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Dr. Hubert Nasse Explains The New Zeiss 55mm f1.4 Lens Design.

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Here is a great description by Dr. Hubert Nasse about the new Carl Zeiss Lenses 55mm f1.4 lens. This looks like one of the best Fast Fifty lenses on the market. I can’t wait to get me dirty little hands on one! Here is a rip from the post by DPreview. A must-see attraction is a high-performance, full-format SLR camera lens with manual focus. With a focal length of 55 mm and aperture of...Read More

Zylight LED Lighting

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There are literally hundreds of LED lighting companies catering products in the film, video and photographic market place today.  Those of us who are shooters know that at least 90% of them are crap.  The good ones are built tough, are bright, consistent, have a nice even wide spread and feature controls.  These controls are often color temperature and dimming.  Some LED lights only have dimming.  Others are only on or off.  A few...Read More

Metabones Speed Booster Adapter Quick Take Parody Video.

Cameras

Here is a quick take on the killer new Metabones Speed Booster. It reduces the magnification of the image to allow more light and full frame field of view on S35 or APS-C crop sensor cameras. This is a parody video but it really does work! It will NOT carry your bags to set or get you paid any faster. That would cost way too much. Currently it only works on Sony NEX to...Read More

The CamRanger. Wireless DSLR Control For Your iPhone or iPad.

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Wireless DSLR controllers have been around for some time now but the Cam Ranger looks like it might be the best one available now. The Cam Ranger retails for $299 US. Here is a rip from their website. Follow @goforjared Click here for more info.  CamRanger is a stand-alone device that connects to select Canon or Nikon DLSR cameras with a provided USB cable. It creates an ad-hoc WiFi network that your iPad, iPhone, or iPod...Read More

Fader ND Shootout. Genus, Heliopan, LCW, Schneider and Tiffen.

Cameras

Fader ND filters are great for run and gun shots and quick set ups. Recently a new batch of professional faders have hit the street. We got our hands on five of the best filters on the market. We tested the new Genus Eclipse ND, Heliopan Variable ND, LCW Reengineered MKII Fader ND, Schneider Variable ND and Tiffen’s Variable ND filters for color shift and sharpness. We recommend using straight ND filters when possible....Read More

ITU Approves H.265 4K Streaming On The Way Soon!

Cameras

  I picked this up via Gizmodo. It looks like we may finally be getting H.265. This could be the answer to streaming 4K video. That 4K camera is looking sexier all the time now. Here is a rip from the Gizmodo article. Follow @goforjared Streaming video is the future. Well, it’s the present, but the future too. And as resolutions increase, it’s going to be a tougher and tougher proposition to pipe all...Read More

Please Read. Jim Smith Of WBZ Boston Needs Our Help!

Cameras

I picked this up via Rick Macomber on Facebook. His co-worker Jim Smith could use our help. In times like these we need to band together as a community and do whatever we can to help out. Please consider a donation or at least help spread the word. We are working on an electronic link but for now please send checks or cash. Here is the email from Rick: My long time colleague and...Read More

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