Category: REVIEWS

Portkeys LH5P II Review

PortKeys LH5P II Review

PortKeys LH5P II – HDMI Monitor with Wireless Camera Control! In this video I review the PortKeys LH5P II. The LH5P II is a highly capable HDMI monitor with an impressive array of tools for filmmakers. What makes this monitor so unusual is that it offers full wireless or wired...

Tilta VND vs Vaxis IRND

Vaxis IRND Filter Review – Fixed vs Variable ND for the Tilta Mirage

Having recently purchased and reviewed the Tilta Mirage Matte Box I wanted to try out some of the 95mm Vaxis IRND fixed ND filters to see how they compare to using the Tilta VND. Choosing the Filters I decided to purchase three of the Vaxis IRND filters, the 0.6 at 2...

Tlta Mirage Matte Box Review

Tilta Mirage VND Matte Box Review

I’ve been considering the new Mirage Matte Box from Tilta for a while now because they’ve added couple of features that might tip the balance between functionality and practicality on smaller cameras like my Sony FX3. The main thing that attracted me was the option of a variable ND and...

Ninja vs Shinobi Review

Atomos Ninja V vs Shinobi as a Monitor

I’ve been using the Atomos Shinobi monitor since it was released in 2019 so I’m pretty familiar with it now. When I picked up a Atomos Ninja V recently I assumed it’s monitoring features would be the same as the Shinobi, that’s not the case though. In this post I’m going...

Sony 50mm GM Lens & FX3 – Cromer Telescope

This week I wanted to do something a little more creative so I went out and did some filming with the Sony FX3 and the Sony 50mm 1.2 GM lens. I used to do a lot of these montage type videos and you’ll find some examples from over twelve years...

SmallRig FX3 Half Cage Review

In this post I review the SmallRig FX3 Half Cage.   I purchased the Sony FX3 primarily for use on my Ronin-S Gimbal because it offers fantastic image quality with an incredibly small form factor. Whilst I didn’t want to make the camera unnecessarily larger I did want to add...