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ANTON BAUER UltraDAYlight

ANTON BAUER UltraDAYlight

Sing it with me! “Here comes the sun, Here comes the sun, and I say… it’s all right…” In these times of ’60’s musical sell-outs perhaps Anton-Bauer should consider this George Harrison ditty as a way to sell one of its newest products. The UltraDAYlight is the latest addition to Anton-Bauer’s Ultralight camera-top light system. […]

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I-Cuff

I-Cuff

Even though the Labor Day weekend has passed by, that doesn’t mean summer is over yet. The noonday sun still sits high in the sky. The late burning orb keeps us from having to pull out a light kit for 6pm live shots, but it can also be a shot in the eye. One of […]

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Miller Sprinter Tripod

Miller Sprinter Tripod

From: Kim Fatica Seems like it’s been a long time since any company has offered-up an improvement or innovation for ENG tripods. Sure, the emergence of new, lighter digital format cameras has forced the industry to streamline their heads to make them lighter. An eight-pound head is simply overkill for today’s smaller DV cameras. But […]

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Glidecam V8

Glidecam V8

From:  Stephen “Cameragod” Press I’ve been flying Steadicam and Actioncam rigs for some time now. I even used the Glidecam Gold series once and it was Ok. But when I used to get asked what I thought Glidecams smaller mini cam rigs I had to say no idea. In theory they should be great. Light […]

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EasyRig

EasyRig

From: Kevin Johnson I am a young man… with an old man’s back. If he wants it back, he is more than welcome to it! Even though television cameras have become lighter over the years, heaving that 25-pound beast onto my shoulder on a daily basis gets old. My back doesn’t like long shoots off […]

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Accurack

Accurack

From:  Richard W. Adkins Real men don’t eat quiche. And real News Photographers don’t use auto-focus. While you might find some of the hardened photogs at Sunday Brunch covertly enjoying a broccoli quiche, most News Photogs resist the temptation of allowing a tool to help them frame and focus a shot. So when the developer […]

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