Archive for the ‘Vendors’ Category

Jul
24
2014

Novel Competitor to Steadycam and MoVI at a Fraction of the Price?

We used to talk non-stop about Steadicams and sliders. These days, it’s all about 3-axis gimbals. I want one. But in the final analysis, it's not about the tool so much as the result: smooth, hand-held shots.[adrotate group="6"] The folks over at DVCity have an…
Jul
24
2014

Final Cut Pro 10.1.2 Boasts Workflow Improvements and Feature Enhancements

You may be familiar with kaizen, the Japanese practice of continuous improvement. You may be less familiar with its origins as an American concept brought to Japan after WW II by, among others, W. Edwards Demming. [adrotate group="6"] No matter its origin or current chief…
Jul
22
2014

Zeiss Optics with Video Ergonomics at a “Bargain” Price?

Ever try to use a follow focus – even a good one, like the Edelkrone Focus One Pro – with a still camera autofocus lens from one of the major manufacturers? No? Good luck with that. It’s not that the gears won’t engage or that…
Jul
22
2014

Syrp Variable ND Filter Now Available!

When we last caught up with the team from Syrp (creators of Kickstarter success Genie, they’d just expanded their product line with their Magic Carpet slider. Fast on the heels of that product introduction, Syrp has expanded their line once again with the Syrp ND…
Jul
19
2014

4k video in a compact camera? Yes it’s true

So 4K is now really for the masses. Panasonic recently announced the new Lumix DMC-FZ1000. This is the kid brother of sorts from the Panasonic GH4. The FZ1000 is a compact camera that has a 21MP 1” type MOS sensor. It has a non-removable Leica…
Jul
18
2014

Drone Maker DJI Set to Shake Up (!) 3-Axis Gimbal Market

Never mind that Ronin is an uber-cool name for ANY piece of gear. What’s really important is that DJI, maker of the highly regarded Phantom photography drone, has taken its Zenmuse 3 axis gimbal technology and dropped it into a MoVI M5 competitor. And brings…
Jul
17
2014

Canon 5D Mark IV Might Feature 4K Video

The latest rumor from Canonwatch.com is hinting that the Canon 5D Mark IV might ship with the ability to shoot 4K video. The questions we should be asking are: #1- Is the rumor credible? #2- If the Canon 5D Mark IV doesn't have the ability…
Jul
16
2014

Cinemartin Releases FLEC: New Innovative Multi Adjustable Universal Baseplate

We're always excited to show you new innovative products even if they're not sexy cameras LOL - Here's a new baseplate from Cinemartin that has several cinematographers excited (see the quotes below)[adrotate group="6"] I'm also thrilled to see a design where you don't have to…
Jul
15
2014

The emotimo TB3 rocks your motion control needs

So you've tried your first time lapse from the stationary tripod and he thought it was okay but it's nothing like some of the amazing movies that we've shown you, So you want to do more. You want motioning your time lapse. That's where the…
Jul
15
2014

RØDE Proudly Announces the iXY Microphones for iPhone 5, 5s and 5c

These RODE guys are enough to make me want to board a flight to Australia. Really. They’re innovative, they offer good value, they really seem to have the pulse of the market place – and they’ve got a pretty cool video for their newest mic,…