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Gimbalgunner is a Cross-Over Shoulder Rig & Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

Gimbalgunner is a Cross-Over Shoulder Rig & Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

OK ignore all the blatant workplace health and safety breaches and focus on that Gimbalgunner camera rig suspended off that organ donor hanging out the boot of that car. The gimbalgunner is a cross-over shoulder rig and brushless gimbal. Photographer and filmer Georges van Wensveen developed the gimbalgunner to easily make smooth and straight shots […]

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Picture Style For Canon DSLR Cameras by Apefos:

Picture Style For Canon DSLR Cameras by Apefos:

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Canon Picture Style from a mob called Apefos… Well it is a 51 second glimpse into their creation… Is it worth $2? Want more pictures styles for your Canon DSLR camera then try the VW 158 Picture Styles for free.

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Stabil i4 3-axis Camera Gimbal Stabilizer Handles DSLR’s & RED’s Gets a Kickstarter Campaign:

Stabil i4 3-axis Camera Gimbal Stabilizer Handles DSLR’s & RED’s Gets a Kickstarter Campaign:

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Stabil i4 3-axis camera stabilizer handles DSLR’s and RED cameras, now gets a Kickstarter campaign… The Stabil i4 utilises 3 brushless motors and a state-of-the-art customised microprocessor (paired to a gyroscope) to deliver true buttery smooth video footage in places that were previously thought of as impossible. The Stabil i4 eliminates any human error […]

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Wireless Lens Follow Focus From Lenzhound Features Open Source Code:

Wireless Lens Follow Focus From Lenzhound Features Open Source Code:

| November 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

$259 for a wireless lens follow focus from Lenzhound via their Kickstarter campaign featuring open source code. Would love to hear what it sounds like in action. Simply slide the DB-1 Motor Unit onto your camera’s 15mm rod support system, slip on the lens belt, adjust tension and lock into place. (There’s a stretch-goal for […]

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Tascam TM-2X Stereo X-Y Pattern Mic for DSLRs:

Tascam TM-2X Stereo X-Y Pattern Mic for DSLRs:

| November 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

TASCAM have released the TM-2X Stereo X-Y Pattern Mic for DSLR Cameras. Users now have the option to utilize the same cardioid mics made popular on the DR-Series PCM recorders and record straight into their camera of choice. Over the past few years TASCAM has become the most trusted supplier of audio devices for amateurs […]

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Panasonic νMaicovicon 4K 2K FourThirds 240fps to 481fps DSLR CMOS Sensor:

Panasonic νMaicovicon 4K 2K FourThirds 240fps to 481fps DSLR CMOS Sensor:

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

So Panasonic steps up to the plate and is swinging big at the 4K ball. Panasonic’s νMaicovicon was just for mobile devices, but lately they popped those sensors into a few cameras… But this new one is 4K2K so things have changed. Let’s see what 4K DSLR camera Panasonic come out with this νMaicovicon MN34230PL […]

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Canon EOS-1D C First DSLR Camera To Meet EBU HD Tier 1 Imaging Requirements For Broadcast:

Canon EOS-1D C First DSLR Camera To Meet EBU HD Tier 1 Imaging Requirements For Broadcast:

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Canon have announced that the EOS-1D C digital SLR camera, part of the company’s Cinema EOS System lineup of digital cinematography products, has been independently tested in accordance with European Broadcasting Union (EBU) standards for HD content acquisition. The tests found that the EOS-1D C is the first digital SLR camera to satisfy the stringent […]

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Smoove Rock Digimove DIY Runner: They Are All Brushless Gimbal Camera Rigs:

Smoove Rock Digimove DIY Runner: They Are All Brushless Gimbal Camera Rigs:

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Five more brushless gimbal camera rigs for your viewing pleasure. The Smoove, the Rock, the Digimove, a DIY, and the Runner brushless gimbal camera rig make up the latest in a long line of 2 / 3 axis rigs. Some of the rigs cater for DSLR cameras, while others RED Scarlet and EPIC cameras. Smoove […]

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The $30,000 Super-8 XLi Aerial Camera Rig:

The $30,000 Super-8 XLi Aerial Camera Rig:

| September 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

Take it all in… Now wipe that drool from your mouth, and have another look at the $30,000 Super-8 XLi aerial camera rig from superstudio aircam. The new platform is built around cameras such as the Red Epic / Scarlet or Sony FS700. The camera gimbal is built for easy change of cameras and optics […]

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Gyromatic Go2x Brushless Gimbal Stabiliser:

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Gyromatic Go2x Brushless Gimbal Stabiliser:

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

They guys over at Gyromatic have worked like beavers and nutted out a brushless gimbal stabiliser for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, and added it to the Go2x camera rig family. So if you remember the Go2x rig was originally best suited for the GoPro cameras, but now Gyromatic have decided to take the “Go […]

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ikan Release That USB Control Grip For Your DSLR With a DragonFly Rig:

ikan Release That USB Control Grip For Your DSLR With a DragonFly Rig:

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

We followed the ikan Lanc based USB Control Grip (DSLR Controller) Version 1 HERE and Revised Version 2 HERE. Now guess what? ikan have finally placed a NEW sticker on it and put it up for sale along with the DragonFly Handheld Rig in a combo system. ikan DragonFly Handheld Rig with USB Control Grip […]

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Detailed Look at the MyMyk SmartMyk & MyMyk SmartLynk:

Detailed Look at the MyMyk SmartMyk & MyMyk SmartLynk:

| August 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

We covered the MyMyk SmartMyk microphone system just after they launched it HERE. MyMyk have since added the MyMyk SmartLynk which is a two-channel audio mixer, an audio input monitor, also works to block unwanted Automatic Gain Control (AGC) and more. The MyMyk SmartMyk is a directional microphone which records HD audio. It is complemented […]

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That Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens Hits a Cool $1,150,000 So Far:

That Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens Hits a Cool $1,150,000 So Far:

| August 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Remember that 19th Century Russian lomography Petzval portrait lens that was getting a fresh rebirth with with Nikon F & Canon EF Mounts for your DSLR Camera of choice? Well that Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens redux asked Kickstarter backers for $100,000 and so far it has received $1,159,312 from 2,808 eager souls at time of […]

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Petzval Lens Redux:

Petzval Lens Redux:

| July 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

A 19th Century Russian Lens redone with Nikon F & Canon EF Mounts for your DSLR Camera of choice in the 21st Century. Lomography Petzval Portrait Lens redux. Of course it’s a Kickstarter thing… Here are the Petzval Lens Details / Kickstarter Rip: For this Kickstarter project, we are reinventing the Petzval Lens for 21st […]

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DSLR Camera Rig 101 What You May Need To Make A Great Rig:

DSLR Camera Rig 101 What You May Need To Make A Great Rig:

| June 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

New to DSLR camera filmmaking or just need a light refresher on what you need to make your shots look better? Then you need to watch the Talkingbox shoulder rig overview video. Matthew Abourezk Director and Owner of Talkingbox thought you might get a few tips on what is needed to make a good camera […]

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Carl Zeiss Will Show Entire DSLR Lens Range at NAB:

Carl Zeiss Will Show Entire DSLR Lens Range at NAB:

| April 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

At this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas (April 8-11) Carl Zeiss will not only display cine lenses at its booth C9043, it will also present its entire portfolio of lenses for digital single-lens reflex cameras (DSLR), with a total of 13 focal lengths for F mount and 12 focal lengths for EF mount cameras. […]

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Dinkum Systems Has Your Flare and Shot Covered:

Dinkum Systems Has Your Flare and Shot Covered:

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dinkum Systems is a range of camera accessories invented by Emmy-award winning cinematographer John Mans. The products have been tested on land and sea, from Everest to the Sahara Desert and on every continent on earth. After serving the professional film community with specialty lens shades and mounts for over a decade, the full Dinkum […]

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Tascam DR-60D Audio Recorder Plus Mixer Made For DSLR Cameras:

Tascam DR-60D Audio Recorder Plus Mixer Made For DSLR Cameras:

| March 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

TASCAM has announced the DR-60D which is a new audio recording solution for on-set filmmakers and videographers using DSLR’s. The Tascam DR-60D has 4 inputs, 3 outputs and simultaneous 4 track recording with mixer controls built-in and multiple record modes (including dual “Safety Track” Record Mode) for self-tailored recording. The DR-60D is a brand new […]

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There Are Canon DSLR Camera Wi-Fi Security Issues:

There Are Canon DSLR Camera Wi-Fi Security Issues:

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thanks to YouTube user BobHousedorf2 for a quick and concise summary about the Canon DSLR camera Wi-Fi security issues debacle that has surfaced…. He saves you nearly 53 minutes of geekdom by working out the Wi-Fi security loop hole in a nutshell comes down to Canon and other camera manufactures needing to add WPA, WEP, […]

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Canon EOS 100D and 700D Shoot 24 fps Up To 22 Mins:

Canon EOS 100D and 700D Shoot 24 fps Up To 22 Mins:

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Canon have dropped the EOS 100D and the 700D which they say is their most advanced consumer EOS camera model to date. The Canon 700D boasts 5 frames-per-second (fps) shooting, a wide 9-point all cross type AF system and Vari-angle Clear View II LCD touchscreen. Good news for all the shooters needing a cost effective […]

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Cinevate Moco Motorized Camera Sliders Powered By DitoGear:

Cinevate Moco Motorized Camera Sliders Powered By DitoGear:

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ross Gerbasi on Vimeo shows us how to go about setting up and using the Cinevate Moco motorized camera slider powered by DitoGear. Using a Cinevate Atlas 30 slider Ross runs through the Moco / DitoGear parts, assembly, motorized settings, repeatability, stability, and a quick timelapse test. It is very easy to assemble and packs […]

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Redrock Micro Gets in Early for NAB 2013 With New Rigs and More:

Redrock Micro Gets in Early for NAB 2013 With New Rigs and More:

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Redrock Micro announced the immediate availability of enhanced camera support rigs that improve performance, comfort and reliability for camera operators. Among these upgrades are the microShoulderPad with FieldTech, tool-less microBalance QR counterweights, and improved hand grips. The new improvements now come standard on all Redrock rigs, and are available as upgrades to existing customers. New […]

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Reflex Shoulder Camera Rig Has Quick Release Twisty Everything:

Reflex Shoulder Camera Rig Has Quick Release Twisty Everything:

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lately Kickstarter has had zero appeal to me, and that is for a myriad of reasons. This Reflex camera rig caught my eye though quite by accident. The Reflex Kickstarter campaign was suggested to me via the Cinescopophilia Scoop.it page we started up, and well it is kind of like, blah blah blah, yak yak […]

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ikan MD7 is a 7 Inch High Brightness 3G-SDI Monitor:

ikan MD7 is a 7 Inch High Brightness 3G-SDI Monitor:

| December 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

The ikan MD7 is a 7″ screen high brightness 3G-SDI monitor that allows you to shoot in direct sunlight with its 1100 NITS of brightness. Featuring a super bright screen resolution of 1024×600 ikan say you can shoot without the need for a sunhood. Built with a rugged metal case, the MD7 was made for […]

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Robo-Head Wi-Fi Controlled DSLR Pan Tilt Head by MRMC:

Robo-Head Wi-Fi Controlled DSLR Pan Tilt Head by MRMC:

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mark Roberts Motion Control MRMC have announced the imminent arrival of a DSLR pan tilt head called the Robo-head. The MRMC Robo-head will provide the high specifications not normally only found in Mark Roberts Motion Control products but at a fraction of the cost. The finishing touches to the Robo-head are still being finalized, and […]

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NEW Schneider 4 Inch Filter Holder with Rotating Sunshade:

NEW Schneider 4 Inch Filter Holder with Rotating Sunshade:

| November 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Schneider Optics introduces the Schneider 4″ Filter Holder with Rotating Sunshade. A cost-effective tool providing a sunshade that rotates independently of the filter holder for the ultimate in versatility for still photographers, cinematographers and videographers. By allowing the sunshade and filter holder to rotate separately from each other, polarizing or graduated filters, which depend on […]

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Nikon Says BBC Approves D4 & D800 DSLR Cameras, But Is That Right?

Nikon Says BBC Approves D4 & D800 DSLR Cameras, But Is That Right?

| October 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Nikon have boldly announced that their flagship DSLR cameras the D4 and D800 have been tested by Alan Roberts the former BBC tech big wig and they have been deemed broadcast approved, but are they? While Alan Roberts did appear to rate the Nikon D4 saying “The results were encouraging” and “Exposure range is, potentially, […]

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The Difference Between ARRI MB-20 I & ARRI MB-20 II Matte Box:

The Difference Between ARRI MB-20 I & ARRI MB-20 II Matte Box:

| July 1, 2012

Michael Best from ARRI Professional Camera Accessories demonstrates on an the ARRI ALEXA camera the very versatile options offered by the modular MB-20 I and II matte box systems. The Matte Box-20 (MB-20) series easily adapts for use with lightweight support, bridge plate support rods, or clamped onto and supported by the camera lens. For […]

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Canon Firmware Officially Announced for 7D Camera coming in August:

Canon Firmware Officially Announced for 7D Camera coming in August:

| June 28, 2012

Canon have announced the firmware 2.0.X update for the EOS 7D DSLR camera that adds new functionality to improve its performance. We have been informed the Canon 7D V2 firmware update will be available as early as August the 7th. The update, free to all Canon 7D owners, gives the camera more advanced shooting options, […]

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Elements NEW Micron Camera Support, Rig it, Rig it Good:

Elements NEW Micron Camera Support, Rig it, Rig it Good:

| June 23, 2012

Elements unveils Micron a new line of accessories designed specifically for lightweight digital cinema cameras. The Micron Standard Line which is an all new camera support solution, is engineered from the ground up expressly for smaller bodied cameras that are rapidly increasing in popularity with content creators. Video via Rush Hamden: The new Micron line, […]

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42 Canon 550D Cameras used on a Single Shot Full Body Capture:

42 Canon 550D Cameras used on a Single Shot Full Body Capture:

| June 15, 2012

Need people cloned for multiple characters in your movie, want 3D modelling for your console game, or new clothing line? Maybe you need a body part scanned for a medical procedure? Well you are in luck because Lee Perry-Smith from the UK based company Infinite-Realities can rig up to 56 DSLR cameras to take a […]

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Ergocine Unique Cat On The Shoulder Wooden Camera Rigs:

Ergocine Unique Cat On The Shoulder Wooden Camera Rigs:

| June 1, 2012

Based on the design and the ergonomics of the old Aaton LTR series cameras, David A. Ford and Peter Schneider from Ergocine are making new wooden rigs purposelessly built to house the latest cameras. Aaton where approached and have wholeheartedly approved of the idea with only one stipulation, that the guys put “Honorary Aaton Shoulder […]

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MALSTROEM Camera Rig:

MALSTROEM Camera Rig:

| May 29, 2012

Founded by three guys with deep roots in the action sports scene, they try to bring you accessories for your DSLR and camcorder that enable you to capture the action easier and make your footage more exciting. All our products are made in Germany to ensure maximum quality. Delta-Handle 150 The MALSTROEM Delta-Handle 150 enables […]

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The ikan DSLR USB Remote Grip revision 2:

The ikan DSLR USB Remote Grip revision 2:

| May 26, 2012

ikan have the next version of their DSLR USB Remote Grip revision 2. Cinescopophilia showed you the original ikan USB Remote Grip HERE. Tested on the Canon 5D MKII, 7D, 5D MKIII, and T2i. Once ikan get their C300 back from CineGear they will be testing it as well. The results? Consistent and potentially very […]

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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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Magnifty LCD Magnifier for DSLR Rigs: Focus With Two Eyes:

Magnifty LCD Magnifier for DSLR Rigs: Focus With Two Eyes:

| May 22, 2012

The Magnifty is a pretty cost effective alternative to an on board EVF monitor or loupe. Most DSLR loupes and EVF’s are just magnifiers that focus on LCD screens anyway with a few extras. So the Magnifty is a nude EVF if you will and fits on 15mm rods and is basically a big ass […]

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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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Cineik Interchangeable Multi Axis Adjustment Camera Rig System:

Cineik Interchangeable Multi Axis Adjustment Camera Rig System:

| May 8, 2012

We covered Cineik last year a few times as they dropped new gear and now we see they have a Kickstarter campaign that introduces the Cineik IR13 rail support systems & IR13 – SR shoulder rig. The Cineik IR13 is the first interchangeable multi axis adjustment camera rig system. The Cineik rig system can be […]

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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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dougmon Camera Rig: You Did Not See This Coming:

dougmon Camera Rig: You Did Not See This Coming:

| April 29, 2012

The dougmon is the Swiss utility knife of hand held camera support systems. Invented by Doug Monroe, a cameraman who specializes in reality television and documentary shooting. The dougmon states you can say goodbye to arm fatigue and big camera rigs on your shoulder. The dougmon supports your wrist and arm creating steady shots that […]

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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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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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MXL FR-310 Hot Shoe Shotgun DSLR Microphone:

MXL FR-310 Hot Shoe Shotgun DSLR Microphone:

| April 15, 2012

MXL microphones have released the MXL FR-310 video microphone that delivers sound that is as focused as the video you shoot. Mounting the MXL FR-310 onto your DSLR camera allows for tighter, cleaner sound recordings compared to normal in camera microphones. The MXL FR-310 shuts out sound from the sides and back, and has a […]

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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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Sneak Peek of the Midas Mount 300 Dollar DSLR Jib:

Sneak Peek of the Midas Mount 300 Dollar DSLR Jib:

| March 31, 2012

Midas Mount have shown off a sneak peek of a prototype of their DSLR Jib Arm that they are going to offer soon for around $300 directly from them. Please see Midas Mount for more information.

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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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Nikon D800 DSLR Filmmaking is Child’s Play:

Nikon D800 DSLR Filmmaking is Child’s Play:

| March 28, 2012

Proving that DSLR filmmaking can be child’s play Yves Simard from CrewsTV got his hands on the Nikon D800 and D4 cameras and had a small window for some fun… Here is a straight cut and paste from his kids Vimeo account or his….. Not sure who runs that place. Some people had issues with […]

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