Thursday 18 May 2017
Sony adds to E-mount lens lineup
One of the factors that has been holding up professionals from adopting Sony's mirrorless cameras has been the relatively limited selection of lenses so far. Happily, this is starting to change.
Tuesday 11 Apr 2017
AJA slashes $1000 off Ki Pro Ultra
AJA’s well-regarded 4K powerhouse recorder and player can now be picked up for $2995.
Friday 31 Mar 2017
Nvidia's Xavier shows what you can do with a *really* powerful chip
Nvidia and Intel developing their highest grade chips to drive autonomous cars will give a boost to the seemingly inevitable concept of turning vehicles from transport cages to multimedia zones. What the tiny supercomputer can also be used for is perhaps more important.
Tuesday 14 Mar 2017
Shooting with physical effects: Part two - water
Slippery when wet. Phil Rodes explains how to create the visual illusion of rainfall and mist, not with the help of plug-ins for your NLE but with the real thing: physical special effects. Just make sure to keep your equipment dry...
Wednesday 26 Apr 2017
Colorfront updates Transkoder for 2017 and HDR
Colorfront releases a new version of its Transkoder and makes it more capable of more things than ever. Freya Black is seriously impressed.
Friday 24 Mar 2017
How buying the right camera is a good long-term investment
There’s a widespread feeling that camera purchases are increasingly transient and that they’re only to be seen as short-term investments. But the reality is different.
Friday 07 Apr 2017
First Impressions: Really Right Stuff Versa Series 2 Tripod
RedShark Review: Really Right Stuff already has a reputation among photographers for making some of the best gear in the business. On the basis of its TVC-24, its carbon fibre tripods only serve to enhance that.
Saturday 22 Apr 2017
Pond5 partners with Adobe in new stock footage deal
The first fruit of Pond5’s Global Partner Program is almost the definition of a win-win, and should see Adobe CC users gain access to an enhanced library of video clips, while clip creators themselves get to access a fecund global marketplace.
Thursday 30 Mar 2017
Sony highlights flagship system camera HDC-4800 at CABSAT [video]
At last week's CABSAT 2017 we caught up with Peter Kyriakos & Takuma Wada from Sony Professional Solutions MEA who gave us some insight into the importance of the region and also the company's new 4K super slo-mo, high frame rate HDC-4800 system camera.
Monday 22 May 2017
Core wars and a return to competition in the CPU market
The news that both Intel and AMD have multi-core chips ready to roll out of the fabrication plants this summer is going to be good news for workstation users.
Monday 15 May 2017
The best kit is the kit that you have with you - and that works! [video]
It’s been a while since we visited the Hillbilly Grip Truck, so in this latest instalment from a field somewhere on New Zealand’s South Island, RigJob talks about kit that is pretty much as indispensable as it is indestructible.
Friday 24 Mar 2017
Metabones’ latest addition to its Speed Booster series: the PL To Sony E-mount
Metabones’ website is showing the latest addition to its Speed Booster series for Sony E-Mount, the PL to Sony E-mount Cine Speed Booster ULTRA 0.71x.
Wednesday 17 May 2017
Action cam footage of recent spacewalk
Now *this* is what we call Action Cam footage, taken by ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet during a spacewalk on the International Space Station on Friday, March 24.
Friday 17 Mar 2017
Need to sharpen fuzzy videos? Call a Samurai!
How many times have you captured that perfect Kodak moment, with the exception of the image slightly being out of focus? I'm not talking about so fuzzy you think there's a person in a shot, only that the image is a bit soft. Turns out there's a solution....
Wednesday 01 Mar 2017
YouTube unveils its live TV service
Finally, after what seems like years of speculation, YouTube has announced that it’s going to start streaming live TV channels, starting with a limited rollout of a so-called ‘skinny bundle’ in major markets in the USA.
Sunday 23 Apr 2017
VR: a technology still on the verge at NAB
Notes from Vegas. Phil Rhodes gets the sense from NAB that VR hasn't moved forward from the ‘this is the next big thing’ stage to actually doing anything concrete about it. Surprisingly, there seems to be some uncertainty about HDR too.
Tuesday 14 Mar 2017
A new generation of robots is changing what we mean by bipedal
Handle, a two-wheeled, four-legged hybrid robot, has a performance that really has to be seen to be believed.
Wednesday 26 Apr 2017
Fixing audio with iZotope RX 6 Advanced
RedShark Review: iZotope’s RX audio editor received an upgrade just in time for NAB. It repairs, restores and enhances audio and is frequently used to fix sub-par audio in post production.
Friday 24 Feb 2017
Mobile World Congress expects the Fourth Industrial Revolution
The 5G future will take shape in Barcelona next week as MWC sees a show that was once dedicated to the humble mobile phone expand its remit to cover the IoT, virtual reality, autonomous vehicles and pretty much anything else that you can imagine coming down the pipe in the next decade.
Thursday 16 Mar 2017
What your life is missing: The Teletubbies perform ‘Get Ur Freak On’ by Missy Elliott
Sometimes you look at the world today and struggle to make sense of anything. This video certainly won't help. It's a brilliant mashup by famous YouTube Editor, Robert Jones.
- Saturday 20 May 2017 - (12953) The Great Monitoring Dilemma: how to preserve picture quality for the DIY filmmaker
- Wednesday 17 May 2017 - (10387) Intel preps to launch Core i9, its first new processor line in years
- Monday 22 May 2017 - (7810) It really is time to stop talking about UHD
- Thursday 18 May 2017 - (6384) AMD Ryzen Threadripper: 16-core monster coming this summer
- Monday 15 May 2017 - (5869) Could you use the new Wacom Intuos Pro for video editing?
- Wednesday 24 May 2017 - (409) Animatronic dinosaurs and 24K giant screens - welcome to the future of cinema
- Wednesday 24 May 2017 - (1016) Why Sony's FS700 is still a great camera five years on
- Tuesday 23 May 2017 - (764) This problem with Virtual Reality displays needs to be fixed
- Tuesday 23 May 2017 - (974) Magix Software upgrades SpectraLayers Pro
- Tuesday 23 May 2017 - (2817) Why compression is a disaster we should stop using