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29
Jul

Updated Gear List for 2021

CAMERAS
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K (BMPCC6K)
Blackmagic Cinema Camera 2.7K

MONITORING
Portkeys LH5P 5.5 inch daylight-viewable monitor with Bluetooth camera control

LENSES
Canon 16-35 F2.8 L ii zoom lens
Canon 18-135 F3.8-5.6 zoom lens
Tokina 11-16 F2.8 zoom lens
Nikon cinema-modified 50mm F1.4 prime lens

PROFESSIONAL TRIPODS
Sachtler FSB6 fluid head and tripod legs with 70mm bowl
Manfrotto 701 compact fluid head with carbon fiber legs
Micro slider 18in carbon fiber slider for Sachtler
YC Onion 32in motorized slider with gimbal interlink

GIMBAL STABILIZATION
DJI Ronin S gimbal with rigging accessories
Tilta Nucleus Nano wireless follow focus

MATTE BOX AND CINEMA RIGGING
Zacuto follow focus for 15mm rods
Zacuto baseplate with 15mm rods
SmallRig mini matte box with french flag
Chrosziel matte box with rotating filter trays, french flag
Schneider 4×4 polarizing filter
Schneider 4×4 ND filters

SHOULDER RIG
Zacuto shoulder rig for 15mm rods
Zacuto handgrip and chest brace for 15mm rods

AUDIO
Sennheiser G2 wireless lavalier microphone kit
Tascam DR-10L lavalier with audio recorder
Rode NT-G2 condenser shotgun microphone kit
Custom audio cables for in-camera recording

DRONE
DJI Phantom 4 Pro quadcopter kit
NVIDIA Shield 9 inch tablet dedicated to drone
PolarPro ND and PL filter set

LIGHTING
Lowell Rifa 1000 watt softbox light with diffusion
Lee Colortran 650 watt light w/ barndoors, dichroic filter
Vijim LED on-camera bi-color light
Two 7 ft light stands
6 ft small light stand
Matthews C-stand with 40″ arm
Impact heavy duty C-stand with 40″ arm
4 Sandbags, 15lbs
Sandbag with lead shot “shotbag”, 20lb
4ftx4ft frame with silk diffusion
18x34in frame with silk diffusion
Various clamps, grip accessories

12
Jul

The Gift of a Heart

Photo of heart transplant recipient talking to his smiling daughter

In this touching story, a heart transplant recipient forms a lifelong bond with the daughter of his heart donor. For this 10-minute episode on Health Central, I was camera operator for the dialogue sequences, drone pilot, and gimbal camera operator.

Watch the full video HERE

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