News Roundup

by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
NAB begins on Sunday and this week was loaded up with plenty of reveals from brands hoping to capture attendees’ attention on the show floor. There’s always too much to cover—that’s why you should keep stopping by our NAB page to find the latest news, videos, and specials—and that makes it even more difficult to pick out the key products to highlight this week. We landed on the
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
We’re a week away from the 2024 NAB Show and lots of exciting new products have already been announced. Lens-crafters NiSi and Atlas Lens Co. unveiled new additions to their signature cinema lineups. Industry-titan Sachtler updated its lauded Ace tripod system. We also got not one but two teasers for upcoming product launches from DJI.  NiSi ATHENA PRIME series brings on 18mm, 40mm, and 135mm lenses NiSi is a relative newcomer to the world of cinema lenses, but they’ve made a strong showing so far, offering lenses that strike the right balance
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
This week was a busy one with a few lenses, a few firmware updates, and some other categories garnering newsworthiness. Of particular note is Nikon, with the release of an even more comprehensive all-in-one zoom for Z-mount: the NIKKOR Z 28-400mm f/4-8 VR Lens. Sigma went for speed with the 50mm f/1.2 DG DN Art Lens for
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Videographers will get a kick out of this week’s announcements because we have an interesting variety of products. The biggest reveal is the Mevo Core from Logitech. It is an advanced streaming camera that takes a big leap over previous releases from the brand by joining the Micro Four Thirds ecosystem with an active mount and a larger Four Thirds sensor. Teradek has upgraded its encoder/decoders with the
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Nikon stayed in the news this week after its surprise announcement that it will be acquiring RED, with a major firmware update for the Z9. FUJIFILM shows there are still more ways to have analog fun with instant film with the
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
It has been a busy week with some major announcements, some minor announcements, and one very interesting bit of news. Cameras are always king here at B&H, so the Leica SL3 is the key launch this week. The third time around seems to be the charm, with improvements to almost every aspect of the camera. Shure also had some fun news this week, with the release of the
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Last week was a busy one, with CP+ bringing tons of exciting photography news. This week sits between CP+ and WPPI, so there isn’t too much to discuss. We have a few cool accessories to mention, namely the Core SWX NANOX series of batteries and PGYTECH Card Reader/Case Combos. In the
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
It’s been a great week for photography news as brands geared up for CP+. FUJIFILM clearly has a winner on its hands with the X100VI—a follow up to one of the most popular compact cameras of the past few years. Otherwise, we are looking at a lot of glass. Sony went for a unique mid-range offering in the FE 24-
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
It's been a solid week for news, with Hollyland’s LARK M2 announcement taking the top spot, followed by new earbuds from Bose®, a significant firmware update for the Nikon Z8 camera, and a range of new content for all tastes across the B&H content-verse. Hollyland Introduces LARK M2 Wireless Mic System LARK M2 Wireless Microphone System in Dedicated Charging Case The
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
It was another relatively slow week in terms of announcements, with ZEISS making the sole major splash with its Nano Prime cine lens announcement. Despite the lack of product announcements, we’re still publishing new hands-on videos of Kodak’s Super 8 movie camera, we’ve got a video on 5 Ways to Upgrade Your Smart Home Entertainment Center, and we’ll hear from our staff writers about what caught their eye in the last seven days. ZEISS Launches the Compact Nano Prime Cine Lenses ZEISS had the
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
A bit of a breather compared to the previous few weeks, this final week of January still saw some new product announcements from OM SYSTEM, in the photo world, and new computer components from AMD and NVIDIA. Outside of these main announcements, we also had a timely release from Polaroid as well as a few other educational and inspirational pieces of content to share. OM SYSTEM Launches New Flagship and Pair of Lenses After a relatively quiet 2023, OM SYSTEM is making an early splash with
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
It has been a busy week involving many product categories here at B&H, with Hasselblad representing the photo corner, RED coming in hot with a major video announcement, and numerous brands making big announcements in the audio world during the NAMM 2024 show. We’ll recap all of this, plus some of our regular creative programming from this week. Hasselblad’s Latest V-System Back Goes to 100 This week, Hasselblad announced the
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
With CES in the rearview mirror and NAMM just up ahead, we had a bit of a breather this week, with only a handful of new products released. Audio announcements are beginning to trickle in as next week’s trade show approaches, and a pair of flash products from Godox hit the market. The DJI Mic 2 is Here The top announcement of the week goes to DJI, who introduced the Mic 2, a follow-up to the tremendously popular first-gen model that’s a mainstay wireless mic system among content creators. Available in
by Bjorn Petersen ·Posted
The second week of 2024 is coming to a close and it’s been dominated by CES. It’s the first trade show on the calendar and one of the biggest of the year, bringing together brands from all over the world under the general premise of “Consumer Electronics.” We’ve been in Las Vegas covering some of the show's major announcements, along with some of the overall themes and new concepts not quite ready for the market. At the crossroads of the West and Central Exhibition Halls lies the CES chrome monolith; this is the home of all things consumer
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Welcome back! We hope your year is starting off on the right foot. Over here, a new year means preparing for a great deal of new gear. The first few months are crackling with trade shows—CES, NAMM, and CP+ to name a few—and each one brings a truckload of new announcements. Even the first few days aren’t empty, and we have some new equipment to discuss this week. CES 2024 begins next week and there will be tons of product announcements in the computer and home entertainment categories—cameras usually end up in the mix, too. Let’s get started.