Archive for the ‘Vendors’ Category

Nov
6
2014

The Feather Camera Crane: Lightweight Travel Jib for Adventure Filmmakers

LITE PRO GEAR takes on Kessler’s Pocket Jib Traveler, the Aviator Travel Jib and others with its Feather Camera Crane – and has consistently sold out each manufacturing run for the last 2 years.[adrotate group="6"] It’s usually the third piece of gear film-makers employ to…
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Nov
5
2014

First Look: CAME-TV 7800 3-Axis Gimbal Passes “Sophie Test”

Who doesn’t have MoVI envy? The market is filling up with worthy competitors, but CAME-TV’s 7800 is especially intriguing at an introductory price of $1,298.[adrotate group="6"] We’ve just gotten our hands on their 3-axis gimbal, and while it’s missing a couple of bells and whistles compared…
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Nov
5
2014

First Look at Vimazing: Why Should YouTube and Vimeo Get All the Views?

There’s a growing recognition that while YouTube and Vimeo are fantastic and have profoundly altered not only the online landscape but TV and movies directly, [adrotate group="6"]there is a more targeted set of audience and creators to be courted. Vimazing is the newest offering in…
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Nov
4
2014

F&V Introduces Two New Monitors

Value favorite F&V offers bright, high contrast monitors in 4.3” and 7” versions – but the differences are more than diagonal-deep. The 4.3” SpectraHD 4 boasts a 1280x720 display and can be mated to their magnifying loupe. [adrotate group="6"]It comes with a full set of…
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Nov
3
2014

Genus Launches Gen X Plate

Want to use a small DSLR body as a B camera to your full function A cam? Wouldn’t it be nice if one adjustable base plate could handle both, with their varying heights, weights and centers of gravity?[adrotate group="6"] GenusTech gives you just that with…
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Oct
31
2014

UK Rental House Rogue Element To Rent AXIOM Beta Cameras for Free

While the concept of “open source” may seem arcane to many, it is in fact a profound intellectual and moral breath of fresh air – and has very specific implications for digital filmmakers. In the world of cinematography and photography, its champions are Magic Lantern…
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Oct
31
2014

Eroz X1: Leveraging the Glidecam Stabilizer

Borne of his doctor’s recommendation to stop using the Glidecam to recover from wrist stress, Renso Gomez decided instead to design a simple but clever add-on called the Eroz X1 –now on Kickstarter and already oversubscribed with 29 days still to go.[adrotate group="6"] If you’ve…
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Oct
28
2014

When Looking Into 3D LUTs, Consider Yielding to ImpulZ

Photographing in color has been possible about as long as photography itself with the first attempts being made around 1850. The science of color photography as we know it has existed since Kodachrome was released to the public in 1935. That is almost 80 years…
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Oct
27
2014

Big Savings on edelkrone’s MODULA Series

Innovative Turkish company edelkrone offers steep discounts on their rigs while supplies last I haven’t seen them in the metal, but judging by my own experience with their FocusONE PRO follow focus (I actually own one) -- [adrotate group="6"]and if you’re in the market for…
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Oct
25
2014

Fotodiox Excell+1: Metabones Has New Competition

UPDATE: “Well, I feel sheepish.” -       Genie, in ALLADIN Sorry, guys, I got it wrong. Yes, PDN is a reputable site.  Yes, they posted on October 14th – not July -- and we picked it up just a few days later.  And yes, we wrote…
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