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Canon DV / HDV
The Most Extreme Lens Available For The XL1

The “Big Guy” is Canon’s largest EOS prime lens, a ridiculously huge 1200mm monstrosity. There are only about ten of these things in existence. Knowing that I had a rare opportunity here, I thought I would take some photos for all of you to drool over.

Sony DV / HDV
Review: Antarctica DV150 Protectective Rain Jacket

In January 2001, we needed to send a Sony DSR-PD150 on an expedition to the summit of Aconcagua, at over 7,000 metres, the highest mountain in the Andes. We needed protection from the environment but failed to find a suitable protective jacket on the market. The best of which fell short of our needs in terms of both protection and ergonomics, it simply rendered the camera almost unusable when fitted. The only solution was to design and produce our own.

Camera Support
The SkyCrane Mini-DV Camera Boom

added 30 August 2000 The SkyCrane Mini-DV Camera Boom an article by Bob Jones and Chris Hurd Drawing heavily on extensive experience in the Hollywood film industry and his engineering background, Bob Jones, of Costa Mesa, California has produced a…

Camera Support
The Skycrane Junior Mini-DV Camera Jib

added 30 August 2000 The Skycrane Junior Mini-DV Camera Jib by Bob Jones and Chris Hurd Introducing the Skycrane Junior Mini-DV camera jib… finally, a professional jib that will fit into your production budget. This extraordinary jib is made of…

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