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
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
The camera can shoot 360-degree video in 5.7K at 30 fps, with the capability to create in-camera stitching for 4K video and live-streaming
Earlier this year, YI Technology introduced the YI 4K+ Action Camera to the world, a virtual-reality camera that captures UHD 4K video at 60 fps. Now the company has announced the YI 360 VR Camera, the first of its kind to shoot 360-degree video in 5.7K at 30 fps, and with the capability to create in-camera stitching for 4K video and live-streaming.... Read more
The GPU-accelerated plugin series for editors and motion graphics artists gets 11 new transitions, as the effects collection grows to 76 imaging tools
Red Giant has announced the release of Universe 2.2, the GPU-accelerated plugin series for editors and motion graphics artists. The update gets 11 new transitions, as the effects collection grows to 76 imaging tools. Look for HDVideoPro’s hands-on review, coming soon.
Check out Universe 2.2 via the short film “Hewlogram,” written and directed... Read more
The CJ45ex9.7B 4K UHD and CJ45ex13.6B 4K UHD lenses are designed for 2/3-inch-sensor broadcast cameras
Canon CJ45ex13.6B 4K UHD Portable Zoom broadcast lens
Canon has introduced a pair of 4K UHD Portable Zoom broadcast lenses, the CJ45ex9.7B 4K UHD and CJ45ex13.6B 4K UHD, designed for 2/3-inch-sensor broadcast cameras. The lenses join the CJ20ex7.8B and CJ12ex4.3B in the series.
Suitable for a wide variety of shooting applications, from sports to docs... Read more
The support program for professionals provides two-day turnaround for equipment serviced after an estimate is approved
Officially launched at PhotoPlus Expo 2017, the Canon Professional Services program featuring next-day shipping for Platinum members is in full swing. Professionals who are members of that level of the CPS program are provided two-day turnaround for equipment after an estimate is approved. A next-day loaner is provided for longer repairs.
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The second prime in the series, it’s the first interchangeable lens for mirrorless E-mount cameras in APS-C format with a 24mm focal length and ƒ/1.4 aperture
Sigma has introduced the 16mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary lens at the 2017 Photo Plus Expo. The second lens in the series, it’s the first interchangeable lens for mirrorless E-mount cameras in APS-C format with a 24mm focal length and ƒ/1.4 aperture. We recently shot with the Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Contemporary, and look forward to a hands-on... Read more
The full-frame interchangeable-lens mirrorless camera features a 42.4 MP sensor and 10 fps continuous, while the FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS is a standard-zoom full-frame lens; the G Master 400mm F2.8 super-telephoto full-frame E-mount is in development
Sony a7R III Announced
In the run-up to the 2017 Photo Plus Expo trade show in New York, Sony gathered journalists for the announcement of the Sony a7R III. While the name indicates an incremental update from the a7R II, the technological advances applied to this camera make it feel more like a hybrid of the a7R II and the a9. If Sony used different... Read more
The high-speed wide-angle prime for full-frame DSLRs is the 11th lens in the premium Milvus series, equally capable of capturing quality stills and video
We love shooting with ZEISS lenses for the excellent image quality they deliver. Now the company has announced the new Milvus 1.4/25, the 11th lens in the premium line. The high-speed, wide-angle prime for full-frame DSLRs has a max ƒ/1.4 aperture, making it a fine choice for landscapes, architectural compositions and photojournalism, but it’s equally... Read more
At its Creativity Conference in Las Vegas, the company introduced Lightroom CC, a rebranded Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom mobile and Photoshop CC updates, and new Creative Cloud Photography plans
The new Adobe Lightroom CC
Adobe has announced new products and big updates at MAX 2017. At its Creativity Conference in Las Vegas, the company introduced Lightroom CC, and updates to Lightroom Classic CC, Lightroom mobile and Lightroom.adobe.com, in addition to Creative Cloud Photography plan changes and a new Lightroom CC plan.
While we’ll reserve... Read more
This portable update to the P360 brings new features, including a brighter light output while drawing the same 90 watts of power
Fiilex has introduced the new P360 Classic LED lighting solution. This portable fixture is an update to the original P360, bringing a new feature set, including a brighter light output while drawing the same 90 watts of power, with a Tungsten equivalent output of 300W-400W.
The P360 Classic has a CCT range of 2800K to 6500K, with flicker-free dimming... Read more
The cinematic full-frame sensor for WEAPON cameras features a whopping 17+ stops of dynamic range, capturing 8K video at up to 60 fps and delivering 35-megapixel still photos
At the RED booth at Cine Gear 2017 earlier this, we checked out the WEAPON 8K and the results it’s capable of delivering. Now RED has introduced the WEAPON MONSTRO 8K VV. The cinematic full-frame sensor for WEAPON cameras features a whopping 17+ stops of dynamic range, capturing 8K video at up to 60 fps and delivering 35-megapixel still photos. Priced... Read more
The free mobile app integrates the audio performance of the MOTIV line with video camera functionality
There’s a wide range of audio and video recording apps for creative professionals, and Shure has added to the mix with its ShurePlus MOTIV Video app, which combines the two, audio and video, seamlessly. Designed for creatives from musicians and journalists, to podcasters and vloggers, the free mobile app integrates the audio performance of the MOTIV... Read more