It's always quiet before the storm, and the storm heading our way soon is B&H's own Depth of Field conference centered around fashion, wedding, portrait, and event photography. Being both in person and online this year means that anyone can experience it. In other news, RØDE released the NTH-Mic, a detachable, high-quality microphone for the
With the GeForce RTX 40 Series Laptops, NVIDIA delivers the Ada Lovelace architecture, GeForce RTX 4090 and 4080 laptop GPUs, and 5th-gen Max-Q technologies, increasing performance and efficiency. Powered by 13th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and RTX 4080 and 4090 laptop GPUs, these laptops run up to three times more efficiently than previous-gen NVIDIA flagship laptops, enabling you to game at higher detail and speeds, as well as power through creative workloads in a shorter amount of
Updating its successful, award-winning NTH-100 professional headphones, RØDE adds greater versatility and broadcast quality sound with the NTH-Mic detachable headset microphone and NTH-100M full headset/mic bundle.
When it comes to choosing the best color-critical monitor, today's creatives enjoy a near-limitless range of viable options. But just because there are plenty of options available doesn't mean choosing the right monitor is an easy task. Finding the monitor that best addresses your needs and your budget can be a real chore, which is why I was delighted to review ViewSonic's latest monitor, the ColorPro VP2776, and see for myself if it
Innovative pop-up pod maker Under the Weather has unveiled its latest in a series of protective tents well suited for creatives working in variable weather conditions. Of these tents, the PhotoPod is designed specifically for photographers and videographers to work comfortably while gear remains safe and dry. Meanwhile, with its larger configurations, the
This has been a light week with only a couple of announcements for those into video production. Tascam made a niftier version of its 32-bit handheld audio recorder with the Portacapture X6, and Teradek launched the Prism Mobile, a professional camera-back encoder for 4K HDR streaming.
Tascam Portacapture X6
A handheld audio recorder has been a mainstay of the indie filmmaker's kit for a long while now, and Tascam has always had some
IK Multimedia is known for providing practical, cost-effective solutions to real-world audio problems, and its new USB microphone/audio interface addition applies that expertise to podcasting and streaming applications. The iRig Stream Mic Pro combines a condenser microphone and 24-bit / 96 kHz audio interface in one convenient package that’s ready to plug in to your computer for instant streaming
Videographers, podcasters, and content creators looking for a powerful and portable audio-recording solution will find a lot to like in TASCAM’s Portacapture X6, a streamlined version of its popular X8 model, but scaled back for smaller productions requiring fewer inputs and tracks. The more compact size makes the X6 easier to position for dialog recording while still allowing you to record up to six simultaneous 32-bit-float tracks at
Lots of stuff on the agenda this week—some of which even shocked us! Most relevant to our creative audience is likely the Sony FE 20-70mm f/4 G Lens, a fresh take on the mid-range standard zoom with an extra-wide starting focal length. Apple's surprise launch of upgraded MacBook Pros starring the M2 Pro and M2 Max chips was another big update for anyone in the market for a new
In preparation for the upcoming release of the M.Zuiko 90mm f/3.5 Macro IS PRO lens, OM SYSTEM has released firmware updates for the E-M1 Mark II, E-M1 Mark III, E-M5 Mark III, E-M1X, and OM-5 cameras.
Olympus OM-D E-M1X Mirrorless Camera
According to the release notes, the updated firmware optimizes the AF function of the cameras when the M
Audio-Technica is delivering a powerful new tool for the modern, professional streamer and gamer with the announcement of its new StreamSet headset, a forward-thinking update to its celebrated headphone line that combines the legendary sound quality of the ATH-M50x headphones with the crisp clarity of the 20-series microphones. Specifically designed to address the needs of gamers, streamers, and content creators, these headsets provide versatility, studio-quality sound, and come in two flavors: The
FUJIFILM announced several firmware updates for the X-H2S and X-H2 cameras and the XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens. This marks version 3.00 for the X-H2S, which improves its already stellar autofocus performance. Users can expect enhanced
Apple has announced a new, supposedly improved, second-generation HomePod Smart Speaker. The announcement comes just a day after the reveal of the new MacBook and Mac mini, continuing Apple’s recent trend of rolling out revised products on the heels of its keynote. The revamped HomePod is the first update to the full-sized model
You already love the Nikon Z9’s ability to capture full-frame 8K video, but now, with firmware update 3.0, you can add Bluetooth timecode using the Atomos UltraSync BLUE and AtomX CONNECT devices. The latest 3.01 update also fixes several focus-tracking functions in AF-C mode, improves FTP uploading, and eliminates a custom setting
If you’re looking to upgrade your production with a 6K full-frame cinema-style look, Kinefinity has just released two large-format cameras, the MAVO mark2 S35 and the MAVO mark2 LF. The brand has also created two new Agile Pack camera kits that include accessories for the