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Shane Hurlbut

  • G-Technology: G-RAID vs G-DRIVE

    G-Technology: G-RAID vs G-DRIVE

    G-RAID vs G-DRIVE- It all comes down to speed and performance. I think having the added speed and reliability to ensure future work makes for a solid choice.
    - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 6:03pm -
  • February 2015 Podcast

    February 2015 Podcast

    This content is for members only
    - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 5:24pm -
  • C-Stands Advanced: The Most Powerful Tool in Your Lighting Arsenal

    C-Stands Advanced: The Most Powerful Tool in Your Lighting Arsenal

    I will cover c-stand etiquette, as well as help you understand how to shape light. We will be going into more advanced light control in the coming months and how, with just a few flags, you can make your image and composition have a more three dimens…
    - 8 days ago18 Feb 15, 6:59pm -
  • Why Do We Color? The Role of the Digital Colorist

    Why Do We Color? The Role of the Digital Colorist

    When I first started out as a colorist assistant, I thought the colorist’s job was primarily to set unique and interesting “looks” for music videos, commercials and feature films. Yes, that is certainly a major component, but once I began to si…
    - 8 days ago18 Feb 15, 6:23pm -
  • Micro 4/3 Lenses that add Cinematic Imagery to your GH4 – Part 2

    Micro 4/3 Lenses that add Cinematic Imagery to your GH4 – Part 2

    I really wanted to find a set of lenses that I felt would deliver a cinematic look with this very sharp sensor that is known as the GH 4. The lens that really grabbed me was the Voigtlander.
    - 15 days ago11 Feb 15, 5:44pm -

Vincent Laforet (not updating - not sure why)

  • Prediction: The Age of the Standalone Still Camera is Coming to an End for all but PROS

    Prediction:  The Age of the Standalone Still Camera is Coming to an End for all but PROS

    This is bold prediction, but it’s clear to me that over the next several years, the standalone still camera will disappear from the hands of everyone – with the exception of a few high end professionals. Professional photographers (if they still…
    - 2 days ago24 Feb 15, 10:49pm -
  • If you can’t make fun of yourself …

    If you can’t make fun of yourself …

    All I can say is… I haven’t laughed this hard in a Very.  Very.  Long.  Time. Doesn’t actually matter what this gentleman is actually saying in Spanish or in the subtitles… you have to admit his laughing it UTTERLY infectious.  Hope you l…
    - 14 days ago13 Feb 15, 6:34am -
  • “Sin City” 10.8K

    “Sin City” 10.8K

    It’s safe to say that this “Air” project might just be one of the most exciting (and purest) things I’ve ever been a part of. Simply put:  I shot some photographs and they’ve taken a life of their own and may very well lead to a year+ long…
    - 16 days ago11 Feb 15, 10:11am -

Philip Bloom

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What do you think of the Canon EOS 5Ds? Sunday Survey #8
What do you think of the Canon EOS 5Ds? Sunday Survey #8From:Mitch AungerViews:00ratingsTime:09:40More inFilm & Animation
- 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 1:56pm -
Which brand of lenses is most popular? Sunday Survey #10
Which brand of lenses is most popular? Sunday Survey #10From:Mitch AungerViews:10ratingsTime:07:20More inFilm & Animation
- 2 days ago25 Feb 15, 3:07am -
NAB LiveBlog Site Owner Promo
NAB LiveBlog Site Owner PromoSee more info at http://blog.planet5d.com/nablive.From:Mitch AungerViews:51ratingsTime:07:19More inFilm & Animation
- 4 days ago22 Feb 15, 4:50pm -
How many lenses do you use to shoot video? SSS #9
How many lenses do you use to shoot video? SSS #9We've asked our readers how many lenses they have in their kits… either “photography” or “Cinema” lenses. Find out what they've had to say - I was surprised ...From:Mitch AungerViews:…
- 6 days ago21 Feb 15, 1:54am -
How to save time with Keyboard shortcuts for mac
How to save time with Keyboard shortcuts for macHow to save time by using keyboard shortcuts with a tool called typinator isone of my favorites - it saves me so much time every hour of every day I sit in f...From:Mitch AungerViews:120ratin…
- 12 days ago15 Feb 15, 3:03am -
Canon EOS 5Ds and much more on DSLRFilmNoob Podcast!
Canon EOS 5Ds and much more on DSLRFilmNoob Podcast!Canon EOS 5Ds and much more on DSLRFilmNoob Podcast Episode 6 - our first with video! This was an experiment to try our hand at doing video along with record...From:Mitch AungerViews:4082…
- 14 days ago13 Feb 15, 12:53am -

News/Gear sites


cinema5D

News Shooter

  • newBVE 2015 London: Teradek launch Live:Air video production studio in a suitcase + VidiU Mini streaming device
    By site editor Dan Chung: Teradek were at BVE in London this week showing their new Live:Air iOS production suite for the first time. This allows for live vision mixing, titling and graphics of several HD video sources connected wirelessly to an iOS…
    - 3 hours ago26 Feb 15, 7:54pm -
  • newARRI ALEXA MINI: Hands-on and Q&A with product designer Michael Jonas
    By site editor Dan Chung: At the BVE show in London this week ARRI were showing the new ALEXA MINI publically for the first time. Newsshooter gained exclusive access to the camera and we were able to shoot with the prototype for a short time. Newssho…
    - 22 hours ago26 Feb 15, 1:11am -
  • Color Finale- Advanced grading within FCPX
    By technical editor Matt Allard: Color Finale is a new plug in for Final Cut Pro X that allows you to colour grade within FCPX itself. Features include the ability to adjust curves, use colour wheels, apply LUTs, and use vectors. I am still very much…
    - 2 days ago25 Feb 15, 4:35am -
  • Hands On With the Nebtek Odyssey 7/7Q/7Q+ Power Bracket
    By technical editor Matt Allard: The Convergent Design Odyssey 7/7Q/7Q+ are fantastic monitor/recorders but they do lack one fundamental thing-a battery plate. I usually power my 7Q+ off a power distribution box when I am using it on larger cameras l…
    - 2 days ago25 Feb 15, 4:00am -

CheesyCam

  • REMOVU R1 Live View Remote for GoPro HERO3 / HERO3+ / HERO4

    REMOVU R1 Live View Remote for GoPro HERO3 / HERO3+ / HERO4

    And just as I was talking about my GoPro HERO4 on a gimbal, the REMOVU R1 Live View Monitor is on sale (ends in a few hours). This little Live View Remote can power your GoPro ON/OFF and stream video similar to the App.Unfortunately it doesn’t ap…
    - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 5:59pm -
  • Z1 Rider Mini 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for GoPro Cameras Review and Sample Footage

    Z1 Rider Mini 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for GoPro Cameras Review and Sample Footage

    Today we’re taking a look the Z1 Rider 3 Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for GoPro HERO3/HERO4 cameras. This has to be one of the most versatile little gimbals available for the GoPro due to the fact that the power and boards are separated from the gimbal i…
    - 2 days ago25 Feb 15, 4:03am -
  • Panasonic New Macro 30mm F/2.8 and 42.5mm F/1.7 Lenses

    Panasonic New Macro 30mm F/2.8 and 42.5mm F/1.7 Lenses

    Panasonic has announced a couple of new lenses and I’m pretty darn sure I’ll end up with them both. The new Panasonic Lumix G 30mm Macro F/2.8 and and new Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm F/1.7 not only have a nice wide aperture, but both with O.I.S (ima…
    - 3 days ago23 Feb 15, 10:02pm -
  • Movo Magic Ball Multi Adapter w/6 Rods for Mounting Accessories

    Movo Magic Ball Multi Adapter w/6 Rods for Mounting Accessories

    Here’s an unusual little product designed to mount several different accessories. The Movo Magic Ball Multi Adapter features sixteen 3/8″ female threads, comes with 6 rods each with multiple 1/4″ & 3/8″ female threads, and comes with a set of…
    - 8 days ago19 Feb 15, 7:06am -
  • AspenMics HQ-SE Locking TRS Replacement Backup Lav Mic for Sennheiser G2 G3 Wireless Systems

    AspenMics HQ-SE Locking TRS Replacement Backup Lav Mic for Sennheiser G2 G3 Wireless Systems

    Well it’s been a long time coming, but it’s finally available. AspenMics listed an HQ-SE Locking TRS Lav microphone on their website sometime last summer, but it was never available for purchase. The hold up apparently was wireless interference i…
    - 8 days ago18 Feb 15, 11:56pm -

NoFilmSchool

DSLR video Shooter

Dare Dreamer Mag

Coming soon! New planet5D "answers" to your questions about gear and photography and filmmaking!

CameraTown

  • Announcing the new ARRI ALEXA Mini
    ARRI announces the new ALEXA Mini, a versatile additional tool in the ARRI ALEXA camera range that combines a compact and lightweight form factor with the same unparalleled image quality that has made the ALEXA system a gold standard for the industry…
    - 4 days ago23 Feb 15, 6:25am -
  • Nikon Announces Coolpix S3700 and L32 Digital Cameras
    Today, Nikon announced two new budget-friendly COOLPIX cameras, the S3700 and L32. These ultra-compact and stylish offerings make it fun to capture stunning images and HD video with ease. From birthday parties to beach days, these new cameras are a w…
    - 16 days ago10 Feb 15, 2:04pm -
  • Stellar Resolution- The Nikon D810A Captures the Cosmos in Epic Detail
    Nikon announced the new D810A, a DSLR optimized for astrophotography and other scientific applications. By modifying the infrared cut filter for the hydrogen alpha wavelength, Nikon has created a camera that gives photographers the ability to capture…
    - 16 days ago10 Feb 15, 1:51pm -
  • Pentax K-S2 Digital SLR Introduced by Ricoh
    Building upon the legacy of developing durable SLR cameras, RICOH IMAGING AMERICAS CORPORATION is pleased to announce the launch of the PENTAX K-S2 featuring a 20 megapixel, AA Filter-less CMOS sensor with Prime MII. The PENTAX K-S2 offers high ima…
    - 17 days ago10 Feb 15, 10:02am -
  • Pentax WG-5 Rugged, Waterproof Camera Introduced by Ricoh
    The adventure continues with the WG-5 GPS, the newest adventure proof camera brought to you by RICOH IMAGING AMERICAS CORPORATION. The latest companion in the WG series is equipped with new features for active, on-the-go photographers including a new…
    - 17 days ago10 Feb 15, 9:43am -

Photography Bay

  • newSamsung NX Series Camera Kits as low as $189 – Deal of the Day

    Samsung NX Series Camera Kits as low as $189 – Deal of the Day

    Amazon has refurbished Samsung NX1000, NX2000 and NX300 kits at discounted prices as low as $189.99 for today only as its Goldbox Deal of the Day. Check it out while it lasts here on Amazon.com. Copyright/DMCA Notice: The RSS entry was originally pub…
    - 5 hours ago26 Feb 15, 6:02pm -
  • newCanon Rebel SL1 Kit for $399 – Deal Alert

    Canon Rebel SL1 Kit for $399 – Deal Alert

    B&H had the Canon Rebel SL1 kit refurbished with the EF-S 18-55mm IS STM lens for $399.95 (compare to new at $499 sale price) through February 28. Check it out while it lasts here at B&H Photo. Copyright/DMCA Notice: The RSS entry was originally pub…
    - 5 hours ago26 Feb 15, 5:36pm -
  • newCanon 5D Mark III for $1,999 – Deal Alert

    Canon 5D Mark III for $1,999 – Deal Alert

    ebay (via BigValueInc) has the Canon 5D Mark III for $1,999 (reg. $3099) in limited quantity. Check it out while it lasts here on ebay. Note: This is labeled as a grey market item with a 1-year seller warranty. At the time of this post, ebay seller B…
    - 19 hours ago26 Feb 15, 3:40am -
  • newCanon EF-S 18-135mm IS STM Lens for $277 – Deal Alert

    Canon EF-S 18-135mm IS STM Lens for $277 – Deal Alert

    ebay (via GetItDigital) has the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens for only $277.40 (reg. $549) in limited quantity. Check it out while it lasts here on ebay. Note: This lens is listed as new but ships as a “white box” item, meaning it was…
    - 19 hours ago26 Feb 15, 3:36am -
  • Canon 7D for $650 Off – Deal Alert

    Canon 7D for $650 Off – Deal Alert

    B&H has the Canon 7D for $849 (was $1499) through February 28. Check it out while it lasts here at B&H Photo. You can also get the Canon 7D with the EF 28-135mm IS USM lens for $949 (was $1699) right now. Check it out here at B&H Photo. Copyright/DMC…
    - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 9:31pm -

the C47

  • Postapalooza 2014
    Related Links...Postapalooza 2014Note: When I say it's a ridiculous conference in terms of cost I mean it's a steal even without a discount. At $200 off it's ridonkulous! And $595 with the Power Up? Craziness I tell you!!!Registration ends on Se…
    - 10 Sep 14, 9:15pm -
  • Matchstix
    Related Links...Cineo Lighting Matchstix InfoMatchstix Game...Notes: A mixed lighting challenge, this one was. We will have Cineo Lighting's Remote Phosphor lights at The Filmmaker's Intensive which starts on July 27th in Scotland!
    - 14 Jul 14, 7:48pm -
  • The Filmmaker's Intensive 2014
    This video goes over The Filmmaker's Intensive 2014. The Filmmaker's Intensive (TFMI), is a one week program that was designed for a select number of people (up to 20), who want to learn the craft of lighting & shooting for documentary, corporate &…
    - 6 Jul 14, 2:36pm -
  • Chillin' & Grillin'
    I finally connected with my good friend Chris Fenwick who is an amazing director, editor and educator. We talked shop about FCPX and all kinds of other goodies post NAB on his most excellent podcast FCPX Grill.Click below to have a listen and head o…
    - 19 Apr 14, 7:53pm -
  • NAB 2014 - News Shooter Panel
    NAB 2014: NewsShooter Panel "Is DSLR Dead?" from Teradek on Vimeo.I did A LOT of teaching this year at NAB but was also asked back to be on a panel with the News Shooter guys. Honored to be in such company and we talked shop for awhile.-Jem
    - 14 Apr 14, 3:53pm -

ProVideo Coalition

  • newNAS: New Solutions for Creative Professionals

    NAS: New Solutions for Creative Professionals

    Western Digital has expanded its suite of network attached storage (NAS) solutions with four new products that address the increasing demands for content storage, management, protection and streaming among prosumers, creative profes…
    - 3 hours ago26 Feb 15, 7:32pm -
  • newBlackmagic URSA Used On Television Mini Series “Gallipoli”

    Blackmagic URSA Used On Television Mini Series “Gallipoli”

    "Gallipoli" is one of Australia's most anticipated television series inspired by the book "Gallipoli" by Les Carlyon.  The series follows the lives of World War I solders from the initial military landings to the troop withdrawals fro…
    - 19 hours ago26 Feb 15, 3:41am -
  • newHow to Navigate the Film Festival Marketplace

    How to Navigate the Film Festival Marketplace

    This year I was fortunate enough to have a film I shot and co-directed premiere at the Slamdance Film Festival as part of the Digital Bolex Fearless Filmmaking Showcase. Last year, I was at Slamdance with a drama that I executive pr…
    - 19 hours ago26 Feb 15, 3:38am -
  • From Kubrick to Anderson: One-Point Perspective

    From Kubrick to Anderson: One-Point Perspective

    The recent film "The Great Budapest Hotel" is an example of symmetry in the work of Wes Anderson, a signature similar to the one in Stanley Kubrick's films.
    - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 6:06pm -
  • David Levy explores new worlds with “PLUG”

    David Levy explores new worlds with “PLUG”

    David Levy is an acclaimed art director and concept artist to the videogame and film industry. His credits include Avatar 2, Tron: Legacy, Ender’s Game, Prometheus, and Tomorrowland. He has now debuted his own short film, PLUG, which…
    - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 5:24pm -

FD Times

  • New ARRI Alexa Mini
    ARRI officially announced the much-whispered ALEXA Mini today. It has a lightweight carbon fiber housing, a titanium PL mount connected directly to a new sensor assembly for unwavering flange focal depth. It can also accept interchangeable len…
    - 3 days ago23 Feb 15, 5:32pm -
  • AMIRA SUP 2.0 & 3.0 Updates
      ARRI Amira SUP 2.0  Scheduled for release in March 2015, SUP 2.o promises UHD recording with the purchase of a license at the ARRI License Shop (and camera sensor calibration at an ARRI service center for cameras purchased in... read more...
    - 8 days ago18 Feb 15, 2:05pm -
  • ARRI Alexa Updates
    ARRI released new Updates for Alexa and Amira. A wave of additional news is expected soon. ALEXA SUP 11.0 with ProRes 3.2K  Software Update Packet (SUP) 11.0 for Alexa is now ready for download. Alexa’s 11th software update includes ProRes…
    - 8 days ago18 Feb 15, 1:43pm -
  • NAB 2015
    Register for free NAB Exhibits Guest Pass courtesy of FDTimes. Fill in name, company, email and then on the next page enter this code: Guest Pass Code: LV5787 To speak with an NAB Show customer service agent call 888-740-4622 (Toll Free)... read mo…
    - 8 days ago18 Feb 15, 1:15pm -
  • New from RVZ Paris
    RVZ showed some interesting new products at AFC Micro Salon last week. Their prototype rectangular ring light (contradiction in terms — but still a good name) attaches to the front of an LMB5 mattebox. It’s LED, bi-color daylight-tungsten, and di…
    - 9 days ago17 Feb 15, 7:55pm -

Studio Daily

ProLost

  • Lightroom Iron Chef, The Video

    Lightroom Iron Chef, The Video

    Photo by George PostLast month, at the Bay Area Lightroom User Group, I got to try something I'd always wanted to do. In front of over 100 people, I used Lightroom to develop 29 mystery photos submitted by members of the audience.I…
    - 3 days ago23 Feb 15, 7:24pm -
  • Slugline Back to School Sale: 40% Off For Two Days

    Slugline Back to School Sale: 40% Off For Two Days

    Slugline is on sale! Allow myself to quote myself from the Slugline Blog: Last year, we received a nice email from a film student at NYU asking about an educational discount. Unfortunately, there’s no mechanism…
    - 8 days ago18 Feb 15, 4:58pm -
  • Lightroom Mobile 1.3 Has a Big New Feature and a Big Old Bug

    Lightroom Mobile 1.3 Has a Big New Feature and a Big Old Bug

    Adobe quietly updated its mobile version of Lightroom last month. The update includes a highly usable, and even slightly hackable, new feature, and a long-standing bug that can cause your photo adjustments to be lost.Almost PresetsThe headlining…
    - 9 days ago17 Feb 15, 9:10pm -
  • Dennis Muren on Lighting

    Dennis Muren on Lighting

    The all-important chrome ball of computer graphics.I was seduced by the chrome ball.My first job in Visual Effects was at Industrial Light and Magic. I struggled to learn the technical aspects of the job, but my first success at th…
    - 15 days ago11 Feb 15, 6:57pm -
  • Slugline T-Shirts

    Slugline T-Shirts

    We are printing a limited run of Slugline T-Shirts. There's just 11 days left to order yours, and then they are gone. Like tears in rain.If I see you wearing one of t…
    - 17 days ago9 Feb 15, 5:29pm -

Imaging Resource

HDSLRshooter

  • newAtomos Shogun Update: DNxHD Recording, 3D LUTs, Power Station & More
    At BVE 2015 Atomos announced several new features coming to their Shogun 4K recorder, including new 3D LUTs, DNxHD recording, Avid DNxHR 4K recording, playback, play-out and editing, all coming by the end of February in a free update. With perhaps…
    - 22 hours ago26 Feb 15, 12:40am -
  • The New ALEXA Mini – Arri’s Step Toward Small Form Filmmaking
    In an interesting turn for a company known for making big, high priced cameras, ARRI has released the much smaller ALEXA Mini, a “versatile additional tool in the ARRI ALEXA camera range that combines a compact and lightweight form factor with…un…
    - 2 days ago25 Feb 15, 1:32am -
  • Eddie Redmayne’s Journey To The Oscars
    As many of you now know, last night’s Academy Awards saw Theory of Everything’s actor Eddie Redmayne take the award for Best Actor. We recently saw Redmayne at a screening of his film, where he discussed the long, highly involved road for his rol…
    - 3 days ago23 Feb 15, 9:21pm -
  • Rodeo FX & ILM On ‘Unbroken': “Recreating the War-Torn Pacific”
    Did you marvel at the authenticity of Unbroken‘s dog fights and war-torn landscape? Then you can largely thank the partnership between visual effects companies Rodeo FX and Industrial Light & Magic. For Unbroken, the two companies had to create ph…
    - 6 days ago20 Feb 15, 11:00pm -
  • Tiffen Receives Honors from Motion Picture Academy
    The Academy honored 21 scientific and technical achievements in total at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 7, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik of The Tif…
    - 6 days ago20 Feb 15, 10:53pm -

Rumors


canonrumors

  • newCanon Cinema EOS C700x Rumor a Fake

    Canon Cinema EOS C700x Rumor a Fake

    A rumor showing a Canon Cinema EOS C700x starting popping up around the web and in our inbox yesterday. We have confirmed our initial suspicions that this is a fake. The camera in the image is the C500 PL mount with some “work” done to fit the la…
    - 7 hours ago26 Feb 15, 4:20pm -
  • NAB 2015: Cinema EOS C500 Mark II Confirmed

    NAB 2015: Cinema EOS C500 Mark II Confirmed

    We’ve been told for a while now that we’d be seeing a 4K Cinema EOS C300 Mark II at NAB 2015 in Las Vegas this coming April. We can now also confirm we’ll also get to see a new Cinema EOS C500 Mark II at the show. We weren’t told any specifi…
    - 2 days ago24 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
  • Patent: Multi Layer AF Sensor

    Patent: Multi Layer AF Sensor

    Another autofocus related patent has appeared from Canon. This time in the form of a foveon style multilayer AF sensor. Patent Publication No. 2015-37217 Published 2015.2.23 Filing date 2013.8.12 Canon patent AF sensor In the depth direction, I compr…
    - 2 days ago24 Feb 15, 9:20pm -
  • Tamrom 15-30 VC f/2.8 vs. Canon 16-35 f/2.8 II vs Nikon 14-24 f/2.8

    Tamrom 15-30 VC f/2.8 vs. Canon 16-35 f/2.8 II vs Nikon 14-24 f/2.8

    Roger and Aaron at LensRentals.com have completed a comparison test between the Tamrom 15-30 VC f/2.8, Canon 16-35 f/2.8 II and Nikon 14-24 f/2.8. Some of you may find the results quite surprising. One thing is for certain, the upcoming Canon EF 1…
    - 2 days ago24 Feb 15, 5:56pm -
  • Review: Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

    Review: Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

    Dustin Abbott has completed his review of the Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lens. This is a brand new fast wide angle lens for full frame cameras from Tamron. I have yet to shoot with this lens, but it’s aggressively priced and looks to be a stell…
    - 2 days ago24 Feb 15, 5:43pm -

NikonRumors

  • newDeal of the day: refurbished Nikon D800 camera for $1,779

    Deal of the day: refurbished Nikon D800 camera for $1,779

    Cameta Camera is known to have the best deals on refurbished Nikon gear. Today they have a refurbished Nikon D800 DSLR for $1,779 and free shipping! This is a Nikon US refurbished camera and comes with US warranty. Cameta Camera is an authorized Ni…
    - 20 hours ago26 Feb 15, 2:31am -
  • newMeyer Optik Görlitz lenses for Nikon F-mount

    Meyer Optik Görlitz lenses for Nikon F-mount

    I never heard of this company before, but the German manufacturer Meyer Optik Görlitz produces several lenses for Nikon F-mount: Figmentum 35mm f/2.0 lens: Light intensity and focal length: f2-22; 35 mm Lens construction: 9 elements in 7 modules Cl…
    - 21 hours ago26 Feb 15, 2:05am -
  • Reminder: Nikon rebates set to expire on February 28th

    Reminder: Nikon rebates set to expire on February 28th

    The current lens only (Adorama | B&H | Amazon) and DSLR combo (Adorama |B&H | Amazon) rebates are set to expire on February 28th, 2015. I expect that they will be extended in March, but with Nikon you never know. FX prime lenses: Nikon 28mm f/1.8…
    - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 3:16pm -
  • Nikon 1 AW1 firmware update 1.11 released

    Nikon 1 AW1 firmware update 1.11 released

    Nikon released firmware update 1.11 for the water, shock, dust and freeze-proof Nikon 1 AW1 mirrorless camera. Download links: Nikon EU | Nikon USA Modifications enabled in this version: Issues that prevented correct acquisition of location data lo…
    - 2 days ago24 Feb 15, 6:45pm -
  • The Nikon 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II lens got a surprising $1,000 price drop

    The Nikon 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II lens got a surprising $1,000 price drop

    The price of the Nikon 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II lens just dropped by $1,000 to $5,647.90 at Amazon and B&H (still listed for $6,649 at Adorama). The grey market version is currently priced at $6,299. I am not sure what is going on since Nikkor tele…
    - 3 days ago24 Feb 15, 4:57am -

4/3 Rumors

  • newE_M5II in Stock at BHphoto. New Panasonic MFT lenses now on preorder at Amazon US.

    E_M5II in Stock at BHphoto. New Panasonic MFT lenses now on preorder at Amazon US.

    The E-M5II is now in Stock at BHphoto in both Black (Click here) and Silver (Click here) color. Amazon US now added preorder options on the new Panasonic lenses: Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 POWER O.I.S. Lens at Amazon (Click here), BHphoto (Click here) an…
    - 5 hours ago26 Feb 15, 6:17pm -
  • new(FT1) This is the shockingly too good and too fake Olympus lens roadmap :)

    (FT1) This is the shockingly too good and too fake Olympus lens roadmap :)

    I just got 99% fake Olympus roadmap. But the poor guy who did this made such an effort with his imagination that I thought it would be kind to post a FT1 rumor for once P.S.: Quite many lenses from the roadmap I would certainly like to own!
    - 13 hours ago26 Feb 15, 9:47am -
  • newWorld 1 st Drop-in Filter Adapter for M4/3 cameras is now on Indiegogo.

    World 1 st Drop-in Filter Adapter for M4/3 cameras is now on Indiegogo.

    If you like the idea of having am Drop-in Filter Adapter for M4/3 cameras you can now join the crowfunding project at Indiegogo (Click here): OWL combines camera adapter and exchangeable filter. User can change filters in a quick and convenient way d…
    - 20 hours ago26 Feb 15, 2:35am -
  • New Olympus E-M5II in Stock at Amazon US.

    New Olympus E-M5II in Stock at Amazon US.

    The E-M5II is now in Stock at Amazon US: Silver body via Uniquephoto at Amazon US (Click here). Black body via Uniquephoto at Amazon US (Click here). New Panasonic MFT lens preorders: Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 POWER O.I.S. Lens at Amazon (Click here), B…
    - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 5:14pm -
  • (FT3) Ricoh GR alike camera coming from Olympus?

    (FT3) Ricoh GR alike camera coming from Olympus?

    It’s months now that we get rumors about a digital version of the . And we just got new tidbits from our source named “Simon”. He claims to know that indeed Olympus will launch such a camera: “good news they will bring a camera like the “.…
    - 2 days ago25 Feb 15, 10:47am -

Northlight Images Rumors

Photo Rumors

  • newDeal of the day: up to 73% off refurbished Samsung NX300, NX1000 and NX2000 cameras

    Deal of the day: up to 73% off refurbished Samsung NX300, NX1000 and NX2000 cameras

    For a limited time Amazon has up to 73% off refurbished Samsung NX300, NX1000 and NX2000 mirrorless cameras. More information on this deal is available here. This Amazon GoldBox offer will expire in 12 hours. Posted by PhotoRumors.com This RSS feed i…
    - 4 hours ago26 Feb 15, 7:18pm -
  • What else is new?

    What else is new?

    → The UK price of the new Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens was announced: £799.99 → Meike announced a new MK-XT1 battery grip for the Fuji X-T1 camera. They also have a new TTL flash for Fuji cameras: MK320 F Speedlite. → Both the Olympus OM-…
    - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 6:10pm -
  • Canon C700x cinema camera rumored specifications

    Canon C700x cinema camera rumored specifications

    I am not sure if this is legit - here is the leaked information on a new  Canon C700x cinema camera: Effective Pixels: 4096 x 2160 Pixels; Approx: 8.85-megapixel Sensor Type: CMOS; Global Shutter Sensor Size 34.2 x 18.0; Cell Pitch: 8.2µm Compress…
    - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 4:00pm -
  • How to tackle the collapsing camera market (video)

    How to tackle the collapsing camera market (video)

    A very interesting presentation by Mayflower Concepts at the 2015 CES show on how to tackle the collapsing camera market: Posted by PhotoRumors.com This RSS feed is copyrighted and cannot be republished in any way without permission. Follow PhotoRumo…
    - 2 days ago24 Feb 15, 6:00pm -
  • Leica announced two new limited edition M-P camera kits

    Leica announced two new limited edition M-P camera kits

    Leica Camera announced two new limited edition M-P camera kits: Leica M-P Lenny Kravitz Leica M-P Safari Additional images of the actual kits: Posted by PhotoRumors.com This RSS feed is copyrighted and cannot be republished in any way without permiss…
    - 2 days ago24 Feb 15, 4:50pm -

Noob Corner


Learning DSLR video

DSLR Film Noob

  • newAspen Lav and JK MIC-J 044 lav are basically the same

    Aspen Lav and JK MIC-J 044 lav are basically the same

    On the left we have the JK MIC-J lav mic and on the right we have the Aspen lav mic. They both look very similar and from a distance it’s hard to tell them apart. The included foam filters are the same for both, as are the tie clips, but there a…
    - 6 hours ago26 Feb 15, 5:00pm -
  • newTranscend 128GB SDXC card speed test

    Transcend 128GB SDXC card speed test

    Right now the Transcend 128GB UHS-3 SDXC cards are down to $69. That makes them a pretty decent price for that capacity and claimed speed. The prominently displayed “ULTIMATE” logo on the package proclaims greatness and the “UHS-3″ label is s…
    - 23 hours ago25 Feb 15, 11:31pm -
  • Saramonic SR-AX107 XLR DSLR audio inteface

    Saramonic SR-AX107 XLR DSLR audio inteface

    It’s been awhile since I’ve seen a new audio interface on the market so the Saramonic SR-AX107 is a refreshing site. The built in +20dB of gain is a little more than Beachtek’s DXA-SLR and a bit less than the gain provided by the Riggy RM333…
    - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 3:55pm -
  • Azden 330LT UHF Stereo Wireless system Audio test

    Azden 330LT UHF Stereo Wireless system Audio test

    While I’ve been using this set for awhile, I haven’t really published any audio tests so here’s the first. The audio track below was recorded directly into the Panasonic Gh4 as well as the Canon t2i running magic lantern. I’ve noted this in t…
    - 2 days ago25 Feb 15, 2:59am -
  • DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 11

    DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 11

    DSLR FILM NOOB podcast Episode 11 is up. Devin from impulsenetworks.tv joins me to discus the JVC 4k super35 LS300 price drop, Veydra primes, Sony a7s android app, Dual battery chargers, camera rigs, and more. You can find the show notes here. You…
    - 2 days ago24 Feb 15, 4:18pm -

International


Cine Digital TV (Spanish)

  • Sony A7s la mejor cámara para situaciones de poca luz

    Sony A7s la mejor cámara para situaciones de poca luz

      En esta ocasión platicamos acerca de la Sony A7s una cámara híbrida foto/video con un sensor full frame que es el mejor equipo disponible en el mercado en situaciones de poca luz.
    - 6 days ago20 Feb 15, 5:37pm -
  • El slider más económico, el Magic Carpet de Syrp

    El slider más económico, el Magic Carpet de Syrp

    En esta ocasión platicamos acerca de un slider modular sumamente económico de Syrp, el Magic Carpet, disponible en dos medidas 80cm y 160cm con posibilidad de motorizarlo utilizando el Genie, un dispositivo del cual hablamos ya hace algún tiempo,…
    - 13 days ago13 Feb 15, 5:55pm -
  • Sony HXR-MC2500, la cámara de entrada de gama de Sony

    Sony HXR-MC2500, la cámara de entrada de gama de Sony

      En esta ocasión platicamos acerca de la HXR-MC2500 de Sony, el sucesor de la MC200 y la cámara de entrada de gama de las cámaras profesionales de Sony
    - 20 days ago6 Feb 15, 6:42pm -
  • Blackmagic lanza la nueva versión de DaVinci Resolve 11.2
    Fremont, California (EE. UU.) – 04 de enero de 2015 – Blackmagic Design anunció en el día de hoy que ya se encuentra disponible la versión 11.2 de DaVinci Resolve, la cual ofrece entre otras características un mejor procesamiento de imágenes…
    - 22 days ago4 Feb 15, 9:58pm -
  • Nueva versión de Magic Bullet Suite de RedGiant
    RedGiant Software, el creador de Magic Bullet Looks, Magic Bullet Mojo, Colorista, etc. lanzó hoy la nueva versión de Magic Bullet Suite en su versión 12, muchos de ustedes conocen Magic Bullet Looks, uno de los plugins más populares para correcc…
    - 23 days ago3 Feb 15, 11:42pm -

Brazil

Dutch

  • LCW FADER ND ***

    LCW FADER ND ***

    Light Craft Workshop Fader ND MKII Tijdens de workshops en seminars die ik geef wordt de vraag ‘Wat moet ik aanschaffen’ vrijwel altijd gesteld. En dan denkt men over het algemeen meteen aan ‘fancy dingen’ zoals follow focus, een complete rig…
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  • BLACKRAPID RIEM ****

    BLACKRAPID RIEM ****

    Gek geworden? Ben ik nou helemaal gek geworden? Ten eerste om pakweg 90 Euro voor een camerariem uit te geven en er vervolgens nog een review aan te wijden ook? Een review over een riem waarmee je een camera om je nek/schouder kan hangen? En waarom z…
    - 8 Nov 14, 6:41pm -
  • SANDISK IMAGEMATE **

    SANDISK IMAGEMATE **

    USB 3.0 Voorheen had ik er met het materiaal uit mijn Canon5D nooit echt erg in, maar sinds ik ook met de Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera werk begon het mij wel te irriteren dat het zo lang duurde voordat al mijn files van de SD-kaart naar mijn compu…
    - 5 Nov 14, 10:31am -
  • CANON M **/***

    CANON M **/***

    De kleine opdonder Een van de voordelen die het filmen met DSLR camera’s met zich mee kan brengen is de compacte opzet van de camera. Natuurlijk hangt hierbij alles af van de rig die je om de camera heen hebt gebouwd. Maar als je met een kale DSLR…
    - 11 Jan 14, 1:31pm -
  • ERVANI LEAKS

    ERVANI LEAKS

    Ervani Leaks Looking for the traditional film look for your digital footage? Buy the Ervani leaks to add lightleaks and film burns to your footage. This collection is custom made for HDSLR35 and includes 5 minutes of realistic light leaks + the scrat…
    - 1 Jan 14, 2:03pm -

Cine7D

    alegaules

    • Standard Blog Post With All The Trimmings

      Standard Blog Post With All The Trimmings

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea tak…
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    • Post Format: Quote

      Post Format: Quote

      Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet. Mark Twain Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam v…
      - 8 Nov 13, 8:13am -
    • Our Trip in Brooklyn

      Our Trip in Brooklyn

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea tak…
      - 8 Nov 13, 3:20am -
    • Awesome Gallery Post

      Awesome Gallery Post

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua.At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea taki…
      - 7 Nov 13, 7:24am -
    • Brooklyn Brewery Mash Video Post

      Brooklyn Brewery Mash Video Post

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea tak…
      - 7 Nov 13, 4:01am -

    cinefotografiando

    • Construir tu propia cámara, quizás la mejor terapia?

      Construir tu propia cámara, quizás la mejor terapia?

      Decía José Martí "el hombre crece con el trabajo que sale de sus manos".  En tiempos en que todo se compra hecho, envuelto, listo para usar; y donde la digitalización de nuestras vidas lo ha convertido tambien en un mundo banal, inmediato, insta…
      - 7 days ago19 Feb 15, 11:33pm -
    • Así suena Manabí: Behind the cameras.

      Así suena Manabí: Behind the cameras.

      CINEFOTOGRAFIANDOMuchos me preguntan que pasa que hace tanto no publicamos en el blog. A todos los amigos y cinefotógrafos que nos han preguntado, la realidad es que desde la mitad del año que pasó no hemos parado, y enhorabuena, porque los proyec…
      - 20 days ago6 Feb 15, 9:13pm -
    • Is Photography over?

      Is Photography over?

      The Falling Soldier por Robert CappaIs Photography over? (¿Se ha terminado la Fotografía?). En tiempos donde todos somos fotógrafos porque todos tenemos una cámara que nos fotografía o con la que fotografiamos en todo momento de nuestras vidas,…
      - 91 days ago27 Nov 14, 9:48pm -
    • L'Origine du monde: la pussycam.

      L'Origine du monde: la pussycam.

      Todos sabemos que el regreso al analógico en fotografía es lo trendy, lo mas cool del momento, lo que te vuelve hypster de una (además de la barba y la bicicleta), y dentro de esta tendencia, el uso de la cámara estenopéica (forma básica por ex…
      - 91 days ago27 Nov 14, 6:55pm -
    • Sebastiao Delgado: entrevista Fotogenio 2014.

      Sebastiao Delgado: entrevista Fotogenio 2014.

      Es una suerte encontrar esta entrevista a uno de los fotógrafos mas emblemáticos de la historia de la fotografía: Sebastiao Delgado.
      - 12 Nov 14, 11:44pm -

    PetaPixel

    • newHumor: Marky Ramone Invents a Product for Dealing with Smartphone Snappers at Concerts
      Here’s a tongue-in-cheek sketch in which Ramones drummer Marky Ramone shows off a new product he developed called the Smartphone Swatter. It’s a cheap and simple fix for dealing with annoying concertgoers who ruin your view by constantly holding…
      - 53 mins ago26 Feb 15, 10:00pm -
    • newGetty Images is Burning Through Cash as Its Earnings Shrink

      Getty Images is Burning Through Cash as Its Earnings Shrink

      Photographers often grumble about Getty Images taking too big a slice from each stock photo sale, but it turns out the company hasn’t been lining its pockets with mountains of cash generated by its contributors — in fact, it hasn’t been doing s…
      - 1 hour ago26 Feb 15, 9:43pm -
    • newThese Are the Darkroom Techniques Photoshop’s Tools Are Based On
      As a tribute to Photoshop for its recent 25th birthday, Lynda created this “before there was Photoshop” video that shows the darkroom tools and techniques that were used by film photographers before Photoshop and digital photography arrived on th…
      - 3 hours ago26 Feb 15, 8:17pm -
    • newHow I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

      How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

      The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this question I would answer in the same way: by telling people which camera I was using, but that it did…
      - 4 hours ago26 Feb 15, 6:30pm -
    • newThe 25 Most Popular Smartphone Photos on Flickr in 2014

      The 25 Most Popular Smartphone Photos on Flickr in 2014

      The most popular cameras on Flickr these days are smartphone cameras. In fact, the top 5 cameras are all different phone models: the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S5, and iPhone 6. Last month we shared the 25 most popular pho…
      - 5 hours ago26 Feb 15, 5:49pm -

    Fstoppers

    • newSmartShoot - Connecting Visual Artists and Big Brands

      SmartShoot - Connecting Visual Artists and Big Brands

      The calendar just turned its pages to 2015. We have tiny and versatile cameras like the GoPro Hero 4 filming 4K video, camera companies making 50-megapixels DSLRs, and artists making mind-blowing stop-motion/hyper-lapse/time-lapse films. So why is i…
      - 4 hours ago26 Feb 15, 7:03pm -
    • newThis is How 'Modern Family' Shot Last Night's Episode with iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks

      This is How 'Modern Family' Shot Last Night's Episode with iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks

      Last night's episode of "Modern Family" was both hilarious and very well filmed. Using nothing more than iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks, each character used FaceTime to interact with one another in a first-person selfie view. We are all familiar with…
      - 9 hours ago26 Feb 15, 2:02pm -
    • newThree Go-To Poses for Fine Art Nudes (NSFW)

      Three Go-To Poses for Fine Art Nudes (NSFW)

      Fine art nude photography is unique in that the nude form is your blank canvas. The possibilities for expression are endless. There is no clothing to detract from the subject, just the model in all their purity. This is why posing, one of your stron…
      - 23 hours ago26 Feb 15, 12:20am -
    • newWhy Insurance Could Have Saved Me When My Peak Design Strap Failed

      Why Insurance Could Have Saved Me When My Peak Design Strap Failed

      If you ever thought having insurance for your camera gear wasn't worth investing into, you should take a minute to read this. It's like the old saying goes, "better safe than sorry." I learned that lesson first hand this weekend, and because of a fa…
      - 24 hours ago25 Feb 15, 10:55pm -
    • The iPhone's Camera Evolution and Why It Has Revolutionized Photography Forever

      The iPhone's Camera Evolution and Why It Has Revolutionized Photography Forever

      We have all seen the comparison from one iPhone to the next as the newest tech is announced and the previous model is shot off as outdated and useless. This time we look at the evolution of mobile shooting and the tech that brings us into a new era…
      - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 6:12pm -

    The PhoBlographer

    PhotoFocus

    • newFeatured Photo by Michael Pachis

      Featured Photo by Michael Pachis

      Thanks to our friends at Drobo, we are thrilled to announce our “Featured Photo Contest.” Every week we will pick a photo that is posted to our Facebook or Google+ communities and feature it on Photofocus! Then each month we’ll open voting…
      - 23 mins ago26 Feb 15, 10:30pm -
    • newThe Split Tone Filter in onOne’s Perfect Effects [Video]

      The Split Tone Filter in onOne’s Perfect Effects [Video]

      In this video, I show you how to use onOne’s “Split Tone” filter inside of Perfect Effects. You’ll learn how to add colors to the highlights and shadows to tone the image. For more videos like this, be sure to check out my new video training…
      - 4 hours ago26 Feb 15, 6:30pm -
    • newLightroom Hangout: Special Saturday Q&A Episode

      Lightroom Hangout: Special Saturday Q&A Episode

      You gotta join us live for our next Google+ Hangout, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific techniques, but if you tune in live, you can be entered to win a Creative Cloud subscription from Adobe. (Note: MUST BE TUNED IN LIVE T…
      - 9 hours ago26 Feb 15, 2:00pm -
    • Photofocus Podcast February 25, 2014 — Chris Smith and Levi Sim

      Photofocus Podcast February 25, 2014 — Chris Smith and Levi Sim

      This week’s podcast interviews photographer Chris Smith.   Chris is a Chicago based photographer and an expert and understanding light.   Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. Chris Smith Chris…
      - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 10:30pm -
    • Change Eye Color Using Affinity Photo

      Change Eye Color Using Affinity Photo

      In this video, I take a look at how you can change eye color using Affinity Photo. This tutorial covers selections, adjustments, and masking. Subscribe for more Affinity Photo Tutorials | Follow Howard on Twitter This Post Sponsored by: Drobo. A f…
      - 1 day ago25 Feb 15, 6:30pm -