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Cameraman Found Guilty of Obstruction

Eugene Shelton, a former cameraman for WCTI Channel 12, in Greenville-New Bern, NC, was found guilty recently of obstruction. According to reports, Shelton sent text messages to a nightclub manager warning of a police raid back in May 2008. The cameraman was present at a press briefing announcing the plans for a police raid on local bars. Cell phone records show texts from Shelton’s phone to the manager’s phone saying:…

New Fashion Starting Monday

The time for new fashion gear is upon us. Starting Monday, November 24, 2008, if you’re shooting near a “Federal-Aid” highway, you must wear a stylish green shiny vest. Federal-aid doesn’t just mean federal highways, but any road that receives federal money. It is probably best to assume any substantial road is “federal-aid,” but then again, wear it around any road. Why miss the opportunity to show off your green!…

Lenslinger presents SchmuckAlert.com

From: Stewart “Lenslinger” Pittman Ever since orb-hurling hothead Kenny “Not the Gambler” Rogers openly assailed a cameraman for reasons known only to himself, I’ve felt compelled to issue Schmuck Alerts. What can I say? Some folks were put on this Earth to cure Polio, refine space flight, or stop global warming. Me – I’m here to lambast those who manhandle fancycams. I’m cool with that. What I’m NOT cool with…

Bron Kobold’s 50th Anniversary

We’re very proud to have Bron Kobold USA join the sponsorship ranks here at b-roll.net. We use the 400 almost every day to light our outdoor live shots, in rain, snow and wind, without any outages. I wouldn’t know what to do without our Kobold Bron lights. To celebrate their Swiss parent company, Bron Elektronik‚Äôs 50th year in business, the folks at Bron Kobold USA are offering substantial savings to…

RED Releases Multi-Personality Cameras

RED has unveiled Scarlet and Epic – two new camera systems that are basically high-tech lego sets that take capture amazing images. According to the release, you can build your camera piece by piece. Replace any piece of your camera down the line instead of the entire camera. Camera ‘brains’ start at 3k resolution & $2,500.

The NEW Look of b-roll.net

We’re proud to unveil the NEW look of b-roll.net. Having started in 1996, the site has grown a lot in the past 12 years. Unfortunately in the past 6 years, the design hasn’t grown much. In a recent survey, a few respondents commented that the site looks very 1990’s. Considering that is when the original design was completed – they were absolutely right. So we’ve changed the look and added…