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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

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

Tips and Tricks on Using the Ronin-S Infinite Spin

There’s no doubt that the amount of camera moves that can be performed with the DJI Ronin-S gimbal is unprecedented. From simple crane shots to pre-programmed time-lapse sequences, the single-handed stabilizer has won the hearts of filmmakers with its ability to easily replace bulkier film gear, while being

Sony A7 III vs GH5s Low Light Comparison

More than four years ago, Sony made a huge splash in the filmmaking industry with the introduction of the original A7S – the very first affordable low-light-seeing mirrorless beast in a compact form-factor. Fast forward to 2018, the Japanese camera maker is still considered to be a

Is the $300 Razer Core X the Best eGPU for Mac?

More and more video editors using the latest Apple laptops for video editing, seem to be tempted by the extra processing power provided by external graphics processing units. While the development of eGPUs has been around for quite some time, many folks still find it difficult to

Sony A6500 vs Sony A7III Side-by-Side Comparison

With its ubiquitous Alpha mirrorless camera lineup, Sony has completely revolutionized filmmaking technologies, dominating the consumer and prosumer markets with hard-hitting products like the A7S II, A7R III, A6300, A6500, just to name a few. More than three months ago, the company rolled out another successful mirrorless

Panasonic EVA-1 vs Sony FS5 Skin Tones and Low Light Comparison

As a rule, choosing a professional-grade video camera is not an easy feat. Unlike entry-level mirrorless cameras or mid-tier camcorders, prosumer camera systems that are used in the industry require a lot of know-how, certain skill set, and thorough preparation in advance. These are essential prerequisites to