NAB Live: SmallHD Launches Small, Inexpensive Bright HD Monitor

The 5-inch monitor is designed for use with small, low-profile camera setups
For videographers and photographers working in daylight, especially with today’s DSLR and mirrorless rigs, the size and brightness of the built-in LCD screens on the current crop of cameras presents a large challenge to evaluating focus and composition. Bright sun can easily overpower the brightness of LCD screens, and even indoors, the small size... Read more

NAB Live: Schneider Tilt Lenses, Filters, More

At the Schneider booth, we had a chance to handle the Xenon FF Prime Cine-Tilt lens, with its interesting tilt mechanism, and the RHOdium ND filters, plus get a sneak peek at the new Radiant Soft filters
Schneider Optics tilt lenses
We’d seen the press release for the new Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon FF Prime Cine-Tilt Lens. These 4K-ready lenses (the company says they are “beyond 4K”) use a unique tilting mechanism (more on that in a second) and have a similar form factor to the existing Full Frame Prime lenses and the same optical qualities of the company’s existing primes.... Read more

NAB Live: K-Tek Audio Gear Bags Provide Unique Features, Design

We stopped by the K-Tek booth to take a look at the solutions the company has crafted for sound professionals
KSTG70 – K-Tek Stingray Bag for Tascam DR-70D
We stopped by the K-Tek booth to take a look at the unique solutions the company has crafted for the audio professional. Perhaps best known for their lightweight and durable K-Tek boom poles, the company’s audio bags are crafted with the same attention to detail. We’re working on an article for our June issue on the pitfalls of using the in-camera... Read more