Category: REVIEWS

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 a...

Time for new cameras – Testing the Sony FS5 & A7sII

Shooting with the Canon C300 over the last few years has been a real pleasure, the form factor worked perfectly for my single op shooting style and I was rarely disappointed by the image quality. The C300 was always a little crippled by it’s recording capability though, it’s highest frame...

Trying out the DJI Ronin-M

I recently had the opportunity to do some shooting with a DJI Ronin M stabiliser system and thought I’d share my experiences with the device. I don’t really want to call this a review as my time with the Ronin was quite limited due to work commitments so it’s more about initial...

Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 Art Lens Review

For a few years now I’ve been using the Canon EF-S 17-55 f2.8 as a general walk around lens when shooting events with my C300. Over that time I’ve become quite frustrated with it, mainly due to it’s nasty plastic construction and the way the horrible rear mounted focus ring feels in use....

DJI Phantom 3 vs Inspire 1 – Which should I buy?

I’ve owned my Inspire 1 for over a month now and with over 70 flights under my belt I feel like I’m starting to know it well, both from an operational and flight characteristics point of view.  Before i purchased the Inspire I spent a lot of time deciding between it and...

Which DJI Inspire 1 hard case?

One of the best things you can do to maintain any piece of gear is to keep it in a decent case. This is especially true with something like the DJI Inspire 1 as it’s an inherently fragile device.   The case that’s supplied with the Inspire 1 is actually...

HPRC 2730WINS DJI Inspire 1 Case Review

HPRC 2730WINS Wheeled Hard Case for the Inspire 1 Type: Travel Mode Weight: 20.7 lb / 9.4 kg Ext Dimensions: 24.4 x 20.5 x 13.8″ / 620 x 520 x 350 mm Price: $323 from B&H Photo The HPRC2730WINS  is a watertight wheeled hard case with a retractable handle that contains a custom designed two...

Go professional GPC Inspire 1 Travel Mode Case Review

Go Professional GPC-INSPIRE-1T Travel Mode Case   Type: Travel Mode Weight: 26.9 lb / 12.2 kg Ext Dimensions: 31.5 x 20.8 x 12.5″ / 80.1 x 52.9 x 31.8 cm Price: $429 from B&H Photo The Go Professional Inspire 1 travel mode case features a water-jet cut custom foam interior and a...

Multirotor Axessories Landing Mode Inspire 1 Case Review

Multirotor Axessories Landing Mode Case Type: Landing Mode Weight: TBC Ext Dimensions: 26.5 x 20.5 x 14.4″ / 67 x 52 x 39 cm Price: £340 (Available in UK & Europe only)  I discovered this case purely by accident when watching YouTube one evening. It’s put together by a guy named Martin Spencer in the UK...

Inspire 1 ND filters Part 2 – Renaat filters

Since posting my review of the Polar Pro filters the DJI Inspire 1 I’ve purchased another set from a guy named Renaat in China. I read about his filters set on the InspirePilots forum, for more information he can be contacted via email at ceulenaere@gmail.com I paid a total of $84 including delivery for...