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With the rise of large-sensor, high-resolution digital cinema cameras, there is a growing demand for video-friendly lenses designed to meet the needs of professional cinematographers. To address this need, Tokina has re-engineered some of its popular DSLR lenses for cinema use, complete with all-metal housings, lens gearing, and de-clicked aperture rings. In this review, we’ll take a look at the... READ MORE
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File-based workflows have all sorts of advantages, compared to the old linear days of video tape and film. But with new technology comes new hurdles. Arguably one of the biggest challenges brought by the digital revolution—since it costs virtually nothing to just let the camera roll all day—is... READ MORE
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In the following video, Mia McCormick, from KelbyOne, discusses how to bring consistent color to your photos and video using the portable Datcolor SpyderCHECKR 24 color calibration system. The video highlights using the 24 spectrally designed pigment patches on the SpyderCHECKR color card to match... READ MORE

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In an unanticipated move, Canon has announced a successor to its popular EOS C100 cinema camera. Dubbed the “... READ MORE
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In this video, Mia McCormick reviews one of the latest accessories many GoPro owners may be thinking about: the GoWorx Original Handle and Original Handle Pro. Featuring a weighted, scorpion-tail design, this mount is optimized for capturing low-angle,... READ MORE

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After updating its popular EOS C100 and C300 cameras to feature Dual Pixel CMOS AF Technology earlier in the year, Canon now offers two unique kits for each model. The C100 kit pairs the camera... READ MORE
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Fresh from his well-received 10-week “Directing Motion Tour,” Vincent Laforet turns his attentions to this year’s PhotoPlus Expo, where he will take part in the brand-new Filmmaking Track. Amid his busy schedule, Laforet was able to find the time to sit down with us to talk about his recent tour, what we can expect from the Filmmaking Track at PhotoPlus, and general thoughts on making the... READ MORE
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NewTek announces the latest addition to its TriCaster family: the TriCaster Mini. Billed as “the most complete and compact multimedia studio in world,” the TriCaster Mini lets you create and share professional-looking content, regardless of location and experience level. Designed to meet the growing need for visual communication, the TriCaster Mini makes it easy to produce video interviews,... READ MORE
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Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C., is a Director of Photography who views the world differently than most cinematographers. After 16 years of shooting feature films traditionally, using cinema cameras and film stock, he was one of the first filmmakers to break ground and use the DSLR to make movies. The "inciting incident"—to borrow a screenwriting term—in his digital-filmmaking career was the introduction... READ MORE
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If the words “Studio Lights” conjure images of large, heavy fixtures permanently installed in a grid and pumping out enough heat to melt your talent, then ikan's ID508-v2 and IB508-v2 Studio Lights might just change that picture. These portable lights are at home in a studio, as well as part of a location light kit, and produce little to no heat while being powered by the included batteries or... READ MORE
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GoPro has gone public with updated versions of both of its existing cameras, with the HERO3+ Silver Edition being supplanted by the HERO4 Silver and the HERO3+ Black Edition—as you probably guessed—being supplanted by the HERO4 Black.... READ MORE
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If you’re looking to customize your CION Production Camera, AJA now has a variety of new accessories to suit almost every need. The list of 15 accessories includes items for almost every part of the camera, top to bottom and front to back.   Within the lineup you’ll find a Rod-to-Rosette Adapter that mounts on 15mm rods and lets you attach... READ MORE
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If you only shoot outside, using the sun and reflectors for light sources, it is highly unlikely that you will encounter flicker problems. However, for the rest of us, flickering light sources can become a daily headache when shooting video. What is important to remember is that most electrically generated light sources flicker in some manner, but what matters is how perceivable that flicker is... READ MORE
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2 months ago
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In the following video, Larry Becker, from Kelby One, takes a look at the iUSBportCAMERA2 from Hyper++Drive, a compact device that adds or expands the Wi-Fi remote control functions of your Nikon or Canon DSLR camera. The video explores the controls and features of... READ MORE

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In the following video, Mia McCormick, from Kelby Media, discusses how to increase the quality of your videos using the pocket-sized Ninja Star from Atomos. The video highlights the edit-ready 10-bit 4:2:2 ProRes recording formats, including ProRes HQ, 422, and LT, and the CFast... READ MORE

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