GoPro recently announced three new housings, a flex arm, and two free apps. The Blackout Housing, the Gooseneck, the Frame, and the Dual HERO System are the latest accessories from the company, known for their wearable action/underwater cameras, and the GoPro Studio and GoPro App are available as... READ MORE
Next weekend, in Tarrytown, New York, the Headless Horseman will ride again through the storied Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. This time, however, the equestrian rider will not slip through the area unnoticed, as a small band of night photographers, led by Lance Keimig, will be on scene to capture the excitement through the dark of night.
The... READ MORE
Canon has unveiled two new Full HD professional camcorders, as well as a new CINE-SERVO 17-120mm T2.95-3.9 lens in both EF and PL mounts. Along with these new products, Canon has also announced that an upgraded version of the EOS C100 will be available, featuring Canon's Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology.
XF200 / XF205 HD Professional Camcorder ... READ MORE
When the FCC isn't battling Verizon over 'net neutrality, they're voting unanimously to open up 100MHz of the wireless spectrum for unlicensed Wi-Fi use. The 100MHz will come from the lower end of the 5GHz band, previously held by satellite phone companies. It will help alleviate the heavy congestion often found on existing public Wi-Fi networks, such as those at convention centers, stadiums, and... READ MORE
Azden, a name well established in the field of portable wireless microphone systems, has announced two new products aimed squarely at event videographers and ENG users whose audio requirements have outgrown the built-in microphones found on video cameras and smartphones.
First up is the WDL-... READ MORE
As covered in Part 1 of this series, I briefly explained my yearning to work with film and how I was trained to use it, even though my formal education coincided with the rise in popularity of digital photography. Since I am part Luddite and part quality-... READ MORE
There’s no doubt the new Mac Pro is an impressive engineering feat. Packing workstation-class processors and dual workstation GPUs into a small device without any performance compromises is quite a technical accomplishment. If you never really used the internal PCIe expansion slots on the old Mac Pro tower, you will be well served by the new Thunderbolt-based Mac Pro. However, this radical new... READ MORE
Even though it's only been shipping for a short time, the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is the current "go-to" choice for shooting 4K video with a single sensor/interchangeable-lens system for less than $4000. However, things may change when Panasonic ships their 4K-capable... READ MORE
Each generation of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S phone is met with high anticipation and excitement. Feature sets, image renderings, and possible specifications usually hit the rumor mill at the turn of the new year, with industry insiders and consumers alike anxiously awaiting an official press release and subsequent spring product launch. Luckily, Samsung is up to the task: with each new model... READ MORE
Mexican native Cristina Mittermeier has incorporated her life experiences into her photography. Being a marine biologist, writer, and mom has helped her create a unique body of work. In this video, she shares the inspirational story of how she became one of the world’s top cultural and conservation photographers. Topics in this seminar include technical aspects of photography as well as how to... READ MORE
Though many of the microphones in Shure’s SM series, such as their SM57 and SM58, are considered to be staples both live and in the studio, Shure is clearly not content to let the reputation of the SM series be based solely on earlier accomplishments. To that end, the company recently made two additions to the SM lineup, in the form of headset and lavalier mics.... READ MORE
There are IP cameras, and then there’s this camera. The Axis Communications Q1614 stands above and apart from what you’re used to seeing, and what follows are the reasons why this camera isn’t like any of the others. Many cameras simply capture images; some might have... READ MORE
In last week's "Guess the Gear" section of B&H Explora, we featured a cropped image of a relatively bare, orange spherical object. In the Comments section, our readers chimed in with their guesses of what the bulbous mystery might be. A fellow named Brian thought it was a “fishing bob.” Someone else, going by the name Gustavo, stated that it looked like a “mini portable speaker,” which is... READ MORE
In the following video, Larry Becker presents an overview of the Samsung NX30 mirrorless digital camera and covers its imaging performance and expansive range of connectivity abilities. The video begins with information on the NX30's general design, including its ergonomic grip... READ MORE
Panasonic has announced a new wearable point-of-view camera, the Panasonic HX-A500, another contender in the rapidly growing field of action camcorders such as the GoPro and Sony Action Cam. The HX-A500 brings to the table (or river or mountain) features such as high quality 4K recording using the Crystal Engine Pro+ engine, so that your memories are not plagued by low resolution or missing... READ MORE