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After four months of using it in the field, we have compiled some thoughts on the DJI Ronin.
The camera crew behind the hit FX TV series The Americans chose Vitec Videocom brands to support the production through its second season. The show’s cinematographer Richard Rutkowski, and camera assistants Brendan K. Russell and Rory Hanrahan, rely on Anton/Bauer batteries and chargers, Litepanels LED lights, and OConnor fluid heads and tripods for their reliability and durability during stage and location shoots, which helps keep the show on pace and on budget.
When you think about it, PTZ cameras are a pretty ingenious invention. Their genesis was the need to realize more efficiency with less hardware and fewer people in a surveillance environment for both indoor and outdoor security monitoring.
by Bradford HillI always find it interesting to see how different cameras and their layouts will function under the many shooting conditions I am faced with on an every day basis. (So when Canon asked me if I wanted to shoot the XF205, I was fairly excited to give it a go.) Being that I am a full time Cinema EOS user, when I am given an opportunity to shoot with a “Documentary Style Camcorder”, it always tends to brings back memories of shooting on MiniDV with GL1’s & XL1’s. Things certainly have changed from those days and it is great to see how far these cameras have come. The Canon XF205 is a creative powerhouse packed with some of the most up-to-date technology in camera function & abilities. I must say, I was blown away by the extensive menu layout and finely tunable controls that don’t often get paired together.
When it comes to wireless video systems, Teradek has one huge advantage: name recognition. All you have to say is “I have a Teradek” and people know what you mean, much like saying “Kleenex” instead of “tissues.”. But they’re not the only option out there, and recently a number of other companies have released some solid systems at a more economical price point. So, can you really have a solid, professional wireless video system for under $2000? Let’s take a look.