When Profoto rolls out a new product, you sit up and take notice, whether it’s a an umbrella, reflector, or battery charger. So, when a new flash head became available for field testing, I was totally onboard.
In the following video, Mia McCormick, of Kelby Media, shares her experience working with the Teradek Bolt Pro Wireless HD video transmitting system. The video explores the possible uses for this system, as well as its strengths and limitations.
Certain pieces of equipment build strong reputations totally organically, through positive word-of-mouth recommendations from user to user, and Sennheiser’s ew 100 G3 wireless microphones are a perfect example of this.
PocketWizard has just announced a new addition to their formidable lineup of radio transceivers: the Plus X. The Plus X is poised to be their simplest transceiver yet, due to its minimal design and straightforward operability. With few controls on the unit itself, there is little to modify aside from the basic channel selections.
Sony has just announced the arrival of two new DWZ Series 2.4 GHz digital wireless packages to their DWZ line of wireless products. The DWZ-M70 Vocal/Speech Set and the DWZ-B70HL Headset and Lavalier Set are designed to provide wireless audio solutions for musicians, churches, schools and corporate applications.
The Teradek Bolt is a wireless transmitting system for HD video signals and its primary utility lies in configuring a convenient and efficient, on-set monitoring scheme, such as a video village. As many of you may know, the term “video village” derives from a common phenomenon on film sets.
Every photographer has their favorite accessory, the one item that makes their work that much easier or interesting and that offers the simple pleasure of realizing how a little addition to your camera setup can make a big difference in your final product. This article is a kind of a mixed bag, touching on a variety of items, any one of which has the potential to be a photographer’s new, favorite accessory.
Wireless flash is a highly effective tool that provides you with near-complete freedom to use your on-camera or studio strobes in any configuration to help you best achieve the lighting you desire. Wireless flash is, as the name states, a way for you to fire your flash or group of flashes remotely without having a physical, corded connection to your camera.
An on-camera flash is an indispensible accessory for many photographers; it provides additional light when conditions become too dark to handhold your camera comfortably, allows you to achieve more balanced exposures in daylight conditions, permits freezing of fast-moving subjects and can also be used to control or trigger other flash light sources.
We took a few minutes to speak with Mr. Joey Quintero, professional photographer and lecturer at the B&H Event Space, about ways we can improve our photography, especially in terms of portraits and basic lighting techniques.
A podcast is a digital audio or video show that can be created by anyone and shared through the Internet. The shows can be streamed live, and posted on a website after they’re finished. The format of a podcast can be anything you want it to be.
It’s easy for sound people to burn through piles of disposable batteries on a typical production day. Wireless microphone systems tend to eat up battery life very quickly, but portable field mixers, portable digital recorders, camera hops and IFB systems all require lots of juice too.
DSI NewsShark systems are portable transmission devices that attach easily to ENG (Electronic News Gathering) cameras and use the H.264 (MPEG4 AVC) video compression and ACC audio coding. Available in a combination of Wi-Fi and cellular transmission combinations, there is certain to be a DSI NewsShark that works ideally in your area.
The PocketWizard Plus III Transceiver is a camera and flash trigger and receiver that represents a marked improvement and refinement over the earlier Plus II and it accomplishes the same tasks with equal efficiency.
If you've been considering making an investment in a radio triggering system to open yourself up to a new world of creative options, and grant yourself freedom from cables both in the studio and in the field, the new PocketWizard Plus III gives you an awfully good reason to pull the trigger.