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The L-Mount Alliance: a new industry standard for full frame and APS-C?

The L-Mount Alliance: a new industry standard for full frame and APS-C?

Leica, Panasonic and Sigma join efforts to offer cameras and lenses utilizing the L-mount created by Leica. It looks as a modern day alliance, now full frame, of the…

Panasonic’s full frame LUMIX S1R and S1: The Times They Are a-Changin’

Panasonic’s full frame LUMIX S1R and S1: The Times They Are a-Changin’

Panasonic’s “unexpected” alliance with Leica and Sigma results in two new full frame mirrorless cameras, the S1R and S1, which are the first in the world to offer 4K…

Business for Creatives – The Long-term Mindset

Business for Creatives – The Long-term Mindset

While visiting Sydney earlier this year, I had a good long chat with Den Lennie about the challenges of building and sustaining your Production Company, as well as how to…

Befree 2N1 for travelers: this tripod transforms into a monopod

Befree 2N1 for travelers: this tripod transforms into a monopod

Manfrotto’s Befree tripod series has always been presented as a solution for photographers and videographers on the move, and the new version, 2N1, is better: it transforms into a…

ARRI Signature Primes: the conscious design of softness

ARRI Signature Primes: the conscious design of softness

This is a story about a lens family whose soft focus backgrounds were consciously designed, and the lens mount that made them possible. For the last six months I&#8217…

GoPro HERO7 Black Hands-on Review

GoPro HERO7 Black Hands-on Review

I was invited to a private GoPro pre-release event with a handful of other media folks so we could get some time with the HERO7 Black and do some…

ARRI Stellar: control your lights from your tablet or smartphone

ARRI Stellar: control your lights from your tablet or smartphone

Stellar, the new ARRI intelligent app for professional lighting control works seamlessly with the SkyLink, SkyPanel, and L-Series hardware, and includes automatic features to make workflows faster and easier…

Canister for macOS: the lingua-franca of LTO tape-drive data storage

Canister for macOS: the lingua-franca of LTO tape-drive data storage

Developed by Hedge, Canister is a Mac app that fully supports LTFS, guarantees data on the tape is accessible for everyone at any time in the future and even protects…

A Closer Look at the Thunderbolt3 Io 4K Plus from AJA

A Closer Look at the Thunderbolt3 Io 4K Plus from AJA

During my recent look at ProRes Raw here on PVC, I was also given a chance to take AJA’s latest I/O device, the $2495.00 Io 4K Plus…

Turn your smartphone into a teleprompter with Parrot

Turn your smartphone into a teleprompter with Parrot

Any smartphone can be transformed into a fully functional teleprompter, a compact and affordable solution to be used with anything from a DSLR to a video camera. Meet the Parrot…