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8 min ago
There's a new way to view a curated selection of B&H original video content: on your Roku. You can learn how to shoot weddings with Wedding Photography and Tips. See interviews with professional shooters on B&H Prospectives. Catch a sneak peek at new products with First Look. Get to know the highlights of a product with Quick Look. And go in-depth with Hands-On Reviews. We are producing...
4 days ago
Bringing a sense of fun and personalized style to wearable tech, the Qlippie Q1 is a Wi-Fi enabled, clip-and-go camera that’s ready to capture life as it happens. Measuring less than 1.9"...
4 days ago
Strengthening its consumer and prosumer offerings, Canon introduced the VIXIA HF G40 and HF...
4 days ago
In the world of film production, a Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) can be many things. Depending on the scope of the production, the scope of their job is constantly evolving. Taking advantage of the wonders of email, I checked in with a few working DITs to get a better understanding of their complex and ever-changing job. What became apparent quickly was that although most people in the...
4 days ago
Coinciding with the so-called “DSLR Revolution,” SmallHD has since been supporting camera assistants (ACs) assigned the daunting task of pulling perfect focus, Directors of Photography (DPs) light and compose their shots, and Directors (no fancy acronyms for this one) realize their vision, with affordable, high-quality, and durable monitoring solutions. I became familiar with SmallHD’s products...
6 days ago
As a Sony a7R II shooter, I was thrilled when Veydra announced that select lenses from its line of Mini Primes would be made available with Sony E mounts. Originally designed for MFT cameras, the Mini Primes are purpose-built from the ground up for cinema applications, rather than being re-...
6 days ago
If you shoot with up to 50 lb of weight, including with entry-level weights, you might find the new video-head lineup from Cartoni a very realistic match for your needs and investment considerations.  While the 80-year old Italian brand is most famed for its high-end tripod systems, over the past decade Cartoni has also been supporting reduced camera sizes with several entry- and mid-level heads...
1 week ago
Recently entering the US market, the Italy-based company, Nilox, offers a wide range of action cameras to help you capture and share your sporting and outdoor lifestyle, from more entry-level solutions like the MINI UP and MINI F models to the higher-end EVO line. With features including built-in Wi-Fi, detachable LCD screens, and 1080p60,...
1 week ago
Equip yourself for FPV flying or stabilized shooting a little closer to the ground with KumbaCam’s range of aerial-imaging accessories and gimbal stabilizers. The company’s offerings include all-inclusive FPV monitor kits, FPV goggles for a more immersive flying experience, 3-axis gimbal stabilizers for your GoPro on...
by Justin Dise and Shawn C. Steiner
1 week ago
Just a few years ago, when DSLRs were the king in low-budget indie productions, it was easy to see the difference between the video quality of these hybrid stills/video cameras and a professional filmmaking tool. Currently, when talking about pure image quality, the differences aren’t always so obvious, and sometimes they’re practically nonexistent. With Sony’s latest and greatest mirrorless...
1 week ago
Choosing a camcorder for vlogging (video blogging)? I get it—it’s confusing. There are so many, brands, prices, features, and choices, all of which seem to be calling your name when the inevitable GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) kicks in. I wrote about a similar topic, briefly, in my “Video Solutions for...
1 week ago
Grandview is likely to have the screen you need in the size you want, whether it’s for mobile use, in the office, or at home. Grandview's comprehensive line of projection screens includes options from just about every...

1 week ago
In this quick look at the X-Rite Colorchecker Passport Video, Allan Weitz, of B&H Photo, details its uses and features, explaining the advantages of adding a color chart to your video workflow. In exploring this versatile-multipurpose tool, Weitz highlights the ease of use and...

  

1 week ago
In the following video, Doug Guerra takes on the ubiquitous on-camera light and demonstrates five other ways to use this normally utilitarian fixture. Using the Litepanels Brick to illustrate his points, Guerra explains the general advantages of freeing the on-camera light from...
2 weeks ago
Leveraging the power of your iPhone as part of the hardware and software of a wireless lens-control system, the ikan PD Movie Air Pro can control lens motors wirelessly from up to three hundred feet away. The unit includes three interchangeable clamps...

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