Gear

Can A Strobe Stop The Action? Profoto D1 Air, Elinchrom BRX500, Photogenic And Broncolor Compared

Aug 6, 2014
Udi Tirosh

If you are planning on shooting water splashes* one of your primary concerns is flash duration. Usually when shooting high speed, you set your camera…

Pentax’s New Announcements: A Camera With Looks to Kill And A Wide-Angle Lens

Aug 5, 2014
Maaz Khan

With the latest entry in Ricoh’s Pentax Q-series, it looks like the company decided to take a page from Motorola’s precedence. The new Pentax Q-S1…

How To Build A Butter-Smooth Video Slider

Jul 31, 2014
Udi Tirosh

You know those shots where a camera is pointing at an out of focus object and then it slowly goes into focus. Sometimes this is…

VAL: Out! Drone Lighting: In! Drones Used As Lighting Stands

Jul 31, 2014
Tiffany Mueller

A team of researchers from MIT and Cornell are expected to present a protype of a drone they have been developing specifically designed to ease…

Can’t Afford High End Glass? Use Those Bokeh’ed Backdrops

Jul 27, 2014
Udi Tirosh

Here is an interesting product for those who want to get that magnificent Bokeh right in the studio using cheap glass. Lastolite just came up…

Rolling Shutter: Sony A7s Compare to Other Major Players; Meh…

Jul 27, 2014
Udi Tirosh

One of the things that cinematographers care about when selecting a camera for shooting is how significant is the rolling shutter effect. Rolling Shutter is…

Gain Total GoPro Control By Accesing it Via Wi-Fi

Jul 21, 2014
Udi Tirosh

GoPro has some cool time lapse features, but they are somewhat restricted, especially the interval between shots parameter which is limited to 60 seconds. If…

Epic Survival Test: Camera Straps vs. Tractor

Jul 17, 2014
Udi Tirosh

If there ever was a golden era of camera straps, I’d say this era is now. The amount of innovation and thought invested in this…

Deal Alert: Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera Under $500

Jul 16, 2014
Udi Tirosh

We don’t usually share deals. There are sites that do that far better. But this offer from Black Magic just can’t be ignored. Black Magic…

Wonderful Movie Shows Video Capabilities of Nikon’s New D810

Jul 15, 2014
Udi Tirosh

If you’ve been wondering what Nikon’s new camera, the D810,  provides the in the video realm, you are gonna drool over this film from Preston…