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Right of out of the gate, I should admit that I'm not a macro shooter. While I've owned and used lenses with short minimum focusing distances, I've rarely ever shot with a true macro. So, when offered the chance to do a hands-on review with the new Rokinon 100mm T3.1 Cine DS lens, my interest was piqued. Covering full frame...
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Hands-on Review
Nowadays, many people are using portable digital recorders like the Zoom H4n, Zoom H6, or...
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In the ever-changing, innovative world of video production, making a new camcorder-purchasing decision requires up-to-date knowledge of the latest features available, along with an understanding of tried-and-true technology. Even seasoned professionals will need to take some time to research the myriad choices offered, then carefully determine which camera fits their needs. The specific...
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In the following video, Mia McCormick, from KelbyOne Media, takes a quick look at the AJA CION, a 4K-capable production camera and the first ever camera offered from the company. The video explores the design of the camera, which features a sleek magnesium body, shoulder pad, and removable PL lens mount...
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There is a first time for everything, and if you have your mind set on producing a wedding video, you will encounter plenty of “firsts” during that initial wedding weekend. There is a first kiss, a first dance, and a first slice of cake. Where will you have your cameras set up for each of these memorable moments? Will you need lights for every shot? How will you manage the audio? When the bride...
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Your first day of film school is right around the corner and maybe you’re already thinking about what kind of gear you’ll need to make the most of it. Sure, you’ll most likely get access to a lot of great equipment through your film school, but what if you want to practice framing a shot, lighting an interview subject or capturing sound on your own? After all, it’s your passion and inspiration...
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Buying Guide
An inevitable user group for aerial imaging is the wedding photographers and videographers. Let's face it—RC multi-rotor aircraft were pretty much made to carry a camera. With GPS flight control systems, they can stand and hover in a fixed position on their own, and they are highly maneuverable. Of course, since wedding shooters are typically involved in what is considered commercial work, the...
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Based in Reggio Emilia, in northern Italy, BLUESHAPE launched as a battery-manufacturer, in 2004. Since then, BLUESHAPE has expanded its lineup to include chargers and accessories, as well as mounting plates and diagnostic software systems. Today, BLUESHAPE creates some of the finest lithium-ion V-mount batteries on the market, built to meet the demands of cameramen and video professionals across...
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In this video, Larry Becker, of KelbyOne Media, presents an overview of the Toshiba Canvio Cast Wireless Adapter and describes how it can simplify the way in which you share files. Share data wirelessly with Android and iOS devices, as well as Mac- and Windows-based computers....
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The marketing behind Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 claims it’s a tablet that can replace your laptop. With a fast solid-state hard drive, the option of an Intel® Core™ i7 processor, and a full Windows operating system, we can expect it to perform well for a most tasks. But how does it perform...
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10 Ways the iPad Can Help Video Professionals There is no doubt that the iPad is a wonderful media-consumption device. Although it might not be capable of shooting or editing professional video footage just yet, it can still be an invaluable tool for any filmmaker’s or videographer’s tool kit. Here are ten ways the iPad can be used, from the beginning to the end of the production cycle. 1....
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Accessories such as boompoles and gear bags may not be the coolest things showcased at NAB, but every pro knows they are one of the most integral parts of a kit, playing the all-too-important supporting role for pricey microphones and wireless systems. K-Tek is a well-known name in this field, and Rob Rives checks out some of their new wares, including a 3-section graphite pole optimized for...
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In the following video, FOR.A America Vice President Jay Shinn gives B&H Photo’s Steven Gladstone a quick overview of the company’s new FT-ONE-S, a smaller and more cost-effective version of the FT-ONE high-speed 4K camera. Like its big brother, the FT-ONE-S features a Super-35mm-sized sensor that supports 4K resolution video, a PL lens mount, and a global shutter, but only shoots up to 360...
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In the following video, B&H Photo’s Steven Gladstone meets up with Ted Sim, from Aputure, on the NAB 2015 trade show floor for a hands-on look at the new DEC Wireless Remote Adapter. Sure to excite owners of E-mount or MFT-mount cameras, such as the Sony a7S or Panasonic GH4, the adapter allows you to mount and control focus and aperture of EF and EF-S lenses wirelessly. The adapter works by...
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At NAB 2015, Ikan brought along the highly anticipated TiltaMAX 3-Channel Wireless Lens Control System to their booth. The complete system comes with wireless controls, receivers, and motors for focus, zoom, and iris. For a more in-depth look, Steven Gladstone goes over more of the TiltaMAX’s features with Dariel Resendez from Ikan, in the video below. Please check back for pricing and...
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