Category: REVIEWS

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...