REVIEW: JVC GY-LS300 4K Ultra-HD Camcorder
TokyoStreetView: Zojo-Ji Temple Part I (4K VIDEO)
Tokyo No Ads: Undressing the Metropolis (GIFs)
Action Cam-ify Your Favorite Rig with a Simple Bracket
DAIMAOU - G.G-B
- September 01, 2015
REVIEW: JVC GY-LS300 4K Ultra-HD Camcorder
4K video is here to stay, and JVC is testing the water and trying to figure the best approach by experimenting with pro-oriented products like the LS300. On paper, this is one of the most promising cameras ever designed for anyone looking to get their start filming professional-level videos. So, what's it like to use?
TokyoStreetView
- August 31, 2015
TokyoStreetView: Zojo-Ji Temple Part I (4K VIDEO)
What stands out the most at the 425-year-old Zojo-Ji Temple grounds is the striking contrast between old and new Japan. While the surrounding neighborhood is dominated by modem buildings and Tokyo Tower, Zojo-Ji feels like it’s in a time bubble where everything moves at a much slower pace.
Reno J. Tibke
- August 30, 2015
Tokyo No Ads: Undressing the Metropolis (GIFs)
It’s safe to say that when the world thinks ”Tokyo,” first to mind are the flashy, bombastic, visually stunning urban Asia aesthetics of the iconic Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Ginza neighborhoods. ...but, what if it all - big and small - just vanished? Now we have that answer.
Editor
- August 29, 2015
Action Cam-ify Your Favorite Rig with a Simple Bracket
A Japanese camera gadget maker has an answer for our media-world problems, and it’s fantastically simple: Etsumi’s new accessory bracket attaches to your main camera’s tripod mount, extending to the left and forward, and the other end of the bracket provides either another tripod mount or a hotshoe connector.
REVIEW: JVC GY-LS300 4K Ultra-HD Camcorder
TokyoStreetView: Zojo-Ji Temple Part I (4K VIDEO)
Tokyo No Ads: Undressing the Metropolis (GIFs)
Action Cam-ify Your Favorite Rig with a Simple Bracket

DAIMAOU - G.G-B - September 01, 2015

REVIEW: JVC GY-LS300 4K Ultra-HD Camcorder
4K video is here to stay, and JVC is testing the water and trying to figure the best approach by experimenting with pro-oriented products like the LS300. On paper, this is one of the most promising cameras ever designed for anyone looking to get their start filming professional-level videos. So, what's it like to use?

TokyoStreetView - August 31, 2015

TokyoStreetView: Zojo-Ji Temple Part I (4K VIDEO)
What stands out the most at the 425-year-old Zojo-Ji Temple grounds is the striking contrast between old and new Japan. While the surrounding neighborhood is dominated by modem buildings and Tokyo Tower, Zojo-Ji feels like it’s in a time bubble where everything moves at a much slower pace.

Reno J. Tibke - August 30, 2015

Tokyo No Ads: Undressing the Metropolis (GIFs)
It’s safe to say that when the world thinks ”Tokyo,” first to mind are the flashy, bombastic, visually stunning urban Asia aesthetics of the iconic Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Ginza neighborhoods. ...but, what if it all - big and small - just vanished? Now we have that answer.
Action Cam-ify Your Favorite Rig with a Simple Bracket
A Japanese camera gadget maker has an answer for our media-world problems, and it’s fantastically simple: Etsumi’s new accessory bracket attaches to your main camera’s tripod mount, extending to the left and forward, and the other end of the bracket provides either another tripod mount or a hotshoe connector.
EVENT REMINDER: The 'Disrupting Japan' Podcast Live Show in Roppongi
We're less than a week away! In celebration of a solid year online, the Disrupting Japan podcast will record a live show in Roppongi - the event is open to the public, conducted in English, includes a Q & A session, and promises to be one of the best networking opportunities we’ve seen this year.
TokyoStreetView: Tokyo Seaside Upper Observatory (4K VIDEO)
Tokyo Seaside Upper Observatory, located on top of WTCB or Tokyo World Trade Center, is the place where all those Tokyo photographers get all those amazing shots of the city. Enjoy gorgeous scenic views of Odaiba, Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Skytree, and Shiodome in a relatively relaxing and casual setting.
Solar-Powered iPhone 6 Battery Case (AUGUST THANKO RODEO PART 3 OF 3)
This case offers all the usual benefits of extra juice, but, in addition to plug-in charging, it can also be juiced with built-in, fold-out solar panels that deliver a 22.4% peak efficiency rating. The solar panels are capable of fully charging the case in about 5 hours. All you need is access to that giant nuclear fireball in the sky.
USB-Powered Portable Hot Glue Gun (AUGUST THANKO RODEO PART 2 OF 3)
Whereas before you might have felt powerless to fight off overly curious and annoying children, now you pull out your USB-powered hot glue gun and permanently attach a quarter (or a 50円 coin, in our case) to the floor - BOOM! You're free!
Scuba Goggles with Built-In GoPro Mount (AUGUST THANKO RODEO PART 1 OF 3)
Getting your HD-POV on underwater is no easy task - particularly at this price point. Now, thanks to Thanko, with a simple set of goggles molded to accommodate a removable GoPro mount (or your favorite FauxPro), all it takes is a quick push of the record button, a body of water to jump into, and something worth recording.
REVIEW: Sony α7S Flashback (microCAST • GALLERY • VIDEO)
My short time with the α7S was a beautiful and blissful affair - but would I, with my investment in M4/3 lenses, take a Sony α7S over a GH4? Well, you can smell grass, feel the asphalt, and hear the bustling city streets; the clarity of the images stirs your imagination and activates your senses...

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