Sony A7sii, GH5 20mm lens and more new equipment

Oct 15th, 2018 Reviews Kam Assi 1 min read

It’s been a while since I’ve managed to update anything on the blog as the workload over the last few months has been intense. In amounts all of this I’ve purchased some new equipment, namely a 20mm Pancake Panasonic lens lumix-camera-lenses for the GH5, the Sony A7sii   https://www.sony.co.uk/ with a Sony 85mm prime lens  sony 85mm 1.8 an 85mm Canon lens canon/ef-85mm-f12l-ii-usm-lens for the C100 cinema camera…

DJI Copilot box

NEW! DJI Copilot Boss Series

Aug 8th, 2018 Reviews Kam Assi 5 min read

Finally received the DJI Copilot a couple of days ago; dji-copilot/  I first came across this product at the lacie.com stand a few months ago at the Media Show at Olympia where the rep spent a lot of time explaining this new portable drive. What makes this portable drive different to others is that you can insert SD and Micro SD cards and download files immediately and…

Sony Dictation Machine ICD-TX650

Sony ICD-TX650

Jul 25th, 2018 Reviews, Wedding Video Kam Assi 3 min read

Blogging….it’s time consuming! So it’s been a busy period since the last post but I’ll try and get one post up a week, in particular I’ll be reviewing a number of different products I’ve purchased this year. It’s been a mix of photography, video and drone equipment as well as a new ‘monster spec’ PC I had to purchase a couple of months ago that…

LaCie DJI Copilot

Jun 29th, 2018 Reviews Kam Assi 3 min read

I paid a visit to the  mediaproductionshow at Olympia a couple of weeks ago and came across a new product; the Lacie dji-copilot which has recently just been launched but not yet on sale. I’ve been eager to try/buy one but although it’s listed on www.wexphotovideo, Amazon and plenty of other dealers there seems to be actual release date.   The guys on the www.lacie.com stand spent a lot…

Fujifilm gfx 50s

Fuji GFX 50s at Sim Imaging

Jun 8th, 2018 Photography, Reviews Kam Assi 8 min read

I was kindly invited by simimaging to their Fuji GFX 50s Open Day, so I went along together with a colleague to chat to the Fuji expert James Gilbert who gave me us a brief run through of this new medium format camera.       I’ve been in the industry for over 30 years and in that time worked with a variety of large and medium format…

Fujifilm gfx 50s

New Fujifilm GFX 50S Camera on show at Sim Imaging

May 17th, 2018 Reviews Kam Assi 1 min read

simimaging and  fujifilm would like to invite you to discover the Fujifilm GFX 50S medium format camera. During the event you will have the opportunity to look at the incredible GFX system followed by a tour of the photo lab. We’ll also throw in a beer while you’re looking around (on us, of course)! Fujifilm GFX experts will be available to demonstrate the GFX system, allowing you to…

Wedding albums that lay flat

GFS Smith – Product Review

May 10th, 2018 Photography, Reviews Kam Assi 6 min read

GF Smith https://www.gfsmith.com/ have been one of my album suppliers for well over 10 ten years, they also supply my business with mounts, folders, overlays and frames.  The service has always been excellent, products are delivered on time, questions are answered immediately and if there’s any errors on products they’re rectified without fuss – saying that, there are very rarely any errors. The only time we…

Lumix GH5 review

Lumix GH5 Review

Apr 16th, 2018 Photography, Reviews Kam Assi 9 min read

The Panasonic GH5 shop.panasonic.com is a camera that’s new to me, although it’s been out for some time and recently been updated to the GH5s hGH5S.html it’s received a remarkable amount of publicity.       What led me to the GH5 was the Canon XC10  cameras/xc10/  which I’ve had for a couple of years, I wanted to change the XC10 for something better and more cinematic….

Review of Zhiyun Crane 2

Zhiyun Crane 2 Review

Apr 5th, 2018 Reviews Kam Assi 9 min read

Last year I purchased the Ronin M, https://store.dji.com/product/ronin an affordable option to achieve lovely smooth dynamic video movement.  The problem with the Ronin is that is was cumbersome and confusing, particularly when the operator only uses it occasionally. My team and I found it time consuming to set up and to be honest we rarely got it perfect and in the context of a wedding it…

The Photography Show NEC – Quick Review

Mar 28th, 2018 Photography, Reviews Kam Assi 8 min read

It’s been over a week since the https://www.photographyshow.com now so time to have a quick look back on the visit I made on the Monday which was the busiest day as the weekend attendance was affected by the poor weather. I was a little apprehensive about the show as the recent http://swpp.co.uk show was very much a ‘Wedding Album Suppliers’ show. So even though this show at the…