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Lens Review - Canon EF 50mm f1.8 STM

Canon EF 50mm f1.8 STM  The lens we've all been waiting for finally here for $125 new Canon finally did it and released an affordable decently-built 50mm f1.8 for our Canon DSLRs. While obvious… View »

Lens Review - Canon EF 28mm f1.8 USM

Canon EF 28mm f1.8 USM Review for Video and Film  Can be had for around $400 new on amazon, or $250-$350 used This lens is in the Canon EF prime USM family along with the 50mm f1.4 USM, 85m… View »

Lens Review - Canon EF 24-105mm f4 L

Lens Review - Canon EF 24-105mm f4 L  Quite possibly the best lens for shooting video on your Canon DSLR.  The Canon 24-105mm is legendary among most Canon shooters, photo or video. It's… View »

Audio-Technica AT897 Shotgun Microphone Review

Audio-Technica AT897 ($209 on amazon) The Audio-Technica AT897 Gradient Condenser Shotgun Microphone is a splendid value for a professional mic that gets the job done simply. First of al… View »

Canon EF 70-200mm f4 Review For Video

The Canon EF 70-200mm f4 zoom is a pretty darn good lens for filmmaking on your Canon 5D Mark ii or iii, 7D, T2i, T3i, T4i, T5i, 60D, 70D, and any other Canon DSLR with an EF mount. It's a really ni… View »

Nikkor 50mm f1.4 AI manual focus lens for video on DSLRs

Nikkor 50mm f1.4 AI or AIS for shooting your film on a DSLR, get it on amazon. This lens, along with all the other Nikkor 50mm f1.4s, is a very tiny bit more useful than the 50mm f1.8 lenses, a… View »

Habbycam Snap Universal 15mm Rod System

  HabbyCam Snap 15mm rail camera support system Habbycam Snap Camera Rig - $60 on amazon   This little Habbycam Snap 15mm rod rig is only $60 on amazon right now. It goes for a l… View »

Lowel V-Light Kit

  Lowel V-Light - ($129 each new,or $579 for the two-light kit) Intro The Lowel V-lights are probably the most overlooked light in Lowel's catalogue. Especially with tungsten lights in g… View »

Long Lens Support Techniques and Equipment

Several lens supports exist out there that will give your telephoto lens some support when shooting video. This is especially important at longer focal lengths, say from 135mm and beyond. I… View »

DSLR LCD Viewfinder Review - They've been around for a long time, and I finally got one

DSLR LCD Viewfinder Review - They've been around for a long time, and I finally got one   I'm not sure why I waited this long to get an LCD viewfinder for my 5D Mark ii, but I finally picked one… View »


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