Helium Cine iPhone Cage Kickstarter Nearly Funded

Helium Core

Brandon Hoe of Helium Cine kicked off a Kickstarter campaign for their iPhone chassis, or camera cage if you will. The idea is to help the iPhone become a more user-friendly camera for shooters. Think adding top-lights, grips, and better microphones. Plus, the Helium Core case will allow you to mount a variety of lenses quickly. […]

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Shot Maker: Tom Zweibel and New York Knicks Score with Sony FS7

Shot Maker: Tom Zweibel and New York Knicks Score with Sony FS7 1

For Tom Zweibel, digital video producer for the New York Knicks, the workday doesn’t end when the final buzzer sounds. When the game’s over, it’s time to edit all the footage he’s just shot for delivery to any of the Knicks’ internal or external platforms. Zweibel shoots about 12 to 14 hours of video every […]

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Should I Hackintosh? Legal, moral/ethical & technical factors

Should I Hackintosh? Legal, moral/ethical & technical factors 2

This article would be unnecessary if Apple would simply do the right thing and license its OS X operating system to HP, as I covered in Will the new HP ZBook Studio be the next legal Hackintosh? in November 2015 (link ahead). This article covers motivations to Hackintosh, along with legal and moral/ethical issues and […]

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Review: HP ZBook Studio G3 is the portable workstation to consider for video pros

Review: HP ZBook Studio G3 is the portable workstation to consider for video pros 4

In my view, a video pro who is looking for a portable workstation with a laptop form factor should be seeking a few key features: the fastest possible speed to handle the latest video formats; state of the art connectivity with external peripherals & networking; a high-quality matte 16:9 screen with good off-axis viewing; easy […]

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A digest of last week’s photo and video news – Week 19

news digest week 18

A digest of last week’s news is a selection of some of the news from week 18 from 2016 related to the worlds of photography and video, covering multiple topics, always rounded up with a reading suggestion. Canon patent for an anamorphic lens Canon filled an optical patent for a new lens to join their […]

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