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FIRST LOOK: Sony FX9 – Full Frame 4K – Awesome Autofocus

10 December 2019 | Category: Motion

FIRST LOOK: Sony FX9 – Full Frame 4K – Awesome Autofocus This week our Sony FX9’s will be going live on the website for hire! Ahead of their arrival with us however, we were lucky enough to have an early FX9 sent to us by Sony to have a play with. Fin was very eager to get his hands on it as soon as it came through the door, and in this video we give you the low down on what makes this camera just so appealing.

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Get Twelve Days’ Hire for the Price of Two!

9 December 2019 | Category: General News

Get Twelve Days’ Hire for the Price of Two! That’s right, our Christmas Mega Offer is now in full swing and we are giving you twelve days of hire for the price of two! It couldn't be easier; the discount is applied automatically and our live availability checker displays the reduced price without you having to enter any personal details, making it quick and easy to browse the possibilities. Book now to avoid disappointment!

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CUSTOMER CASE STUDY: Surf Photography in Cornwall with the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500MM F/5.6E VR

12 December 2019 | Category: Case Studies

CUSTOMER CASE STUDY: Surf Photography in Cornwall with the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500MM F/5.6E VR Pablo Gallegos was yet another one of our lovely customers who grabbed our attention when he tagged us on Instagram with these awesome surfing shots. He has a Nikon D500 and chose to hire the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500MM F/5.6E PF ED VR as its companion, and with the crop factor of the D500 he was shooting with an equivalent focal length of 750mm on a set-up weighing less than 2.5kg!

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FIRST LOOK: GoPro HERO8 Black

10 December 2019 | Category: Motion

FIRST LOOK: GoPro HERO8 Black It certainly felt like the HERO7 had only just been announced when we heard that the HERO8 Black was here, but even a quick glance at this new model reveals that things have changed quite significantly this time around!

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TUTORIAL: LEE 100mm Filter System Quick Setup

3 December 2019 | Category: Stills

TUTORIAL: LEE 100mm Filter System Quick Setup In this fast-paced, info-dense video, Fin runs through the process of setting up the LEE 100mm Filter Holder System on the front of a camera. There are a few things that people often miss out when hiring LEE filters, so we thought it would be a good idea to cover the key elements you need in order to put the system to good use.

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NEWS: Atomos Releases Sumo 19 Switching Upgrade

2 December 2019 | Category: Motion

NEWS: Atomos Releases Sumo 19 Switching Upgrade Atomos has made multi-camera switching and recording even easier with the release of a live asynchronous switching and quad ISO recording update for the Sumo 19 HDR monitor/recorder/switcher. AtomOS 9.2 for Sumo 19 makes it simple to record and switch multi-camera events, being intuitive, extremely portable and highly cost-effective.

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VIDEO: Fujifilm 56mm f/1.2 vs. ZEISS Batis 85mm f/1.8

29 November 2019 | Category: Stills

VIDEO: Fujifilm 56mm f/1.2 vs. ZEISS Batis 85mm f/1.8 For many portrait photographers, a good wide aperture 85mm lens on a full frame camera is the perfect option and there are plenty of reasons why. A great example of this kind of lens is the ZEISS Batis 85mm f/1.8 for Sony E-Mount cameras but although this set-up does offer brilliant results, it’s not exactly the cheapest system on the market today. A more financially viable option is to shoot with an APS-C camera like the Fujifilm X-T3, so we put them to the test to see how they compare.

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