Insights And Automation In Stock From Pond5

The stock market is a critical part of video production, and Pond5 is one of the leaders
Want to learn more about high-quality cameras and videography? Sign up for our weekly newsletter, full of tips, advice, reviews and more!  Like many tech companies, Pond5 had humble beginnings focusing on a specific business need and has taken that solution and scaled it to a global level. For creatives in video production, getting access to high-quality... Read more

Frame.io Improves Workflow With New Tools

New Mac application and upcoming browser improvements make collaborative editing faster
Want to learn more about high quality cameras and videography? Sign up for our weekly newsletter, full of tips, advice, reviews and more!  Frame.io grew out of a small production studio and its need to coordinate the work of in-house staff and freelance content creators, as well as the need to have the flow of content reviewed and approved during... Read more

Core SWX Solves Battery Issues

Innovative chargers, batteries, adapters address video’s unspoken problems
Want to learn more about high quality cameras and videography? Sign up for our weekly newsletter, full of tips, advice, reviews and more!  While the technology of sensors, storage, transmission and lighting seems to continually charge ahead, a crucial technology still seems to be low on juice. Batteries, the chemical heart and lungs of a video... Read more

Manfrotto’s Great New Video Offerings

From tripods to Gorillapods to bags, Manfrotto has a ton of new products
Subscribe today to Digital Photo Pro magazine for tips, product reviews and advice on videography and cinematography!  Manfrotto, the legendary Italian maker of tripods and accessories, has grown over the years to become a real powerhouse of product development for photo and video.  Their booth at NAB 2018, found in the Vitec group’s space... Read more

Canon’s Video Prowess On Display At NAB Show 2018

Full-frame camera, lenses, displays expand company's lineup
Subscribe today to Digital Photo Pro magazine for all your favorite HD Video Pro resources for professional filmmakers!  Canon’s booth is always one of the anchors of the NAB trade show, and this year is no exception, with the company displaying several new products announced just ahead of the 2018 NAB including the new C700 FF camera. As the... Read more

Sony Crystal LED Accidentally Steals Show

Massive LED display offers jaw-dropping footage
Want to learn more about high quality cameras and videography? Sign up for our weekly newsletter, full of tips, advice, reviews and more!  When I traveled to Japan with Sony, one of the most impressive things I saw was the company’s massive Crystal LED display system, a wall-mounted series of LED panels that creates a display system as big as... Read more

Blackmagic Design Refreshes Camera, Software, More

After a “busy year,” Blackmagic launches NAB with a ton of updates
Want to learn more about high quality cameras and videography? Sign up for our weekly newsletter, full of video & camera resources for professional filmmakers!  It’s “been a pretty big year…been a pretty intense year” Blackmagic Founder and CEO, Grant Petty, announced at their annual press conference. The company started showing... Read more

Sony FS5 II, PXW-Z190, PXW-Z280 Cameras Arrive

Sony refreshes its video lineup at NAB 2018
Sony FS5 II Subscribe today to Digital Photo Pro magazine for all your favorite HD Video Pro resources for professional filmmakers!  At their NAB press conference, Sony announced a number of new video camera systems, the most notable being the FS5 II, the update to the popular FS5 Super 35mm camera. The FS5 II has improved color science, which... Read more

NAB 2018 Live: Apple’s New Raw Video Standard

Minor Final Cut Pro update adds major new format
Pro Res Raw
Want to learn more about high quality cameras and videography? Sign up for our weekly newsletter, full of tips, advice, reviews and more! Tucked into a relatively modest update to Apple’s Final Cut Pro X comes a new video standard, part of the ProRes codec and one that—if the flurry of press releases promising support is any indication—will quickly... Read more

New Trends And Technologies To Watch At NAB 2018

New products and new workflows on display at NAB make it one of the most exciting shows in years
When the 2018 NAB trade show opens on April 7, 2018, the broadcast industry will take a big step into the future as the world of digital video takes on both new and evolving technologies and trends. More than 100,000 people annually attend this show, making it the de-facto place to discover and sample the tools needed to keep broadcast and cinema video... Read more

Predicting The Future By Reading Drives

I can tell how an edit is going to go by looking at a hard drive
There are certain times in the edit process when housekeeping functions let your mind wander. That’s how I came up with the subject of this post. As I was managing a dearth of media, I wondered if the way I received media could affect the edit. First off, my projects often start with receiving a drive or drives. There may or may not be log notes (paper... Read more

Lumix GH5 Versus GH5s Stabilization Test

The LUMIX GH5 has excellent IBIS (in body image stabilization), so why did Panasonic remove it from the LUMIX GH5s? 
The Panasonic LUMIX GH5 was heralded for great in body image stabilization (also called IBIS), especially when combined with an OIS (optical image stabilization) lens. But when the GH5s was released—the low-light variant of the GH5—IBIS was removed. Why? In this week’s video, we see a direct comparison of the two cameras in the type of environment... Read more
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