ARRI just announced a full set of pro accessories from its PCA (Pro Camera Accessories) line that are built specifically for Sony's new PXW-FS7 camera. The FS7 is Sony's new doc-style camera that is ideal for handheld shooting. The camera contains an
E-mount and can record 4K and 1080p slow-motion... more »
Cinematographer Par Ekberg recently shot the Coldplay music video Magic using BBS Area 48 LED interchangeable remote phosphor soft lights. With over 53 million views on YouTube, Ekberg received a Best Cinematographer nomination for a music video at this year's Cameraimage festival.
The black-and-white... more »
One after another, Sony continues to build a juggernaut in their Alpha line of professional cameras, especially the a7 lineup. Each a7 has an outstanding feature: the a7 ($1,299) is an affordable all purpose full-frame camera; the a7R ($2,099.99) strong suit is resolution (R) with its 36.4 MP sensor;... more »
Yes, it's only been out for a short time but Blackmagic Design just announced a shiny new firmware upgrade to its blockbuster flagship camera. The URSA is the company's first high-end digital film camera that focuses on workflow. Built for film crews as well as single person use, URSA includes a... more »
At Japan's Inter BEE Conference, AJA Video Systems has just started accepting orders for their new CION production camera, which will start shipping by the end of December. CION is the much anticipated digital cinema camera that blew away attendees at this year's NAB show. If you're unaware of the... more »
As you already know, 65mm film has gone digital. The announcement of ARRI's new ALEXA 65 sent shockwaves throughout the professional cinematography industry with its larger than 5-perf 65mm film sensor that can record 6.5k uncompressed ARRIRAW files. Although ARRI is offering their own set of 65mm... more »
In terms of camcorders for low budget filmmakers, JVC Professional has always been an innovator but sometimes they just get lost in the shuffle with Canon, Sony, and Panasonic frequently refreshing their cameras lineups. We forget that JVC was the first company to bring an affordable 24p HD camcorder... more »
Manfrotto announced the new XPRO Fluid Head (MHXPRO-2W) with the Manfrotto 200PL quick release plate for more efficient swapping between photo and video shooting. The XPRO Fluid Head is unique because it is equipped with a fluidity selector that allows you to switch between hard fluidity for slow... more »
Canon U.S.A. just announced their new EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L II USM lens, a compact super-telephoto zoom lens featuring improvements in optical quality, image stabilization performance up-to-four steps, and rotating-zoom-ring design. The L-series super- telephoto zoom lens features Canon L-series... more »
Having a problem with that new 7D Mark II or C300 camcorder you just broke open your piggy bank to buy? Or what if you just have a simple question about how to get the most out of your camera, lens or printer?
Well, have no fear because Canon has your back.
Canon just opened two new Customer... more »
With stock video collections growing by the minute, when putting together a project, why not take advantage of a library of millions of clips that, if appropriate to your project, will only lift your production value to unimaginable heights.
One of the biggest players in the stock photo, video,... more »
Today Vimeo introduced more support for video creators and sellers worldwide by offering new translation and subtitling tools, currency options for its Vimeo PRO and Vimeo On Demand creator toolsets, and the addition of a Japanese language version of the site.
Vimeo’s new caption and subtitling... more »