Sep12th

New Nikon D750 Another Nail in Canon’s Coffin?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
The new Nikon D750 begs the question once again about its arch rival: What is Canon thinking? It’s one kind of anticipation when waiting to see the newest Apple iPhone…
Sep12th

Atomos Shogun with 4k Recording Ready for Action at IBC 2014

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Biggest and baddest of the Australian company’s ”touch screen weapons for filmmakers,” the Atomos Shogun will finally arrive on our shore in a scant 6 weeks. It’s not always easy…
Sep12th

Sony PXW-FS7 Confirms Multi-front War on Canon

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Time for TUMS, Canon: The new Sony PXW-FS7 -- an on-board 4K, Super 35 sensor, 10 bit 4:2:2 and up to 120fps cam -- is a direct challenge to the Cinema…
Sep12th

Microphone Company RØDE on a Roll with New RØDE Stereo VideoMic X

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Highly regarded Australian manufacturer RØDE Microphones broadens its competitive footprint with just announced Stereo VideoMic X (SVMX), looks to take on Zoom? What a great time of year for us…
Sep12th

What features do you want in the next DSLR Video camera?

Posted By planetMitch
Several years ago, we published a very popular survey asking people what they wanted in their next DSLR video camera (see the top 5 answers here) With photokina and rumors…
Sep12th

How to Shim your Nikon to Canon Lens Adapters and Help Track Focus

Posted By Barry Andersson
Everyone is always asking for more information on lenses they should buy for their cameras. The common debate is between Canon vs Nikon glass because those two are the largest…
Sep11th

Paris Meets Vintage Pentax 6×7 on Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Thanks to planet5D reader Leon Benzakein for alerting us to Paris Through Pentax. And kudos to Petapixel for getting more details directly from the filmmakers. [adrotate group="6"] The Pentax 6x7 is…
Sep11th

The Big Tease, So Pay Attention: Metabones Announces Canon EF to Sony E-mount Speed Booster Ultra

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
It’s another Dr. Evil “sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads” moment in the rapidly changing digital SLR videography landscape.[adrotate group="6"] Metabones is certainly doing its part to…
Sep10th

Is this a New Low Price Record? PROAIM Introduces 32ft Jib Crane for $1,100

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Aggressively priced jib crane package supports up to 46 lbs of camera.  Holy smokes, is this market interesting or WHAT? ProAim must be setting some kind of lowest cost per…
Sep9th

The Problem with Philly: Free Workshop “Dynamic Range in Filmmaking” is in LA

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
This free workshop sponsored by Revolution Cinema Rentals and Hurlbut Visuals offers hands-on demos from a pile of the coolest vendors out there. Sigh. Some people play golf on the…
Sep9th

Rotolight RL48-B ‘Stealth’ – The Little LED Light that Could

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
A press release for an LED light released by a company located at Pinewood Studios outside London, titled “Rotolight LED Lighting the source of choice for Master Photographer Tom Lee!”…
Sep8th

Documentary- style Filmmaking and DSLR Training with Fletch Murray

Posted By fletch murray
Double Emmy-award-winning documentary filmmaker Fletch Murray will be taking his CineBootCamps on the road to shores of Oregon for the cranberry harvest Oct 6 - 9, 2014.  Ten filmmakers will…
Sep8th

Noise Proof Pro – Solution to Removing Moiré from your Footage

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
If moiré shows up in your footage and it really bothers you – and if it shows up, it generally will – you may find a solution in Noise Proof…
Sep8th

Revolutionary New LED Light Cube Now Available

Posted By Barry Andersson
LED lights have been rising in popularity and slowly taking over the video lighting market. However, we don't want to forget there still are a lot of photographers that read…
Sep8th

Seagate Releases World’s First 8TB Hard Drive for Data Centers, Bigger Storage On Way for Moviemakers?

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
The story of HDLSR moviemaking is not so much about the need for speed but about the demand for space, for ever-increasing amounts of storage space. Most moviemakers are in…
Sep5th

Rapid Filter Changes a Pain? Try Xume Quick Release Lens Filter Adapter

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Tony Reale over at NextWaveDV reminds us that Xume (pronounced “zoom”) has an interesting alternative to matte boxes when faced with the need for rapid filter changes.[adrotate group="6"] Called the…

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