About Hawaii Shoots

Hawaii Shoots is the blog and community effort of Berad Studio, purposed to unite and grow the Hawaii video production industry. More Info

Hawaii Camera Offers More Than Production Rentals

Hawaii Camera is quickly becoming Hawaii’s go-to production rental location. They offer great prices, a wide selection, fair rental terms, and excellent customer service. Whether you’re looking to get your hands on lighting, cameras, lenses, or underwater housings, Hawaii Camera brings in the latest gear and gets it to you […]

Highlights from the Camera Demo Workshop

Our last Hawaii Shoots Workshop was an exciting presentation by Brad Watanabe where he showcased the cameras he uses in his business, Berad Studio. Brad wrote a wrap-up post on the specifics of the workshop here: bit.ly/camerademo

Justin Iyoki put together a quick highlight video of the event and camera fun that […]

How Berad Studio Shot a Hawaii Holiday Time-lapse by Collaborating

In Hawaii, we don’t have icy winters like much of the rest of the world, which makes it an ideal vacation spot for the holidays. When Hawaiian Airlines asked us to help out with their holiday social media videos we thought it might be fun to share a little bit […]

Hawaii Shoots Holiday Party 2014

2014 has been an exciting year for Hawaii Shoots thanks to everyone in the Hawaii Shoots community. Come and hangout with some of Hawaii’s top production professionals and make new friends at our final event of 2014. There will be food, networking opportunities, prizes, and good times. Hope to see you there!

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Which Camera is right for you?

The thought of purchasing a new camera is often both exhilarating and exhausting.  There are so many different options to choose from these days.  From the large consumer/professional manufacturers like Canon, Nikon, Panasonic and Sony to the more niche specialty cinema cameras from Arri, Red and Black Magic…  The amount of choices we have today is […]

Hawaii Shoots: Camera Demo

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RAW cameras, slow-mo cameras, HD or 4K cameras, cameras galore. With the production market flooded with such a huge variety of cameras, it can be hard to know which one is best for you. Things like cost, features, form factor, and brand are commonly used to slim […]

Hawaii Shoots Wrap Up: Production Sound with Tom Visser

At the latest Hawaii Shoots Workshop, we learned some valuable tips and tricks about production sound and mixing from one of the most sought after sound mixers in Hawaii, Tom Visser. Tom comes from over 15 years of experience in production sound recording, sound design, mixing, post production sound, and more. […]

Rumored Sony PXW-FS7 announced

Sony has just announced the PXW-FS7, which is their successor to the extremely popular FS700.

When I first added the Sony FS100 to my camera kit, I noticed a huge increase in image quality, audio clarity, and overall performance compared to my Canon DSLR lineup. Eventually I moved away from the […]

Hawaii Shoots: Production Sound & Mixing Workshop

Many filmmakers and video professionals get into the industry because of their desire to direct, shoot or act. A small fraction enter the field, passionate about producing and recording quality audio.

Tom Visser is one of the most sought after sound mixers in the state, with over 15 years of professional […]

Free photography courses at Bishop Museum

Kaimuki Camera has teamed up with Canon to host two FREE workshops this weekend at Bishop Museum. For those of you who missed our Introduction to DSLR Video workshop earlier this year, Saturday’s FREE course may be a good one to attend to learn about some camera fundamentals.

Course […]