SmallHD And Teradek Collaborate On 703 Bolt Wireless Director’s Monitor

The 7-inch monitor gives filmmakers the ability to work untethered, whether on a soundstage or on location
video monitor
SmallHD and Teradek have collaborated to introduce the 703 Bolt Wireless Director’s Monitor. Combining the technologies of the high-def monitor manufacturer and the wireless video company, the new 7-inch monitor gives filmmakers the ability to work untethered, whether on a soundstage or on location. The companies note it’s “the first affordable,... Read more

DaVinci Resolve 14.2 Software Update

Blackmagic Design gives the editor a huge update, with added hardware and software support, overall performance and stability enhancements, bug fixes and more
DaVinci Reslove 14.2
Blackmagic Design has released DaVinci Resolve 14.2, giving the free editor a huge update, as well as updating DaVinci Resolve 14 Studio. In addition to overall performance and stability enhancements, the highlights include support for importing audio only AAF clips, the ability to name Gallery stills with user-defined tags, a fix of audio playback... Read more

Nikon Storytellers Scholarship

Open to eligible students in the United States and Canada, submissions are being accepted for the program, which will award 10 academic scholarships of $10,000 each
Nikon Storytellers Scholarship
First announced in July, in conjunction with Nikon’s 100th anniversary, the Nikon Storytellers Scholarship is now accepting submissions. The program is open to eligible students in the United States and Canada, with 10 academic scholarships of $10,000 (US) each awarded to the winners. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in the United... Read more

Canon Introduces Three Full HD Camcorders

With a 20x optical zoom lens, the Canon XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21 compact camcorders are built for a variety of video applications, from ENG to weddings to documentary work
camcorders
Canon XA15 Canon has introduced three Full HD compact, lightweight camcorders, the Canon XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21, built for both professionals and enthusiasts shooting a variety of video applications, from weddings to ENG to documentary work. The camcorders feature an HD CMOS sensor and Canon’s DIGIC DV4 image processor to capture Full HD images... Read more

Anthem One LED Lighting System Introduced

The innovative modular system features a 30,000 lumen beam in a compact form factor, using “light cards” as light fields for applications including photography and cinematography
LED lighting solutions
Anthem One has introduced a new LED lighting solution, using technology that will make “existing industrial-grade lighting obsolete.” The innovative modular system features a 30,000 lumen beam in a compact form factor, using its Anthem Light Cards as light fields in applications including photography and cinematography. The thin, interchangeable... Read more

Sigma Cine Lens Trade Up Program

Get $350 back on used EF, E or PL mount lenses toward the purchase of a Sigma Cine lens through December 31, 2017
Sigma cine lenses
Some good cheer from Sigma for filmmakers, cinematographers and other creatives, as the company has launched its Cine Trade Up Program. Get $350 back on used EF, E or PL mount lenses toward the purchase of a Sigma Cine lens through December 31, 2017. The offer is only valid through U.S. Sigma Authorized Cine Dealers, and there’s a limit—only one... Read more

Canon CarePAK PLUS 13-Month Coverage Free

Through January 6, 2018, purchase select Canon cameras and lenses, and get the company’s accidental damage protection for 13 months at no charge
Through January 6, 2018, purchase select Canon cameras and lenses, and get Canon CarePAK PLUS accidental damage protection for 13 months at no charge.
Through January 6, 2018, purchase select Canon cameras and lenses, and get the Canon CarePAK PLUS accidental damage protection free for 13 months when you register the product within 30 days. The program protects gear beyond the standard warranty period, repairing the product to working condition or replacing it with an equivalent. And all services... Read more

Lensrentals And LensProToGo Partnership Announced

Photographers, videographers and filmmakers will have access to the largest selection of rental gear in the photo and film industry in the U.S.
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Lensrentals and LensProTo Go have announced a new partnership, giving photographers, videographers and filmmakers access to the largest selection of rental gear in the photo and film industry in the U.S., from cameras and lenses to drones and lighting solutions and more. Both companies will continue to operate as usual, but the partnership will allow... Read more

Think Tank Photo Introduces Airport Advantage Plus Rolling Camera Bag

Built for photographers traveling with their gear, the rugged lightweight bag meets domestic and international airline requirements
camera bags
Travel for photographers can be a challenge, at times, especially with the restrictions the airlines often throw our way. (This article has some excellent airline travel tips for photographers.) Think Tank Photo has introduced a new rolling camera bag, the Airport Advantage Plus, designed to make reaching your assignment or photo destination with your... Read more

Sony Introduces Ultrafast G Series CFast 2.0 Memory Cards

Designed to meet the demands of photographers and videographers, the 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB cards feature a write speed of up to 510 MB/s and a read speed of up to 530 MB/s
memory cards
Sony grows its memory card series with the introduction of the ultrafast G Series CFast 2.0 cards, which join the company’s line of SSD, XQD and SxS memory solutions. Designed to meet the demands of photographers and videographers shooting high-capacity DSLRs and 4K cinema cameras, the 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB cards feature a write speed of up to 510... Read more

Drobo Introduces Platinum And Gold Power User Packages

The 5D3 DAS and 5N2 NAS 5-bay special editions are designed to provide photographers and videographers with high-performance storage solutions while protecting valuable files with additional safety features
file storage
Drobo has an excellent line of storage solutions for photographers, videographers and other creatives, and those Drobo “power users” will be interested in the new Platinum and Gold Edition packages for the 5D3 direct-attached and 5N2 network-attached 5-bay storage drives. The new editions are designed to provide high-performance storage functionality... Read more

Westcott Solix LED Light Introduced

Available as part of three different kits, the compact, portable lighting solution is built to deliver quality daylight-balanced light in an intuitively designed package for both photographers and filmmakers
LED lighting
The lighting pros at Westcott make some of our favorite studio and location tools, and now the Solix LED light joins the Westcott universe. Available as part of three different kits, the new compact, portable lighting solution is built to deliver quality light in an intuitively designed package for both photographers and filmmakers, whether shooting... Read more
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