Monster Headphones: iSport

Hey guys, I recently completed a TV spot for Monster Headphones that’s been airing on ESPN and I wanted to share some of the behind-the-scenes of the process. The concept was to showcase various features of Monster’s iSport line of headphones through athletes doing various training sessions like boxing, cross-fit, running, and etc. The production [...]

First Tests from the BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Took the little Pocket Camera out for a spin to test it’s ProRes abilities. So far i’m finding the camera can easily be cut along side with the larger more expensive systems. A small discreet system with this quality will surely receive plenty of use in my productions. The BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Cameras have been [...]

Equipment Used for Project – 1190 Mission: Trinity Place

I get a lot questions about what type of equipment I use for a typical Torres Studios video production so I figured I’d right a little blog about the video I recently produced for 1190 Mission: Trinity Place. 1190 Mission: Trinity Place is an apartment complex that was recently completed on San Francisco’s Market St. [...]

How to Achieve Dynamic Balance Laing Steadicam

The Laing stabilizer vest system has become a very popular aftermarket system used for heavier cameras such as the RED or Sony FS700. Youtube member Eric Teotico has put together a great video showing you the steps to achieve dynamic balance on the Laing Steadicam. You can find the Laing Stabilizer Vest Kit via eBay [...]

Magic Lantern Canon 5D Mark III – RAW vs Internal Codec

Here’s a few RAW vs Internal Codec examples of the Canon 5D Mark III using the Magic Lantern firmware. With the Magic Lantern firmware installed and configured, the 5D Mark III will capture RAW video as an image sequence similar to the BlackMagic Design Cinema Camera. The individual images will need to be assembled as [...]

BlackMagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera + 4K Production Camera

BlackMagic Design is once again the life of NAB 2013 announcing a new 4K Production camera and a Pocket Cinema Camera. The Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K is precision engineered for quality in an incredibly small size. You get a beautifully crafted design featuring a machined aluminum chassis, EF lens mount for interchangeable optics, high [...]

BlackMagic Design Cinema Camera – In Stock

The BlackMagic Design Cinema Camera EF mount has been difficult to track down through retailers, but today Adorama has them in stock. Here’s your chance over at BlackMagic Design Cinema Camera – In Stock

Canon EOS C100 – Setup and Overview

Magnanimous Media has provided this detailed setup and overview of the Canon EOS C100. This is a great introductory camera much like the more advanced C300 or C500 that provides great low light image quality. The C100 only offers the AVCHD compressed image, but can easily be expanded by recording the output signal to an [...]

Sony Shipping new 4K Cameras

Sony is now shipping The CineAlta™ 4K professional cameras, the PMW-F5, and the new PMW-F55. Sony has also began shipping the new PVM-X300 30″ IPS 4K monitor. Prices for these products range from $16,000 to $31,0000 US dollars. Find out more details and specs about the new arrival of 4K Sony products through the links [...]

$2000 Off Instant Rebate on Canon C300

Currently there’s a $2,000.00 US Instant Rebate offered for the Canon C300. This is Canon’s top of the line EOS Cinema camera that offers great dynamic range and color reproduction right out of the camera without all the difficulties of working with large RAW files. A great camera to speed up your post process and [...]