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IRIX Rolls Out 15mm T2.6 Ultra-Wide Cine Lens

Budget lens maker IRIX just announced the latest member of their popular cine lens lineup. The 15mm T2.6 wide-angle lens joins the ultra-wide 11mm, standard 45mm, and macro 150mm counterparts. Inspired by the IRIX Firefly and Blackstone 15mm f/2.4 models, the new cinema lens is lightweight, affordable,

Z CAM E2-M4 4K Cinema Camera Announced

Budget oriented camera maker Z CAM has added another affordable and enticing member to its product lineup. The just-announced Z CAM E2-M4 is basically identical to the existing E2 sporting exactly the same sensor and body. Unlike the fixed mount on the E2, however, the E2-M4 has

10 Useful Rode Wireless GO Hacks

They say that sound is half the picture. David Bowie once said, “Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.” Lots of people talk about the importance of listening; but if we can’t hear what they’re saying, what does it even matter? Much of the significance

10 Best New Features of the Canon EOS C300 Mark III

Canon dropped a serious bombshell on the filmmaking community with the release of the Canon C300 Mark III.  It isn’t that this release wasn’t expected, but for Canon (who is known to usually be a little behind the curve) this is a massive push ahead with a

Hands-On Review of the DJI Mavic Air 2

The Mavic Air 2 is DJI’s latest iteration of their prosumer high-tech drone. It looks like a cross between the Mavic 2 Pro and a bigger Mavic Mini, but packed inside is a new class of features that should take it up to the next level. Drones

Meet the MOZA Mini-P – Gudsen MOZA’s Most Versatile Gimbal Ever

The innovative imaging solutions maker Gudsen MOZA just launched MOZA Mini-P – a foldable, versatile, and easy-to-use 3-axis stabilizer compatible with multiple devices ranging from smartphones, action cameras, compact cameras, lightweight mirrorless cameras and everything in between. With a maximum payload of 900g (1.98 lbs), up to

AtomX SYNC Module for Ninja V is Now Shipping

Atomos has just announced that their new AtomX SYNC module which brings wireless timecode, sync and control technology to the Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder is now shipping. Available in early May, the module clips in between the Ninja V and your battery using the AtomX expansion system.

Sony FX9 vs A7 III – Is it Worth Upgrading?

The Sony FX9 and A7 III both shoot 4K video with a Full-Frame sensor, use the E-Mount lens system and produce a very similar looking final image in the hands of the right camera-person. Although one might be big and the other one pretty tiny, their differences

Full Frame vs Super 35 – What Are The Differences?

In the words of Little Richard, “It’s not the size of the ship; it’s the size of the waves.” Understanding the differences in image sensor sizes amid today’s evolving camera technology is important when determining the look you’re intending to capture as a cinematographer. Camera manufacturers are

Best Budget Live Streaming Cameras in 2020

When you’re a content creator looking for a camera that can do it all, what you want is something you can take anywhere; Something small and lightweight with good low-light capabilities. You want something you can mount along side your computer rig, but something you can also

7 Video Hacks to Try When Stuck at Home

We’re all stuck at home, finished watching Tiger King, and looking to find some way to get back to our normal lives. Fortunately, this short time of reflection can help all of us hone in on our skills as filmmakers. But you don’t need a large crew

Ronin S vs Weebill S – Which One to Pick?

Single-handed gimbals provide solo camera operators a compact, fast solution for stabilized filmmaking on the go but with so many offerings on the market which one is right for you? That’s a reasonable question, especially if you don’t have much prior experience with single-handed stabilizers and generally

Blackmagic ATEM Mini Pro Switcher Announced

Blackmagic Design has just announced ATEM Mini Pro switcher, a new low cost live production switcher build on the functionality of ATEM Mini but now with extra features for recording, streaming and monitoring. ATEM Mini Pro includes a new hardware streaming engine to allow direct streaming via

ANDYCINE A6 Plus V2 Field Monitor Announced

ANDYCINE has just announced the second iteration of their popular A6 Plus 4K monitor that comes equipped with a 5.5-inch IPS display with 1920×1080 resolution and 500nits of brightness. Unlike its predecessor, the ANDYCINE A6 Plus features a USB-C power input, allowing the monitor to be powered