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First footage from the GT35pro adapter

Let me be the first to say that it's probably a bit too much to expect for someone who is not a professional (or at least serious amateur) shooter to slap a 35mm depth of field adapter on to their consumer video camera and come away with footage that looks like seasoned pro. No tool ...

The Rode VideoMic

The DV Show recently posted a review of the Rode VideoMic. This is the external mic of choice for our Canon HV20 camera rig here in the Editblog. I researched a number of different microphones when putting together our portable video-studio-in-a-backpack for the International Motorpress Association track days earlier in the fall and the Rode ...

The HV20 at Pocono Raceway

The other day I posted about the first adventure of the HV20 up at the Pocono Raceway for the 2008 IMPA Test Days. This was video collected for The Garage Blog. The first piece ever from the HV20 is now live on Vimeo. It's a quick montage of the fun that we had during the ...

Adventures of the HV20 part 1

I had been wanting to buy a video camera and my wife was open to the idea as well. I'm an editor, filmmaker and video guy but I was always borrowing a camera so I needed one of my own. My brother-in-law Gary is an automotive journalist and asked if I would like to accompany ...