Kessler Second Shooter Review
Dolly technology is changing fast. Just 10 years ago, capturing a quality dolly shot involved hiring multiple crew members to laboriously level sections of track, additional crew to push the heavy board that sat on it and a cinematographer with the hands of a surgeon to make the shot...
Teradek VidiU Mini Portable Streaming Device
The VidiU Mini is a compact, portable streaming device that streams full HD 4Mb/s live footage to any online video platform via Wi-Fi or 3G/4G service. The device itself is barely bigger than a tin of Altoids, measuring at 2.9 inches x 2 inches x 1 inch and weighing...
DJI Ronin-M Field
The Ronin-M is arguably the most gimbal for your money and a great investment for low budget filmmakers and event videographers. The freedom to move the camera in any way you can image smoothly without tracks, jibs or complex setups is liberating. This is especially true for those of...
DJI Inspire 1
Last year, we were at the unveiling of the DJI Inspire 1 at Treasure Island. The impressive-looking drone came flying out from behind the stage, and dropped down over the crowd looking like some sort of surveillance drone out of Robocop or Half-Life 2. The crowd was astonished to...
Benro Aero 4
Benro has been making leaps and bounds with photo/video tripods since 2002, and while they are still a relatively newer company, compared to Manfrotto and Sachtler, there is a level of quality in their products.“Benro has received many prestigious awards including the Chinese government’s ‘Quality and Reputation Award’ in...
Atlas 2-Rod System
When we extend a camera out in front of us and onto our shoulders it can take a toll on our back, neck and arms. In the past we’ve tested the Atlas 1-Rod system and, with no surprise, we found it to be very helpful in achieving that handheld...
What to see how DJI's Inspire 1 stacks up to the Phantom 2 and the S900? We even speculate on how it will hold up to the Phantom 3.  4k Video, 3 axis gimbal and retractable legs, Does the Inspire 1 live up to the hype?  We cover those topics and...
SYMPLA Shoulder Mounted Rig
Upon opening the box on the Manfrotto SYMPLA Shoulder Mounted Rig, the first word out of your mouth will likely be “whoa.” It’s pretty, and very well packaged. However, you’ll need to get over your urge to just close the box right back up to fully enjoy it. There...
GoPro Hero on Cinetics mini skates
The shots you get with your camera are dependent on where you place your camera. This is true from huge IMAX cameras down to tiny action cameras. The big difference between the two is that action cameras are small enough and light enough to mount almost anywhere.Availability of accessories...
Grip&Shoot Smartphone Grip
The Grip&Shoot seeks to solve this issue, making it easier to conveniently capture great images.The Grip&Shoot is a pistol grip attachment for your smartphone that allows you to shoot still photos and video one-handed. The front trigger switch takes photos or starts/stops video. Two buttons on the back let...