Fenchel & Janisch

Camera and gear reviews

Review RØDE Stereo VideoMic X

Audio is an important part of filmmaking. While for most shoots you would probably consider using a directional microphone there are situations and projects where recording in stereo is essential or useful. We were lucky to get our hands on

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Panasonic GH4 review

The Panasonic Lumix GH4 certainly is the most talked about camera this year followed by the Sony A7s. We finally got our hands on a model in Germany and tested it. You can watch the video review below: In case

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Monitor review Aputure V-Screen 2

The Aputure VS-2 is a 7-inch LCD monitor with a 1024×600 resolution. It has an HDMI input as well as YPbPr and AV input. It’s currently priced at 239 USD. Watch the video review below: Besides having focus peaking, zebra

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Konova Jib J2 Portable camera crane

In summer 2013 we got the Slider Jib J1 which is a combination of slider and a regular jib. Click HERE to read and watch the review! In late summer 2014 Konova released the follow-up version of the J1 which

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Gimbal for small cameras Zhiyun Crane-M review

The Zhiyun Crane-M is a 3-axis hand-held gimbal and supports cameras that weigh 125g to 650g which makes it useable for poin-and-shoot-cameras as well as other small and lightweight cameras such as camcorders, phones or action cams. If the used

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