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First 8K Transmission & Ultra High Definition Shoulder Mount Camera:

First 8K Transmission & Ultra High Definition Shoulder Mount Camera:

| May 24, 2012

First up check out the new prototype 8K Ultra High Definition shoulder mount camera from NHK shown in this video from DigInfo News. We have seen a few box and studio versions of the camera over the years but this is the first 8K camcorder that is compact and portable. Earlier in May NHK successfully […]

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ARRI ALEXA M Camera is it the Ideal Camera for Shooting:

ARRI ALEXA M Camera is it the Ideal Camera for Shooting:

| May 24, 2012

Move over DSLR cameras because the ALEXA M is the ideal camera and the ideal size for shooting with 3D rigs, POV, Crashcam, helicopter shots, underwater rigs, car interiors / exteriors, action photography, Steadicam handheld and more. “The M worked very well in a 3D rig and very well on a Steadicam, but the setup […]

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F1 Car Shot at 120fps and the New ARRI ALEXA Firmware:

F1 Car Shot at 120fps and the New ARRI ALEXA Firmware:

| May 23, 2012

Quick one for you with some sweet 120fps action by DP Jonathan Jones of Ember Films in the UK who recently shot a Formula 1 season-opening promotional film for the Caterham F1 team using the ARRI ALEXA’s 120 fps high speed option. Also new firmware is available from ARRI for the Alexa HERE. See ARRI […]

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Nikon D800 Receives the GP2012 Camera of the Year Award:

Nikon D800 Receives the GP2012 Camera of the Year Award:

| May 17, 2012

Nikon announce that its D800 digital-SLR camera is the recipient of the Camera GP2012 Camera of the Year and Readers Awards. The Camera GP2012 Camera of the Year award is presented to the best still camera released on the Japanese market between April 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012. This is the seventh time a […]

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D800 LockPort 800 DSLR Clamp with Mini To Full Size HDMI Adapter:

D800 LockPort 800 DSLR Clamp with Mini To Full Size HDMI Adapter:

| May 5, 2012

The LockPort 800 protects definitely the fragile output on your Nikon D800 and Nikon D800E camera from tough production abuse with a rock solid universal clamp and a smart mini to full-size HDMI adapter. The LockPort 800 camera plate is designed to fit easily every head, baseplate, sliding plate, support out there using the original […]

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Mix and Match Pro Camera Accessories from ARRI:

Mix and Match Pro Camera Accessories from ARRI:

| May 5, 2012

ARRI are back and this time Technical Sales Representative Snehal Patel shows off the mix-and-match versatility and modularity of ARRI Pro Camera Accessories including the new handgrip system, camera cages, follow focuses, battery and recorder plates. Part one of the ARRI Pro Camera Accessories can be found HERE. For more about the ARRI Mix and […]

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Redrock Micro New ultraCage and ultraBase for DSLR Cameras:

Redrock Micro New ultraCage and ultraBase for DSLR Cameras:

| May 4, 2012

Redrock Micro released the new ultraCage DSLR and ultraBase support for DSLR cameras. The Redrock Micro ultraCage secures the camera body at three points: screws into the camera base, fastens to the top hot shoe and locks the camera in place with the anti-rotation pin. The ultraCage supports a wide variety of DSLR bodies and […]

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Massive 10 Minutes of Pure ARRI Pro Camera Accessories:

Massive 10 Minutes of Pure ARRI Pro Camera Accessories:

| May 3, 2012

ARRI have popped up a presentation video of all their camera accessory goodies they had proudly displaying at NAB 2012. ARRI technical sales representative / pro camera accessories Snehal Patel runs through all the new and just released ARRI camera accessories for turning cameras like DSLR’s, the Sony F3 and the Canon C300 into a […]

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Ikonoskop A-Cam DII Panchromatic Black & White Digital Cinema Camera:

Ikonoskop A-Cam DII Panchromatic Black & White Digital Cinema Camera:

| April 26, 2012

Ikonoskop love the old black and white cinematography days so much they produced their own black and white digital cinema camera. To celebrate the free spirit of filmmaking, and paying respect to the masters of the art, Ikonoskop is now introducing the first black and white Digital Cinema Camera, the A-cam DII Panchromatic Edition Carl […]

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ikan USB & LANC Based Remote Grips For DSLR Camera Prototypes:

ikan USB & LANC Based Remote Grips For DSLR Camera Prototypes:

| April 17, 2012

ikan have two proof of concept prototypes that they have been playing around with and can be checked out at their NAB booth. The ikan USB & LANC Remote grips are in prototype phase and a blast to work with. They’re compatible with all 1/4″ mounting methods. These videos have no real audio as I […]

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Panasonic’s Jan Crittenden Talks Cameras & the 4K Varicam:

Panasonic’s Jan Crittenden Talks Cameras & the 4K Varicam:

| April 17, 2012

The Guys at Landmine Media have been pushing microphones into the faces of the who’s who and filming the what’s what at NAB 2012. Landmine Media talks to Jan Crittenden from Panasonic and she tells us all about Panasonic’s latest camera announcements at NAB 2012 including the AG AC160A, AG AC130A, HPX250 Upgrade, HPX255, HPX600 […]

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BMD Cinema Camera NAB 2012 Blackmagic Design Interview:

BMD Cinema Camera NAB 2012 Blackmagic Design Interview:

| April 17, 2012

The Blackmagic Design BMD Cinema Camera has caused a huge stir at NAB 2012 and rightly so. Here we have a great interview from the guys at CineDigital.TV that is in English and the questions are in both English and Spanish. We now have the Landmine Media interview with BMD up too. Enjoy. Thanks to […]

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Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera $3K For 2.5K RAW Uncompressed:

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera $3K For 2.5K RAW Uncompressed:

| April 17, 2012

Blackmagic Design have a camera that has a 2.5K sensor, can do 13 stops of dynamic range and 12-bit RAW, Uncompressed files. Blackmagic Design have announced the BMD Cinema Camera and it is just $2995. Well known Australian Cinematographer John Brawley had a very hands on dealings with the BMD Cinema Camera. Video thanks to […]

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Carl Zeiss 35mm, 50mm & 85mm T1.5 Super Speed lenses:

Carl Zeiss 35mm, 50mm & 85mm T1.5 Super Speed lenses:

| April 16, 2012

Carl Zeiss have dropped three new Super Speed lenses with fast T1.5 aperture and in focal lengths of 35mm, 50mm and 85mm. The new Carl Zeiss Compact Prime CP.2 Super Speed lenses offer filmmakers new opportunities for shooting in low-light conditions. Like the other Compact Prime CP.2 lenses, the new Super Speed lenses cover a […]

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Sony PMW-100 XDCAM Camera at NAB with Specs Out in May:

Sony PMW-100 XDCAM Camera at NAB with Specs Out in May:

| April 16, 2012

Sony have introduced the full-featured light and compact PMW-100 XDCAM handheld camcorder. The Sony new PMW-100 joins Sony’s XDCAM HD422 line-up as the smallest and lightest camera in the XDCAM family. “Advancements in digital imaging technology have enabled journalists and professional videographers to cover stories by using portable devices such as cell phones, DSLRs, and […]

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Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Camera AVC-ULTRA Recording Coming:

Panasonic AG-HPX600 P2 HD Camera AVC-ULTRA Recording Coming:

| April 16, 2012

Panasonic unveiled the AG-HPX600 a new P2 HD camcorder with 10-bit 4:2:2 AVC-Intra recording and the lowest weight of a shoulder-mount unit. Weighing less than 7 pounds and using low power, the HPX600 incorporates a newly-developed 2/3 type MOS sensor to produce beautiful HD and SD images. The HPX600 will achieve the high sensitivity of […]

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AATON Delta Penelope 14 Stop DR & Multi-Slot Shutter at 100 ISO:

AATON Delta Penelope 14 Stop DR & Multi-Slot Shutter at 100 ISO:

| April 15, 2012

The AATON Delta Penelope camera with 14 stop dynamic range and Super35 Dalsa CCD sensor is all hot and ready for NAB action. The Delta Penelope now sports 800 and 100 ISO sensitivities (patent pending) eliminating the need for special anti-IR neutral density filters. The AATON Delta Penelope works with 90% pixel-fill allowing for 7K […]

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Listec PromptWare PW-04 Four Inch Teleprompter:

Listec PromptWare PW-04 Four Inch Teleprompter:

| April 14, 2012

The Listec PromptWare PW-04 Four inch teleprompter kit is a perfect fit for small cameras. The Listec PromptWare PW-04 is a four-inch prompter that attaches to the front of the lens of small cameras and uses your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android Phones and Tablets. The Listec PromptWare PM-04 is available complete with case, […]

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Canon XF Series Camera Firmware Upgrade to 1440 x 1080 35mbps:

Canon XF Series Camera Firmware Upgrade to 1440 x 1080 35mbps:

| April 13, 2012

Canon announced a new firmware update for all four models of the Company’s XF-series professional camcorders, enabling a new 35mbps recording mode. The new firmware enables a highly utilized recording mode, popular with many major news broadcast corporations, capturing 1440 x 1080 HD video at 35mbps at 60i or 50i. This format is designed to […]

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Canon Cinema EOS C500 and Cinema EOS C500 PL 4K Cameras:

Canon Cinema EOS C500 and Cinema EOS C500 PL 4K Cameras:

| April 13, 2012

Canon have announced they are developing two 4K digital cinematography cameras as part of its acclaimed new Cinema EOS System of professional cinematography products. Designated as the Cinema EOS C500 for use with EF-mount lenses, and the Cinema EOS C500 PL for use with PL-mount lenses, the cameras will be capable of originating 4K (4096 […]

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Panasonic 4K AVC-Ultra H.264 4:4:4 Mezzanine compression 450Mbps:

Panasonic 4K AVC-Ultra H.264 4:4:4 Mezzanine compression 450Mbps:

| April 10, 2012

It has been no secret that Panasonic have been working on their next level advanced AVC-Ultra cameras and the workflow needed to comfortably tackle them. As far back as NAB last year Panasonic confirmed they were nutting out new workflow possibilities that would include 4K and now at NAB 2012 AVC-Ultra 4K Intra frame compression […]

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First Footage from the Sony FS700 Camera:

First Footage from the Sony FS700 Camera:

| April 6, 2012

First footage from the Sony FS700 camera have emerged. Lots of slomo goodness is on display from the new Super 35mm camera model that is designed for high-speed shooting and is capable of capturing footage at up to 960 frames per second. The camcorder also features a range of capabilities such as 3G HD-SDI output […]

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Sony HXR-NX30 Camera Promotional Video:

Sony HXR-NX30 Camera Promotional Video:

| April 4, 2012

The Sony HXR-NX30 camera promotional video is worth watching just for the moon walking camera girl and the steadicam operators reaction. Almost. Sony likes showing off their Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation technology in the HXR-NX30 promotional video in an almost camp fashion. Not that there is anything wrong with that. See Sony if you […]

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Sony PMW-100 Camera Promotional Video Showing Some Features:

Sony PMW-100 Camera Promotional Video Showing Some Features:

| April 4, 2012

Sony have released a promotional video for their PMW-100 XDCAM camera. Sexy and sleek it looks like a promo backdrop runner destined for NAB screens. The video does show off the newly developed 1/2.9-inch “Exmor” CMOS sensor that sits up front in the Sony PMW-100 camera. Also shown off in the video are the PMW-100 […]

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Sony PMW-100 Camera Comes Out For $4,500:

Sony PMW-100 Camera Comes Out For $4,500:

| April 3, 2012

More details on the Sony full-featured yet light and compact PMW-100 handheld camcorder. The new Sony PMW-100 joins Sony’s XDCAM HD422 line-up as the smallest and lightest camera in the XDCAM family. “Advancements in digital imaging technology have enabled journalists and professional videographers to cover stories by using portable devices such as cell phones, DSLRs, […]

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Phantom Miro M320S Digital High Speed Camera:

Phantom Miro M320S Digital High Speed Camera:

| April 3, 2012

Vision Research presents the Phantom Miro M320S digital high-speed camera, which takes portable high-speed imaging to the next level by combining the lightweight, rugged design of Vision Research’s latest Miro family with advanced features not found on any other camera in its class. “Our new M320S follows Vision Research’s Miro M-Series tradition in versatility by […]

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Sneak Peek Sony PMW-100 XDCAM 50Mbps Camera:

Sneak Peek Sony PMW-100 XDCAM 50Mbps Camera:

| April 2, 2012

Sony have more goodies coming out of the bag with the PMW-100 XDCAM camcoder. Expect the Sony 1/3″ chip PMW-100 XDCAM to record 50Mbps via a HD422 codec to solid state memory devices like SD cards, SxS and to the new XQD card format. The Sony PMW-100 has switchable recording at HD422 50Mbps, HD420 35, […]

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Sony HXR-NX30E Camera With XLR Inputs & a Built In Projector:

Sony HXR-NX30E Camera With XLR Inputs & a Built In Projector:

| April 2, 2012

But wait there is more as Sony is also giving video professionals enhanced operational freedom with the HXR-NX30E high-definition camcorder, a palm-size addition to Sony’s NXCAM line-up. The new model uses Sony’s Balanced Optical SteadyShot image stabilisation technology to make it ideal for mobile shooting applications. The new camcorder also offers convenient features such as […]

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The NEX-FS700E is a 4K Ready 4096 x 2160 pixel Camera:

The NEX-FS700E is a 4K Ready 4096 x 2160 pixel Camera:

| April 2, 2012

Sony announced that the NEX-FS100 has a big brother the NEX-FS700 with a S35 4K Exmor CMOS sensor with a possible 4K video 4096 x 2160 pixel resolution. The Sony FS700 camera works with E-mount lens with option for Sony A-mount lenses, and should be available around June. The Sony FS700 has built on the […]

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KineRAW S8 2.5K Camera Short Video Test:

KineRAW S8 2.5K Camera Short Video Test:

| April 2, 2012

Here we have a KineRAW S8 camera short video test clip. No Oscars here but an intersting look at a new camera coming from KineRAW. Info ripped from the KineRAW S8 Vimeo post by yukuocheng The 2.5K CinemaDNG body recording. (CinemaDNG True the RAW sequence frame output) Output is 1920×1080 @ 24fps, after late have […]

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Sony PMW-V350 VariDoF 2K from 1/3 Inch Mode Camcorder:

Sony PMW-V350 VariDoF 2K from 1/3 Inch Mode Camcorder:

| April 1, 2012

UPDATE: Please note the details of this story have always been in the varidof.com webpage source code. Take a bow CVP, and Sony hopefully you will not receive irate calls from resellers accusing you of withholding stock from them. Just when you are capturing your breath over the Sony 4K FS700 camera and how or […]

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The Captured Unicorn is Called the Sony NEX FS700 Camera:

The Captured Unicorn is Called the Sony NEX FS700 Camera:

| March 30, 2012

An update from the not breaking any NDA’s post about a 4K Sony camera the unicorn in the viewfinder. Well the Captured Unicorn is Called the Sony NEX FS700 Camera. Some have bandied about a $9,000 price tag for the Sony FS700 but they might need to lower it again. Yes it is an FS […]

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The M-Plate Universal Camera Tripod Plate by Custom SLR:

The M-Plate Universal Camera Tripod Plate by Custom SLR:

| March 30, 2012

Custom SLR a design company creating products that improve the shooting experience for photographers, has announced the immediate availability of the Custom SLR M-Plate universal camera tripod plate. The M-Plate is the world’s first universal tripod plate to offer built-in Manfrotto RC2 and Arca-Swiss connections as well as attachment points for accessories. Produced with appreciation […]

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The New Carl Zeiss Distagon T 2.8 15mm Super Wide Angle Lens:

The New Carl Zeiss Distagon T 2.8 15mm Super Wide Angle Lens:

| March 17, 2012

The new Carl Zeiss super wide angle Distagon T* 2,8/15 lens has arrived. With a large angle of view of 110 degrees in combination with a fast f/2.8 aperture, the lens enables the features for dramatic perspectives and performance demanded by the most ambitious landscape and architectural photographers. With a unique ability to capture events […]

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Hit The Red Button: The Baro Shato Guru Edition:

Hit The Red Button: The Baro Shato Guru Edition:

| March 16, 2012

Takes a bow, holds up the award: During the week on the @VisionWrangler Twitter account we received an award for our Blogging efforts… Thank you, thank you we couldn’t have done it without you… The award? Beats us, some random look at me website for traffic hits type of award, but to legitimize the Netbadges […]

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Understanding The Canon C300 Camera by Gaál László:

Understanding The Canon C300 Camera by Gaál László:

| March 15, 2012

Received an email this week from Gaál László from Carousel asking we check out their write up about the Canon C300 camera. We loved it and hope you guys do too. Here is a little taste covering the Canon C300 cameras Sensor, Resolution, Moiré, Dynamic range, C-log, Compression, Chroma subsampling, Noise, and they even included […]

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SOHA Camera Platform from WEISSCAM coming to NAB:

SOHA Camera Platform from WEISSCAM coming to NAB:

| March 15, 2012

According to Weisscam “SOHA“ will be introduced at NAB 2012 and offers an advanced technology platform and total scalability through its unique flexibility along with the T-CAM. Professional digital film camera customers can be assured that the “SOHA” platform will greatly extend the life cycle of the camera while significantly improving their return on investment. […]

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Letus Complete Kit Matte Box Ready To Go To Work:

Letus Complete Kit Matte Box Ready To Go To Work:

| March 14, 2012

The Letus “Complete Kit” mattebox. It’s a full setup including the mattebox, 15mm rod clamp, French flag, side flags, adjustable eyebrow, filter tray, and your choice of lens clamp. An optional variable ND filter / color changer filter is available for use in the 138mm circular tray. The Letus Matte box has been reportedly in […]

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New Thumb Controlled Record System for DSLR Video Cameras:

New Thumb Controlled Record System for DSLR Video Cameras:

| March 14, 2012

DSLR Triggers have announce the launch of its Stedi-Shot DSLR Trigger, a new thumb controlled trigger for DSLR video cameras. The DSLR Triggers Stedi-Shot Trigger Kickstarter campaign is aimed to help raise funds and get the trigger out into the market place. The money raised during the 45-day campaign will be used to purchase machine […]

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Hit The Red Button: The El Niño Edition:

Hit The Red Button: The El Niño Edition:

| March 10, 2012

Welcome again to another installment of Hit The Red Button where we serve up bite sized snack portions of the weekly coming and goings in the camera gear gear world and the social networks that feeds at its teet…. Or is that Tweet. The El Niño Edition is however a slightly longer read due to […]

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ARRI Mini Base Plates For Every Camera:

ARRI Mini Base Plates For Every Camera:

| March 7, 2012

ARRI’s Michael Best demonstrates the versatile ARRI Mini Base Plates and what they can offer for almost every professional camera on the market. ARRI have been working and refining their range of base plates to accommodate small form factor shooting rigs including DSLR setups. If you are a Sony, Panasonic, or a Canon shooter, or […]

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Sony NEX-FS100U and NEX-FS100UK Firmware Upgrade Details:

Sony NEX-FS100U and NEX-FS100UK Firmware Upgrade Details:

| March 5, 2012

One of the most requested pieces of information Cinescopophilia is asked for is the details and timing of the upcoming Sony FS100 series NEX cameras. Sony have now released the date for the NEX FS100 firmware upgrade and the the full details of improvements and extras for the camera. Sony will also release firmware upgrades […]

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New Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO Audio Adapter For DSLR Cameras:

New Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO Audio Adapter For DSLR Cameras:

| March 4, 2012

The new Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO audio adapter for DSLR cameras. The Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO adapter is an all new design with many enhanced features over the older DXA-SLR model. The Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO provides a high performance front end to connect virtually any professional microphone and other audio gear to these cameras for superior audio. […]

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New Canon EOS 5D MKIII Camera:

New Canon EOS 5D MKIII Camera:

| March 2, 2012

The new EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera. Positioned between the extremely popular EOS 5D Mark II and Canon’s top-of-the-line professional EOS-1D X model, the EOS 5D Mark III delivers superb image quality, thanks to a new 22.3-megapixel full-frame Canon CMOS sensor, a high-performance DIGIC 5+ Imaging Processor, a 61-point High Density Reticular Autofocus […]

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Hit The Red Button: The Launch Cow Bell Edition:

Hit The Red Button: The Launch Cow Bell Edition:

| March 2, 2012

Welcome to the very first edition for the Cinescopophilia Hit The Red Button weekly recap where we do a rate and shake up of the goings on in the land of camera production, camera gear, and the Filmmakers Pro and Indie that are lucky enough to be camera gear orientated. Part recap part guess who […]

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NHK Balloon With Four Axis Gyro Stabilized Camera Rig:

NHK Balloon With Four Axis Gyro Stabilized Camera Rig:

| February 29, 2012

DigInfo TV have covered a nice cost effective alternate to where you would normally use a camera crane with the NHK Balloon Camera. The NHK four axis gyro stabilized balloon camera rig allows you to shoot super smooth aerial footage from 300 metres but is better suited to heights around 50 metres. Smaller cameras around […]

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Nokia 808 PureView Phone with a Monster 41 Megapixel Camera:

Nokia 808 PureView Phone with a Monster 41 Megapixel Camera:

| February 27, 2012

Nokia have released the 808 PureView mobile phone with some so so features that are not real stand outs except for the size of the 41 megapixel sensor camera that is included. That’s right the Nokia 808 PureView sports a whopping 41 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens. Crazy right? Or are they playing with […]

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Sony Says it Should Take the Lead in Creating a 4K World:

Sony Says it Should Take the Lead in Creating a 4K World:

| February 24, 2012

Interesting that Sony have put their hand up and have now declared that they should take the lead on 4K and make it a top priority to have a 4K world. No complaints mind. Read the interviews where the guys talk about 2K and 4K video and how they discovered that vision shot at 4K […]

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KCW Technica & EF-PL F-EF EF-F PL-F F-PL Z-EF V-EF M42-EF:

KCW Technica & EF-PL F-EF EF-F PL-F F-PL Z-EF V-EF M42-EF:

| February 15, 2012

Ripped from KCW Technica blog is news they are on the job carving out new products in the form of camera lens adapters and mounts and making them bullet proof. With the recent news that a new lens mount adapter heavily promoted by some big named blergers is not working too well, it is reassuring […]

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Viewfinder Apps for iPhone & iPod Touch Now Version 2.7:

Viewfinder Apps for iPhone & iPod Touch Now Version 2.7:

| February 10, 2012

DIRE Studio announces the immediate availability of version 2.7 of their highly acclaimed Viewfinder family of apps for iPhone and iPod touch. Along with small fixes and enhancements, this new version brings three notable new features: Volume Shutter – Users can now save the current view the same way they take pictures with the Volume […]

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