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Your iPhone Is Now a Professional Light & Color Meter

Light metering apps and accessories have been around for years, but color metering has remained elusive in the realm of smart phones. Until …

iOS Apps

Red Giant Spring Sale, and More Tutorials

Red Giant

How to properly set up your Sony A7s for video – a Philip Bloom seminar

The Sony A7s has become the turn-to camera for many smaller run-and-gun purposes due to its size, its video functionality (including proper XAVC S …


NAB 2015: Need a mattebox without the weight? Bright Tangerine’s lightweight Misfit ATOM mattebox could be the perfect solution

By site editor Dan Chung:

At NAB we got hands on with the finished version of Bright Tangerine’s new Misfit ATOM mattebox. It is a super-lightweight …


Sound Devices' 4K Monitors Offer Touch Sensitivity & Full Range of Apple ProRes Codecs

At NAB, Sound Devices showed off their robust line of 5" and 7" field monitors, the PIX-E Series, which offers tons of monitoring tools, SDI and HDMI …


Nikon D7200 vs Canon 7D Mark II vs 70D Shootout

Get Better Sound For Your iPhone

Seeing the indie film Tangerine at Sundance 2015, I'm now convinced you can create a great movie with your iPhone. And using a special rig like the …


NAB 2015: Syrp's Genie Mini, Motion Control Made Pocket Sized

We return to the Syrp booth and Ben Ryan at NAB 2015, this time for Syrp’s fascinating new Genie Mini. Just as simple to use as the original Genie …

Blackmagic's $500 monitor recorder resets the bar (new photos!)

In among the myriad new camera announcements from Blackmagic Design, hid what may have been the gem of NAB 2015, Video Assist. In Blackmagic’s words, …


Blackmagic's Video Assist is a HDMI/SDI Recorder & 5" HD Monitor

Alongside a bevy of camera updates last week at NAB 2015, Blackmagic Design also announced its new Video Assist, which is a HDMI and SDI recorder …

Black Magic

NAB 2015 live show replay: Bruce Logan ASC, Rodney Charters ASC and Jason Wingrove best of show picks

By technical editor Matt Allard:

At the Teradek live show at NAB last week, I caught up with three esteemed cinematographers to ask them what were the …


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NAB 2015: Shape cage and push-button rails mount for Atomos Shogun external recorder

By Newsshooter contributor Clinton Harn:

At the NAB show Shape were showing a brand new cage for the popular Atomos Shogun 4K external recorder. It …


NAB 2015 live show replay: "Real- World Shooting" Panel

By site editor Matt Allard:

On the Teradek live show at NAB last week, I caught up with Elliot Smith, Simon Glass, Slavik Boyechko and Matt Allard to …


NAB 2015 live show replay: Teradek VidiU Mini, VidiU Pro and Live:Air Production Suite

By technical editor Matt Allard:

On the Teradek live show at NAB last week, Dan Chung caught up with Topher Delancy from Teradek. Topher talks about …


NAB 2015: Wipster- online media review and approval platform for content creators

By technical editor Matt Allard:

I caught up with Rolo Wenlock, CEO of Wipster, and we discuss the new online collabaration and sharing platform. …

Online Life

Pentax Unveils K-3 II DSLR with 1080 60i/30p Video

Ricoh’s Pentax brand introduced Wednesday the next version of its ruggedly designed K-3 DSLR that adds the ability to capture Full HD 1080 30p/60i …


Canon 70D 14bit Raw Video - Quick Dual Pixel CMOS AF Test!


NAB 2015: Sachtler Speedlevel Clamp

From Vitec Videocom… Sachtler’s SpeedLevel Clamp. The innovative bowl clamp is the perfect accessory for Sachtler’s renowned range of 100 mm heads. …

Meet Sachtler's Affordable Ace Tripods, Baseplate, Follow Focus, & Matte Box

Sachtler is well known for the quality of their tripods, but not so much for their affordability. That changed that a few years ago when they …

Film School

'Gear Dictionary' Series Is Releasing Free Educational Videos For Filmmakers

Zeke Kamm, a veteran filmmaker and creator of the Aviator Camera Gear, has spent the last year creating a series of informational videos designed to …


Wip It Good - Wipster's Workflow And Collaboration Process

Good films usually share one thing in common – good communication. In today’s scattered production and post workflows in which many hands are …


Audio Recorders for Filmmakers: See What's New & Improved from Tascam at NAB

At NAB this past week, David Plummer caught up with Jeff Laity of Tascam to chat about a few of company's audio recording products for filmmakers, …


Review: The Manfrotto Digital Director

Posted By Jaron Schneider on Apr 14, 2015 | 0 comments

When I first saw the press release regarding the Manfrotto Digital Director, I almost didn’t …


Shure Phone Microphone: MOTIV MVL Lavalier Mic

From Shure… The MOTIV MVL Omnidirectional Condenser Lavalier Microphone is a quick and easy solution for clear audio in close-mic digital speech …


Ready Rig: A Hands-On Demo at NAB 2015

NAB 2015: Canon's NEW 4K Camera - XC10 from ProVideo...

It's not every day you see someone drop a hard drive on purpose, but watch this video and …


The best of the best

By site editor Dan Chung:

Okay, NAB always has a lot to offer. But this really was an outstanding year for new equipment. The Newsshooter team …


Benro Shows Off Highly Adjustable Tripod Heads & a New Line of Affordable Sliders

Benro is known for its high-quality tripods, most of which are priced affordably for beginning and working filmmakers. At NAB this year, they not …

Film School

Master your camera: Shooting video on the Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Towards the end of 2014, fans of the Canon 7D were finally given the news they’d all been waiting for – the release of the Canon 7D Mark II. With …