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Panasonic has announced a new wearable point-of-view camera, the Panasonic HX-A500, another contender in the rapidly growing field of action camcorders such as the GoPro and Sony Action Cam. The HX-A500 brings to the table (or river or mountain) features such as high quality 4K recording using the Crystal Engine Pro+ engine, so that your memories are not plagued by low resolution or missing... READ MORE
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In the following video, Mia McCormick takes a looks at the Genustech Mini Jib and how it’s a great option for adding production value to your videos without the hassle and exra cost of a full-size professional jib. McCormick explores the jib’s design, including its lightweight 3.5-pound... READ MORE

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In the following video, Mia McCormick, of Kelby Media, demonstrates ways to achieve smooth shots using the Glide Gear DNA 5050 Stabilizer with DNA 6000 Vest and Arm. McCormick explores the one-size-fits-all padded vest with aluminum front plate, dual swing arm with adjustable tension... READ MORE

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Join Mia McCormick, of Kelby Media, as she discusses the Canon VIXIA Mini X Full HD Camcorder, and why it may be the video blogging tool for you. This video explores the specifications of the camcorder, including the 12.8MP sensor, which captures Full HD, and the f/2.8 lens with ultra-wide-angle and close-up recording options, as well as the unique design of the camera, which features an... READ MORE

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Lens selection is an important decision for any Director of Photography. Lenses from different manufacturers and different eras offer unique characteristics to better suit the director’s vision for a film or scene. While color grading gives you the flexibility to adjust images in post, there are intrinsic qualities inherent in the construction of the lens itself that can't be fully replicated.... READ MORE
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In response to booming popularity, many people have been seeking information about the legality of using unmanned remote-controlled aircraft. The FAA lumps this kind of aircraft under the general classification of UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle), or UAS (Unmanned Aerial... READ MORE
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There are good lenses, there are great lenses, and then there are the lenses that dreams are made of. The Carl Zeiss Planar 50mm f/0.7 is one of this latter group. Originally designed for the NASA Apollo lunar program in 1966, Carl Zeiss manufactured only 10 of them. One was kept by Zeiss, six were sold to NASA, and three were sold to director Stanley Kubrick. The rest, as they say, is history.... READ MORE
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Sony has announced two new Handycam camcorders, each with 1” image sensors at CES 2014. A veritable show stopper, the FDR-AX100 is capable of recording 4K Ultra HD video at 30 frames per second and Full HD 1080p at up to 60 fps. The second camera, the... READ MORE
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The Sony HXR-NX3 is a handheld camcorder with a host of professional features. In this video, Mia McCormick, of Kelby Media, conducts a tour of what she calls a "workhorse" of a camera. In the video she points out important features, such as the 20x optical zoom, 40x Clear Image... READ MORE

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In an increasingly crowded market, Zacuto is well known as a designer and manufacturer of video-camera accessories. Since the early days of the HDSLR revolution, they’ve made a name for themselves with a comprehensive range of products that transforms cameras designed for still photography into a more video-friendly form factor. Today, they’re addressing similar challenges with a line of... READ MORE
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Since the introduction of Creative Cloud, the question has been: does Adobe's move mean a radically altered workflow for content creation professionals, particularly video editors? For the moment, the answer is probably not. For all intents and purposes, Creative Cloud applications remain ordinary desktop applications; Adobe has merely eschewed the traditional perpetual license in favor of a... READ MORE
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This Week in the News:
  • Panasonic announced the new Super 35mm 4K VariCam 35 Cinema Camera
  • Roku is releasing the compact and affordable Roku Streaming Stick
  • Apple unveiled their CarPlay technology, which integrates the iPhone with automobiles
  • K-Tek has a new audio bag that's ideal for the Sound Devices 633 
The new Panasonic 4K VariCam 35 This week... READ MORE
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The Hikvision HIDS7604NI Network Video Recorder (NVR) has everything you’d expect, a few things you’d want, and a couple that you wouldn’t expect in an NVR. It’s a feature-filled surveillance center that allows you to not only individualize your IP cameras, but gives you Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) camera control, customized... READ MORE
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Panasonic has entered the realm of 4K digital cinema production with the announcement of their new 4K VariCam camera/recorder—the VariCam 35. First seen in mockups at NAB 2012, the VariCam 35 boasts an all-new super 35mm MOS image sensor and utilizes Panasonic’s AVC-ULTRA codecs for internal 4K, UHD, 2K, and HD recording. The camera is also capable of external 4K raw recording, provides 14 stops... READ MORE
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There is a plethora of apps out there, geared toward cinematographers. While many are useful, I’ve decided to share the three apps to which I find myself returning regularly. They have earned a place in my digital toolkit and, in my eyes, are must-haves for any DP or camera assistant. Please note: As an iPhone user, I can only comment on the functionality of these apps on iOS devices. Sun Seeker... READ MORE
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