Archive for the ‘Vendors’ Category

Oct
22
2013

LensProToGo revamps its site and offers discount

I've been a big fan of LensProToGo for a long time - love their team and the excitement they have for what they do - plus they just do a great job of renting gear. They've launched a new design for their site and it…
Oct
21
2013

Canon Shutter Count? Get accurate shutter actuations from ShutterCount App

One of the oldest questions around the DSLR market has always been "how many shutter actuations does my camera have?" In fact, one of the most popular posts in the past was this planet5D article "Canon EOS 5D Mark II shutter count actuation utility" Well…
Oct
2
2013

FilmConvert for Adobe Plugins adds Color Corrector, Hardware Acceleration

A year ago many film makers raved about the powerful film looks achievable with FilmConvert. Now the goodness is, for Premiere and After Effects users, faster and even more awesome with powerful new features as announced on the FilmConvert web site. [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"]…
Sep
27
2013

RØDE Rec 2.8 updated for iOS devices

Why not use your iOS device to record high-quality audio on your next video shoot? Just head over to the Apple App Store and download RØDE Microphones' newly updated REC APP 2.8, connect the right microphone, and you've got an additional audio source to add…
Sep
9
2013

RØDE adds iPhone compatibility for Lavalier, PinMic and HS1 Headset

Now this is cool news from our friends (and sponsor) RØDE - great to see the ability to take existing gear and add functionality. [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] RØDE MiCon-11 adaptor cable RØDE Microphones has announced the release of the MiCon-11 adaptor cable, which provides…
Sep
6
2013

Rick Sammon's Photo Sundial iPhone app

Rick Sammon - a popular photographer/instructor has released a very nice iPhone app called Rick Sammon's Photo Sundial. If you want to see an interview I did with Rick, I've added it below the app info... scroll down! [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] Rick Sammon's Photo…
Sep
5
2013

Cinevate announces a new small Duzi Camera Slider

Our old friends at Cinevate have announced a cool new small slider [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] Duzi Camera Slider It’s the lightest, most compact and affordable Cinevate slider ever. It's a Duzi! Weighing in at just 4 lbs, measuring only 24 inches long, and with…
Sep
3
2013

The Cinematographer’s New Best Friend—the First Reference Quality Camera-Top Monitor with a True HD Resolution

Our friends at SmallHD have put out some additional information about their new DP7-PRO OLED-SX which they say is the first small monitor to accurately produce colors like some of the much larger displays. I remember when we were working on "Incident on Marmont Avenue"…
Aug
22
2013

Komputerbay 256GB Compact Flash Card

A guest post from Michael Anthony of Michael Anthony Visuals... (He's the guy who also sent in the post: "TV Commercial shot with Magic Lantern RAW video on Canon EOS 5D Mark III" When I asked about the $699 price he said: Yes, they're expensive...…
Aug
21
2013

MyMyk – a new DSLR microphone system

Just found out about this new DSLR microphone system from a newish company called MyMyk clearly aiming at RØDE and the others that are tops in the market. I like how compact the pieces are but haven't tested a unit yet, so I'm not sure…