Why I returned my 2018 MacBook Pro

I’ve been in the market for a new laptop since 2012 as my mbp is on it’s last legs (batter life is shit and I’m only rocking TB1 ports on it….quite archaic) and I haven’t been impressed with any of the updates thus far….so I’ve been holding off.  But recently my laptop’s battery just won’t […]

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Sony Venice Review

When I saw a post on facebook from Cinematographer Leland Krane about asking for a DIT for a camera test of Sony’s new flagship camera, the Venice, I was instantly intrigued.  I enjoy diving in with these new cameras to get a sort of headstart on the problems and issues, because normally these things take […]

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The weakest link

I’m always looking for ways to improve my on set workflow, and I’m pretty late to the SSD game, but I have an idea about switching everything over to TB3 if the new mac pro eventually goes that route. Currently I work off a Mac Mini & the thunderbolt 2 world.  For Maisel season 2 […]

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LiveGrade v4 – Public Beta

LiveGrade version 4 is here for public beta, you can go download it right now and see for yourself: Try Not everything is intuitive right out of the gate with the new UI, took me a while to find a workspace that I like, and now that I have it set up, I kinda like […]

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LightIron Folder Structure

Got a few requests for this little app so here’s the download link for it. So let’s talk about what this is doing exactly. When you run this app it’s going to prompt you 4 times. For what shoot day it is For your long term storage (for me it’s my RAID) For your local […]

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Interview with Jonny Elwyn

It’s been a while since I last posted, but for good reason. I’ve been on Odd Mom Out Season 3 since February, and wrapped that and currently on The Marvelous Mrs Maisel Season 1 until August (plus I just finished building a home color suite in my house, that will have it’s own post soon). […]

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Epic-W 8K,7K,6K, all the Ks

Recently I found myself as an owner of a Epic-W (specifically #434) and I’ve been shooting a bit with it in conjunction with my Leica Summicrons, and I have to say I’m pretty excited about this camera. As a DIT I have to be camera indifferent, I can’t have a sway to one or the […]

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