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Canon 70D AF Test

The new Canon 70D came in to our Rental Departments recently, and we could not help but to test out the new AF system! We put the camera through a quick but difficult scenario, and the camera performed surprisingly well! The tight shots may have a bit of rolling shutter issues, but this is inherent…

Hi-Hat Slider Dolly by Romans Cine Gear

John demonstrates the Romans Cine Gear slider

Profoto D4 Acute to Pro Settings

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_video link=”″][vc_column_text]The Profoto D4 pack has a setting so that you can switch between using Acute/D4 Heads and Pro Heads.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

PortaJib 3-leg Spider Dolly

For situations where the PortaJib 4-leg Spider Dolly isn’t ideal, we re-configure it as a 3-leg model and put a Cartoni tripod on it. This minimizes the amount of cases needed, simplifies setup and makes it a one-person piece of gear. The PortaJib Spider Dolly is available for rental in both 3-leg and 4-leg configuration,…

Schneider Tilt-Shift Lens Demo

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_video link=”″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]These new Schneider lenses have excellent optics, precision controls and produce a large image circle to play with. Come check out the 50mm f/2.8 for Canon-mount, the 90mm f/4.5 Macro for Canon-mount, and the 120mm f/5.6 for Phase One/Mamiya 645DF.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Twilight Timelapse

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_video link=”″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Shot with the Canon 5DmkII and 8-15mm f/4L fisheye.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

2012 Spring Trade Show Time Lapse 2

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_video link=”″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Having some fun with the rental gear during the 2012 Spring Trade Show at our headquarters. Did you know that the Nikon D4 will combine time lapse still images to create a .mov file straight out of the camera? For quick solutions this is an amazing feature. Nikon D4 with Zeiss…

FloatCam DC Slider

Check out our Matthews DC Slider demo! This versatile piece of gear bridges the gap between a jib and slider. Available at all three of our rental locations!

Kino-Flo Diva-lite and Tegra 4Bank now at Dodd Camera

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_video link=”″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dodd Camera is now renting fluorescent fixtures by Kino-Flo. Come check out the ease of Kino-Flo lighting with the Diva and Tegra. They are dimmable and come complete with both daylight and tungsten bulbs included.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]