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Birns & Sawyer Camera Auction

Birns & Sawyer will auction off its entire 16 and 35mm Film Camera inventory. Bids close October 19th. Bill Meurer (Owner/Cinematographer) writes, “It is with mixed feelings that we will be exiting the 16 and 35mm film camera business after 57 years. Nevertheless, our success with RED Mysterium X, ARRI Alexa, CANON 5D/7D, SONY F-3 and Panasonic AF-100 cameras as… read more…


Dorn Good Fauer Finder

Want a terrific Director’s Finder? You’re three internet clicks away. Ingredients: One Sony NEX-5 digital camera, one MTF Services PL to Sony E Mount Adaptor, and one beautifully designed and machined Viewfinder and bracket from the wonderful folks at iDC Photo Video. Bruce Dorn has been sketching, milling and drilling away, and is now making me blush by calling it… read more…

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Cine Gear Expo 2011

With a week to digest Cine Gear Expo, along with the delicious In-N-Out burgers, it’s as risky to analyze the trends we saw on Paramount’s New York Streets as it is to augur the whims of Wall Street. Nevertheless, here goes. But first we need to talk about art and politics. Equipment is getting cheaper, labor is getting more expensive,… read more…

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Birns & Sawyer Moves

Birns & Sawyer has moved a couple of miles to a convenient new location at: 5275 Craner Ave.   North Hollywood, CA 91601   Phone  323.466.8211  Web: www.birnsandsawyer.com