Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Apr
24
2015

U.F.Oh Yeah: Great Short with BTS Highlights Canon C100 Mark II

In the end, it matters less that the C100 Mark II [B&H | Amazon] did a great job (it did). What makes U.F.Oh Yeah rock – and it does ROCK – are the people. Of course. But you know what? Kudos to Canon for its role in…
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Apr
24
2015

Skydio: Drones for the Rest of Us

Skydio’s pedigree and mission are impeccable: co-founders from MIT; a $3 million seed round courtesy of Silicon Valley stalwarts Andreessen Horowitz and Accel Partners; and an ambition to make drones “far easier to control, safer to operate, and more capable.” So how much will it…
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Apr
23
2015

The Logger’s Lunchbox – the ENG Solution for DSLR/mirrorless NAB 2015

The Logger's Lunchbox brings back the "rest of the camera" for ENG shooters. For an electronic news gathering (ENG) type of shooter, the DSLR video revolution was a pain. You "lost" the integration of audio, video, and power being all in one box. [adrotate group="6"]…
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Apr
23
2015

NAB 2015: Tiffen Shows Dfx 4, for When Software-Simulated Filters are Just the Thing

The Tiffen Company, the Academy Award-winning maker of the Tiffen Dfx digital filter suite, demonstrated Dfx version 4 during NAB 2015. Version 4 adds plenty, with support for the OFX format used in Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve and other color grading solutions, as well as…
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Apr
23
2015

NAB 2015: Motion9’s Impressive Cube Shogun Cage Does Way More Than Hold Your Shogun

South Korean camera accessories maker Motion9 has been busy building more than simply a collection of products to support your DSLR or DSLM/mirrorless movie/stills hybrid camera — they have been hard at work creating an ecosystem of many potentially linked parts. That ambition is evident…
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Apr
22
2015

Red Giant 24-Hour 25%-Off Spring Sale is On From Tuesday April 28

If you have been holding off on purchasing new Red Giant software licenses, upgrading existing Red Giant software or selecting items from the Red Giant academic store, or taking out a Universe Annual Premium Membership, hold off no longer.[adrotate group="6"] The Red Giant 25%-off spring…
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Apr
22
2015

NAB 2015: When is a Monitor More Than a Monitor? SmallHD 502+Sidefinder=Hella Versatile

SmallHD showed off its soon-to-be-released Sidefinder in conjunction with the recently released 502 5-inch monitor at NAB 2015, and it looks like a high quality combination if a smaller monitor or EVF is what you need. Two solutions in one – gotta love the versatility…
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Apr
21
2015

NAB 2015: Smart Move by Digital Bolex & RØDE Adds RØDE Mics to Digital Bolex Store

In a very smart move, the makers of Digital Bolex — “The first cinema camera for filmmakers, by filmmakers” – have gone into partnership with Australian microphone maker RØDE to sell mics and audio accessories through the Digital Bolex online store. This is an astute…
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Apr
21
2015

Honda Commercial “The Other Side” a Tour de Force for Team, Final Cut Pro X

Latest in our series entitled “We’re not worthy,” here’s a look at two wonderful pieces of work – the interactive commercial “Honda Presents The Other Side,” and the behind-the-scenes write-up of how and why they pulled it together on Final Cut Pro X by editor…
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Apr
20
2015

NAB 2015: B&H Reveals More About the Amazing Rotolight Neo LED lights

Rototlight’s Neo — it doesn’t appear to be an acronym so why capitalize it? – is one of the most promising LED movie lights to appear at NAB 2015 and I for one will be very excited to see one in the flesh, as it…
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