Entering the Fox Studio Lot in West Los Angeles, I ponder on what is going to make my viewing the U.S. Women's Soccer team's match against Australia out of the ordinary -- besides the fact that its the FIFA Women's World Cup Soccer Tournament in Canada and that, instead of at a stadium, I'll be seated in air conditioned comfort in the Zanuck theater watching on a 20 foot movie screen.
Cine Gear Expo 2015 Los Angeles is underway now at The Studios at Paramount in Hollywood, California. Often considered a mini-NAB for the Hollywood crowd, Cine Gear has many of the exhibitors of the massive Las Vegas event, but in the fun environment of Paramount's studio lot.
These little cubes put out a lot of light for their size. We can envision the side by side tests with top end lights. But that would undermine the spirit behind Lume Cube. A set or quintet of Lume Cubes are meant to go later into the night, further into the wilderness and crammed into spaces that other lights dare not go. In a way this leaves no comparison, because without Lume Cubes, you’d have darkness, no light, and no reason to shoot video.
Drones are great for getting aerial shots, provided you can keep the camera aimed where it needs to be. Enter AirDog, the Auto-Follow Drone for GoPro Cameras, which doesn't expect or depend on an operator keeping it in line. AirDog lives up to the loyal nature of its namesake by following its owner, who is wearing on his/her wrist the digital controller called the AirLeash.
Sony today announced an addition to their impressive lineup of professional compact camcorders with the HXR-NX100. This is the latest Sony to feature a 1.0” type sensor, which is proving to outperform many 3-chip competitors.
GoPro today announced that an all-new camera model, the HERO+ LCD, will release in Canada and the US on June 7, 2015. The HERO+ LCD delivers 1080p60 video and 8MP photos, and, like the HERO4 Silver, features a touchscreen display.
Joseph Petzval’s lens changed portrait photography in 1840 due to its ability to create a swirly bokeh out-of-focus effect. Now 175 years later it’s slated to change the world of photography again with the advent of the world’s first Petzval Bokeh Control Lens.
The International Drone Conference and Exposition, InterDrone, has announced the InterDrone Film Festival and are now accepting entries for Best Drone Cinematography. If aerial video is your thing, sharpen up your drone and get applying!