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Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Top 10: Best Cameras for Shooting Vacation Videos

If you're headed on vacation and want to take high quality video here's a top 10 list of cameras that are worth your consideration. From $199 all the way up to $2,998 (USD) there's many great choices if you're looking to shoot videos on your next vacation. Yes, you can use...
Moment Anamorphic Lens for Apple iPhone

Now is the Moment: Shooting anamorphic video on an iPhone

Moment's sold out Kickstarter campaign, in addition to recent, high profile announcements from RED Digital Cinema and Blackmagic Design suggest the mobile filmmaking category could be a huge market opportunity.
iDeaPlay V207 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Review

Review: iDeaPLAY Bluetooth wireless headphones (V207)

Turns out you don't need to break the bank to get a decent pair of wireless headphones these days. In fact, far better than decent. Case in point, these racy things -- red trim and all -- from a company called iDeaUSA: For only $99 (USD) you get quite a...
Tesla Model 3 market share vs Mercedes, Audi, BMW and Lexus

Trendspotting: Tesla Model 3 out-selling Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Lexus in mid-sized premium auto segment

"Model 3 is now the best-selling mid-sized premium sedan in the USA" Tesla Model 3 is on top. And all it took was about five months of shipments of its new "mainstream" priced electric car. Tesla today tweeted a chart depicting market share for the mid-sized premium sedan market segment. There's no...
Too Old To Die Young

Refn’s ‘Too Old To Die Young’: Facebook Live & creative risk of over-sharing on film sets

Facebook Live is not new. The live streaming service pops up all over our feeds. But these days what I find most interesting is when Facebook's popular feature is being used where you might least expect it. Sure, breaking news is a good use case. As are interviews, and impromptu...

Trendspotting: Smartphone sales hit a wall – for first time ever shipments don’t grow y/y (Report)

Almost all of us have smartphones. And even if they're a year or two old, they get the job done, making it increasingly difficult for companies like Apple, Samsung and Google to convince us to upgrade.
Mendocino - Shot on RED Scarlet-W

Look Book: RED Scarlet-W stills from Mendocino short film project for Atelier Stark

We're in post, working like crazy foxes on a new short film for Atelier Stark. As always, at any given time we're shooting, editing, and planning... all at the same time. On any given day I could be in front of Premiere Pro, or scheduling shoots & scenes, or Loni...
Tesla Model 3 shareholder sales report

Trendspotting: Tesla Model 3 sales are crushing the competition in California

California New Car Dealers Association reports that it received 3,723 or 14.3% of all new registrations for the new Tesla Model 3. That tops all the competition, including the Mercedes C-Class at 12.7% and BMW 3-series at 12.5%.
RED Hydrogen One

More info trickles in about RED’s mysterious, holographic Hydrogen phone

If all goes to plan, the Hydrogen One phone will be available in August on both AT&T and Verizon. Nothing really special about yet another smartphone making it to two of the largest carriers in the U.S. Unless, of course, you're Irvine-based RED. Jim Jannard's company famously disrupted the cinema camera...