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Create full-circle images using your cropped-sensor DSLR, with the new Lensbaby 5.8mm f/3.5 Circular Fisheye Lens, available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts. Featuring an... READ MORE
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Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR Lens At the "front end" of image creation, Nikon has announced a new all-in-one zoom, the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR. Designed for DX-format DSLRs, this lens provides a 35mm equivalent focal length range of 27-... READ MORE
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JVC was the first to bring wireless streaming to a camcorder, the first to market with a prosumer HD camera, and, most recently, the first to market with a prosumer 4K camera. It seems it is first to market again, this time with an ultra-compact 4K camera—the GW-SPLS1—light and compact enough for mounting on an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) while also being capable of delivering broadcast-quality... READ MORE
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Neumann’s reputation for microphones precedes itself, having crafted some of the most sought-after and replicated microphones in use in studios and homes around the world for the last 70 years. A more recent development for the venerable company is its entry into the studio-monitor field, on which it continues to focus with the announcement of the KH 120 D studio monitor. Please check back for... READ MORE
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For NAB 2014, Letus35 has announced a number of upcoming motorized gimbal stabilizers. They will offer gimbal systems for cameras of all sizes, from a GoPro Hero up to a RED camera. Please check back for pricing and availability The professional versions are modular, and come in one-, two-, and three-axis systems. The-one axis system is ideal for mounting on a Steadicam to automatically keep the... READ MORE
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Sennheiser is looking to expand its already considerable influence both in the ENG and studio worlds with the announcement of the Esfera Surround Microphone System and MK 8 Condenser Microphone. Looking to simplify 5.1 surround sound... READ MORE

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Some recent camera designs have proven to be so compact that they require a shorter shotgun mic to avoid having the mic appear in the shot. Que Audio’s Q 210 Microphone Kit addresses this problem head on. The kit is centered on the supercardioid QLM4 shotgun mic, which at a compact 210mm,... READ MORE

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For NAB 2014, Blackmagic Design introduced a new 4K cinema camera—the URSA. The URSA features a flexible form factor that is designed to adapt easily to shoots of all sizes, from solo shooters to full-scale production crews. ... READ MORE
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Zylight announced the addition of a new and improved F8 LED Fresnel, at NAB, on 4/7/14. Not content with last year's awards, the company hunkered down to outdo themselves by squeezing even better performance out of an already great design. Initial improvements include a boost in output from a 650W tungsten equivalent to 1,000W while still drawing just 100W. This new F8 also features a slightly... READ MORE
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Over the past few years, Livestream has grown from being solely a software-based video streaming service aimed at the consumer market to a serious competitor to professional live-switching and mixing services such as TriCaster. The current LiveStream Studio software and hardware is able to perform many of the same complex real-time mixing and graphics functions of high-end systems for a fraction... READ MORE
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AJA entered the digital cinema camera market with the announcement of their CION 4K Production Camera, capable of recording both DCI and UHD 4K, as well as 2K and HD resolution video. From its sleek, elegant 6.4-lb magnesium body to the contoured suede shoulder pad, the camera is both aesthetically pleasing and ergonomically functional. But what's going on inside a camera is what really counts,... READ MORE
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Blackmagic seeks entry into the broadcast-camera market with its newly announced Studio Camera, available in Full HD and 4K (Ultra HD) models. Designed for live... READ MORE
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When it comes to 4K TV, bigger is always better. More specifically, big TVs are always better if they’re 4K. Even though very little native 4K content is currently available, 4K TVs can up-convert standard HD content to near-4K quality. You see, once you get beyond 60 inches or so in size, full-HD TVs don’t look all that sharp, especially when viewed from a short distance. But with four times the... READ MORE
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LiveGrade PRO Color Look management system gets a Version 2 update with some useful new features for on-set color grading. The LivePro App adds remote control of the LiveGrade software using a compatible iOS smartphone or tablet, allowing you to turn on false color, apply grades from the library, or bypass the grading. Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts... READ MORE
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With all the pomp and circumstance around 4K cameras and large-sensor, interchangeable-lens cinema cameras, you would be forgiven if you thought traditional 3-chip ENG-style cameras had been forgotten by camera manufacturers. But fear not, ENG and event shooters, the new PXW-X180 from Sony aims to give the 1080p ENG market the attention it deserves.... READ MORE
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