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PolarPro ND/PL Filter vs DJI ND Filter – Phantom 4

PolarPro ND8/PL Filter (Cinema Series: Vivid) vs DJI ND8 Filter.  We purchased the PolarPro Cinema Series: Vivid collection of filters for our Phantom 4 drone.  After some basic tinkering with the PP filters, we got some great images. That said, we noticed a tint to the image and wanted to compare these to other filters to see how they performed. …
Adam Kilbourn
July 19, 2016
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Speakers – Yamaha HS7 vs. HS5 vs. Presonus Eris E5

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCPV6hmIsg0 First, I'm not a sound guy.  I know enough about this to know I'm doing a lot of things incorrectly with setup, testing, etc.  That being said I learned some things as I bought and tried out these various speakers that may be useful to someone looking for themselves. Yamaha HS7   Yamaha HS5   Presonus Eris E5  …
Adam Kilbourn
January 13, 2015
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Wireless Directors Monitor Review! Nyrius, Small HD, P&C, Nanuk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QuGq7X9UOo   I have wanted a wireless director’s monitor for some time now. When your cameraman sets up his/her shots, you see glimpses of the framing he does, but those looks are quick and the screen is tiny, typically 3 inches or so. Setting up a video village with a larger screen for the director is awesome, and doing it…
Adam Kilbourn
January 8, 2015
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Sun Surveyor – This Thing Rocks!

Sun Surveyor Screen Shot Virtual RealityHoly Moly does the sun speed by.  On set, chasing the light is a constant battle and if you've been on location and had to deal with buildings or a nearby mountain, you know how frustrating the local sunrise/sunset report can be. I live next to a large mountain range and this is a constant…
Adam Kilbourn
November 17, 2014
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Tascam DR 680 Field Recorder Review & How I Power It

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbqzmkkmqJ4   Sound Equipment! Nothing is more important to video than good sound.   That sounds crazy, I know, but watch a video with crappy sound and notice how unhappy it makes you. You'll watch a video with shaky video and terrible shots, but you'll change the channel if you can't hear what is going on. For a while now I've…
Adam Kilbourn
January 1, 2014
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Kietacam G1 Portable Jib Review

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXkc_GL_as8   Kietacam G1 Portable Jib Review.  I bought the Kietacam G1 Jib about 9 months ago and have been quite happy with it.  Here is a quick review of the Jib and some of its features.   Kietacam G1 Portable Jib http://kietacam.com/en/kietacam-g1-3/   Cheers,   Adam Kilbourn :-)
Adam Kilbourn
December 30, 2013