Blackmagic's Fusion 8 Beta for Mac and Windows is available to download. This being the first time Blackmagic's Fusion operating on a Mac.


Affinity Photo has a free trial version

Serif released a 10 day trial of Affinity Photo, their photo editor launched this Summer for Mac, presented as an alternative to Photoshop.
Written by  |  August 27, 2015
Since its launch this Summer, Affinity Photo became one of the hottest photography editors available on the market. Sold for $49,99, “no subscription”, as Serif states, the program was well received, has been rated 5-star by many customers and now...

FilmConvert: new Canon and Sony profiles

FilmConvert just released a profile for the Canon C100 MK II. There is also an updated Sony FS7 profile with new exposure targets available.
Written by  |  August 26, 2015
The profile downloads available now at FilmConvert’s website are for both the FilmConvert plugin and standalone versions. To use the recent Camera Packs you need the latest version of FilmConvert, for full compatibility. FilmConvert is a way to...

Sony’s VTOL drone… and a quadcopter

Sony’s first two drone prototypes take to the skies one month after the partnership with robotics firm ZMP was announced.
Written by  |  August 25, 2015
A VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) plane and a quadcopter are the first signs of the partnership announced by Sony Mobile and robotics firm ZMP one month ago. Two videos uploaded to YouTube by ZMP on the Aerosense page show both prototypes during...

Canon’s new 4K lenses for 2/3” cameras

Canon has a new new 2/3” portable 4K zoom lens with the world’s widest focal length, for professionals shooting interviews or live broadcast, including sport and news. And another 2/3” lens is coming!
Written by  |  August 25, 2015
 The new Canon lens, reference CJ12ex4.3B, is a 2/3” portable 4K zoom lens with the world’s widest focal length – an incredible 4.3mm, extending to 52mm (104mm using the built-in 2x extender). Leveraging Canon’s renowned heritage in optical...

EOS C300 Mark II: Canon publishes 4 White Papers

The Canon EOS C300 Mark II will be available from September on. Canon published four White Papers documenting essential aspects of the new camera and 4K.
Written by  |  August 23, 2015
The EOS C300 Mark II, a new 4K video camera with outstanding dynamic range and twice as fast as the original EOS C300,  according to Canon, offers multiple new features that need to be understood by users. Canon published free...

Portable Rig, Dolly and Cage on Kickstarter

Does the world need another video accessory able to transform between a Shoulder Rig, Cage, Underslung Rig and Dolly, that folds easily into a camera bag? Apparently, yes, says the creator, Scratch Ideas.
Written by  |  August 21, 2015
  LOKI is the name of the new product launched on Kickstarter this August. It’s a modular camera rig that’s ultra-portable, modular and robust, the result of over one year of production of countless prototypes, aiming to find the perfect balance of strength,...

The Blackmagic 3G Mini Converters are back by popular demand with a new lower price.


Ryan Mah: a Leica for black & white video

Not many people think of a Leica camera as a video tool, but Ryan Mah, co-founder of Black Rhino Creative, does. He loves the small footprint of the system and cinematic feel of the lenses.
Written by  |  August 20, 2015
Three Leica cameras and four lenses were used in a recent video produced by Black Rhino Creative. From the film itself to the behind the scenes and stills, all was shot with black and white in mind. Presented last May, the Leica M Monochrom (Typ...

‘Summer of Style’ Continues with Thousands of New Style Effects from Rampant Design

Rampant Adds More than 2,000 New 2K, 4K and 5K Custom Designed Style Effects with New Textures, Transitions and Overlays for Editors, MoGraph Artists
Written by  |  August 19, 2015
Continuing their updates from earlier this summer, Rampant Design have added even more options to their custom designed Style Effects...
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