As well as its versatility, the MHXPRO-2W is also lightweight and portable. Its body is composed of adapto, technopolymer and aluminum components and has a payload of up to 8.8 lbs, even though it weighs only 1.54 lbs.
By Neil Matsumoto
Manfrotto announced the new XPRO Fluid Head (MHXPRO-2W) with the Manfrotto 200PL quick release plate for more efficient swapping between photo and video shooting. The XPRO Fluid Head is unique because it is equipped with a fluidity selector that allows you to switch between hard fluidity for slow tilt movement and soft fluidity for fast tilt movement.... Read more
For photographers who want to be closer to their subjects, the minimum focusing distance of the lens has been reduced to 3.2 ft. (0.98m), resulting in magnification of 0.31x.
By Neil Matsumoto
Canon U.S.A. just announced their new EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L II USM lens, a compact super-telephoto zoom lens featuring improvements in optical quality, image stabilization performance up-to-four steps, and rotating-zoom-ring design. The L-series super- telephoto zoom lens features Canon L-series weather resistance and magnesium housing to photographers... Read more
The RED EPIC-M DRAGON MONOCHROME joins the Otto Nemenz fleet of EPICS that have now been converted to Dragons.
By Ashley Myers-Turner
Nemenz Adds RED DRAGON® MONOCHROME Camera
Hollywood, California, September 10, 2014—Otto Nemenz International, announces that they are now offering the new RED EPIC-M DRAGON® MONOCHROME camera. Otto Nemenz specializes in the rental and support of high-end digital cinema cameras, lenses, and accessories to the Hollywood community and beyond.
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At this last Cine Gear Hive Lighting was on point with their line based around a newer lighting technology; plasma. With an output slightly besting LED lights, Hive claims plasma is flicker free at up to 225 million fps with bulbs that last a long time thanks to the elimination of filaments and electrodes from the design. Instead, the bulb works by... Read more