Redrock Micro has announced a new “nano” line of DSLR cinema rigs and accessories. The new line of rigs are designed with discreet shooting applications and low-cost entry – mostly under $500.
More details and images below. [Read more…]
Word is out that Sony Europe has scheduled a press conference for September 13, 2010. With the tease of DSLRs that capture AVCHD video earlier this year and recent rumors of the new A33, A55, A560 and A580 model numbers, this seems likely to be the drop date for the new AVCHD DSLRs from Sony.
[via Photo Rumors]
All signs are pointing toward a release of Sony’s hyped-up HDSLRs . . . soon. [Read more…]
If you’ve got any interest in using a DSLR as a serious video camera, chances are that you’ve heard of the Zacuto Z-Finder. As I have been learning the ropes of shooting video on the 5D Mark II, I’ve found the Z-Finder to be an indispensable piece of equipment for mobile operation of the camera.
Read the rest of the review at Tech Tilt: Zacuto Z-Finder Review.
I’ve seen some clever DIY setups for HDDSLR rigs and focus pullers; however, Jonathan Bergqvist’s wooden rendition for his Canon 7D in the above video takes the cake. The integrated focus puller on the left handle is really a nice touch.
Eric Austin has cooked up the above contraption, which is an electric, radio-controlled helicopter with a Canon 7D mounted on it. With his HeliVideo he’s providing his commercial clients with unique still and video shots.
DIY Photography has a nice little Q&A session with Eric if you want to read more about it.
Redrockmicro, maker of all sorts of great DSLR video products, is working on a DSLR remote for its follow focus system that can be controlled wirelessly by an iPod Touch or iPhone. The follow focus remote is pretty cool on its own, but add in the ability to control and program focus from an iPhone and it looks absolutely magical. [Read more…]