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GoPro Hero3 BLACK EDITION Just Released

GoPro Hero3 BLACK EDITION Just Released

So GoPro just raised the bar again in POV cameras BIG TIME with the release of the new GoPro Hero3. They actually have 3 different models of the Hero3, but the only one of interest is the GoPro Black Edition. Obviously its not just me that hates it when companies release new products out of [...]

October 17, 2012 johnabernathey Cameras, Quick News 0

Sony Helmet / POV Camera!

Sony Helmet / POV Camera!

uh oh…Contour and GoPro, watch out…looks like the big boys are coming to play in the land of action sports cameras. Sony is releasing its own POV camera this late September. Lots of awesome features at a killer price. A couple of things to notice 1. Weight: this camera is 3.17 oz. including the battery [...]

September 15, 2012 johnabernathey Cameras, Quick News 0

DSLR Low Budget Lenses

DSLR Low Budget Lenses

For all of you beginner DSLR video guys out there, a lot of you probably made the mistake of getting the kit lens when you bought the camera thinking it would work great for video, only to find out that the kit lens wouldnt get the cool shots your see all the other cool DSLR [...]

August 30, 2012 johnabernathey Camera Accessories, DSLR Accessories, DSLR Filming, DSLR Tips, Getting Started, Lens & Filters, Lenses, Quick News, Tricks & Tips 0

My DSLR Accessory List

My DSLR Accessory List

I have guys talk to me about getting into DSLR video all the time. Everyone loves the look that can be achieved with a DSLR, but the DSLR by itself is not a complete camera. The DSLR camera by its self is cool for getting some cool shots but is restricted in a few areas [...]

August 13, 2012 johnabernathey Audio Solutions, Camera Accessories, DSLR Accessories, DSLR Filming, DSLR Tips, Getting Started, Quick News, Tricks & Tips 0

Pro Audio Adapter for HDSLR filming

Pro Audio Adapter for HDSLR filming

DSLR cameras have proven to be an awesome, affordable option for film-makers with their low cost, changeable lenses, and ability to shoot in low light situations, but the main weakness is audio recording. The in-camera audio is decent but there is a definite humm in the background, that drives guys who want professional audio nuts! [...]

August 10, 2012 johnabernathey Audio Equipment, Audio Solutions, Camera Accessories, DSLR Accessories, DSLR Filming, DSLR Tips, Quick News 0

Canon Released NEW 7D Firmware Update

Canon Released NEW 7D Firmware Update

  Good news for Canon 7D owners, Canon released its new firmware update for the Canon 7D. For those of us using the 7D primarily for video the good news is this firmware update now give the 7D manual audio controls! This is big news for 7D users. The only weaknewss with the new manual [...]

August 8, 2012 johnabernathey Audio Solutions, DSLR Filming, DSLR Tips, Quick News 0

Cheap Canon 7D Battery Grip

Cheap Canon 7D Battery Grip

Canon 7D batteries seem to always last longer than my Canon T3i batteries, but even with the increased duration I still find myself running into trouble when trying to quickly change a battery on the 7D while its attached to a tripod. Even with the 7D’s increased distance from the tripod thread hole to the [...]

July 31, 2012 johnabernathey Batteries & Memory Cards, Camera Accessories, DSLR Accessories, DSLR Filming, DSLR Tips, Quick News 0

Rode VideoMic Shotgun Microphone

Rode VideoMic Shotgun Microphone

The Rode VideoMic is a, simple, budget friendly shotgun microphone that can help your audio a lot. It features a built in shock mount and a hot shoe mount connector with a locking plate. The connector plate on the bottom of the microphone also has a 3/8″ thread for attaching to a boom pole our [...]

July 25, 2012 johnabernathey Audio Equipment, Audio Solutions, Camera Accessories, DSLR Filming 0

Buying your first Prosumer HD Video Camera

Buying your first Prosumer HD Video Camera

When looking to purchase your first video camera you need to ask yourself two basic starting questions. What am I going to be filming? And what will the footage be used for? We will be looking at prosumer level cameras, which basically means, cameras lacking a few professional level features. (typcially XLR audio input and [...]

July 18, 2012 johnabernathey Camcorder Tips, Cameras, Quick News, Tricks & Tips 0

GoPro Hero 2 vs Contour POV Camera

GoPro Hero 2 vs Contour POV Camera

So lots of guys take side when it comes to comparing the two main POV cameras on the market GoPro Hero 2 and Contour and most of them are a bit biased, rightly so, depending on what activity they are doing. So I am breaking down the cameras simply as a POV (camera looks where [...]

June 30, 2012 johnabernathey Cameras 4