by Peter Mariarz · Posted 05/23/2022
Nanlite released its first tube lights three years prior to the release of the latest version, the PavoTube II X-Series. The original PavoTubes were a great, budget-friendly option for shooters, but there were a number of fair criticisms regarding the lights’ design and performance. The PavoTube II X-Series of lights tackle most of these issues by implementing improved LED technology, added features, and a redesigned body.
The PavoTube IIs come in three sizes. They are available in the 2'
by Shawn C. Steiner · Posted 05/19/2022
Netflix is the streaming service. Many others have challenged it and many are doing well. Still, no one compares to the size of Netflix, or comes close in terms of outputting original content. As such, the camera technology decisions they make matter if you want to get a strong deal with the streaming giant for the new film or television series you’re shooting.
“Netflix approved” means that cameras have the minimum specs required to ensure the expected quality of a Netflix Original. While it shouldn’t be your only guide when purchasing a
Announcing edelkrone’s the new edelkrone Controller v2, which brings dedicated wireless control of edelkrone’s motion-controlled sliders, jibs, heads, and dollies, from up to 82' away. The dedicated controller has the essential features of the edelkrone App, which allows you to save your phone for other things like ordering lunch or searching the Web. The v2 features a bigger OLED display and double the battery life of the original edelkrone
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 color science, high efficiency, and versatile connectivity—plus a pretty cool mounting system.
In this B&H video, we share 10 camera movements that will level up your next film or video! You'll learn how to achieve these moves in-camera, whether handheld or with a gimbal. Remember, use these techniques only when the story calls for it!
Which of these shots are you looking to try? Let us in on the plan, in the Comments section, below.
Upgrade the configuration and management of your office’s server room or broadcast studio with the power of MuxLab’s KVM HDMI-over-IP PoE Extender Transmitter and Receiver duo and their UHD 4K signal distribution capabilities. Equipment from personal computers
DJI has unveiled its latest sub-250g flyer, the Mini 3 Pro. The new miniature boasts serious upgrades compared to its non-Pro predecessors, including a dramatically improved camera system, a bigger battery with longer flight time, and, for the first time in a Mini-series drone, tri-directional obstacle avoidance.
Mini 3 Pro
How do you choose your first tripod? Do you select carbon fiber or aluminum? How do you find the best one for your budget? Should you get a full-size or travel tripod? Landscape photographer Gabriel Biderman shares five tips on how to choose the right tripod.
What are your questions about finding the best tripod for your needs? Ask them in the Comments section, below.
B&H is excited to announce a new entry into the encoding and streaming video arena from AJA: the HELO Plus advanced, stand-alone H.264 Streaming/Encoding/Recording appliance. The HELO Plus is a compact device that can be used on any network to input, encode, record, and stream your HD video production for live events, education, sports, news, and just about any media broadcast environment. The updated and redesigned HELO Plus adds a
Add smooth, motorized jib moves with up to 20" of camera travel to your productions, bringing even the smallest shoots extra production value, with edelkrone's JibONE v2. Supporting up to 11 pounds, this ultra-compact motorized jib keeps your camera perfectly level while moving horizontally, diagonally, and even vertically. The tilt and pan axes can be set to every 22.5˚, providing you with 16 rock-solid positions throughout the pan
NAB 2022 – Rokinon steps up its game with the Meister Professional Cinema Lenses and Xeen Anamorphic Pro Full-Frame Cinema Lenses. At T1.3, the spherical primes are fast—very fast—for full-frame lenses and they use 13-blade irises to provide not just excellent low-light performance, but pleasing bokeh for natural-feeling out-of- focus highlights. Rokinon's X-coatings provide good contrast and help control flare and internal ghosting,
New for NAB 2022, the Accsoon CineView HE allows you to transmit and receive 1080p video up to 1200' wirelessly. Supporting HDMI signals and featuring a zero-latency loop out HDMI port for local viewing, the transmitter can send its signal to the included receiver, as well as up to three mobile devices. The transmitter automatically selects the best channel for video and audio transmission, and it uses dual-band transmission
Adding a powerful spotlight to your lighting scheme can set your production apart, and the new fully color-tunable professional Orion 675 FS LED spotlight from Prolycht can make that happen. The Orion 675 FS is a full-spectrum RGBACL LED spotlight that can output the equivalent of a 1200W HMI or a 5000W tungsten Fresnel. The light will be released in ready-to-shoot kits and with separate accessories, including the Standard Orion 675 FS Kit
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 other Bolt 4K models also makes the Bolt 4K LT HDMI a versatile option for rental-house use, crew-owned kits, and “B” and “C” camera transmission on
Bring RGB color to your productions with the latest Light Storm LED model from Aputure, the LS 600c Pro RGBWW LED Light. The LS 600c joins the LS 600d to enhance your creativity, providing precision light control with a hyper reflector and vibrant color with its RGBWW full color spectrum. The Bowens-mount lights come ready for battery power in V-mount and