Litepanel has introduced two new series to their existing ASTRA 1X1 line, the ASTRA 1×1 EP and the ASTRA 1×1 E. Both of these new series are constructed with a modular design that features an aluminum i-beam core for producing a more durable product with superior thermal heat management.
Did you ever shoot a photo while on vacation, only to find out later that unwanted people — aka tourist — had cluttered the scene and made that beautiful landscape, historical site or landmark look like junk? All that could change once Adobe’s Monument Mode camera app becomes available for smartphones.
GoPro, Inc have put out a call to users of GoPro cameras to submit their best photos and video content with the launch of GoPro Awards.
Open to both amateurs and professionals GoPro Awards is an ongoing, year-round program that rewards the GoPro community for sharing their photos, video clips and video edits for inclusion in GoPro Channel programming and licensing. Through a combination of cash awards and discount coupons, GoPro will grant up to $5 million annually to creators of content that the company uses.
Sony Electronics has announced the latest addition to their Cyber-shot RX compact camera line, the full-frame RX1R II. With a high resolution 42.4 MP sensor and a ZEISS Sonnar T* 35mm F2 lens, Sony claims the RX1R II delivers the highest picture quality of any compact camera they have made thus far.
Where can videographers, filmmakers and others in the industry go to see some of the latest and greatest devices designed to enhance and support their work? For those located in Southern California, the answer is the newly opened Creative Solutions Los Angeles showroom (CSLA). As we arrive, Andrew Ng, Teradek’s Director of Marketing, greets us at the door. He promises to get us in front of several live demos of the new products that SmallHD, Paralinx and Teradek launched at IBC in Europe last month which are making their U.S. debut tonight.
There are things we must do. What we love, and what we are passionate about are actually one and the same with who we are as people, and how we spend our time is a direct relation to how true to ourselves we are being. This realization, that our creativity and passion are distinctly what define us as people, can be life altering. My music is who I am. My editing style is who I am. How I photograph my dogs is who I am. This is heavy stuff.
The iPhone may get all the attention, but that doesn’t mean Apple has forgotten — or forsaken — desktop computer users. Case in point: the recent quiet updating of the display of every one of the 27-inch iMac models to the Retina Display’s resolution of 5K (5120 x 2880).
Sony has announced the release of a firmware update for the a7R II full frame interchangeable lens camera, adding uncompressed 14-Bit RAW image capture as a new feature available within the menu system. The update, version 2.0, will be available on October 19th and can be downloaded through Sony’s e-support site www.esupport.sony.com by navigating to the product page for model “ILCE-7RM2”.
ZEISS is expanding its family of lenses for compact Sony full-frame E-mount cameras with the Loxia 2.8/21, a super wide angle lens with features optimized for cinematographers. The Loxia 2.8/21 supplements the Loxia 2/35 and Loxia 2/50 lenses which were presented last year at Photokina.