Julian Perry

Manfrotto XPRO Over 4-Section Aluminum Monopod with 234RC Tilt Head Kit is ready for every opportunity

Filmmakers, videographers and photographers alike always hope to have the right equipment on hand, when an opportunity for a once in a lifetime shot comes along. There are times when we either go to the most difficult terrain, or the tightest places to get our shot. On many occasions, I have found that a monopod …

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The Genie Motion Control Time-Lapse Device from Syrp has all the right moves

As I continue the conversation on camera sliders and time lapse devices, I do recall someone mentioning the Genie from Syrp as part of the discussion from one of my previous news stories. The Genie Motion Control Time-Lapse Device from Syrp is a relatively small device as a cube that is 4 inches all around, …

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Yongnuo Speedlite YN600EX-RT II for Canon Cameras may just be the right flash for you

Flash photography is frequently used by photographers both indoors and outdoors for many types of photography. Indoors, flashes can be used for portrait photography, some types of product photography, and most other types of indoor events. The cost of on-camera flashes ranges from less than $100 to over $1000, varying by type, and features, and …

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Aicook Blender, 15-Piece Smoothie Blender Mixer review

What is it? The Aicook 15-Piece Blender is a portable blender that is designed to blend fruits, and vegetables, and many other ingredients that are used to create smoothies or health drinks, etc. What’s in the box Package contents: 1 x High torque power (Base unit) 1 x Stainless steel flat blade 1 x Stainless …

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The MeFOTO GlobeTrotter Air Travel Tripod: Don’t leave home without it.

For those of us who pursue the adventures associated with photography and videography, traveling light is a must. We have to take so much gear in anticipation of what we might get the opportunity to shoot, that every little reduction counts. One way to reduce weight and bulk is by using a compact lightweight tripod …

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The B-Grip EVO Camera Belt Grip can handle the load

Within the photography industry, there are many companies that make similar products, making the choices that are right for you, very hard to make. Recently, I wrote a few news stories on photography gear belts, and I have continued to try out different makes and models for fit, finish, strength and efficiency. The B-Grip EVO …

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The Axler Foldable Crane Slider has all the right moves

As I continue on my quest to find the most efficient and most portable slider that is also a great “bang for the buck”, I have been looking at the foldable Crane Slider from Axler. The first feature that catches my attention is its small size and therefore portability. The next feature that is attractive …

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The FocusShifter LensShifter will make your DSLR go VAROOM!

A couple of nights ago, I was shooting some macro photography and since I shoot in manual mode, I was operating both the zoom and focus rings manually. This has always been a bit clumsy for me to do, but for some reason it really bothered me that night. Determined to find a solution, I …

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Godox AD600Pro Witstro All-In-One Outdoor Flash is great indoors or outdoors

I have been looking for a powerful off-camera flash that I can use both in-studio and outdoors. I recently saw a YouTube video on the Godox AD600Pro Witstro All-In-One Outdoor Flash. This unit functions as both a flash and a modeling lamp. While it is labeled as an outdoor flash, it is usable both indoors …

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The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K is the next generation

For many years, Blackmagic Design has been a major player in the film industry, supplying all types of great equipment for videographers and filmmakers, including equipment for the beginner all the way to high-end equipment for professional studios. Blackmagic Design cameras are well-liked and offer many industry leading features. One of their newest releases is …

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Comtrend PG-9172PoE/PG-9172PT Powerline Adapters with G.hn Technology review

What is it? The Comtrend PG-9172PoE/PG-9172PT Powerline Adapters with G.hn technology provides network access in areas where it may be difficult to run network cables, to add data jacks, or access points. It utilizes existing electrical lines to extend the network, and it supports PoE- Power over Ethernet-enabled devices. It can also support devices that …

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The Mevo Plus by Livestream may just be your all-in-one streaming solution

There are many options in today’s technology-driven world that fill the need for someone to stream live events, whether they are personal or professional events. As I continue to look at what is available, I am finding very capable devices with great specifications and versatility, for relatively reasonable prices. One such device is the Mevo …

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The WOWOTO DLP LED Video Projector will steal the show!

As the summer approaches, I can’t help but think of all of the outdoor events I will have the opportunity to attend, including the outdoor barbecues where I get together with friends and family and in many cases, look at movies late into the night. Usually, we have to drag a TV outdoors, and then …

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YoloBox makes your live streaming tasks simple

Live streaming of professional events, personal events, or action scenes, has become very popular, with YouTube and Facebook and other sites filling the need to showcase content to the world. There are numerous live streaming devices that are available to accomplish the task, and they vary in price from $100s to $1000s. With most of …

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