Sep19th

RØDE Immerses You in the Scene with Stereo VideoMic X

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
While the visual side of moviemaking has well and truly entered the immersive era via reach-out-and-touch-it 4K acquisition and you-are-here cameras like the GoPro Hero, audio has lagged some distance…
Sep19th

Sony FS7 is to the FS700 as the Canon C300 is to C100?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Den Lennie interview on the Sony FS7 makes a pretty compelling case for the comparison – except the FS7 is 1/3 less expensive than the C300. Take an FS700 and…
Sep19th

Zeiss Otus 85mm f1.4 Lens Test : This Week’s Rorshach Test

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Wide Open Camera tested the Zeiss Otus 85mm f1.4 lens using the Panasonic GH4 and Metabones Speed Booster, with lifeguard Stephanie Ertl as the subject.  Who are you, and what…
Sep18th

Switronix TorchLED Bolt 220R Offers a New Twist on “Lite Brite”

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Onboard camera light TorchLED Bolt 220R now with wireless remote control for distances up to 250 away. Seems like I have LEDs on the brain these days, but I know…
Sep18th

CAME-TV High CRI LED 1x1s: Great Lighting Values

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Easy to use, adjustable and lightweight, these CAME-TV High CRI LED 1x1s make high performance, color accurate LED lighting available to a much broader audience than ever before.[adrotate group="6"] Remember…
Sep18th

Back to the Future: Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL Mount

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
It’s back to the future at Blackmagic, which has just announced their Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL mount. It was only a few weeks ago (August 27th) that we published…
Sep17th

The iOgrapher Comes to the iPhone

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Best known for its mobile media cases for videographers shooting and editing with iPads, California-based company iOgrapher recently released a case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S. And I…
Sep17th

Magic Lantern + Blackmagic + RED = Apertus Axiom??

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
What happens when you mash up the community ethos and competence of a Magic Lantern with the scrappy capitalism of a Blackmagic and the modularity espoused by a RED? Maybe…
Sep17th

Announcing the Atomos Power Station: Australian for “Battery”

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
In a departure from its usual offerings, the Australian company adds the Atomos Power Station to its product line, a multi-device battery pack for filmmakers. Do you find yourself chewing through batteries like…
Sep16th

Mobile Moviemaking To Improve Yet Again with iPhone 6?

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Though great storytelling, now as always, is crucial to moviemaking success, decent and affordable cameras can make a difference in your movies’ watchability and the effects you can achieve. [adrotate…
Sep16th

AJA CION: What Might a 4K, PL Mount Camera Look Like if Apple Did It?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Gorgeous industrial design meets straightforward, cherry-picked feature set in the new AJA CION camera. We haven’t yet seen it in the flesh – it isn’t even shipping– so what we…
Sep16th

A Super 35mm, 4K Mirrorless Camera with Advanced Codecs for $1,499? Samsung NX1! Holy Competition, Batman!

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Samsung is everywhere – and not to be underestimated. This is the company that is giving Apple a run for its money in the smartphone world – and essentially forced…
Sep15th

Canon Introduces Three New Lenses and its “Glass First” Initiative

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
With their first EF zoom lens to incorporate STM (EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, $599); their slimmest and lightest EF-S lens ever made (EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM pancake, $149); [adrotate…
Sep15th

PowerShot G7 X – Canon’s First One-Inch Sensor Compact Digital Camera

Posted By planetMitch
Also announced today, Canon's PowerShot G7 X and yes, it is a PowerShot pocket cam, but it has some great looking video and it may be a great cam for…
Sep15th

HOT Canon EOS 7D Mark II launch video – a planet5D first

Posted By planetMitch
We're thrilled to be able to be one of the very first sites to show you this awesome first look at the Canon EOS 7D Mark II from our good friend…
Sep15th

Canon’s killer new Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Posted By planetMitch
Canon announces the Canon EOS 7D Mark II - did you feel the ground shake? Did the universe suddenly start spinning another direction? Nope. Many people were waiting for the…

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