by Jared Abrams | 12th August 2010
*** I have been using the new iPhone 4 to shoot these quick takes. Please excuse the auto everything until we get the kinks worked out. Thanks, Jared Chrosziel makes some killer accessories for HDSLR work. Here is a Quick Take on some of the gear they make. The DSLR baseplate has a lip to prevent the camera from shifting. This is adjustable and will work with many cameras. The tie down is a huge blue knob. This makes it very easy to take the camera on and off the baseplate. Chrosziel also makes a great lens gear. It has a nice adjustment knob and can be re-sized to work with any lens. The two stage MB 456 mattebox has a carbon fiber “look”. I’m not sure why they went this direction, but so be it. The mattebox has two rotating stages and will work with either 4 x 4 or 4 x 5 filters. The mattebox also has an awesome rubber bellows that expands to fit multiple lenses. This is one of the best bellows systems I have seen yet. The follow focus was shown in another quick take and is rock solid. There is also a nifty dovetail on the bottom of the baseplate that works with their DV-Balancer hand held rig. It all looks very solid and well thought out. It’s great to see a major player like Chrosziel embracing the HDSLR movement. The gear is not cheap. Click Here for a list of pricing in Euros from the Chrosziel site. 16 x 9 INC sells it here in the US.Read more
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