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    our Tokina 28 80mm f2 8 Zoom and should work with most Canon EF mount AF lenses It is not the smoothest operator on the block but I suspect that it will react differently for each lens depending on the lenses AF capability focus throw etc It has a remote start stop button and lets you use Read More First Look At The JAG35 Camera Slider Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 05 August 2011 with 3 Comments Here are a few stills of the brand new slider from JAG35 The system is based around a ball bearing camera plate that rides on two 15mm rails It is very smooth and looks to be a great addition to the smaller camera slider options in the sub 500 catageory The unit I have is a prototype and we may see more improvements when it finally makes it to the street I will have Read More TOP 5 MTV EDITING TRICKS Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 05 August 2011 with 14 Comments Think about this everyone and his dog can now afford a 35mm look camera What s more everyone is now editing Many have a photoshop background so I tend to see a lot of wonderfully massaged footage but really we re now spoilt for editors While many edit their own material I suspect very few would put their hands up to go and cut for a demanding corporate client Particularly when it comes to what we Read More Quick Take Review Cineroid SmallHD and Zacuto EVF Systems Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 04 August 2011 with 3 Comments Here is a Quick Take Review of all of the HDMI EVF s Electronic View Finders currently on the market as of Summer 2011 We tested the Cineroid EVF the

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    been keeping nicely up to speed with all the various developments in new large sensor cameras trying to gauge which one to plump for next After all DSLRs are a long way from perfect and it d be nice to have a proper video camera after all Or would it Sadly the whole damn situation is desperately complicated and it s actually not at all obvious which of the Read More New Half Inch Rails Car Mount System Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 26 July 2011 with No Comments HalfInchRails Car Mount from Sam Morgan Moore on Vimeo Sam Morgan Moore put together this little video showing off his brand new car mount rig The system is based around three suction cups and half inch rods and gobo heads The three point system works best for car rigging and this looks to be one solid system Sam also rigged a monitor and OKII remote follow focus system There was no mention of price Read More JAG35 HQ Visit New Motion Control Slider For Under 500 Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 22 July 2011 with 3 Comments I recently got the chance to swing down to the new JAG35 shop and check out the new motion control slider they are building The new MoCo slider looks very promising There will be two versions A non motorized Basic at around three hundred bones and a five hundred dollar motorized Advanced system The slider is based around a fifteen millimeter rod system a camera mounting block with ball bearings This simple yet effective system Read More Making Film Podcast with Thomas Roberts Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 21 July 2011 with 1 Comment I was fortunate enough to meet Thomas Roberts at this years NAB show in Las Vegas Thomas

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    setup for a 3 second shot It s a great way to learn what works and what doesn t work with regards to lighting and frame but I missed the most important aspect of camera department you are the rock Here in Mbour Senegal we are working with local non actors When my B Read More How to Use Google Circles and Why You Should Even Care Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 13 July 2011 with 404 Comments There s been a lot of confusion about Google and how to manage your Circles or even what they hell they are I ll go over what Circles are and aren t and how I use them to manage my Google contacts and information Google is different from Twitter and Facebook both in the way you obtain and distribute information In Twitter you can follow people to see their updates they don t have to follow you back Read More THE POWER OF THE CAMERA Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 13 July 2011 with 1 Comment UPDATED There used to be a photograph from Alex MacNaughton here He s a photographer I admire enormously and it s a blinding photo I d violated copyright by sticking it on the site and that was dumb but it s still a great photo and if you want to see it then please go here Alex got in touch to chastise me for self aggrandisement Good for him Think about what we do for a second We Read More The Booth At The End Web Series Premiere Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 11 July 2011 with 8 Comments Hulu Link Here Not sure if it will play on mobile phones I was lucky enough to be a part of this killer web

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    were jamming around the show It s always funny to see myself on the other side of the fence We here at Wide Open Camera are dedicated to helping indie filmmakers any way we can The notion of sharing information in the film industry is quite new In this spirit we are more than happy to share our experiences with our viewers We are Read More Wide Open Camera Prep For Africa Shoot Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 05 July 2011 with 9 Comments Chris Collins will be shooting his first feature film in Africa this Summer We have been working with a few great companies to get all the gear required for such a massive shoot We were fortunate enough to get Lenses from Zeiss an XF105 from Canon a slider from Kessler Crane batteries from Switronix support gear from Zacuto tripods from Manfrotto monitors from Marshall Electronics LED lights and backpacks from ikan and everything else Read More Hootenanny 2011 FCPX Film Grain Look Happy 4th Of July Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 04 July 2011 with 2 Comments Here is a glimpse of the Hootenanny 2001 Festival This is just a quick mash up of many of the sights and sounds of the event The Hootenanny is American as apple pie The music is by Powerflex 5 I wanted to thank Lucky 13 Apparel for hooking us up with the show I also want to thank Misa Garcia and Saul Garcia for helping out I ll get the narrative version up soon I decided Read More How to Final Cut Pro 7 to After Effects CS5 for grading Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 02 July 2011 with 5 Comments This is my first try at a live demo showing how you can move your

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    Actually we were asked to shoot some footage for a stock photography company making its way into motion and we decided to turn it into a commercial With a very small budget I asked my friends at Birns and Sawyer what they could do for me with regards to lights Thankfully they had a cost effective solution Read More The Best HDMI To HDMI Mini Cable Ever Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 27 June 2011 with 7 Comments If you have ever had to deal with using the HDMI out on a DSLR or any other camera system then you know what a fickle connection it can be HDMI cables are considered consumer cables and really do not belong on film sets They have no locking system and tend to break very easily Zacuto has one of the best solutions I have ever seen for this problem Their 18 right angle adjustable Read More Zeiss CP 2 Lens Mount Change From PL To Canon EF Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 24 June 2011 with 19 Comments Scott Selenak from Birns Sawyer Hollywood shows how to quickly change a Zeiss CP 2 lens mount from PL to Canon EF It s as easy as removing a few torx screws with the supplied torx driver and checking the back focus with either a camera or a collimator The entire process only takes a few minutes We do not recommend trying this in the field unless you have a clean working environment The camera Read More I EDITOR Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 23 June 2011 with 6 Comments Apparently some well known software company launched a new product this week Some people got annoyed Others loved it Twitter went nuts In fact most people went nuts impulsively declaring they

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    personally I was hooked instantly The entire camera budget was very small and I had to pull a few favors to make it all work It was well worth it Read More BE BETTER Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 15 June 2011 with 7 Comments Filmmakers eh They re everywhere now Own a smartphone Congratulations you re a filmmaker DSLR pah I ve got an FS100 no wait I ve got an EPIC yeah I m a filmmaker and I love it But who s making anything good regularly doing more than pointing a camera and shooting pretty pictures We re drowning in mediocre filmmaking and the DSLR revolution has given it a voice and community to pamper itself in Don t get me wrong here DSLRs Read More Wide Open Camera Studio BTS Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 14 June 2011 with No Comments Here is a BTS video of our new little studio setup where we shoot most of the Quick Take Videos We finally got the place cleaned up and plan to knock out tons of content this year We have been using the Panasonic GH2 and Voigtlander Nokton 25mm f0 95 to shoot most of the QT videos It s supported by a Manfrotto 504 HDV head and Carbon Fiber sticks A big Thank You to Silverlake Read More Redrock Micro Announces Release Date For Micro Remote Follow Focus System Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 13 June 2011 with No Comments The Redrock Micro Micro Remote Follow Focus System will start shipping June 15th 2011 The Micro Remote was announced some time ago Now we finally have a concrete ship date for part of the system the Micro Remote thumb wheel control and main control unit will be available as early as this

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    a nice wide prime is now easier to accomplish Check it out www polecam com Read More Cine Gear 2011 Jon Miller of Hive Lighting Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 06 June 2011 with 1 Comment This is a really cool alternative to HMI lighting fixtures Using plasma technology these lights consume a lower power load giving you the ability to use household circuits Also this type of lighting lasts longer than tradition HMI bulbs Check out Jared getting the specs of this cool system from Hive Lighting Read More Cine Gear 2011 Shane Hurlbut ASC of Hurlbut Visuals Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 06 June 2011 with No Comments Jared meets up with Shane to talk about his new DSLR Cinema rental division and the state of the DSLR revolution Check out what Shane says Read More Cine Gear 2011 David Macdonald of Filmotechnic Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 05 June 2011 with No Comments Jared talks with David about their Mercedes ML63 equipped with a Russian Arm and a gyro stabilized remote head Being able to drive at speeds of up to 100 MPH while maintaining a stable shot is cool stuff for sure Check it out Read More Cine Gear 2011 Tom Howie of Glidecam Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 05 June 2011 with 3 Comments If you have ever struggled with balancing your Glidecam the video above will be the most informative you can see Tom takes us through step by step how to properly configure the Glidecam HD 2000 Check it out Read More 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37

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    Weiss of Zacuto about the new Panasonic GH2 Configured Rig with the new EVF very small and compact you definitely gotta check it out Read More Cine Gear 2011 Ted Schilowitz of Red Digital Cinema Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 04 June 2011 with 5 Comments Jared Abrams talks with Ted Schilowitz of Red Digital Cinema showing off his new Epic 5K Motion Picture Digital Camera He talks about some of the features as well as some exciting new educational programs for young filmmakers coming up from RED check it out Read More Cine Gear 2011 Steve Weiss Jens Bogehegn of Zacuto Films Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 04 June 2011 with 3 Comments Jared Abrams talks with Steve Weiss Jens Bogehegn of Zacuto Films about some exciting news also about some of the new gear coming up Great stuff check it out and stay tuned for more Read More Cine Gear 2011 Ali Ahmadi of O Connor Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 03 June 2011 with No Comments Jared Abrams talks with Ali Ahmadi of O Connor about the new Carbon Fiber Tripod 30L along with the 1030D Fluid Head Read More 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 Pingback URL Asdf your website is slower than the

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