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1 week ago
While the latest cameras, lenses, and 4K recorders catch most of the headlines, any video shooter knows that the greatest camera rig in the universe won't do you any good if you can't keep it powered. With each electronic component you add, the more batteries and chargers you'll need in your gear bag and the harder it is to keep all your gear powered during a long day of shooting. Wouldn't it be...

1 week ago
In the following video, Mia McCormick, from KelbyOne Media, offers us a quick look at the SmallHD 502 Monitor. About the size of a smartphone, the monitor features a 5" screen with Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution and weighs just 8 oz, making it a perfect pairing for a DSLR or handheld...

1 week ago
In the following video, John McQuiston, from KelbyOne media, provides us with a quick look at the V.360 from VSN Mobil, a sports camera that can take 360-degree video and images using a single lens. McQuiston highlights the video and imaging capabilities of the camera, which include 6480...
2 weeks ago
Just when I thought I was going to have a relaxing weekend at home watching Netflix and catching up on some reading, one of the hottest new items in town was dropped onto my desk: the Sony a7RII. Ever since it was first announced, the a7RII is a camera that I couldn't wait to get my hands on, as it is the first in the a7 family to record 4K (UHD) video internally; a feature that many a7S owners—...

3 weeks ago
In the following video, Allan Weitz, from B&H, demonstrates the features of the Lomokino 35mm Movie Camera. He discusses the functionality of the camera, how to use it, what you can expect from it, and what you need to know when you get your film developed. Weitz also goes over useful accessories for the camera, including a viewer that allows you to view your film directly, as well as...
3 weeks ago
  These are the results of our resolution tests of the Rokinon XEEN 24mm lens.  
3 weeks ago
I recently got a chance to test out the new XEEN by Rokinon line of professional cinema lenses. First impressions matter, especially in this industry, and my first impressions of these lenses are that they are complete cinema lenses that would be...

1 month ago
In the following video, Mia McCormick, from Kelby One Media, takes a quick look at two new battery chargers from Anton Bauer: the Performance Dual V-Mount Charger and LP4...
1 month ago
The Ikan Multi-K XL Variable Color Temperature Studio Light is different from what most people have come to think of as an LED light. The first thing that you will notice is that it is heavy duty and built to work. There is nothing flimsy about this light.  Does this make it heavy? Not really. What the ...

1 month ago
In the following video, Mia McCormick, from KelbyOne Media, takes a quick look at Panasonic’s lightweight HX-A1 Wearable Action Cam. The video examines the camcorder’s “quad-proof” design that is waterproof, dust proof, shock proof, and freeze proof, to meet the demands of action sport and...

1 month ago
In the following video, Mia McCormick, from Kelby One Media, discusses the Syrp Genie Motion-Control System and Magic Carpet Slider, showing how they can be used together to...
1 month ago
Since the release of the Shogun in late 2014, Atomos has steadily offered free firmware updates that expand the already rich feature set of the 4K-capable monitor/recorder. The latest update, AtomOS6.4, is one of the most exciting to date, adding eight new features in total that include the...

1 month ago
In the following video, watch as Mia McCormick, of KelbyOne Media, takes a quick look at the Edelkrone SliderPlus. This innovative slider, when mounted on a tripod, provides twice the slider travel as its track length. McCormick discusses the slider’s features and accessories, and demonstrates the elements that...
2 months ago
Keeping a watchful eye on the things you care about most just got easier, thanks to the FLIR FX wireless HD camera. The portable and cordless camera has built-in Wi-Fi and lets you control it and view a live video feed directly on your iOS or Android mobile device at any time and from any...

2 months ago
In this video, Mia McCormick, of KelbyOne Media, takes a quick look at the Zoom Q8 Handy Video Recorder. Designed for music and video creators, the Q8 combines HD video recording with Zoom's high-quality audio capture technology. It features a wide-angle 160° lens to capture the entire scene or...

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