Ahead of NAB 2015, Nikon has announced that it is developing new firmware for the Nikon D4S, D810 and D750 that allows the Atomos Shogun or Ninja 2 HDMI recorders to recognize the start/stop recording commands from the camera. [Read more…]
As someone who has followed the HDSLR revolution from day one, I can’t help but crack up at this video. I hope you enjoy it too.
Red Giant has updated Magic Bullet Suite to version 12 with several product updates and a new Magic Bullet Film tool, which includes 22 negative stocks and four print stocks. Updates to products in Magic Bullet Suite 12 include:
If you saw an earlier post on this, it was a little premature, but now the Canon 1D C can be legitimately purchased in the US for $7,999, which is down $4000 from its previous retail price of $11,999.
The camera launched for $13,000 in 2012 and briefly dipped below $10k early last year as part of a promo deal. At $7,999, the 1D C is one of the most affordable, pro 4K cameras – matching the price of the Sony FS7 full-fledged cinema camera.
You can find the Canon 1D C at its new “affordable” price here at B&H Photo.
Samsung has released a major firmware update for the new NX1 mirrorless camera. Firmware version 1.20 adds a ton of features and capabilities for shooting video.
The Nikon D810 is by virtually all regards an excellent full frame camera. It’s 36MP full frame sensor is class-leading in terms of resolution overall image quality.
The D810 is also quite the competent video camera, with plenty of new bells and whistles added over previous Nikon HDSLR offerings.
Nikon thinks the D810 is such a great HDSLR for cinematographers that it makes the camera available in what is called the Nikon D810 DSLR Filmmaker’s Kit, which is the focal point of this review. [Read more…]
When Leica announced that is new S (Type 007) medium format camera would should 4K video, we all thought that was pretty cool to get 4K capture with 4:2:2 color on the large 30 x 45mm CMOS sensor. However, I had not seen one decked out as a cinema camera until this one on display at the Leica booth at PhotoPlus 2014. [Read more…]
Rokinon has announced a new 12mm T3.1 ED AS IF NCS UMC Cine DS Fisheye lens for full frame image circles.
As with other Rokinon Cine lenses, it provides geared focus and aperture rings. The 12mm fisheye provides a 180° angle of view and a removable petal-shaped hood.
The Rokinon 12mm T3.1 Cine lens retails for $549 and is available for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony A-Mount and Sony E-Mount cameras. Check it out here at B&H Photo.