What’s it like shooting an indie feature film with one lens? Well, in this post I’ll share my experience using the Sigma 18-35mm T2 EF mount mated to a Canon C300 mark II to shoot an indie feature film. A couple of months back I got a
If you are currently in the market for a powerful mobile workstation that can also be easily upgraded down the line, then look no further. Leading developer of long lifespan, fully upgradable notebooks and high-performance mobile workstations Eurocom just launched the Nightsky RX17 Superlaptop, a 17.3-inch laptop
Lol, popular Japanese camera blog Nokishita, just revealed the leaked spec sheet for the Canon EOS M6 Mark II as well as promo videos for the EOS 90D and EOS M6 Mark II. Courtesy at someone from Canon Australia, the spec sheet reveals an APS-C sized 32.5
Having reliable and powerful camera batteries in your gear bag is an essential prerequisite to work comfortably on set during the long shooting days, but if you combine these power units with some smart functionality, you can take your workflow to a whole new level. That’s basically
Leica just announced the one 50mm prime lens to “rule them all”. At least in the L-mount realm. The Leica APO-Summicron SL 50mm f2 seeks to raise the bar for optical and build quality not just among Leica camera users, but also fellow L-mount alliance members Sigma
Ten days ago, many of us jumped off their chair when a notification for a live stream by Blackmagic Design popped up on Twitter. Almost no one expected any announcements from the land down under, and the usual whispers and rumors have been missing. So, out of
It seems that lately there are more and more Blackmagic Design cameras showing up on the set of major productions. The list includes many Hollywood and big broadcast productions that have used Blackmagic cameras to some extent as either B/C cameras, crash cams, and even underwater cameras.
Popular camera accessories maker Wooden Camera have a few new accessory kits for the more video-oriented Panasonic S1 full-frame mirrorless camera. The Wooden Camera Unified Accessory Kit for the Panasonic S1 features a three-tiered approach, similar to other Wooden Camera products, based around the company’s Unified DSLR
It goes without saying, gimbals are ubiquitous these days. If you’ve been to any kind of tech convention or public event lately, odds are you’ve seen a multitude of videographers using small mirrorless cameras mounted on all types of stabilizers. It’s surely normal for professional filmmaking but
Blackmagic has been making waves in the industry lately but before we get our hands on the brand new Pocket 6K that was announced just a week ago, let’s take a closer look at the previous unexpected arrival – the URSA Mini Pro G2. This small beast
In a recent newsletter, innovative anamorphic lens maker Atlas Lens Co. communicated an upcoming price increase for their already very affordable Orion 2x Anamorphic lenses that have been setting the industry ablaze ever sine their introduction at NAB 2017. The Orion 2x Anamorphic prices are going up
The evolution of tech is a neverending race that’s always upgrading and pushing the boundaries of what we taught could be possible, thus setting new limits and making our everyday life as content creators much, much easier. The filmmaking world is no exception as we’ve seen a
Teradek has just announced their revolutionary Bolt 4K wireless video transmission system is now shipping! Ushering a new era for advanced wireless video transmission, Teradek are saying that their groundbreaking wireless technology, found exclusively inside the Bolt 4K, now offers 8x the reliability of previous HD models,
Z Cam E2 just became an even more versatile and appealing tool with the inclusion of ZRAW – the proprietary Raw codec specifically designed for Z Cam cameras. The codec will also be available on the recently announced E2C as well as E2-S6, E2-F6 and E2-F8 cameras.
Earlier today, DJI announced the DJI Osmo Mobile 3 portable, foldable mobile phone stabilizer. The latest addition to the Osmo stabilizer series builds on a long tradition of a market leading company specializing in the creation of class-leading gimbals for both the ground and the skies. Heralded
Another day, another teaser from RED. Slowly, but surely, RED SEO Jarred Land continues to spill the beans on the mysterious KOMODO 6K camera module that’s supposed to be a complimentary unit working in conjunction with the RED HYDROGEN smartphones. A few essential details emerged thus far,
Venus Optics have been making some of the most unique lenses ever in the last few years, and now the company unveiled the pricing and availability of one of their craziest lenses to date – the Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Circular Fisheye lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.
Just a few days after Blackmagic Design introduced the Pocket 6K, it seems that Sony is planning to release not one, but two new APS-C E-Mount cameras towards the end of August, including the long-awaited A6500 successor. According to Sony Alpha Rumors, the Japanese behemoth will be
Blackmagic Design has announced the much-awaited UltraStudio 4K Mini, a new capture and playback solution for Thunderbolt 3 computers with 12G‑SDI, HDMI, analog video and audio connections that lets users build solutions for editing, colour grading, live broadcast graphics, archiving from traditional broadcast decks and live internet
During the latest Blackmagic Design livestream just days ago, we got to see the new Blackmagic Pocket 6K EF, which you you can read more about in this post here, and also the latest updates to DaVinci Resolve 16. While Blackmagic Design is announcing the final release