Cine Gear: Zero Optik’s Rainbow Super Baltar Lens

Zero Optik

On day 2 of Cine Gear Zero Optik showed off a new lens at their booth. It was not difficult to find vintage glass or the interesting lens flare which attracted us to Zero Optik. It was the rainbow dyed metal housing for a rehoused vintage Super Baltar. Why rainbow? Because June is LBTGQ pride […]

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Cine Gear 2019: The Angenieux Optimo Prime Lenses

Angenieux

Drawing on over 80-years of Angenieux cinematic excellence the Optimo Primes are a very much long-awaited step forward in the world of cinematic professional options.  That signature Angenieux look in a complete prime lens set is what many Angeniux zoom lens shooters have been wanting. These Optimo Primes were first unveiled at the 2019 Cannes […]

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New Nik Collection 2 has DxO PhotoLab 2.3 ESSENTIAL Edition inside

Nik Collection 2

After bringing the Nik Collection back from the dead, in 2018, DxO now announces a major upgrade to the famous plugin suite, which now includes DxO’s PhotoLab RAW photo editor. Back in 2018 DxO brought the classic Nik Collection back to the market, after having acquired it from Google, who had acquired the software and […]

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RØDE Reporter app: 7 ways to improve it

RØDE Reporter app: 7 ways to improve it 6

The RØDE Reporter app for iOS is the bridge from several RØDE hardware devices to an iOS or iPadOS device for recording. These RØDE devices for the Apple Lightning connector currently include the i-XY-L stereo microphone, the i-XLR (for connecting a single XLR microphone) and the SC6-L, the ingenious yet under-praised bidirectional 2-channel interface I […]

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Allegiance Studios tap into global talent pool of VFX artists using Signiant Media Shuttle

Allegiance Studios tap into global talent pool of VFX artists using Signiant Media Shuttle 12

Allegiance Studios is the only feature-level VFX house in the Okanagan Valley of Canada’s British Columbia. A full-service company, Allegiance provides everything from pre-production services to the final touch in digital compositing, including each step of CGI (modeling, lights, shading and animation) as well as environment creation and matte painting. Allegiance’s whole pipeline is based […]

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Profoto announces the B10 Plus flash: a big light in a small package

Profoto announces the B10 Plus flash: a big light in a small package 16

Profoto has a new flash out, the bigger brother of the successful B10. With the B10 Plus, photographers have twice as much power as with the B10, and then times more than the average speedlight. Despite the extra power of the B10 Plus, owners of the Profoto B1 series should not worry, says the company. […]

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RED DSMC2 GEMINI camera kit: a new “ready to shoot” solution

RED DSMC2 GEMINI camera kit: a “ready to shoot” solution

RED DIGITAL CINEMA introduced a new DSMC2 GEMINI kit offering a comprehensive solution for cinematographers who shoot in a variety of environments. Add a lens and you’re ready to go! The newly packaged system offers cinematographers a complete solution (lens not included) to start shooting while being able to tackle a variety of situations. It’s […]

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