At SkyOptics we’ve been waiting eagerly for the release of this DJI camera upgrade. As photographers, whilst the X3 does a great job, it does sometimes feel as you have one hand tied behind your back and you’ve sometimes got to work hard to get the results you want.
We’ve never understood these keyboards. Either you know the shortcuts – in which case you don’t need them written on the keys – or you don’t – in which case hunting for the function on the keyboard is slower than going to the program’s menu. But they do exist and Logickeyboard have announced that the new DaVinci Resolve 12 shortcut keyboard now is available for PC and Mac.
As part of its plans to go global, Mativision, the 360˚ video and Virtual Reality (VR) technology company, has opened its new head office in London’s Shoreditch.
Intuitive Aerial’s AERIGON UAV was used on a key action scene in Spectre with a 6K RED Dragon and Zeiss Master Prime lens on-board. Helicopter Film Services (HFS) flew its AERIGON just above the rooftops near Trafalgar Square in London as Bond, played by Daniel Craig, races up a fire escape.
Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of DaVinci Resolve 12.1 which adds features such as remote rendering, 10-bit viewers, new editing and colour correction tools.
Cinematographer Felix Wiedemann has chosen Anamorphic/i lenses from Cooke Optics to shoot the action thriller Stratton.
As replacements for their XA25 and XA20 camcorders, Canon has introduced the XA35 and XA30. Much the same market is involved, low level broadcast, news, documentaries, in fact most surreptitious-based jobs. We'll leave you to figure out which ones they are.
Canon today introduces the CJ20ex7.8B, a 2/3” portable 4K zoom lens for professional broadcast, with a 20x zoom ratio and focal-length range from 7.8mm to 156mm.
Sony’s newest addition to its PXW series of shoulder-mount camcorders is the HDPXW-X400 with stronger network and wireless capabilities, improved weight balance, XAVC 50p recording (60p recording will be supported on only XAVC-Long format) and pool feed functions.
Panasonic, it seems, are big fans of Pimp My Ride. In that show, rapper Xzibit would pick a person to have their car ‘pimped’ by a custom body shop, West Coast Customs. Think lots of carbon fibre and a garish paint job.