BeachTek has something exciting up their sleeves for BMPCC users…

…and it’s called the DXA-Pocket. It also works on the EOS-M too, in addition to virtually any other camera with a mic input jack and no AGC: And yes, you can mount it on a hot shoe too, if you prefer. It’s unbelievably versatile and simple, not to mention that it works really well with a light camera such as the EOS-M outfitted with a small lens. Everything you need in a pint-sized package. The unit shown is a prototype, but the final product won’t differ much from what you…

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Canon DIY Lens Repair: EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

This has been far too long in the works, but it’s finally here: A how-to DIY repair guide for taking apart (and rebuilding) the Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS (both the IS v1 and II) to fix the stripped focus ring gear issue. Stripped focus ring gears are extremely common on these lenses – and with a bit of patience and care, can be fixed¬†for all of $10. WARNING: By viewing and/or following this guide, you accept full responsibility for any malfunctions or damage that may be caused to your lens…

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