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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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DitoGear T’Rantula GO – Is it the right piece of kit for me?

Camera movement is naturally a major component of moving picture. As a creative like you, I am always interested in how movement of the camera will help drive story, add drama or inform an audience. Some movements are real time and immediate, like when I am using my Movi or Zacuto Recoil. Other cameras like […]

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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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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.

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PXW-X200 Footage!

Just over two months ago we began the quest to find Richard Forne the perfect camera for him..

After having discussed quite a few options and finding out the things which Richard needed – he was finding it hard to choose one as there are so many great cameras around at the moment, comparing himself to a ‘kid in a candy shop’

One of the cameras that were up for consideration was the Panasonic HC X1000 – this was based on its ability to shoot 4K 50p but when Richard got his hands on it he found it wasn’t practical for his needs.

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Hands on with one of the UK’s first Freefly Systems MIMIC

As many of you know, I was one of the early adopters of the Freefly Systems MoVI M10 when it was released in 2013. I remember extending my stay in Amsterdam at IBC to get some one-on-one time with the then unreleased M10. I fell in love with it, and clicked “Buy Now.” It was one of my biggest equipment purchases, especially after I added all the peripheral equipment.

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‘A mustang, a road trip, a ghost town & the A7s’

I am beginning a journey in pursuit of the perfect DSLR and whilst on this journey I am fortunate enough to have the opportunity to travel around the world testing out numerous different cameras before I decide which one is for me. With a passion for travel it is only right that I have developed a strong interest in photography, working in the broadcasting industry has fed my curiosity and desire to capture all the wonderful places I’ve travelled to. As a ‘newbie’ in the world of using professional DSLR’s in terms of finding the camera that’s right for my needs, and myself I really am starting this journey from the very beginning.