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Canon releases Full Frame Mirrorless EOS R Camera

Canon have today taken their first steps into the full frame mirrorless market with the announcement of the Canon EOS R range. The EOS R features a brand new RF mount, 30.3MP Dual Pixel CMOS AF sensor with a maximum of 5655 manually selectable AF points. At the heart of the new EOS R system […]

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Atlas Orion Anamorphic Lens Review

Atlas Orion Anamorphic Lens Review This is the write up of our latest YouTube video which you can watch here – Click here.  Anamorphic Lenses were originally designed, in order that filmmakers could utilize Full Academy Aperture i.e. excluding the Sound Track Area of the 35mm Film Format. There was a range of reasons this was […]

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Transvideo Starlite HD put to the test at CVP…

At IBC 2015 we met with Transvideo to discuss a great new product we were all keen to know more about, the Starlite HDRF! And what is even better is that just a few days later we had the perfect opportunity to test it out… A brief introduction; The Starlite HD3G-SDI Oled Monitor measures just […]

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Why aren’t CVP at BVE this year?

Whilst BVE is an excellent show and one at which we have enjoyed much success, by its very nature being only across a 3 day period it was becoming impossible to offer high quality advice and demonstration in such a busy environment. Therefore we decided to use our budget to offer a far more focussed […]

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Low Light King

Nikon or Canon? The debate rages on amongst fans of each, and if you’re in the aviation community you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a straight race between the two. But after a discussion with Andrew Whyte recently, I was left wondering if there might be a third way. Andrew is well known for […]

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My first week with the new Kino Flo Select 30 LED

I have been a Lighting Cameraman now for 21 years working in all forms of Television Production, and the one thing I can say that has happened to the TV industry over this time is that it has become much quicker! With tapeless workflow post production has become faster. With smaller HD cameras that are […]

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Blackmagic Update from NAB!

Blackmagic Duplicator 4K Say you’ve just attended a gig, it’s been very well planned and the event organisers are ahead of the game, they’ve recorded the show live as you were enjoying it they’ve copied the recording across to multiple low cost SDI cards which are ready for purchase when you leave the show. So […]

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RPT launches new resource for Libyan freelance journalists

Today the Rory Peck Trust launched a new resource for Libyan freelance journalists, as part of a two-year project supported by the UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF). Freelancing In Libya contains practical tools, information and guides to help Libyan journalists operate safely and professionally in an increasingly insecure and volatile environment. With chapters on The Business of Being Freelance, […]

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I think this could be one of the most important sets of images I’ve taken

Picture of John, why is it so important? Turn back the clocks a couple of years, I was a music photographer solely shooting musicians, no problem there but I felt there was something missing, something creative and fun, work had started to feel a little too much like work. I had started reading about ‘personal […]

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GlobalFilter – Universal Screw in filter that removes Rolling Shutter!

Today (Friday 1st April 2016) GlobalFilter GmbH have announced a brand new filter that can be added to almost any existing lens and entirety remove rolling shutter artefacts! Say goodbye to rolling shutter – now a thing of the past! Kashikura Takashi  product specialist at GlobalFilters GmbH, said “After many years of research and development we have […]