SmallHD Launches Inexpensive HD FOCUS Monitor At NAB 2017

The bright 5-inch monitor is designed for use with small, low-profile camera setups
SmallHD
For videographers and photographers working in daylight, especially with today’s DSLR and mirrorless rigs, the size and brightness of the built-in LCD screens on the current crop of cameras presents a large challenge to evaluating focus and composition. Bright sun can easily overpower the brightness of LCD screens, and even indoors, the small size... Read more

Zeiss CP.3 Lenses Update The Best-Selling Prime Cine Lens Series

The new CP.3 and CP.3 XD lenses inherit the legendary CP.2’s lens characteristics, with sharp optics, minimal distortion and a smooth focus blur
Zeiss
At NAB 2017, Zeiss showcased the new CP.3 and CP.3 XD lens series, an update to the legendary CP.2 cine lens series that, according to the company, is the best-selling prime cine lens available, having shipped more than 30,000 units. The new CP.3 and CP.3 XD lenses inherit the CP.2 lens characteristics, with sharp optics, minimal distortion and a smooth... Read more

Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon FF Prime Cine-Tilt Lens Debuts At NAB 2017

At the Schneider booth, we had a chance to handle the new lens, with its interesting 4º tilt mechanism, and the RHOdium ND filters, plus get a sneak peek at the new Radiant Soft filters
Schneider
We’d seen the press release for the new Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon FF Prime Cine-Tilt Lens. These 4K-ready lenses (the company says they are “beyond 4K”) use a unique tilting mechanism (more on that in a second) and have a similar form factor to the existing Full Frame Prime lenses and the same optical qualities of the company’s existing primes. That... Read more

Canon Announces COMPACT-SERVO 70-200mm, Canon Log For EOS 5D Mark IV

The telephoto zoom represents a bridge between Canon EF and CN-E cinema lenses, while Canon Log recording allows EOS 5D Mark IV shooters to capture a cinematic look similar to images from Cinema EOS cameras
Canon COMPACT-SERVO 70-200mm lens
Canon EF meets Canon CN-E in the new COMPACT-SERVO 70-200mm lens (CN-E 70-200mm T4.4 L IS KAS S). The telephoto zoom is designed as a bridge between the two lens series, appealing to ENG, documentary and new filmmakers, with the quality and control of Canon cinema optics in the compact, lightweight form factor of Canon EF lenses. The second lens in... Read more

LaCie 2big Dock With Thunderbolt 3 Technology

The two-bay RAID storage solution works as a centralized hub for creatives, featuring faster speeds and huge capacities
LaCie 2big Dock
Designed to help creatives streamline their workflows, LaCie has introduced the 2big Dock, with up to 20 TB of storage, a 25% increase over the previous version. For professionals who need to manage huge photo and video libraries, the 2-bay RAID storage solution will be available in 12 TB, 16 TB and 20 TB capacities, with speeds of up to 440 MB/s. For... Read more

Sony Announces a9 Camera Specs And Our First Impression Video

The new mirrorless camera has many specs that are unmatched in pro photography today
sonya9
Sony has just announced the a9, a mirrorless camera with many specs that are unmatched in other pro cameras today. Its feature list puts it in direct competition with the top-end offerings from Nikon and Canon, clearly by design. With a custom Sony 24MP sensor, fast processing times and a huge buffer, the a9 can shoot 20 fps for up to 362 JPEG or 241... Read more

Fujifilm Introduces Two Fujinon GF Lenses For Medium-Format GFX 50S

The FUJINON GF110mmF2 R LM WR and GF23mmF4 R LM WR ultra-high-resolution optics are designed for optimization with the mirrorless GFX 50S system
Fujifilm Fujinon GF lenses
Fujifilm FUJINON GF110mmF2 R LM WR Fujifilm has announced a pair of new ultra-high-resolution GF lenses for the medium-format GFX 50S that was introduced in January of this year. The FUJINON GF110mmF2 R LM WR and GF23mmF4 R LM WR lenses are designed for optimization with the mirrorless GFX 50S, which features a 43.8 x 32.9mm, 51.4-megapixel CMOS sensor,... Read more

Panasonic Announces LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 ASPH Lens

The wide zoom interchangeable lens is the second lens be introduced in the LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT F2.8-4.0 series
Panasonic LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 ASPH
Panasonic has introduced the LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 ASPH lens, the second lens to be introduced in the LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT F2.8-4.0 series. Its zoom range of ultra-wide-angle 16mm to 36mm (35mm equivalency) and compact size make it a versatile imaging solution for a variety of photo applications, from street photography to landscape... Read more

Sony Captures The #2 Spot In Interchangeable Lens Cameras

The report is ranked on U.S. dollars spent from January through February 2017, where the company saw a 23% growth in sales compared Year Over Year
In a statement today, Sony announced that they captured the #2 spot in the U.S. Interchangeable Lens Camera market, as of the end of February, based on sales data analysis from the retail analysis firm NPD Group. The report is ranked on U.S. dollars spent from January through February 2017, where the company saw a 23% growth in sales compared Year... Read more

DJI Grows The Line With The Phantom 4 Advanced

This upgrade of the original Phantom 4 provides photographers and videographers with a more powerful camera and more precise controls
DJI Phantom 4 Advanced drone
DJI has announced the addition of the Phantom 4 Advanced to the lineup, providing photographers and videographers with a more powerful camera and more precise control functions. The new model is an update of the original Phantom 4, with a new 1-inch, 20-megapixel sensor and a mechanical shutter to capture more creative aerial compositions. The Phantom... Read more

Rosco Enhances Silk LED Soft Lights

The upgrade to the popular lighting solution includes greater control of output and color temperature
Rosco Silk LED soft lights
Rosco Laboratories has upgraded its line of Silk LED soft lights, with a number of improvements based on user feedback designed to enhance working with the popular lighting solution. Among the highlights are wireless DMX control, greater control of output and color temperature, and an ergonomics update—knobs flush from the main control housing, a... Read more

Nikon Introduces D7500 DSLR

The new DX-format DSLR includes many of the same features as the powerful flagship D500 but at a lower price point
Nikon D7500 DSLR
Nikon is bringing the power of its flagship D500 DSLR at a lower price point to enthusiast photographers with the introduction of the DX-format D7500. The APS-C camera packs a host of advanced features into its lightweight monocoque body, at around $700 less than the price of the D500.   The new D7500 shares with the DX-format APS-C D500 the... Read more
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