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Magic ViewFinder: a free director’s viewfinder app for Android and iOS

Magic ViewFinder: a free director’s viewfinder app for Android and iOS

Cinematographers, directors or photographers who use a camera and want to check and or simulate framing without holding the camera, should check the FREE collection of Magic ViewFinder apps. Whether…

PowerShot SX740 HS gets 4K UHD video before Canon’s mainstream DSLRs

PowerShot SX740 HS gets 4K UHD video before Canon’s mainstream DSLRs

It’s a first for the PowerShot family of cameras: 4K video. Canon may keep 4K UHD away from its mainstream DSLRs, but entry-level photographers get the much requested…

The 2018 guide to underwater cameras for video

The 2018 guide to underwater cameras for video

Olympus, Panasonic, Nikon or Fujifilm are some of the companies offering compact cameras able to withstand the most punishing environments, so you can take your video and photography passion everywhere…

Free Events in May

Free Events in May

May is a good month if you’re looking for an excuse to examine gear up close and personal, get some free training, and meet up with other industry…

NAB 2018: Things ‘n’ Stuff

NAB 2018: Things ‘n’ Stuff

Herewith I collect interesting things I haven’t written about already: mostly cameras and support kit, but there’s other stuff, too… Kinefinity Chinese camera company Kinefinity…

NAB 2018: Canon C700 Full Frame Digital Camera

NAB 2018: Canon C700 Full Frame Digital Camera

NAB 2018  has a hint of a large sensor love affair perfume filling the air. Its beautiful aroma is intoxicating to the NAB attendees. From booth to booth these little…

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

As Scott Simmons mentions in Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018, Apple has developed a new raw recording format, ProRes RAW. There’s…

Canon UHD-Digisuper 66: a new broadcast lens

Canon UHD-Digisuper 66: a new broadcast lens

The new field zoom lens, named UHD-Digisuper 66,  delivers excellent image quality and operational control and features a 66x zoom ratio, making it ideal for sports and live event…

Canon shows new UHDgc series of portable zooms for broadcast

Canon shows new UHDgc series of portable zooms for broadcast

The three broadcast lenses now announced usher in the newly launched UHDgc series that will broaden 4K UHD shooting options for Canon shooters. The new trio of compact lenses will…

Setting up your on-set monitor: what to look for, and what to avoid

Setting up your on-set monitor: what to look for, and what to avoid

A few years ago, when high quality LCD monitors didn’t exist, I found myself in the wonderful position of mentally averaging every monitor on the set. The on…