From Chapman Leonard… Camera Tracking Vehicle Hire | ETV & ETV Flatbed Tracking Vehicles | Chapman UK from Chapman Leonard on Vimeo. The ETV(Electric Tracking Vehicle) is a wide wheel base, four wheel drive, all terrain car that can carry a wide range of cameras,… Read More
Storm32BGC and Alexmos iOS App Demonstration from hexakopter on Vimeo. This is a short demonstration of an iOS App for Brushless Gimbals. It is working with the Storm32BGC by OlliW and also supports SimpleBGC/Alexmos. It just shows some basic features and isn't published yet. If… Read More
Paul Maibaum ASC, Director of Photography for Sons of Anarchy talks us through the behind the scenes on the SOA set. SOA video from Litepanels on Vimeo. For more: Litepanels.
“Misty Experience” a field guide to DitoGear OmniHead, Evolution and DryEye. from Kamil Tamiola on Vimeo. A field guide and overview of Dito Gear time lapse system (www.ditogear.com), composed of OmniHead tilt-pan head, Evolution wireless controller, Evolution Smart Device App and DryEye Pro, an automatic… Read More
From Sean Ellwood… This is going to be part of a longer video, but I thought people might like to see it in action. Apologies for the sensor fluff, I didn’t see it until I got the footage onto my PC. This is what happens… Read More
From Hague… The Hague Levitator is a camera support system similar to a Camframe or Fig Rig, but which has the stabilizing effect of a Steadicam. Like the Fig Rig the support is held by both hands, but the Levitator’s handles are totally free moving… Read More
Rob Drewett an experienced BBC wildlife cameraman and Andy Nancollis Buggy racer and design engineer, have come up with BuggyCam, an almost limitless mobile camera platform. BuggyCam is based on a race proven 1/5th scale 4wd remote controlled vehicle chassis, and further developed to integrate… Read More
The Alphatron EVF FS7/CION bracket fits in the original viewfinder mount of the Sony FS7 and AJA CION cameras, without any modification. The Alphatron EVF FS7/CION bracket has been designed to use with the EVF-035W-3G on the Sony PXW-FS7 and the AJA CION cameras. Due… Read More
Swedish Chameleon make the SC:NEWTON a compact and rugged 3 axis gyro and accelerometer stabilized hand held gimbal adapted for the film and TV industry. It has dual customised motors on all 3 axis to provide extra torque without adding size. Our goal was to… Read More
From CNN… Cameraman Harvey Hogan does a side by side comparison of the iPhone 6’s camera against a professional kit used by CNN.
Features of the ProShot Camera Rig from Lee Snijders on Vimeo. Tino and Lee from ProShot Camera Gear discuss the awesome features of K-Teks new multi-functional, monopod, shoulder support camera rig. proshotcameragear.com
18 Terabytes of Raw RED R3D 4K and 5K footage is set to become free to download to anybody. Frederick Tschernutter Serial Entrepreneur, Filmproducer and Philosopher took 7 years to shoot all the footage, on a Red One and a RED Epic camera, and now… Read More
Here is a real smart time saver… Panther Precision Levelling Tracks with integrated levelling system. Various telescopic tubes offer you levelling possibilities from 0cm up to 67cm / 26.4″ height. Post by Camadeus Film Technologies, Inc. and more from Panther themselves… Panther | Precision Levelling… Read More
It was bound to happen. We even said way back when, it was only a matter of time before some DIYer put a PVC pipe brushless gimbal rig together. From the very first 3-axis brushless gimbal camera rig beginnings back in 2012 from MotionLock, to… Read More
ILLUMINA S35 test shots from Film Cyfrowy on Vimeo. ILLUMINA S35 lenses (18mm T1.3 Uncoated 35mm T1.3 & 135 T1.8) KineMini 4K @ 2K Strange visual effect at 0:58 is probably caused by OLPF filter in KineMini camera Slow Motion at 92fps.
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From ZEISS… Jena-based physicist Ernst Abbe was way ahead of time, as evidenced by his foundation and company constitution. At the end of the 19th century, the 8-hour working day and company pension were foreign concepts to many entrepreneurs. The Carl Zeiss Foundation was established… Read More
Blackmagic URSA 80fps from NB on Vimeo. Just a very quick test…hope you like!
From Steam… STEAM’s Sony FS700 / Odyssey 7Q Camera Package at Stray Angel Films from Scott Bryant on Vimeo. This is a little video that shows off our new Sony FS700R/Odyssey 7Q package that we custom built for the rental market. Pictures often speak louder… Read More
From Waref Abu Quba… In Damascus – VFX Breakdown فيديو تحليل المؤثرات البصرية لفيلم في دمشق from Waref Abu Quba on Vimeo. فيديو صناعة فيلم "في دمشق" و تحليل للمؤثرات البصرية As promised, I am more than happy to present you the VFX Breakdown video… Read More
Zylight introduce versions of its F8 LED Fresnel and IS3c LED large panel lights housed in white fixtures at Live Design International (LDI) 2014. Designed for special architectural and staging applications, the new lights will be showcased in the USHIO America booth (1451) during the… Read More
From the ITU… “ITU is currently working on developing new standards that will dramatically enhance the television viewer’s experience, in terms of both visual and audio quality,” said ITU Secretary-General Hamadoun I. Touré. “ITU is developing industry-leading standards for the next generation of television that… Read More
Rat Rig Hardware have made a range of linear motion camera sliders based on V-Slot technology. Rat Rig sliders come in a multitude of sizes and have a starting price of just €35.90. Whether you’re a seasoned pro with a hi-tech rig, or a curious… Read More
The guys from AbelCine had a chat with Litepanels Pat Grosswendt to learn about the technology behind the Astra LED panels. Building on the original 1×1, the Litepanel Astra is a bi-color panel with dual rows of LEDs that can be tuned to daylight or… Read More
Matthew Duclos from Duclos Lenses has posted an in depth look at the Canon CN-E prime series of lenses. Matthew spoke with Ryan Kamata, Sr Specialist, Business Planning and Larry Thorpe, senior fellow, Professional Engineering & Solutions division of Canon USA, and then hit up… Read More
The Lume Cube is a tiny little 1.5″cube light that pumps out a heavy 1,500 Lumens. The Lume Cube works with iPhone, Android and GoPro or any Camera. We made Lume Cube to help photographers, videographers and iPhoneographers capture scenes and memories after dark. It’s… Read More
From AbelCine… This year at CCW, Switronix highlighted the new HyperCore Gold batteries at their booth, and I was able to stop by and get a closer look. Product Specialist Jose Flores was nice enough to give me a walkthrough of the batteries, which are… Read More
Hurricane Wheels Brushless Gimbal Interface MK2 is now a simpler and improved version of the MKI version. The Hurricane Wheels Brushless Gimbal Interface MK2 now integrates a transmitter module into the system. This led to a complete new design, which is a bit larger than… Read More
Zylight unveiled the F8-U, a black light version of its popular LED Fresnel, at Live Design International (LDI) 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. The new light, which offers a continuously adjustable beam angle (16-70 degrees), will be demonstrated in the USHIO America booth (1451) during… Read More
Cooke Optics have announced that Zeiss is the latest manufacturer to join the /i Technology partnership, pledging to build support for the /i Technology protocol into its products. In addition Canon, which joined the /i Technology partnership in April this year, has built /i support… Read More
Happy Birthday Genustech store… The webstore is one year old and the Birthday celebrations are on Genustech with a price drop on their most popular product. The Genustech Eclipse Fader ND filter 77mm is now $145. Down from $175 with free shipping worldwide. 77mm Genustech… Read More
From supermodding K100 16mm Turrett cameras to make the Coatwolf I and Coatwolf II cameras, to flame throwers and cars with in car whiskey dispensers… Oh and of course that Bellflower movie, Evan Glodell and the Coatwolf crew have a track record of making things… Read More
From Kinefinity… The Colours of Culture: Bali Island shoot offers up some Kinefinity KineMAX 6K prototype camera DNG frame grabs for you to download and play with. Screen grabs of the… 6K CinemaDNG by KineStation from 6K KRW, Screenshot of DNG, No Grading. The Colours… Read More
Sony have released the α7 II (ILCE-7M2), the next in the α7 series of interchangeable-lens models and the world’s first camera with optical 5-axis image stabilization designed for a full-frame image sensor. The camera offers outstanding image quality in a compact size and light build,… Read More
From Blackmagic Design… Major updates to the URSA camera are 80 fps 4K recording, 3:1 compressed RAW, frame guides, slow-mo playback, CFast formatting, scrolling menus. Fremont, CA – November 20, 2014 – Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Camera 1.9.9, a major software update with multiple… Read More
The LED Flyer is the first ready-to-go LED boom light kit built to satisfy the stringent demands of camera and lighting professionals shooting video, cine and news production. Manufactured in Denmark by BB&S, this highly portable kit provides for rapid setup soft lighting, especially valuable… Read More
From CrumplePop… A quick 3-minute video, where CrumplePop take a look at how Koji DSLR can be used to improve the image quality of your DSLR footage in Final Cut Pro X. Watch how Koji DSLR magically improves 5 different clips shot on Canon 5D… Read More
AJA Video Systems have announced that Quantel is adopting AJA Corvid 88 as the video I/O platform for the new Quantel Pablo Rio 8K colour correction and finishing system. Corvid 88 is the latest in AJA’s family of products designed for integration into solutions offered… Read More
From Penny Dreadful… The cast and crew of discuss creating all the stunts and action sequences on Penny Dreadful.
AJA Video Systems have announced that the company has started accepting orders for the new CION production camera, with an anticipated initial ship date by the end of December. CION is both ergonomic and lightweight with unparalleled connectivity, and is capable of shooting at 4K/UltraHD… Read More
The SteadyGim15 3-axis brushless gimbal camera rig has foldable handlebars which also serve as a gimbal stand for the rig. All for just $649.25 The SteadyGim15 is a carbob fiber tube structure’s gimbal,the feature of the gimbal is the foldable handlebar which can stand up… Read More
Oh dearie, dearie me… It looks like The Ponce Brothers have opened up a B-Roll Emporium. Reporters Anthony and Dan Ponce have a back up career plan. In B-ROLL. Via WGN News.
IO Industries will show their new 4KSDI camera for the first time in Japan at InterBEE 2014 in Hall 5, Booth 5203. The 4KSDI is a single-piece 4K/UHD camera head with 3G/HD-SDI outputs for connection to separate recorders and monitors. It features a Super-35mm global… Read More
ARRI have dropped the first pics of new gear from the ARRI PCA division for the Sony FS7 camera… For more: ARRI.
ARRI ask… Any interest in #@ARRI_PCA accessories for the AJA #Cion camera? For more: ARRI.
From Preston Kanak… The Evolution of an Artist – Behind the Scenes from Preston Kanak on Vimeo.