by Sebastian Wöber | 12th April 2013
Note: The product presented is an early prototype. The manufacturer says the final version will not be noisy. edelkrone’s already impressive new slider system SliderPLUS gets an update worth talking about: A targeting module that smoothly tracks your subject. Read on to understand how it works.Read more
by Sebastian Wöber | 27th April 2012
We thank our sponsor B&H who has made cinema5D’s news coverage of NAB 2012 possible. Get your gear through B&H to support this platform: www.bhphotovideo.com Jag35‘s continues efforts to create useful HDSLR gear at extremely low prices continues with the new DvRunner rig, which is targeted at people with small camcorders, but looks like it wouldn’t mind to add extra stability to an HDSLR either. They have also increased the quality of their low cost remote follow focus system. You can find the $149 DvRunner rig at Jag35 here and the $199 Sidekick Follow Focus here. Check out all other Jag35 gear at www.jag35.comRead more
by Sebastian Wöber | 21st April 2011
Daniel shows us 2 very affordable ikan follow focuses. The F3 is really a friction kind of device for the cameraman who wants the pulling all for himself. You can attach this to any lens and it will allow you to pull the focus with your “free” hand. The FGK is a conventional geared follow focus unit at a very competitive price. Both units are part of the ikan “Elements” system. As far as I can tell that’s a dslr camera support system with a lego kind of approach: You can create different setups out of many modular pieces. If you’re interested in this system you should check wether or not it can be easily collapsed and put together and let us know. Because in my experience rigs with many knobs and points of articulation can be difficult to work with albeit being versatile.Read more
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