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Nikon Z6 Slo-Mo Video Test

I continue to be impressed by the Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras. The video above is a 1080p slow-mo test at 60fps and 120fps which, at first glance, seems to be just a bit sharper than my Sony A7iii at 120fps. Aside: You can blame the poor white balance on the (a) gym lighting and (b) my bad guess as to ...

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Nikon Z6 vs D750 vs Sony A7iii

As a long-time Nikon photographer, when Nikon Canada asked if I’d be interested in test-driving their latest mirrorless full-frame Z-series cameras, I jumped at the opportunity. I’ve only had the Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 cams for just over a week, but here are some initial thoughts on how the Z6 and ...

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The Best Phone Tripod Mount

I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect phone tripod mount for years. I always tell myself, “Self: if only I had a better smartphone mount I’d be able to make more and better photos/videos/media!” and other such nonsense. Well, I’ve got no more excuses, because I think I’ve finally found the ...

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Etymotic Hi-Fi Earplug Review

As a musician, audio engineer and filmmaker, I rely on my ears every day. Even if your profession doesn't, nobody wants to lose their hearing. With the recent return of Volleyball season, I was reminded of how loud every whistle and cheer can get. So I reached out to the best headphone reviewer ...

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Sony A7iii Review and Recommended Accessories (video centric)

1-line Sony A73 Review: If you can get past the poor ergonomics, confusing menus, and frame-rate dependant auto-focus and zoom features, the Sony A73 is a tremendous value for a full-frame mirrorless camera for video shooters. Highly recommended! The Sony A7iii is undoubtedly one of ...

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The Best Cable Organizer: Cable Buddy Review

A look in my gear room tells you I'm no neat freak, but I like to keep my standing desk and (seemingly) endless cables tidy. The reason isn't just for looks either: I hate it when I break a cable because it's often an unnecessary expense that a little care could prevent. The best way to remove ...

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Recommended Vlogging Camera Gear

Four parts to an inexpensive - but decent - vlogging setup: Camera, audio, Tripods, supports, and Lights. Ok: 5 parts. Strangely, I often get asked for recommendations on camera and gear for vlogging. I don't really consider myself a vlogger, but definitely am a geeky camera nerd, so I guess ...

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Ronin-S Focus Motor Review

Ronin-S Focus Motor 1-Line Review: Excellent build quality and concept, in urgent need of a firmware update. This isn’t the first accessory I’d buy for the Ronin-S. But for those, like me, who love to focus manually for full creative control, DJI’s Focus Motor is a must-have. Unsurprisingly, I ...

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DJI Ronin-S Review & 3 Accessories You Should Buy

1min DJI Ronin-S Review: DJI's Ronin-S is arguably the most popular handheld gimbal of its time. When I handled prototypes at the NAB show, I knew right away, by its performance and quality of materials, it was going to be a contender. But I was unprepared for the amazingly low price it was ...

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