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Canon Announces EOS R System  30.3MP full-frame CMOS sensor – An Alpha Killer?

Canon Announces EOS R System 30.3MP full-frame CMOS sensor – An Alpha Killer?

The Canon EOS R full-frame mirrorless camera is scheduled to be available in October 2018 for an estimated retail price of $2299* for the body only. It will also be sold as a body-and-lens kit with the new RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM lens for $3399*.

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Manfrotto Releases New Backpack for Your DJI Phantom 1, 2 or 3

Manfrotto Releases New Backpack for Your DJI Phantom 1, 2 or 3

Trekking through the wilderness or the city with tons of gear is the worst part of shooting.  Of course it’s better to have and not need than to need and not have, but using that as a rule can result in multiple bags and cost you time as you search for the tools you need to […]

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Need 4K ProRes From The New XC10? Look To The Atomos Shogun

Need 4K ProRes From The New XC10? Look To The Atomos Shogun

Following the announcement of Canon’s new 4K camcorder, the XC10, and the 4K capable C300 Mark II, you may have noticed both cameras only record compressed 4k. Never fear however, as Atomos is at the ready with their 4K recorder, the Shogun.

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Blackmagic Design’s Fusion 7

Blackmagic Design’s Fusion 7

Last Fall, Blackmagic Design announced it’s acquisition of Fusion effects software. Fusion. If you’re not familiar, Fusion is a composting application for visual effects artists, broadcast and motion graphic designers and 3D animators.

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Eddie Redmayne On What It Takes To Play Stephen Hawking

Eddie Redmayne On What It Takes To Play Stephen Hawking

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a screening of “The Theory of Everything” hosted by The Actor’s Fund. The screening was followed by a Q&A with actor Eddie Redmayne who has already won a SAG Award, Golden Globe and is nominated for the Academy Award for his performance.

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Photokina 2014:  Zeiss Leaks New Product Info

Photokina 2014: Zeiss Leaks New Product Info

Photokina is upon us, and Carl Zeiss is slowly leaking info about new product announcements. But, if you really want to know what they’re planning, you’ll have to do more than shout out conjecture and speculation. If you want their secrets, you’ll have to work for them.  

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Blackmagic Day LA – Director/DP Joe Murray & The Blackmagic Cameras

Blackmagic Day LA – Director/DP Joe Murray & The Blackmagic Cameras

Joe Murray is a veteran, award winning director and director of photography whose career spans decades, having a hand in shooting numerous high profile projects and commercials, such as Star Wars Episode IV and television spots for McDonalds. He was a presenter at the Blackmagic Day event last week, and we stopped to talk with him about […]

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Blackmagic Day LA – BMPC 4K Update, Audio Histogram, & More

Blackmagic Day LA – BMPC 4K Update, Audio Histogram, & More

When we attended the Blackmagic Day in Burbank last week we were able to speak with Blackmagic’s Tina Eckman about the event, the recent run of firmware updates and what the latest firmware update means for the other Blackmagic Cameras.  

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NAB 2014:  Blackmagic Design’s URSA

NAB 2014: Blackmagic Design’s URSA

A couple of this year’s standouts came from Blackmagic Design, something that’s become sort of a common occurrence over the last few years. While we were expecting a new camera announcement by no means did we expect two. The first of these, the Blackmagic URSA (latin for bear for those interested), is our focus here and we try […]

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Atomos Partners With Sony For Shogun/A7S Compatability

Atomos Partners With Sony For Shogun/A7S Compatability

Atomos has just announced that they have partnered with Sony for their newly released Shogun recorder, making it the “only 4K HDMI recording solution that can take full advantage of the new A7S’s full 35mm ultra-sensitive 12 mega pixel video sensor, clean HDMI out, 120 fps HD and custom HDMI timecode and start/stop trigger.”

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