First Look: Rotolight Aeos Ultra-Portable LED

Handheld LED provides constant light, flash and many features of the bigger systems, in a compact package
The flexibility of LED lighting sources and the creativity of the companies producing lights for video and photographic purposes has ushered in a era of sophisticated lighting solutions that can do things that older continuous lightings sources were incapable of doing. At NAB, we took a look at the new Rotolight Aeos ultra-portable LED, a compact... Read more

Capture One Pro 10.1 Adds Features, Camera Support

Phase One updated their photo management and editing application, Capture One Pro, adding a number of new features, improved support for new cameras and enhanced image styling tools
Capture One Pro 10.1 screenshot
Phase One today updated their photo management and editing application, Capture One Pro, adding a number of new features, improved support for new cameras and enhanced image styling tools. Capture One Pro 10.1 is a significant upgrade to the program, and the upgrade is free to existing users. The program has added the ability to view PSD files, as the... Read more

Epson SureColor P5000 Printer Earns TIPA Award

The 17-inch large-format unit was named “Best Photo Printer”
Epson
The Epson SureColor P5000 printer has earned a prestigious TIPA award under the “Best Photo Printer” designation. Each year, the Technical Image Press Association editors take into account a list of factors in bestowing honors on the best photo and imaging products introduced during the prior 12 months—innovation, leading-edge technology, design/ergonomics,... Read more
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Fingazoom Adds One-Finger Control To Lenses

Kickstarter-funded tool makes pulling focus or zoom easy.
Anyone familiar with pulling focus or dialing-in a focal length knows that without a dedicated control, the process can be difficult and inaccurate. Many pull-focus shots have been ruined with jerky lens settings changes. The Fingazoom is a new, clever accessory that adds finger tabs to the zoom and focus dials, for quick, accurate control, while still... Read more

Imagenomic Releases Portraiture 3 Plugin For Photoshop

The new version of the skin smoothing, healing and enhancing software for photographers gets an update
Imagenomic
Imagenomic has released the Portraiture 3 plug-in for Photoshop. The next-generation skin smoothing, healing and enhancing software builds on the tech of Version 2, with twice the speed and performance, plus output quality refinement that produces consistent and pleasing retouching results. Additional improvements include optimization for handling large... Read more

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

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
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