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Polaroid Cube Camera Available For Pre Order. $100 US

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The Polaroid Cube camera is set to ship in late September for around one hundred smackers. They have a few mounting options ranging from $10-$40US. Pre order yours today here Photojojo.com.   Here is a rip from the Photojojo site. Specifications. Snap pics and video on the go with the littlest action cam Durable, rubber, shockproof, water-resistant exterior Take stills while you’re recording video! Embedded magnet mounts to any metal surface Records high quality 1080p...Read More

First Look Footage From The Blackmagic URSA Camera.

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The new Blackmagic Design URSA camera is finally out in the wild. Here is a little sample footage from DP John Brawley. I am not a huge fan of this camera but it might work well in certain situations. Here is a rip from the Vimeo Post. Head over To John Brawley’s Site to leave comments. They are disabled on Vimeo. Click here to check out the Blackmagic URSA. “Comments and questions here. johnbrawley.wordpress.com/2014/08/11/ursa-does-bronte/ I received...Read More

Microsoft Project Hyperlapse Looks Promising For POV Video.

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This new style of Hyperlapse looks quite smooth compared to a warp stabilizer. This could be great for POV shots. Here is a rip from the engadget post. “Microsoft researchers Johannes Kopf, Richard Szeliski, Michael Cohen, and Richard Szeliski, developed the software and soon-to-be Windows app to help create time lapse videos without multiplying camera shake. As the video above shows, this algorithm takes video stabilization a step further with buttery smooth results. Here’s how...Read More

DJI Ronin Pre Order Now For Under $3K US.

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The DJI Ronin looks to be one of the more affordable and versatile systems on the market. Here is a rip from the B&H website. Click here to check it out. The Ronin 3-Axis Brushless Gimbal Stabilizer from DJI is a camera stabilization system designed to give the operator close to the freedom of unencumbered handheld shooting but without the hand-shake. Suitable for most camera types and configurations up to 16 pounds, Ronin uses brushless motors that work...Read More

Irradiance and Apertures of Camera Lenses by Dr. Vladan Blahnik. From The Zeiss Blog.

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Here is a grab from the very informative Zeiss Blog. Make sure to download the PDF below. “Lens aperture is – in addition to film or image sensor sensitivity – responsible for the degree of irradiance striking the image plane. In a detailed technical article ZEISS expert Dr. Vladan Blahnik shows why lens aperture depends upon object distance and explains the underlying mechanisms for several optical designs of ZEISS lenses. With many concrete illustrations the...Read More

Atomos Announces New Pro Line Of HDMI Cables. HDMI Protocol Free Download.

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Atomos has announced a new HDMI protocol and a series of super strong coiled HDMI cables. Price ranges from around $19 US to $29 US. Click here to check it out. The Atomos protocol for HDMI is available for free from www.atomos.com/hdmi-protocol Here is a rip from the press release. Melbourne, Australia – August 4th, 2014: Atomos today announce a move to standardise HDMI for the professional video industry by focusing on ease of use and...Read More

Blackmagic Design Announces Massive Price Drop For The BMPCC $495 US.

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  The cats over at Blackmagic Design have dropped the price of the BMPCC to a mere $495 US. That is a huge 50% discount. I can only guess that they have something better in the works or they are just super awesome people. Either way if you dig the BMPCC now is the time to grab one. Here is the boring Press Release. Click here to check it out. Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic...Read More

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