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Vocas Announces 5-Axis Diopter Holder

New for Cine Gear Expo 2019, Vocas have a new 5-Axis Diopter Holder designed to give cinematographers even more creative options to manipulate images. With an increasing variation in diopters from manufacturers like Tiffen, premiere Dutch pro accessories maker Vocas has developed a dedicated diopter holder that

Sharp 8K Camera Low Light Test

The brand new Sharp 8K camera has set the filmmaking community buzzing with questions like – how detailed does the 8K really look? How is the dynamic range? What are the other important specs? Does Sharp still make cameras? As the camera makes its way into the

Sony a7 III Internal vs External S-Log Recording Differences

The Sony a7III is a fantastic mirrorless camera with excellent internal recording options. Pair it with an external recorder like the Atomos Ninja V and it becomes even more powerful… but not only that. During testing of the Sony a7III, Gerald Undone noticed some differences between internal

Ikan Digital Color ONYX 1×2 RGBW Soft Panel LED

Ikan recently introduced a new soft panel LED in their Onyx range. Dubbed the Ikan Digital Color ONYX 1×2 RGBW Soft Panel LED, the new light is designed for a wide range of professional video production applications from commercials, corporate gigs, to music videos and independent narrative

SLR Magic CINE Micro Primes Now Available in Fuji X-Mount

To those shooting video with Micro Four Thirds and Sony mirrorless cameras SLR Magic is a brand usually associated with very compact, affordable, and rugged built lenses geared towards video use. SLR Magic have been making affordable and very compact prime lenses, as well as one of

ARRI WVR-1s Compact Wireless Video Receiver Announced

ARRI have announced a new WVR-1s compact wireless video receiver that has been specially designed to be used hand-held focus pullers and as a companion to compact handheld director monitors. With the announcement of the WVR-1s ARRI expands its Wireless Video System – WVS range and strengthens

Rayzr MC MultiColor Advanced Soft LED Panels Announced

A lot of you I am sure are familiar with the Rayzr 7 LED fresnel, and now the same company is expanding their LED lights portfolio with the new Rayzr MC Multi-Color Series advanced RGBWW LED Soft panels. Woha, that’s a mouthful, but nevertheless these lights pack

A6400 vs A6500 – Which One is Better for Shooting Video?

Sony Mirrorless Cameras have been frontrunners in the camera market for a few years now. The various ‘A’ ranges have come in at different price points from the incredibly popular A7 models up to the expensive, stills-focussed A9’s. At the cheaper end, we find the A600’s and

F&V announces Z1200VC CTD-Soft 3×1 LED Panel

LED lights and accessories manufacturer F&V have announced a new addition to their already illustrious lineup of LED panels. The all-new F&V Z1200VC CTD–Soft is a 3×1 LED Softlight that according to its maker …redefines true colour accuracy by using RGBWW LEDs, not only for colour effects but also to improve pure white light.  A 3×1

Sony VENICE to Get 4K/120fps in Firmware v4.0

The day before BSC Expo 2019 in London (which you should be attending), Sony released details for their upcoming VENICE firmware v4.0, which will include a paid HFR license enabling VENICE shooters to get 4K/120fps in 2.39:1 and 6K/60fps sometime in Summer 2019. If there was one