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Flashpoint 7” TFT LCD Field Monitor Review

Flashpoint 7” TFT LCD Field Monitor Review

Following up from last week’s review of the Flashpoint All – Inclusive DSLR/DV Cinema Bundle, comes the Flashpoint 7” TFT LCD Field Monitor from Adorama.  This field monitor has several features to help you keep your shots in focus, and provide you with a better...
Avid Media Composer 7 Review

Avid Media Composer 7 Review

Well, this one has been a long time coming. I have actually been working on Avid Media Composer 7 since launch. It has become my main editing platform since then. Mainly because I have been happy with Avid Media Composer since the major changes in 5.0, but even more...
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

In my last posting, described my joy working with a couple of new lenses including the Sigma 85mm f1.4. This week I would like expand on that post with a more in depth look at the Sigma 85mm f1.4. First and foremost, most people are aware of Sigma and their lenses. I...
New Gear: Canon 5D MKIII

New Gear: Canon 5D MKIII

This weekend has been very wonderful, not only have we had wonderful weather. It was also a long weekend filled with fireworks.  Canon Canada is also having an anniversary sale. that means there are plenty of discounts for you to spend that hard earned cash. I took...
Review of AutoDesk Smoke 2013

Review of AutoDesk Smoke 2013

Last year at NAB, I had the opportunity to take a look at the pre-trial version of Autodesk Smoke. The post-production community was largely excited for the new release. There were some caveats that appeared, but I remained optimistic. Fast Forward to today, and Smoke...
Avid Media Composer 6.X Cookbook Review

Avid Media Composer 6.X Cookbook Review

This is not a review of the latest Avid Media Composer. This is actually a review of a book or “Cookbook” by Benjamin Hershleder.  The book covers effective “recipes” or methods for working with Avid Media Composer. The book is very well written, and has a very easy...