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The Stealthbike: BME X-9 Nighthawk

May 1, 2012

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The X-9 Nighthawk from BME is a singlespeed, belt-driven stealth bomber. The first fully assembled frame was first presented at Berliner Fahrradshau in Berlin in March 2012, and needless to say, upon design alone, it has turned some heads. It’s constructed using a new, experimental frame made out of sandwiched honeycomb-core panels wrapped with carbon […]

Rotor Concept: Camera Helicopter for DLSR & GoPro

April 19, 2012

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This one, as a gear, gadget and camera nerd, was impossible to pass up. The bait, on my Twitter feed, was taken immediately: “@c5dnews: Article: NAB 2012: $900 Quad Copter for GoPro sized cameras.” A $900 camera helicopter? Yes, please. Looking to blow a few hundred of your tax return? Here’s an approved option. This […]

Gear Patrol “Breakthroughs”: Gear & Tech 10-Part Series

February 17, 2012

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What gear and gadgetry is important to your active, everyday lifestyle? Now, what critical technology –and its historic breakthrough– makes that gear tick? These two questions, more or less, are the underlying goal behind a recent assignment working with the fun and creative team at Gear Patrol. The site’s focus is tailored around adventure, product […]

L.E.D. Outerwear x Night Snowboarding x Red Epic Camera

February 17, 2012

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What do you get when you create a bespoke outerwear kit fastened with hundreds of L.E.D. lights, and then film said suit ripping powder in pitch black with a Red Epic camera? This… a dreamy visual stunt using only the glow of the suit as the primary light source. Directed: Jacob Sutton. Suit: John Spatcher. […]

Tilt-Shifted: Surfing Tahiti & Coachella Festival

January 5, 2012

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Making the interwebs rounds –as these should– are recent tilt-shift photographs by Tim McKenna. They’re amazing, and certainly one of the better examples and uses for the tilt-shift practice. For more about tilt-shift photography in the French Polynesia, visit McKenna’s site. Looking for some tilt-shift gear, check out B&H. About tilt-shift photography (and a sweet […]

2012 Consumer Electronics Show Preview

January 4, 2012

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The 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, arguably the biggest event of the year for the tech world, is going down January 10-13 in Vegas. Thousands of tech brands set up shop in the Nevada desert to show off their latest innovations, and as you can imagine, thousands of gadget geeks and related media flock to the […]

Island Adventure: Gear Checklist

December 21, 2011

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On a recent assignment to the islands, which happened to be a very welcomed escape from the slow and stalling Northeast winter, there were a dozen products that made the packing list. This wasn’t a ‘sit on the beach and sip rum punch all day’ vacation, it was an active break from the office that […]