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How to Integrate PTZ Cameras into Your Live Setup

If you've ever wondered how to integrate PTZ cameras into your live setup, here are some tips and solutions, on B&H Explora.

Blackmagic Design Announces New URSA Mini Pro

In some exciting pre-NAB news, Blackmagic Design has announced the introduction of its latest iteration of the URSA Mini, the URSA Mini Pro. The new Mini Pro features ergonomically designed side-panel controls, built-in optical ND filters, an interchangeable lens mount, and a high-visibility LCD panel. The URSA Mini Pro retains the 15-stop dynamic range, 4.6K-resolution sensor, and up to 60p/4.6K frame rate of the URSA Mini.

Lacie Offers Powerful Thunderbolt™ 3 Performance for Your Business Environment

Thunderbolt™ 3 is a technology that was developed by Intel® and utilizes the reversible USB Type-C connector. It delivers bi-directional data transfer speeds up to 40 Gb/s and supports 10 Gb/s USB 3.1, eight lanes of DisplayPort 1.2, four lanes of PCIe Gen 3, and more—all using one connector. While it may not be entirely widespread yet, Thunderbolt 3 is gaining traction, and is being included in more and more computers and motherboards.

Tips for HDR Video-Editing Workflow

B&H Explora offers tips for an HDR editing workflow, including monitors and software from companies such as Canon, LG, Sony, Vizio, DaVinci Resolve Studio, SGO Mistika, Adobe, Avid, Panasonic, Small HD, DeckLink, UltraStudio, and Blackmagic Design.

Gear Recommendations from the B&H Sales Staff

Nothing beats a spirited chat with a B&H sales associate to awaken your inner gear hound and make you feel like a kid in a candy store. With a depth and breadth of knowledge extending to every facet of our product offerings, B&H sales pros are equally valued for their passion for practical solutions that help you get the most from your purchase.

We interviewed several staff members about their top gear picks while sourcing quotes for the inside front cover of our popular catalog. Included below are some of their favorite products.

Small Professional Cameras for Videographers

Whenever I think of professional video cameras, my mind is drawn to those ubiquitous shoulder-mounted beasts on news sets, and hundred-pound 35mm film camera setups in movie studios. Romanticizing the idea of the iconic professional camera is easy to do. Generally speaking, the content that most people consume is created with gear that fits into that stereotype. In most cases, the cost, storage space, and maintenance required by that equipment is more than a single person can bear.

Filmmaking Test: How Format Size Affects Your Focal Length

Without a doubt, your focal length choice affects the impact of your image, whether you are shooting video or stills. With the rise of digital imaging, there has been an uptick of available formats in which you can shoot. To help clarify the relationship between format and focal length, some have coined the phrase “35mm equivalent.” This term has value when you are planning a shoot, your lens package, and as an aid for anyone who began their careers using 35mm film and has transitioned to shoot in a new digital format.

Record Incoming Video in Real Time: Blackmagic Design Duplicator 4K

Blackmagic Design URSA Mini and Accessories Available at B&H

Cinema Cameras: What Filmmakers Need to Know

Whether you’re a student or a seasoned veteran, selecting the right camera can make your head spin with questions. Does sensor size matter? What’s the difference between 4:2:0 and 4:2:2? Do I really need a camera that can record 4K? What about raw? We’ll explain the key components that help a camera produce cinematic images, and in doing so, hopefully help you make that all-important decision.


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