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Gear Review: The URSA Mini 4.6K Cinema Camera from Blackmagic for Fstoppers

Gear Review: The URSA Mini 4.6K Cinema Camera from Blackmagic for Fstoppers

The Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K RAW Camera is a high end video camera that I was fortunate to check out for a few days while shooting some climbing and documentary b-roll around Kentucky. The technical specs are out of this world: 4608 x 2592 pixel capture, RAW recording, and a whopping 15 stops of dynamic range, all in a $5,000 package. Read all about it in my full review on Fstoppers.

 

https://fstoppers.com/gear/fstoppers-review-blackmagic-ursa-mini-46k-raw-cinema-camera-155172

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Fstoppers Post: Traveling Photographer and Filmmaker Checklist for Flights and Packing Bags

Fstoppers Post: Traveling Photographer and Filmmaker Checklist for Flights and Packing Bags

In this article I wrote for Fstoppers, I used my recent airline travel experiences to outline a number of tips and questions that a traveling filmmaker or photographer should consider. Late flights, gate-checked bags, and picking a travel backpack that best suits your needs. This and more in the full post.

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Fstoppers Post: Hands On with the DJI Inspire Quadcopter, Capturing 4K Aerial Video

Fstoppers Post: Hands On with the DJI Inspire Quadcopter, Capturing 4K Aerial Video

In the last few months, I've given myself a crash-course (small pun intended) in flying unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones as they are commonly called. Specifically, I was using the DJI Inspire Quadcopter, and in this fstoppers article I shard my experiences and opinions on that system for aerial video capture.

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Fstoppers Post: Tips For Rebuilding Your Freelance Business In A New City

A subject I know all too well: Relocating. When it comes to building a video production and photography business, it can take years to cultivate good clients, get high paying and interesting projects, and form relationships with reliable help. If you move, losing that local network can take a huge toll on your business.

Read the full article on Fstoppers.com.

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Fstoppers Post: Thinking Of Crowdfunding Your Next Video Project? Learn From My Failed Attempt

During its 30-day run, and weeks of planning that went into it beforehand, I got my own crash course in fundraising and marketing while trying to raise $10,000 through Kickstarter for the Ascending India project. I’ll share what I learned in this article.

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Fstoppers Post: Review of the Aviator Carbon Fiber Travel Jib

My passion is shooting outdoor lifestyle and documentary projects, and those shoots often require me to be on the go and in remote areas. Historically, getting an expensive jib or crane in those locations was not possible. With the Aviator Carbon Fiber Travel Jib, taking a jib into the field is not only possible, but easy for everyone. I reviewed this piece of equipment in a video and written article for fstoppers.com.

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Fstoppers Post: Why I Quit My Job To Do What I Love, And Why You Should Too

I just quit my full time job of six years as a video producer at a local college. A decent salary, good benefits, and the security that came with it… all gone. I’m now focusing on my dream project called Ascending India and I might go broke trying to make it. In this article I wrote for Fstoppers, I discuss why I made this decision, and how others can make it happen too.

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