CAME-TV Boltzen 55w Fresnel [REVIEW]

CAME-TV Boltzen 55w Fresnel [REVIEW]

In this review, I wanted to take a look at the CAME-TV Boltzen 55w Fresnel lights to see if they would make a good replacement for my Arri 150w Fresnels. The Boltzens are available in both daylight and tungsten. I reviewed the daylight version. The color and intensity are just what I was looking for, even using the tungsten color correction filter. I was just a little disappointed with the sharpness of the fresnel lens, but it’s not a deal breaker. Build quality is nice and the variety of power options is a big plus for me.

If you want to add the Boltzens to your get you can find them here.

Single 55w Daylight – http://amzn.to/2oR9Pkx

2 Pc. 55w Daylight – http://amzn.to/2otXlmU

3 pc. 55w Daylight – https://goo.gl/x1eCko

Fujinon MK 18-55 f2.8 E-mount cine zoom first look

Fujinon MK 18-55 f2.8 E-mount cine zoom first look

Dan Chung, editor as Newsshooter.com takes at deep dive into the new affordable, light-weight 18-55mm cine zoom lens from the Optical Imaging Division of Fujifilm. The new cine zoom is full of features that cinematographers will come – over the commonly used stills lens. Parfocal, Long focus throw, dampened and geared focus, zoom and iris rings, adjustable back-focus are just a few highlights offered by the 18-55mm zoom.

Newsshooter.com editor Dan Chung takes a first look at the Fujinon MK 18-55 T2.9 cine zoom lens. It is designed for E-mount cameras like the FS7, FS5, FS700 and a7R II and a6500. Read the full review at Newsshooter.com – http://www.newsshooter.com/2017/02/22…

 

What Is The Cinema Camera Mega Test? – BTS with Gear Jones

What Is The Cinema Camera Mega Test? – BTS with Gear Jones

BTS By Bart Johnson Productions

In advance of our upcoming Cinema Camera Mega Test, our good friend Bart Johnson has posted a behind the scenes look at our test setup and he talked cinematographers, Tim Wilson and Derek Allen about the motivations for doing the test, the methodology, and our ultimate goals.

The Final results for the test are scheduled to be posted Feb 1, 2017 #film1feb1.

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DJI Mavic Pro Review For Filmmakers

DJI Mavic Pro Review For Filmmakers

Day One Review

Is the tiny and inexpensive DJI MavicPro up to the demands of serious filmmakers? Brandon Washington’s Day 1 review of this petite, but powerful drone shows what you can expect from the Mavic Pro, right out of the box.

Macbook Pro 2016 vs Dell XPS 15 – Video Editing Comparison (Mac vs PC!)

Macbook Pro 2016 vs Dell XPS 15 – Video Editing Comparison (Mac vs PC!)

Lately, my trusty 2014 MacBook Pro has been showing signs that it’s not really up to the 4K and RAW workflows that are starting to become common in my everyday work. It’s time to take another look at the mobile computing landscape to see what my next best investment should be.

As an Adobe Creative Cloud user, I have the option of going Mac or Windows PC. For my entire 20+ year career, I have been a Mac user, but some of the choices that Apple has been making in recent years has me thinking I should reconsider the option of other systems.  This video shows some very interesting performance results.  FCPx user would really be interested in this comparison.