In this blog you’ll find thoughst and reviews on various filmaking gadgets.

Reviews always consist of personal experinces. So if I write a reviews about something,  I had it in my hands and tested first hand.



The Opale rescue parachute system for the DJI S1000 might just be what you were looking for. More and more countries are enforcing strict laws on multicopter flying. Some countries demand full redundancy on every part, while in other countries you can still fly in places with People, if you raise […]

Panasonic GH4 aerial test 1080p 50fps cine D does it work out well? In the past month I had the Chance to play around a few times with a GH4 and since yesterday (May 8th) I’ve got my own production unit to play around with. So it’s time to make […]

Panasonic Lumix GH4 on a DJI S1000 with GH3 Z15 gimbal? The short answer is: YES it works! But… I finally had all parts to build up a S1000, which was planned to lift a GH4. I already tested and aproved early April that the GH4 fits the DJI Zenmuse Z15 […]

Panasonic GH4 testing Panasonic Switzerland was very nice and loaned me a pre production  sample of the GH4 for a couple of days. As I just got it today i can’t tell you too much about it yet. I’ve only done some GH4 hand held shooting but really love it […]

Legal information about flying multicopter drone UAV in different countries comercially. This list does not directly include information about the hobbiest flyer, but the listed sources can be used to find these information also pretty easy. Most of the sources come in the countries native language. But Google translate will […]

Update: Canon has released a corrected firmware with a new number This one should be good to go. Get it here: Do not install Canon C300 Firmware as it has been discontinued. There seems to be some problems, one of them causing some colour shift. There is no way […]

IMPORTANT: Rumors say the firmware has been withdrawn for the C300 at least because it was causing an unplanned colour cast. There’s more information about this case in my latest Blogpost (click here). Canon released the long announced firmware update yesterday (Nov.13, 2013). The update for the C500 is still missing. […]

Traveling with Lithium-ion polymer batteries, polymer lithium ion or more commonly lithium polymer batteries (abbreviated Li-poly, Li-Pol, LiPo, LIP, PLI or LiP), can be very tricky. Especially if you travel by airplane. The staff at the airport security checks often has no clue or at least no real knowledge of […]

When I was out on the hunt for a practical slider, for some upcomming docu shoots, I’ve found the Edelkrone SLIDERPLUS+ First Edelkrone SLIDERPLUS+ reviews sounded good, the concept looked really smart, weight and size wise it matched what I was looking for. So I went for it and bought […]