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Dale Baskin
Dale Baskin
Photographer/Filmmaker/Writer

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Gear of the Year 2018 - Dale's choice: DJI Ronin-S

The DJI Ronin-S may not be as instantly recognizable as some other products from 2018, but Editor Dale Baskin explains why he picked this production tool as his 2018 Gear of the Year – and why he chose it to shoot a documentary film.

Hands-on with the Red Hydrogen One

It's big, heavy, expensive and it gave us a headache. Red's Hydrogen One is an interesting concept but its main selling point – capturing and displaying 3D content – completely misses the mark.

Blackmagic Design announces new Blackmagic RAW codec for video

Blackmagic Design has announced the public beta of its new Blackmagic RAW video codec. The company says the new format combines the benefits of shooting Raw video with the ease of use and smaller file sizes usually associated with non-Raw video files.

Fujifilm X-T3: what you need to know

The X-T3 is Fujifilm's newest X-series camera, and potentially represents the largest jump in features and performance that we've seen in a new Fujifilm camera in quite some time. We take a look at its headline features including a new sensor, new processor, new AF system, and some seriously impressive video capabilities.

Which is better: Nikon Z7 vs Sony a7R III

Now that Nikon has entered the full-frame mirrorless camera market, the natural question that comes up is how its first model, the Z7, compares to Sony's high resolution king, the a7R III. We take a look at how these two cameras stack up against one another.

What you need to know about DJI's new Mavic 2 series drones

DJI's new Mavic 2 series of drones come in two models: The Mavic 2 Pro features a camera with a large 1-inch type sensor, while the Mavic 2 Zoom includes a camera with a 2x optical zoom lens. We had a chance to go hands-on with both new models to see what's different about them, as well as number of features they have in common.

Nikon Z7 sample videos
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Nikon's new Z7 mirrorless camera promises to be useful for video work as well as still photography, and includes features such as 4:2:2 10-bit video over HDMI, usable autofocus in video, and improved video processing. We've put together a quick sample reel recorded at Nikon's launch event in New York.

Using the Nikon Z7 vs. Nikon's DSLRs

Nikon tells us it put a lot of thought into creating a consistent user experience between its new mirrorless cameras and its F-mount DSLRs. In this short video, we take a look at what the company got right - and where we think it could do better.

The HumanEyes Vuze XR shoots both 360° and 180° (3D) video

We've seen different flavors of 360° cameras over the past couple of years, but the Vuze XR may be the first one that's designed to shoot both 360° spherical and 180° stereoscopic video in a single unit.

Video: Pro lighting at hardware store prices

Want to create pro quality lighting for your videos, but don't have thousands of dollars to spend on expensive video lights? In this video, our friends over at ShareGrid demonstrate how to professionally light a model with some work lights, a bit of poster board and even a shower curtain.