Mary Latvis

Whether wrangling multiple sitcom cameras and pulling focus as an A.C., trekking to locations from City Island to Arkansas, or capturing documentary footage entirely in Farsi, Mary has enjoyed a wealth of truly varied experiences behind the camera. She now contributes Pro Video articles and equipment reviews to the B&H Explora site and incorporates her rental house knowledge into her product descriptions for B&H.

Latest Articles

1 week ago
B&H is pleased to announce not just one, but two new wireless video monitors from Vaxis: the Atom A5 and the Storm CINE 8. …
1 week ago
B&H is excited to share DZOFilm’s announcement of its new VESPID Cyber full-frame cine-style prime lenses. While full details are still yet to come, these primes appear to be updated versions of the existing VESPID Cyber lenses with the addition of a lens data interface that can transmit information that is vital to F/X work and to matching shots on different days or in different locations…
2 weeks ago
DJI has upped its gimbal game with the introduction of the RS 3 and RS 3 Pro models, along with the long-distance O3 Pro Video Transmission system. Both gimbals feature automated axis locks that unlock in lightning-fast time, letting you jump right into the action so you don’t miss that crucial shot. An updated stabilization algorithm, SuperSmooth mode, and new quick-release plate designs make…
2 weeks ago
Smart, versatile, and fast—Anton Bauer has upped the block-battery game with the release of its new VCLX NM2 14.4/28/48V cine-style battery. With intelligent management functions, simultaneous 28 and 14.4V or 48 and 14.4 V outputs, and an…
1 month ago
Lighting your video scenes often requires the specific abilities offered by several types of lighting fixtures. While my on-set experience has made me more familiar with Fresnels, HMIs, and LED panels, I recently had the opportunity to try some of the latest LED strip lights, the Rainbow 2 and the Double Rainbow. These slim, fairly compact lights from Quasar Science offer detailed control, robust…
2 months ago
When it comes to video production, seeing is believing and now Teradek has made it easier to view your video footage as the action unfolds using its new Bolt 4K LT HDMI wireless video system. Providing HDMI-only transmission enables Teradek to offer this latest iteration of the Bolt 4K LT at a more budget-friendly price that is perfect for indie content creators. Its cross-compatibility with all…
2 months ago
Bright, accurate, and intelligent are the keywords for SmallRig’s new RC 220 COB LED Video Lights. Available in both RC 220B Bicolor and RC 220D Daylight versions, these powerful new chip-on-…
2 months ago
Pocket-sized yet potent, Lume Cube's compact RGB Panel Go is the onboard light to turn to when you want a versatile, on-camera lighting solution. Ideal for video content creators, this LED panel offers 360˚ of RGB color, special effects, 3200 to 5600K color temperature, and more, all in…
2 months ago
Experienced video shooters know that reliable batteries are key to a smooth production and that your choice of a battery charger is part of the process. B&H is pleased to announce several new battery products from Core SWX that will keep your power needs covered, including MACH4 quad chargers in…
3 months ago
Searching for the utmost in reliability when streaming your video content, especially in the field? Teradek has you covered with the latest version of its flagship encoder line, the Prism Flex. These broadcast-quality encoder and…
4 months ago
You already know them as a favorite provider of camera cages and support components―now B&H is pleased to share that SmallRig has entered the pro lighting market with the release of its COB lighting series. Available in…
4 months ago
Realtors, contractors, and DIY homeowners now have a new tool for documenting existing spaces or updates to ongoing projects in 3D/360˚ form. Introducing the Axis Capture Assist Motor Mount―Matterport’s cost-effective capture option that uses your smartphone, opening the 3D “walk-through” virtual-tour process door to small/medium…
5 months ago
Canon has announced the new EOS R5 C, a compact, hybrid camera that is ideal for journalists, event photographers, and drone users who routinely capture stills and video over the course of their workday. This RF-mount mirrorless camera combines the full-frame 45 MP resolution and speed of EOS…
5 months ago
When you need to communicate clearly with remote participants, turn to AVer for a range of easy-to-use, high-quality videoconferencing and educational interfaces. AVer produces an array of conference cameras, PTZ tracking cameras, pro video displays, and wireless document cameras that enable you to keep in touch at safe distances…