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Canon Announces EOS-1D X Mark II 4K DSLR

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
After a long wait, Canon has finally announced a 4K DSLR addition to their EOS line. This comes about a month after Nikon announced 2 4K DSLRs at CES: the Nikon D5 and D5000. Fortunately for Canon fans, the 1D X Mark II appears to be better suited for 4K video than either Nikon.

Videomaker's Learn and Loot Sweepstakes Winner Annnounced

Man in a crosswalk with a camera
The Learn and Loot Sweepstakes is over, and Tim Maner is getting a great opportunity to learn and loot Videomaker. Tim will get Videomaker Magazine for three years and we looted the studio and have a production bag’s worth of goodies to send.

Best Microphone of CES 2016: Sennheiser VR Mic

Sennheiser VR Microphone AMBEO
We saw quite a bit of virtual reality tech at CES this year designed for the content consumer, but surprisingly little for the content creator — even less if you remove gaming from the equation. That's why we were so excited to see the new VR Mic from Sennheiser.

Best Smartphone of CES 2016: LG V10

LG V10 Wins Best Smartphone Award

The phone’s 4K camera benefits from a 5.7-inch, 2560x1440 display, being shock resistant and having three mics. That’s right, three mics, the manual controls for the LG V10’s camera allow you to direct the mics to pickup certain audio, and the exposure/shutter speed can be adjusted.

Best Smartphone Accessory of CES 2016: olloclip Studio

phone on tripod with light

The olloclip Studio is a versatile case and accessory combination that gives some very cool options for iPhone 6/6s Plus owners. The base case might appear pretty standard and will protect against common bumps, but where olloclip differentiates this case is how it handles accessories.

5 Pro Plus Membership Winners Announced

Congratulate your fellow videographers for winning Pro Plus Membership in our sweepstakes. They've been awarded a year of Pro Plus Membership to Videomaker. They'll be able to grow, learn and make better video.

Best 360 Camera of CES 2016: Ricoh Theta S

The Ricoh Theta S next to Videomaker's Best of CES 2016 award trophy

The Ricoh Theta S is a refined version of the original Theta, and presents a simple design. As an upright, 360-degree camera it might be tricky to mount this in the best way possible. Getting the shot will not be the issue with the 360-degree lens.