Reviews and advice about video equipment such as camcorders, DSLRs and other film making accessories and equipment.

Following a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo and Kickstarter the German company LUUV has announced its first-ever products – the solidLUUV steadycam, LUUV Action Gimbal and the ultraLUUV ACTION, which is…

What Sony is claiming to be the ‘world’s fastest SD card’ has been announced! The SF-G series of SDXC cards, which will be available in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacity…

Kenro has announced three new steady Sevenoak camera support systems for filmmakers in the shape of an Electronic Motorised Pan Head, a Carbon Fibre Jib Arm and a pro-spec Motorised…

Lens maker Samyang has announced a new XEEN 20mm T1.9 lens that’s firmly aimed at professional video and cine use. The newcomer brings the range of XEEN cinema lenses up…

Tenba unveils fast access Cineluxe video bags

For those of you looking for a carrying solution for your video rigs Tenba may have the answer with its new range of Cineluxe video bags. The seven-strong line-up is…

GoPro is well known for its action cameras and has recently expanded its shooting options with the GoPro Omni – a camera rig with a difference! The Omni holds six…

What does the Fujifilm X-T20 offer filmmakers?

A shade over six months after it announced the X-T2 camera Fujifilm recently took the wraps off its ‘Mini Me’, the X-T20. Although the X-T20 is essentially an upgrade of…

To help filmmakers to ensure smooth footage when tracking horizontally across a scene Kenro has added seven new sliders to its Sevenoak range. Three of the sliders are designed for…

The Video Mode recently got the chance to gets its hands on Sony’s Alpha 99 II – the company’s flagship A-mount camera. Among the camera’s headline specs are 12 frames…

It’s just a few days into 2017 but Panasonic has already taken the wraps off its long awaited LUMIX GH5 digital single lens mirrorless camera. The camera was briefly mentioned…

DJI’s Mavic Pro is a highly portable 4K drone that can be folded down for use at almost any location, either outdoors or indoors. It is DJI’s most compact model…

Timelapses are a fantastic creative way of indicating the passing of time in videos, like a cityscape changing from from day to night, or for documenting changes such as snowstorms…

Canon Explorer Simeon Quarrie is an internationally known filmmaker and photographer who runs an agency, Vivida, that produces creative video storytelling for some of the biggest brands in the world.…

The Video Mode and Amateur Photographer recently held a free-to-attend filmmaking workshop at Pinewood Studios in association with Canon, with support from Rotolight and Tiffen, and in the video above…