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How to Produce Smooth Video Without a Gimbal

With the advancements in ever-evolving filmmaking technology, gimbals and steadicams have changed the way we shoot smooth, stable footage forever. Despite all the attention given to companies like DJI and Zhiyun for their ubiquitous and intuitive gimbal stabilizers, many have forgotten that it’s still possible to achieve

Tokina Opera 50mm f/1.4 FF Lens Now Available to Pre-Order

You may recall when back in February at CP+2018 in Japan, Tokina showcased a prototype of the Tokina Opera 50mm f/1.4 FF lens. The unit is part of a brand new series of next-generation premium full-frame lenses for high-end mirrorless cameras and DSLRs. The lineup is positioned as

How to Grade S-Log and Cine4 Footage in FCPX Using Curves

Color grading video captured with Sony’s proprietary picture profiles can be pretty hectic, especially for new editors. This is mainly because both S-Log and Cine4 produce extremely flat-looking footage that requires a decent amount of time to process in post. However, when it comes to grading clips

IBC 2018: SmallHD FOCUS OLED SDI Monitor Available for Pre-Order

Sony FS5 and Canon C200 shooters should be more than happy to know that the popular SmallHD Focus on-camera monitor now has its full-fledged SDI version. The highly demanded professional connector is not only far more robust and secure than the HDMI interface, but it also makes the SmallHD Focus

IBC 2018: Meet the Zoom H3-VR Handy Audio Recorder

Those of you who specialize in producing VR content might be interested in the latest addition to Zoom’s handy recorder lineup showcased at IBC 2018. In essence, the Zoom H3-VR is a compact audio recorder with a built-in Ambisonics mic array offering flexible 360-degree audio capture as well

A Neat Trick to Mount the Canon C200 to Your Ronin-S

When it comes to mounting cameras onto a gimbal, weight and balance are everything. When DJI announced that the Ronin-S would be compatible with the Canon C200, many professionals were pleasantly surprised by the fact that the single-arm gimbal has the actual strength to handle such a

More Details Regarding BMPCC 4K Camera Emerge

With less than a month before its official release, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K continues to generate a lot of buzz around the filmmaking community. Equipped with a Micro 4/3” HDR-capable sensor, DCI 4K 60fps shooting capabilities, and a Dual Native ISO up to 25,600, the