor for grading and on set

Buying a decent monitor, that is worth it's salt,  is usually setting you back an substantial amount of cash, especially if you need multiple in/out puts, SDI, 10bit ISP panel, LUTs, waveform, vectorscope, andwhathaveyou. And if you are looking for something like this under 1000 bucks, you are usually looking for a unicorn. Well, this unicorn actually... Continue Reading →

Xeen Cinema Primes vs. Zeiss Super Speed vs. Zeiss Standard Primes

Here is a quite interesting comparison between,  Xeen Cinema Primes vs. Zeiss Super Speeds vs. Zeiss Standard Primes, done by Moscow Film School.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3u2i4gwI3Ps&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=IvanChaev   ...and while at it, Xeen vs. Zeiss CP, by AndrzejTomczak   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcy5h5yOztk&ab_channel=AndrzejTomczak

A first quick look at Samyang’s new Xeen Cinelenses

Samyang is well known for their "best bang for the buck" line of mechanical lenses, and really, you will be hard pressed to find better performance in that price range. A while ago they started to "cinemize" their lenses, by putting lens gears on them, decklicking the iris etc. and I do a lot of work with them, inducing all sorts of commercials, short films, and... Continue Reading →

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