April 2, 2020

The Best Filmmaking Deals of the Week (4.2.20)

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Headlining our Deals of the Week, save big on the Benro RedDog R1 handheld stabilizer.

This week in filmmaking deals: Get a Flashpoint Ring Light Kit for just $79, with extras valuing over $142. For full-frame and DSLR shooters, the Benro RedDog R1 Handheld Stabilizer is over 50% off and on sale for under $200. If you're working with heavy cinema camera rigs, you can save $1000 on the Easyrig 3 600N Gimbal Rig Vest, which usually retails for $4070. Also, the Samyang 24mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens is now just $429, which is 46% off of retail. Finally, Adorama is running a special on the LitraTorch 2.0 filter set that gets you a LitraTorch 2.0, clips, mounts, and a wide variety of filters for less than $100.

If you're in the market for a good handheld stabilizer for your full-frame or DSLR camera, you might want to take a look at the Benro RedDog R1. It features a swivel handle, 3 shooting modes, long 13-hour battery life, and a Universal Follow Mode that performs smooth camera movements in the direction you point the gimbal. Get it now for just $200, which is over half off of retail.

Flashpoint Ring Light Kit

Vloggers, wedding videographers, and commercial filmmakers know that ring lights can add lots of style and beauty to their subjects. One excellent option is this ring light from Flashpoint, which features a 13" diameter, AC power, 42w 5500K dimmable LEDs. In addition to the light itself, this kit throws in a wide array of extras, including a protective travel case, light stand, filter gels and diffusion panels, a mini ball head, and a smartphone cradle/cold shoe extension. You can get it all now for just $79.

Easyrig 3 600N Gimbal Rig Vest w/ 9" Extended Arm

If you're shooting on a larger cinema camera that weighs somewhere in the ballpark of 26 to 33 lbs, the Easyrig 3 600N Gimbal Rig Vest could offer you the stabilization and easy of operation you're going to need if you want to shoot handheld with a gimbal. As you might expect, Easyrig designs its vests to offer as much support to the operator as possible, with the wide front strap that provides plenty of lower back support. It's on sale now for $3070.

Samyang 24mm T1.5 Cine DS Lens

In the market for a good standard wide-angle lens, the Samyang 24mm T1.5 Cine DS has a number of specs that might get you excited. It features a de-clicked aperture for smooth iris pulls, follow-focus compatibility, 84.1-degree coverage (full-frame), hybrid aspherical lenses, Ultra Multi Coated lenses to cut down on flare and ghosting, and a minimum focusing distance of 9.8". You can save 46% on this bad boy right now. Get it for $429.

Adorama Deal of the Week

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For those in need of some tiny torch lights, Adorama is running a great deal on the LitraTorch 2.0, which features 90+ CRI, 7-hour battery life, blended/smooth lux beam, and waterproofing at up to 30' to 60'. For just $99.95, you get a LitraTorch 2.0, belt clip, GoPro 1/4" finger mount, 2 magnetic mounts, shoe mount, as well as a wide assortment of filters, including a Litra Torch Filter Set, 3 sets of Rosco Tungsten 3200K and 4600K filters, a white diffuser, and a red, yellow, blue, and green filter.     

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I tried to get the Red Dog stabilizer but they are back order only if you call. B&H won’t price match it or even discount it!

Dang it.

April 2, 2020 at 4:06PM

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Paul G Newton
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Also we're doing a "get one, give one" with the MZed Pro membership. Anyone who joins in April will get a second membership to gift to another filmmaker, plus we'll donate 20% of their membership fee to LA Food Bank.

https://www.mzed.com/news/get-one-give-one?tap_a=17272-420962&tap_s=1359...

April 4, 2020 at 4:17PM

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