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The widespread adoption of 4K video isn't a question of if but, rather, a mash-up of when and how. There are a handful of ways that we already consume the format. When you visit a modern movie theater, the odds are high that you’ll be screening a 4K digital video projection. Netflix, YouTube, and Vimeo are all experimenting with 4K streaming options—but most of us don't have the right kind of... READ MORE
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Large image sensors are among the most in-demand components of video cameras, and it's easy to see why. Relatively recent advances in image-sensor technology have allowed even advanced hobbyists to produce world-class footage. However, this is only half of the story. The recent popularity of interchangeable-lens camera systems is perhaps the single greatest factor driving our emerging creative... READ MORE
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Blackmagic Design has just released updates aimed primarily at its URSA camera, which adds a new RAW 3:1 compression format and ups the maximum frame rate to 80 fps in 4K for ProRes and RAW 3:1. The latter roughly doubles the amount of recording time you get with... READ MORE
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Mirrorless cameras are currently seeing a huge surge in popularity among videographers for shooting video. Whether this trend is spurred by the design aspects of the cameras or by manufacturers advancing their capabilities, the end result is that mirrorless cameras can now... READ MORE
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Heading out on the road or flying across the country for a video project isn’t exactly a paid vacation (as much as I’d like it to be!). It usually means I need to streamline my kit in order fit it all into baggage, and I always cross my fingers and hope that I packed everything necessary. One of the heavier collections of items, and often bulky, tends to be the extra batteries and specialty... READ MORE
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By Mike Wilkinson |
2 months ago
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With the release of the GoPro HERO4 Black, the company offers much anticipated 4K recording at a frame rate that is usable for video—... READ MORE

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Whether you just started out in video production, or if you've been shooting for a while, this article will introduce you to some useful accessories that might come in handy one day, or possibly become something you use on every shoot. First up is the budget-friendly Zeiss Jumbo Microfiber Cloth... READ MORE
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Taking the wraps off of their long-rumored EVF, Zacuto announces the Gratical HD Micro OLED EVF. This compact viewfinder uses a micro OLED panel no bigger than your thumbnail, packed with more than 5.4 million dots, that displays HD video with a 10,000:1 contrast ratio, producing true blacks... READ MORE
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Parrot, perhaps best known as the makers of the AR.Drone 2.0 smartphone-controlled mini quadcopter, adds an impressive new model to its fleet: "BeBop." Whereas previous Parrot drones were built for the... READ MORE
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Whether you’ve snagged a used GoPro HERO 1, or you’ve got three brand-spanking new HERO4s in your gear bag right now, you probably know how awesome these little cameras are. Alone, they can be a bit of a novelty, and certainly don't provide as much versatility as a $5,000 video... READ MORE
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By Mike Wilkinson |
2 months ago
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It seems like just yesterday that the first DJI quadcopter arrived at B&H—the Phantom 1. Well, things have come a long way. Cameras have gotten sharper, gimbals have gotten more precise, flight batteries have gotten easier to maintain and are more efficient, to mention just a few... READ MORE
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JVC has just announced three new 4K-capable handheld camcorders. Dubbed 4KCAM, the new line makes 4K Ultra HD recording accessible to a wide range of users, from independent cinematographers and students, to corporate and live event production teams. The new camcorders come in three similar form factors, with feature sets geared toward different user groups. The... READ MORE
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At a Glance:
  • 12-channel transmitter + 5" fpv monitor
  • Flight time of up to 25 minutes
  • 3-Axis brushless gimbal for GoPro HERO3/HERO3+/HERO4
  • Retractable landing gear
  • Hyper-intelligent orientation control
  • ...
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Hands-on Review
In 2006, Google purchased YouTube for 1.65 billion dollars. Today, more than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube each month. The popularity of streaming video ranks the medium among the most dominant media outlets in the world. Of course, YouTube is just one provider, but was among the first to inspire content creators and audiences alike by empowering anyone—with a few simple tools—to upload... READ MORE
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On the surface, Convergent Design’s Odyssey7 is a high-quality, 7.7" 1280 x 800 OLED monitor with a touchscreen interface that delivers true blacks, accurate colors, and comes packed with a full set of... READ MORE
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