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Canon EOS R First Impressions

This is the write up of our YouTube video bringing you our first look at the EOS R, Canon’s first full frame mirrorless camera. We were lucky enough to get our hands on the camera for an hour or two to get a feel for what this camera is all about. Let’s start with the […]

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Low Light King

Nikon or Canon? The debate rages on amongst fans of each, and if you’re in the aviation community you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a straight race between the two. But after a discussion with Andrew Whyte recently, I was left wondering if there might be a third way. Andrew is well known for […]

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My first week with the new Kino Flo Select 30 LED

I have been a Lighting Cameraman now for 21 years working in all forms of Television Production, and the one thing I can say that has happened to the TV industry over this time is that it has become much quicker! With tapeless workflow post production has become faster. With smaller HD cameras that are […]

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Audio is 50% of your film…

  Has anyone ever said how important audio is when if comes to video? “Audio is 50% of your film” is the second most tediously repeated phrase you hear after “The best camera is the one you have on you…” and yes, quite often it is me saying it! We all know DSLRs generally have […]

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A GH4 Lovers Midnight Dalliance With the A7s

Knowing I am a devout GH4 user, the good people at CVP gave me the opportunity to dip my toes into the appealing waters of the full frame wonders of the Sony A7s and provide a retrospective on my decision to go down the micro four thirds route with the GH4. A little disclaimer… I […]

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DJI X5

For most people who commercially operate drones the new DJI X5 is a very exciting product. Not only is it the first time DJI have produced a camera with interchangeable lenses, but it has an integrated 3-axis gimbal in a very compact and lightweight package. I desperately want this camera to perform. It is clearly […]

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Your Guide to Atomos External Recorders

Considering purchasing an external recorder from Atomos but you’re not sure which product is the right one to suit your needs? Well then this is the right blog article for you! Ben Norton discusses different reasons for using an external recorder and the different products from Atomos, looking at what each different recorder offers you. […]

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Hands on with the OSMO

  DJI have been teasing us for a while with the OSMO, it has been making lots of little appearances, but details have been scarce. Thankfully the wait is over. DJI have always done an excellent job with their gimbals. We have owned a number of their Zenmuse range and have certainly put them through […]

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Freefly ALTA Review

It has arrived.. Ben Norton from Out Filming reviews the Freefly ALTA Including flight footage, product shots, opinions and more! Freefly Alta Review from CVP Group on Vimeo.

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Shooting Music Videos On A Budget – The Panasonic GH4

Shooting a high quality music video doesn’t have to cost the earth, and there is plenty of great kit out there to help you achieve polished, broadcast quality looks.

I’ll be taking a look at some of these awesome tools in a series of posts looking into ways to shoot music videos on a budget.