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Get a handle on it (a cheese handle)

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Wednesday, August 6, 2014,


My camera upgrade project is finally complete. The last phase was to replace the stock handle/mic holder on my FS100 with something much better and more sturdy. The handle that comes with the NEX-FS100 is probably the worst and most poorly designed component of the whole camera system, and really a piece of string tied to the lens would be an upgrade. Instead I went for Wooden Camera's 70mm NATO Cheese Handle kit.



It is beautifully machined from solid aluminium and features a quick-release/ad...

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Camera upgrade

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Sunday, June 29, 2014,


Above: 7-inch SWIT monitor put to use on a shoot in Sandton in May. 

I recently took delivery of a couple of upgrade items for my Sony FS100 camera and thanks to a hectic June I had plenty of opportunity to put the new gear to the test. The NEX-FS100 is an awesome camera and I love mine, but like most things that come straight from factory assembly lines it can do with a few good aftermarket parts in a couple of key areas.
 
Most users will complain about its very plasticy build quality and ...

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Unisa documentaries completed

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Tuesday, November 12, 2013,


Above: cover design by Lindi Cameron of 4-6-11 Design

This year saw me working on two long-running documentary projects for the University of South Africa (Unisa). I once again had the pleasure of working with Dr Karendra Devroop with whom I had worked in 2012 when he was the director of the NWU’s School of Music. Karendra is currently deputy-director at the Unisa Music Foundation and approached me at the beginning of this year to produce two short documentaries, one on Unisa’s Internatio...


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Just delivered by a man in a van

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Monday, July 1, 2013,


A fresh one has arrived, complete with pink foam.

My new Sony NEX-FS100 camera has arrived all the way from the factory on the other side of the pond. Many thanks to the guys at Jasco Systems for really going the extra mile for me by loaning me a camera while this one was on backorder. Rupert you guys are awesome!

Don't you just love the smell of new gear straight out of the box..

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