by Sofia Belhouari · Posted 11/22/2021
The Insta360 ONE X2 recently turned one year old and, to celebrate, we took the reigning best 360 camera on a six-day sojourn through Morocco and Paris. While there, we put the ONE X2 through its paces to see whether the multi-cam was still the best in its class.
Spoiler Alert: Yep, still is.
Insta360 ONE X2
The Insta360 ONE X2 is a worthy successor
Jake Estes tests the new DJI Mavic 3, capable of capturing up to 5.1K video, zooming up to 28x, avoiding obstacles with the omnidirectional sensing system, and more.
Are you as excited about this new Mavic compact drone as we are? What are your impressions? Start a conversation in the Comments section, below.
Join us as we review the Lupo Superpanel Full Color 30 RGBWW LED Panel. Designed for maximum control and high output quality, this RGBWW LED light has three color modes to satisfy the needs of any film or video production. Additionally, it features an extensive library of preset filters and special effects, which can be quickly accessed.
What would you film with this LED video light? Share your responses in the Comments section, below.
by Sofia Belhouari · Posted 10/21/2021
Looking for a camera that's powerful enough to capture all of life's incredible, action-packed moments, yet small enough to fit inside your pocket or clip inconspicuously onto your clothing? Say hello to the Insta360 GO 2, the 26-gram action cam that delivers powerful performance despite its diminutive size. B&H asked me to do a full hands-on review of this mighty miniature, so I brought it along for some boating in Rhode Island, a
Our video team tests the DZOFilm VESPID Prime Lens Kit, which is well-suited for filmmaking productions, ranging from independent to studio. These affordable cinema lenses boast impressive build quality, versatile mount-ability, and stunning cinematic image quality.
Have you used any of these lenses? Share your experiences below in the Comments section!
The original WEEBILL LAB featured some of my favorite innovations in the world of gimbals. When the industry focused on providing the most compact gimbal, or the smoothest stabilization, Zhiyun-Tech offered an option focused on being the most intuitive to set up and comfortable to operate. The WEEBILL-2 has doubled down on the innovations that made the WEEBILL LAB and
B&H’s video team tests the Accsoon CineEye 2 and CineEye 2S Pro Wireless Video Transmitters, going over the specs and exploring the latency and range. Both of these transmitters allow flexibility on set, since they allow you to transmit up to 1080p60 video and monitor your camera on your phone.
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Doug Guerra takes the LiveU Solo Live Stream Encoder on a real-world test. This video encoder is a professional, reliable tool for any live event, because its size and simplicity make it a powerful streaming device.
Would you add this to your live streaming setup? Tell us in the Comments section, below.
Doug Guerra puts the HP Reverb G2 to the test in this hands-on review. This VR headset boasts 4320 x 2160 total resolution, dual 2.89" LCD screens, 90 Hz refresh rate, 114° field of view, and more. What are your thoughts on this virtual reality headset? Tell us about them or ask us questions in the Comments section, just below.
Jake Estes and Bobby Sansivero test the ARRI Orbiter, an LED light with a processor that's four times faster than the SkyPanel. This cinema light features a wide range of color features, a 2000 to 20,000K color-temperature range, the ability to save up to 240 favorites, and much more.
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I had the opportunity to work with the Anton/Bauer Titon Base Battery Kit for the Blackmagic Pocket 4K and 6K cameras and jumped at the chance. The Titon Base battery has a QR (Quick Release) plate that allows you to mount your camera on it for a tight shooting package with extended run time. I’m accustomed to using external batteries, since I started with Aaton and ARRI SR film cameras, as well as ENG cameras and
Jake tests out the Hollyland Mars 400S PRO SDI/HDMI Wireless Video Transmission System, which is perfect for livestreaming and filmmaking. This wireless system transmits up to 1080p60 SDI or HDMI video and 400' line-of-sight to receiver (300' to Hollyview app), allowing you and your clients to conveniently and comfortably watch a video’s production.
Learn more about the Hollyland Mars 400S PRO SDI/HDMI Wireless Video Transmission System at
Jake Estes takes the Zhiyun CRANE 3S Pro out for a spin—literally! This camera stabilizer boasts a large 14.3-lb payload, an updated axis-locking system, external power input, and the ViaTouch 2.0 motion control system, connectivity with the Zy Play App and more. It can also accommodate a wide range of cinema camera sizes by utilizing a separately available extension module to extend the horizontal arm, which is now positioned
See how the brand new ARRI Signature Zooms were integrated into the emerging world of LED Video Wall and Virtual Production for a fashion shoot with the set design rendered in real time via Epic Games’ Unreal Engine.
Have you used ARRI Signature Zooms on your film or video production? Tell us about your experience in the Comments, below!
Every filmmaker has their own needs on set, so which Canon camera is right for you? In this cinema camera comparison, Doug takes a look at the Canon C70, the Canon C300 Mark III, and the Canon C500 Mark II, as well as rigging options for the