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MATTE BOXES/GEAR BRANDS FOR DSLR FILMMAKING


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#1 flavio filho

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 11:07 AM

Hi all.

Am starting on the DSLR video world, and have seen many manufacturers with indecent prices for gear, as you all might have (Zacuto, etc).
I wonder what are the best/affordable manufacturers of gear around, apart from the famous glittering, rainbowny and expensive ones?

I need to start with the MATTE BOX, I'm buying every month or so a Zeiss Prime (not the cinema ones), to use with my new Nikon D7000 (love it), setting up a lovely kit...
So, I wonder what matte boxes/brand would fit well with it, that could have an "universal" adaptor for the lens? As well as the follow focus and other gear, etc.

Believe its easy to choose a brand and stick to it until buy the bits of gear to mount a nice kit.

Thanks,
Flavio
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#2 Frank Glencairn

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 02:59 AM

Tilta and Cinematics make some real nice stuff: http://www.personal-...nd-follow-focus

Frank
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#3 Eirik Berger

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 12:27 AM

I took a chance and ordered som reasonable priced (but new) gear from e**y. I realize there is much junk out there, but I found a brand that I will try.
Note: I just ordered and have not received it yet.

If you search for "Trusmt" you will find the line of products I am talking about.
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