Archive for the ‘Txi’ Category

May
25
2011

Strobist Favorites Gallery – Trade Secret trading cards for lighting

If you've ever wondered how a still image was lit but didn't know much about lighting, then these Strobist Favorites Gallery - Trade Secret trading cards for lighting might just be one thing you want to have in your pocket. They also have a set…
May
24
2011

“The Battle at F-Stop Ridge” – funny battle of the camera brands

The Battle at F-Stop Ridge is a fun little short about the craziness of the different DSLR camps... Shot by Jordan Drake from The Camera Store (a camera shop in Canada), it comes with a making of post as well. This came in from a…
May
20
2011

Switronix announces new power cable for Canon DSLRs

Switronix (maker of battery and cable systems and more) announces a new power cable for Canon HDSLRs - the "XP-DV-CH cable does not require the user to purchase a separate Canon DR-E6, which retails for roughly $50." [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="541" caption="Switronics Power Cable for…
May
20
2011

Smashing new 1/2 inch rail system from halfinchrails – light and strong

Looking for a lighter rig system? The Half Inch Rails system might be the thing you need... they recently announced this new "Half Inch Rails Series 2 (HIR S2)" kit. Have a watch of the videos and read from the info below from Sam Morgan…
May
18
2011

Canon issues minor Canon Rebel T3i/600D firmware update

Canon has issued a minor fix to the Canon Rebel T3i/600D firmware... read about it below Here's the Canon link Issue: We have found the following 2 phenomena in cameras with firmware version 1.0.0.The feature guide description of the digital zoom function for movie-shooting that…
May
16
2011

Cineroid Electronic Viewfinders at NAB 2011

Yep, dug one more video out of the treasure troves from NAB 2011 - one I almost forgot - Cineroid electronic viewfinders! We did manage a few minutes to talk with Joseph from Cineroid about their Electronic Viewfinders for HDSLRs and video cameras. The report…
May
16
2011

Renting lenses and camera bodies on the ‘net – LensProToGo

In this episode, we talk a bit about what it is like to rent cameras and lenses from an Internet based company like LensProToGo. It is easy and convenient. This isn't meant to be an exhaustive comparison of pricing and features. It is just a…
May
13
2011

Creating a ‘video timelapse’ – Eirik Solheim’s “one year in 120 seconds”

This is possibly a new concept to most of you - creating a 'video timelapse' - in this case, showing the change of seasons over 1 year in 120 seconds. Most are familiar with doing a timelapse with stills, but in this case, Eirik Solheim…
May
12
2011

Warp Stabilizer in After Effects CS5.5 – fix your shaky footage!

Have some shaky footage you need to fix? Warp Stabilizer in After Effects CS5.5 might just be the fix you need. First brought to our attention by Maik Thomas who wrote this article "MY FIRST TEST WITH THE NEW ADOBE CS5.5 WARP STABILIZER" and today…
May
5
2011

Yikes! Delays on current and future Canon HDSLR lines?

canonrumors.com reported yesterday that they're hearing there are delays due to the problems in Japan not only with the current models but potentially with future models like the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and most of the other rumored cameras in the pipeline. NorthLight Images…