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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-…

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Hands on the new BladeLight by FloLight

I have to say, that this comes from a guy, who hates LED lights. I tried many of them, and though most of them feature a CRI in the ballpark of 90, I was never happy with the skin tones. And yes, I’m obsessed with skin tones, cause skin is what I shoot most of…

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Blackmagic-Lichtspiele Addendum

Addendum zum Artikel, erschinen in der  Ausgabe 06-07/14 der PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTION       Nach der Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (HD) und der Cinema Camera (2.5K) ist seit Kurzem die Production Camera (4K) erhältlich – welche der drei ist die richtige für mich und mein Projekt? Kameramann Frank Glencairn hat zusammen mit Lukas Schuler die drei…

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Why do you want the best acquisition media money can buy

If you ever paid more (out of your own pocket) than you make in two months, just because you cheapskated on acquisition media, lost all of your data and now re-shoot a whole day, maybe it’s time to think about the quality and reliability of SSD drives.  And don’t ask me how I know that. …

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Chinese Raw – Hands on the Kinefinity KineRAW S35

A Chinese s35 raw camera – really? Despite the fact that about every electronic gear and gadget – from iPhoes to SSD – is made in China these days – I was skeptical. Reading the specs like, 4k s35 chip, uncompressed CinemaDNG and CineformRaw on top of it, 13 stops of DR, andwhatnot – sounds too…