Refined Zeiss Lenses for Sony α A-mount

According to some people Zeiss lenses are perfect... but as Sony says, there is always room for improvement.
Written by  |  April 23, 2015
Sony announced the launch of refined versions of ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* standard and wide angle zooms for their α A-mount cameras, extending their offer of lenses for this system. Sony has enhanced its line-up of α A-mount interchangeable lenses with...

TIPA Names 2015's Best Photo Bag

The Technical Image Press Association named Think Tank Photo’s 10th anniversary edition Airport International LE Classic rolling camera case 2015’s “Best Photo Bag.”
Written by  |  April 16, 2015
The award won by Think Tank Photo comes at a special moment for the company. Think Tank Photo celebrates its 10th year in the market, and the bag that won the award was created as an anniversary edition. So, the Airport...

A Backpack for Mirrorless Systems

The new Urban Approach 15 backpack is the first backpack from Think Tank Photo designed specifically to hold a complete mirrorless camera system.
Written by  |  March 24, 2015
Cinematographers on the move, even those with smaller mirrorless systems, need to protect their gear while having easy access to equipment. Although any bag or backpack can be used, adapted or transformed to carry a mirrorless system, many users will look at...

The Best Micro Four Thirds Cameras for Video

If you aim to buy a Micro Four Thirds camera for video, you must know which models are available. There are less than you may think, as only Panasonic and Olympus create multiple models of this type of camera.
Written by  |  March 23, 2015
Mirrorless they may be, but not all mirrorless cameras are Micro Four Thirds. Only when you buy mirrorless cameras from Panasonic or Olympus (and more recently Kodak, with the Kodak Pixpro S-1), are you really buying into the system conceived to unify all cameras...

KEEP CALM: The FAA and sUAVs/Drone Rules UPDATED

Filtering-out the Facts from Fiction & Paranoia (UPDATED 2/15/2015)
Written by  |  March 14, 2015

With the publishing of Jack Nicas and Andy Pasztor's speculative and interpretive article in the Wall Street Journal in the fall of 2014, it seems every news agency, media outlet and publication has totally lost their minds in a fit of hysteria liken to Chicken Little proportions; sparking "end of days" tweets and forum discussions throughout the social mediasphere that has brought on an industry-wide panic akin to Orson Wells' War of the Worlds live broadcast radio play. Let's just stop right there and breathe for a moment - turn off the TV, put down that paper and let's look at some facts... (UPDATED 3/14/2015 with FAA Activities at bottom of article)

Hondo Garage Rigs Have a Lower Price Now

The new line of support rigs from Hondo Garage for people looking for a travel-friendly package was expensive. Not anymore!
Written by  |  March 6, 2015
Creator of some interesting solutions when it comes to minimalist camera-stabilizing solutions, Hondo Garage agrees that their equipment is not the cheapest in the market. In fact, they say downright that it is “too damned...

A Wireless Microphone for Nikon DSLRs

Direct sound capture with DSLRs is usually a disaster. Nikon has a wireless microphone for their new D7200 and other DSLRs.
Written by  |  March 3, 2015
The new D7200 DSLR from Nikon, a DX-format camera, offers FullHD video, time-lapse advanced functions and a wireless microphone as some of the features videographers will appreciate. But there...

Is Time-Lapse the New Video?

Time-lapse sequences as those from Rob Whitworth or George Lepp show the variety and richness of this form of telling stories.
Written by  |  March 3, 2015
Advertising companies have understood the power of time-lapse to tell stories, so we’re seeing more and more of these time-compressed movies appear everywhere. There is a unique magic to time-lapses, whether they are the result of...

20 Hours of Full HD Video on a Memory Card

For the first time ever it is possible to hold an unprecedented 20 hours of Full HD video on a fingernail-sized memory card.
Written by  |  March 2, 2015
SanDisk Corporation introduced the 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition, the world’s highest capacity microSD card for use in mobile devices. In just one year...

PocketSkater 2: New Wheels for Your DSLR

Edelkrone has just launched their PocketSkater 2, a new version of wheels for your DSLR, now with a FLEXTILT head.
Written by  |  March 1, 2015
PocketSkater 2 continues the new series of equipment for smaller cameras designed by edelkrone. Conceived with DSLRs in mind, but able to accept other image capturing devices, the new PocketSkater 2 is based on the original...
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