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Welcoming our new National Sales Manager

Last year, the owners of Dinkum Systems undertook a rigorous interview process to find the perfect person to be our "road warrior" US-based National Sales Manager in 2014.  With an incredible year of growth and expansion ahead, we knew we had to get the right person for the job.  It was an arduous, months-long process, [...]

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Dinkum Adventures in the Jungle - Shooting with Animal Planet

Filming in the field for programs like Animal Planet's Catch and Release shot in Costa Rica means getting the shot even during difficult conditions. Our Dinkum System's ActionPod, ActionPod Pro, and FlexiMount are often are used for more than camera and mic mounts. From rigging up a 'jungle jib' to acting as a life saving [...]

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On the Set with Warren Miller's DP Chris Patterson in Yellowstone

Out West winter doesn't mean staying inside, it just means a thicker jacket! Case & point Warren Miller Entertainment's DP Chris Patterson in Yellowstone National Park using his Dinkum Systems Pro Lens Shade. Dinkum's light cutting lens shades are the perfect accessory for shooting on location - easier to transport than a bulky matte box.Photo by Tony Wilhelms — at Yellowstone [...]

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Cyber Monday Holiday Sale from Dinkum Systems!

Happy Holidays from Dinkum Systems! Enjoy 25% fff our entire website today only for Cyber Monday with code "MERRYDINKUM." All camera and microphone mounts, lens shades, and all of our camera and film accessories are included in this one day sale!

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Alfonso Cuarón and Emmanuel Lubezki spotted with Dinkum Systems CINE Lens Shade

We LOVE seeing our products kicking around after years - this CINE Lens Shades is second generation with a shortened arm and blue is 7 - 10 years old! Recently, we stumbled upon this great shot of a Dinkum Systems CINE Lens Shade being held by Director Alfonso Cuarón with Director of Photography Emmanuel Lubezski in the background.These two have collaborated [...]

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Climb on with Dinkum Systems ActionPod & Timmy O’Neill

As many of you know, Dinkum Systems is based in the beautiful Boulder, Colorado along the front range of the Rocky Mountains. We are surrounded by limitless outdoor adventure and in autumn our attention turns to rock climbing. Timmy O’Neill, founder of Paradox Sports, Patagonia Rock Climbing Ambassador, and of course Dinkum Systems super fan shared photos of his Dinkum [...]

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Reviews and how to use 'em

One thing we love at Dinkum Systems is getting great reviews from people using our gear in the field.  While we know our camera mounts and lens shades are some of the best in the business, it takes time for a small company like ours to build momentum and spread the word about our line. [...]

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Renan Ozturk, Jimmy Chin & The Art of Climbing

Having our Northern Hemisphere HQ positioned in gorgeous Boulder, Colorado, we’re always psyched when we see our gear being used in the great outdoors.  We constantly use our products when hiking, biking, skiing, rafting and climbing and have plenty of mates in the community here who count our lightweight, quick release camera mounts and lens [...]

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Everything old is new again...

The official launch of our nifty PRO PACK is less the arrival of a “new” product than a case of the natural evolution of us putting some of our most useful components together in one handy little bag.   The beauty of this Tardis-like kit is that the range of different shade, mount and grip options [...]

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Perfect for podcasts...

With the relatively recent explosion in the number of podcasts being produced, one of our original products has been given a new lease on life.  The trusty old FlexiMount microphone mount has now become a bit of a favourite for the clever folk who regularly share their views on life and the universe.   Invented by [...]

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