Category: REVIEWS

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 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...