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P + S Technik’s 1.5x 35-70mm Anamorphic Zoom

P + S Technik’s 1.5x 35-70mm Anamorphic Zoom

There I stood in Wooden Camera’s booth at NAB 2016. The woman in front of me cocked her head to one side and gave me a perplexed look…

SSDs for URSA Mini And 96TB LaCie Tower: NAB 2016

SSDs for URSA Mini And 96TB LaCie Tower: NAB 2016

Media and Hard-Drive Storage. It’s a necessary evil in our industry. Where, at times, we drop our hard-earned cash on one of the least sexy purchases…

Zacuto Talks EVFs, Recoils, and Wood Grips with PVC: NAB 2016

Zacuto Talks EVFs, Recoils, and Wood Grips with PVC: NAB 2016

At NAB 2016 we met up with Steve and Jens from Zacuto where I promptly mispronounced Jens’ name and dived into all of their new gear they were showing…

Panasonic Shows Off Varicam LT To PVC: NAB 2016

Panasonic Shows Off Varicam LT To PVC: NAB 2016

Panasonic first announced the VariCam LT in February 2016. NAB 2016 was likely the first place many shooters had the opportunity to get their hands on the camera and test…

NAB 2016 – mocha Pro and visiting the Boris and Imagineer Systems Booth

NAB 2016 – mocha Pro and visiting the Boris and Imagineer Systems Booth

I made it a point to drop by the Boris FX booth to have a chat with Ross Shain of Imagineer Systems. At this point it’s old news that…

Blackmagic Talks To PVC About The New URSA Studio Viewfinder: NAB 2016

Blackmagic Talks To PVC About The New URSA Studio Viewfinder: NAB 2016

At NAB 2016, Blackmagic announced the new URSA Studio Viewfinder, a 7” studio viewfinder with variable tension mounting points, tally, external controls and more turning the Blackmagic URSA Mini 4…

PVC Talks To SLR Magic About 2 New PL Lenses: NAB 2016

PVC Talks To SLR Magic About 2 New PL Lenses: NAB 2016

I little over a year ago SLR Magic announced, and produced, the APO-HyperPrime CINE 50mm T2.1 PL Cinema Lens. It was the first in a CINE family, and…

PVC Talks To Canon About 18-80mm Compact-Servo Lens: NAB 2016

PVC Talks To Canon About 18-80mm Compact-Servo Lens: NAB 2016

Compact Servo Zoom Canon’s new Compact-Servo zoom 18-80mm T4.4 EF-mount lens is smaller than a 70-200mm L lens and weights only 2.7…

Lowel Shows Off LED Lights: NAB 2016

Lowel Shows Off LED Lights: NAB 2016

If you have ever been, or currently are, a news photographer your first light kit may have been a Lowel light kit. Lowel lights are workhorses and tough. I literally…

Anamorphics and Blackmagic’s URSA Mini: NAB 2016

Anamorphics and Blackmagic’s URSA Mini: NAB 2016

Found in the new UI is the option to turn the 16:9 4.6K Super 35mm sized sensor into a 3K 4:3 anamorphic sensor. This allows the use…

Arri Talks New Softbank Features: NAB 2016

Arri Talks New Softbank Features: NAB 2016

Great, easy to use, lights make production run smoother. Last year, at NAB 2015 Arri introduced us to their latest LED light, the Skypanel. This year at NAB2016 they&#8217…

New User Interface and Operating System for URSA Mini: NAB 2016

New User Interface and Operating System for URSA Mini: NAB 2016

Blackmagic says the new User Interface and OS for the URSA Mini cameras is like finally releasing the second half of the camera system. This is not an upgrade. Nope…

Blackmagic Announces Revolutionary New Blackmagic Duplicator 4K: NAB 2016

Blackmagic Announces Revolutionary New Blackmagic Duplicator 4K: NAB 2016

The Duplicator If you are in any way recording or shooting live events the Blackmagic Duplicator 4K seems to be, quite literally, the best way to sell your work to…

PVC Talks To Blackmagic About The New 4K Video Assist Recorder

PVC Talks To Blackmagic About The New 4K Video Assist Recorder

First Blackmagic showed us the HD version of the Blackmagic Video Assist at NAB 2015. Well, it’s a new year at NAB and we were shown a new…

The AJA Press Conference at NAB 2016

The AJA Press Conference at NAB 2016

It’s the first morning of NAB and AJA has their press breakfast to get bellies full before the show begins. Here’s a few notes from the…