The Best Blackmagic Video Cameras

Written by  |  November 28, 2015

Which Blackmagic Camera is best for you and the shooting situation you face?


Lumu Power: One light meter to rule them all?

A Kickstarter for an iPhone-powered incident, flash, and color meter
Written by  |  November 30, 2015

Lumulabs, the folks behind the Lumu plug-in incident light meter for iOS and Android (reviewed here) have just launched a Kickstarter project for Lumu Power: a combination incident light / color temperature / flash meter. Lumu Power will plug into the Lightning connector on any modern iPhone / iPad / iPod touch running iOS 8 or later. It's estimated to cost US$300 and ship in mid-2016, assuming it gets funded and things go according to plan. [Update: they reached their funding target in less than 3 hours.]



Philips: a new 4K UHD 23.8 inch monitor

Compact size and outstanding detail are the promise of the new Philips 241P6VPJKEB monitor, offering 99% SRGB colour standard, plus integrated webcam and microphone.
Written by  |  November 25, 2015
If you need a small monitor but also need it to offer quality for photo retouching and graphic design, the 23.8 inches of the new display from Philips may interest you. This 3,840 x 2,160 pixels monitor will cost you around $550. Small monitors...

New 4.6K URSA Mini footage released and it's just enough to make one drool.


Pulse: complete control for DSLRs and Mirrorless

If you want to make stills, create timelapses or shoot video, always having complete control of your DSLR or Mirrorless camera from your smartphone, wirelessly, then Pulse is for you.
Written by  |  November 23, 2015
Pulse is the new adventure from the same team that before gave us Radian and Radian 2, tools aiming to allow users to take stunning panning and tilting time-lapses. The team at Alpine Labs has spent the last 4 years making the smartest time lapse products they...

Train open Adorama Live Theatre in New York

The best way to show professional audio gear in action is through live events, and that’s what the new space from Adorama and CBS Radio does. November 24, the band Train puts the gear to test.
Written by  |  November 20, 2015
Adorama announced today it is the official sponsor of CBS RADIO New York’s new live performance space, aptly named the Adorama Live Theatre. The studio will give professionals a chance to see the best professional audio gear in action at...

Instant fog and haze for photographers and filmmakers

Photographers Joe and Kathleen Atkins needed fog and haze for their photographs and video, so they bottled the effects in one 8 oz. can, to carry everywhere.
Written by  |  November 19, 2015
The first fog and haze “machine” that fits in a backpack is available now. Recently launched, Atmosphere Aerosol gives you instant fog and haze everywhere. Kathleen and her husband, Joe Atkins, are a husband and wife team of wedding photographers based in...

HEXO+: world's first autonomous drone flies into the market

Funded in one hour on Kickstarter, in 2014, HEXO+, presented as the world’s first autonomous drone, is now available in US and abroad.
Written by  |  November 19, 2015
HEXO+, touted as the flying camera that allows users to capture stunning aerial imagery, is shipping now. Blending simplicity with the ability to create aerial imagery, HEXO+ flies itself. This flight system can take off, follow and frame its user while filming with...

XM2 acquires Steam Machine Aerial and enters US market

The cinematography company Steam Machine Aerial, from New York, was acquired by Australian company XM2. The combined entity will be called XM2 CINE.
Written by  |  November 18, 2015
XM2 is a world leading multi-platform aerial media company based in Australia, comprised of specialists in every aspect of drone cinematography and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Steam Machine Aerial is a team – Max Tubman and Dan Sheats – “where science,...

Blackmagic adds focus peaking among the new features in their Video Assist

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