BlueFish444 Creates 3D Ultra Video Card Updates

Since our review of the Create 3D Ultra Video Card in February 2013, BlueFish444 has released a series of updates that offer improved integration and workflows when used with Avid Media Composer 7 and Adobe Creative Cloud software. BlueFish444 has also collaborated with Sonnet to offer Thunderbolt support through Sonnet’s Echo Express Pro Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis.

Zacuto Recoil Rigs

HDSLRs and large-sensor video cameras have become today’s most popular cameras for shooting video. But, straight out of the box, they’re still notoriously uncomfortable to hold when shooting video for longer than a few minutes. From the beginning, even early adopters of these cameras asked, “How can we shoot comfortably for longer periods of time, keep the camera stable, and not give up mobility?”

Lexar Strives to Increase Efficiency with the Professional Workflow Reader Solution

Lexar has recently introduced the Professional Workflow Reader Solution, a system that revolves around a modular design for employing up to four different card readers at a single time to increase speed and efficiency when transferring large quantities of data from memory cards.

Porta Brace Backpacks: Lug Safe and Snug

Getting from Point A to Point B. For most people, that’s not much of a challenge. But if you have to transport several expensive, fragile cameras and other heavy gear and you want it all to arrive at point B safe and sound, you’re going to want some sturdy, well-padded equipment cases. Fortunately, Porta Brace has you covered, with its line of padded Backpack Camera Cases.

Tricking Out your DSLR for Video

Nikon D90Intruders have entered the world of video. They're small, they're stealthy,  and they offer the biggest bang for the buck since the Alaska Purchase. We're talking, of course, about digital SLRs—specifically those that shoot high-definition, progressive video. These hybrid interlopers, called VSLRs (or HDSLRs), are wielding their swollen sensors and 35mm optics like digital clubs over the heads of prosumer video enthusiasts. Each new model seems to pry another finger loose from the once-secure grip of affordable HD camcorders.

The Touch Camcorder That Knows Its Place

Though inexpensive flash memory camcorders have been snapped up by consumers in droves in recent years, even casual users recognize their severe limitations. Typically, these devices offer a lackluster lens, provide only digital zoom, and perform poorly in dim light or an unsteady hand. Manual controls, touch screens, and GPS simply aren't included in the equipment. All this helps explain why cameras that record to tape or hard disks continue to be preferred by home video enthusiasts.

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