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    Thank you, Brian!
  • 2K vs. 1080P for 16mm 
    Sure www.Metpostny.com not sure why I can t receive private messages. 
  • AJA Video 4k camera - Cion 
    Looks like there's a big price drop over the summer: http://www.redsharkn...-now-just-$4995
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    I would also recommend the Hilti.  I grabbed one on eBay for about half of retail and I use it on every shoot.  In fact, other AC's on shoots borrow mine out of my front box on the reg....
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     Wow that's awesome! Thank you very much indeed!
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    Just so you know there is an article on Far From The Madding Crowd in the June American Cinematographer issue which is very revealing.  Have a good day!  
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