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Datacolor SpyderHD Color Calibration Now For Video Monitors Too.

Datacolor SpyderHD Color Calibration Now For Video Monitors Too.

April 18, 20140 Comments

I’ve been looking for a product that would get my HD television, field monitors and reference monitors in my edit bay to all be calibrated. Well now it looks like it’s no longer a dream. I have the new Datacolor SpyderHD in house for a hands on review and I’m pretty excited to dive in. For the […]

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New Atomos Ninja Blade Firmware 5.11 Fixes Black Bar Issue and Adds Features

New Atomos Ninja Blade Firmware 5.11 Fixes Black Bar Issue and Adds Features

April 17, 20140 Comments

The Ninja Blade is one really nice recorder for the C100 and other HDMI output cameras. I love the screen so much I use it without even using the recorder. Great set of features are included like waveform and peaking make it a very versatile device. One little issue was this black bar and strange […]

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Blackmagic Camera Firmware Updates & an Explanation

Blackmagic Camera Firmware Updates & an Explanation

April 11, 20140 Comments

New firmware for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Pocket Cinema Camera and Production Camera 4K coming soon and Blackmagic wants users to know they are listening. http://forum.blackmagicdesign.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=21179. Here is the info from Blackmagic’s Kristian Lam on the update. Hi, I know there are some concerns that we are no longer supporting the Blackmagic Cinema Camera or Pocket […]

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Super Speedy Sigma ART 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM. Preorder’s Priced At $949

Super Speedy Sigma ART 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM. Preorder’s Priced At $949

April 11, 20142 Comments

  The new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM is now available for preorder and the final price is $949. There has been a lot of talk about how awesome this lens is and Sigma themselves say it’s as good as the $4K Zeiss OTUS. Thats a strong statement, so we will have to see when it gets […]

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Blackmagic URSA Unveiled At NAB 2014.

Blackmagic URSA Unveiled At NAB 2014.

April 8, 20140 Comments

I was a little blown away by the new URSA from Blackmagic Design. I’m going to go over a few camera features that stand out and at the end of the post I have specifications. The one thing that stands out is how the sensor is mounted. It lives inside the lens mount. Very different […]

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AJA Enters The Camera Biz with CION 4K Camera

AJA Enters The Camera Biz with CION 4K Camera

April 6, 20140 Comments

This one just popped out! I dont know a whole lot about it yet but tomorrow it will be huge news at NAB. I will definitely check it out and update this post. Below is what I have heard and sorry it’s not much. 4K Global Shutter Looks like a swappable PL mount high frame […]

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Canon CINE-SERVO 17-120mm T2.95 Zoom Lens. ENG Style Optics Available in EF and PL

Canon CINE-SERVO 17-120mm T2.95 Zoom Lens. ENG Style Optics Available in EF and PL

April 2, 20140 Comments

What a sweet looking lens. I have wanted a lens like this for a long time and I can see renting it for special projects since the price is around $33,000. With a removable servo grip to use the lens in a cine configuration is brilliant. Canon got this one right with a swappable EF […]

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Canon EOS 1DC Now Has $2K Instant Rebate. $9999. 0% Lease Option Also Available

Canon EOS 1DC Now Has $2K Instant Rebate. $9999. 0% Lease Option Also Available

April 1, 20140 Comments

The Canon EOS 1DC is now $9999. with instant $2k rebate and is available today. This is the first price reduction or or instant rebate on the 1DC. Canon also announced a new C100 with lens bundle and Dual Pixel CMOS pre installed.  Both cameras have 0% lease options from Canon Financial. I’ll get link […]

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Canon Offers C100 With Dual Pixel CMOS AF Preinstalled With Lens Bundles

Canon Offers C100 With Dual Pixel CMOS AF Preinstalled With Lens Bundles

April 1, 20141 Comment

It looks like Canon changed their minds about not selling a retail Cinema EOS camera with the Dual Pixel CMOS AF Technology pre installed. Today Canon announced several bundles with killer Canon lenses and the C100 with upgrade and no lens. Check out the offerings below. This is not a April fools joke either. Canon […]

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Zacuto Products For NAB. Gratical EVF, Control Grip With Z-Motor & More

Zacuto Products For NAB. Gratical EVF, Control Grip With Z-Motor & More

March 31, 20140 Comments

With NAB only a few days away Zacuto has some very interesting products in development. The Z-Finder pro is a great product that I use and like. Now Zacuto is developing a new OLED version called the Gratical EVF.  Gratical EVF.  Steve and Jens brought five different engineering companies together to bring their latest EVF design concept to […]

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