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Syrp launches Magic Carpet Pro slider with 'infinitely extendable' track

Syrp has announced the Magic Carpet Pro: a slider that offers filmmakers an 'infinitely extendable' range thanks to built-in track levers that let you connect lengths of track without the use of tools.

The intelligent Rylo 360° camera is now compatible with Android

The Rylo 360° camera we called "a 360° camera done right" is finally compatible with the Android operating system, and works with most devices running Android 6.0 or later.

MRMC unveil a smaller, lighter and cheaper version of its Bolt camera robot

Nikon-owned Mark Roberts Motion Control has announced that it will release a new, smaller version of its incredible Bolt 'cinebot' in April of this year. The so-called Bolt Junior is set to weigh less than half of the original, and will cost less as well.

Video: Sony a7 III overview

The Sony a7 III may be the entry point to the company's full-frame mirrorless system, but it packs in a lot of technology borrowed from high-end siblings like the a9. Here's a quick hands-on rundown of what's on board the latest model.

Video: Sony a7 III and Sony a9 Eye AF and Lock-on AF compared

Just moments after its launch at WPPI in Las Vegas, we had the chance to try out some of the Sony a7 III's features. Take a look at the a7 III's performance in Eye AF and Lock-on AF modes compared to the a9.

eMotimo motion control kit motorizes your Dana Dolly for a lot less

eMotimo has introduced a motion control kit that motorizes the popular Dana Dolly using an eMotimo spectrum ST4 for a massive range of control. Together, the kit starts around $4,250, compared to the $15K to $20K of current industry-standard set-ups.

RED and Foxconn want to produce affordable 8K cameras for the general public

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said over the weekend that the company is working with RED Digital Cinema to build top-quality video cameras at a third of the current prices.

Worth the money? Fully loaded iMac Pro vs fully loaded iMac

A fully loaded iMac Pro will cost you an eye-watering $14,000... but if you're set on an Apple all-in-one, is it really $8,000 better than a fully-loaded 5K iMac? Parker Walbeck of Full Time Filmmaker ran some tests to find out what kind of performance you get for that money.

$2,500 Sony a7S II vs $50,000 ARRI Alexa Mini: Can you tell the difference?

Our friends at ShareGrid recently put the affordable filmmaking favorite Sony a7SII up against a monster: the $50,000+ ARRI Alexa Mini. Can you tell the difference in their side-by-side test footage?

Photographer struck by rally car while standing near track corner

An incident involving a photographer struck by a car during the outdoor racing event Sno*Drift Rally has spurred discussion and criticism over shooting practices in risky situations.

Steven Soderbergh shot his latest movie entirely on the iPhone, calls it a 'gamechanger'

The director of movies such as Erin Brockovich, Traffic, and Ocean’s Eleven was impressed by the smartphone's 4K resolution, and general movie performance.

The VEGAS Pro video editor is now available by subscription, costs $17 per month

In an attempt to attract new users, Magix has made its Vegas Pro video editing software available on a subscription basis. The program typically costs $600 to buy outright, but on the subscription model users can access it from $16.67 per month.

Video: Using a $50 lens on a $12,500 5K RED cinema camera

Ridiculous test incoming. What happens when you slap a $50 Yongnuo 50mm F1.8 lens onto a $12,000+ 5K RED cinema camera? One YouTuber decided to give it a shot and find out.

Structure: Moving 4K close-ups shot at up to 1000x magnification

In his video Structure, photographer Drew Geraci shows how everyday objects become fascinating landscapes when captured in moving 4K shots at up to 1000x magnification.

Gudsen’s Moza AirCross gimbal can provide both stabilization and power

Gudsen has launched a new gimbal that’s aimed at mirrorless photographers. With a payload of 3.9lbs/1.8kg, the new Moza AirCross can provide stabilization to a mirrorless body even fitted with a cinema lens and a new in-handle option can provide power to Sony and Panasonic cameras.

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S vs Sony a7S II low light shootout

We shot the Panasonic GH5S against the Sony a7S II to see whether the video-centric Lumix can wrest the low light crown away from its full-frame rival.

Grand Canyon time lapse records rare cloud inversion

Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic, filmmakers and collaborators on a project called Skyglow, recently captured remarkable footage of a cloud inversion in the Grand Canyon. See for yourself how the clouds take on an almost ocean-like appearance in their latest time lapse footage.

Final Cut Pro X 10.4 adds HDR support, VR video editing, and (finally!) curves

Apple just dropped a major update of video editing program Final Cut Pro X, adding support for HDR, VR and 360° video editing, 8K support, and advanced color grading tools including (FINALLY!) curves.

High Sight launches the Mini portable cable camera system

The Mini System was designed with portability and ease of use in mind, but builds on High Sight's experience building larger and more complex products.

The new HDMI 2.1 specification (and cable) adds support for 10K, 8K HDR, and 4K at 120fps

The new HDMI 2.1 specification and Ultra High Speed Cable standard have been released, and they can handle some crazy data rates. We're talking 10K video, uncompressed 8K HDR, and 4K at 120fps kind of crazy.

Lytro Immerge 2.0 is a HUGE light-field camera rig for high-end VR production

Lytro just released a new version of their insane Immerge light-field camera system for professional VR productions. The Immerge 2.0 features higher quality, a wider field of view, and much more... not that any of us mere mortals will ever touch one.

Video: first look at the Leica CL

Get to know the new Leica CL in short order by giving our 90 second 'First look' video a watch.

Vimeo adds support for 8K 10-bit HDR videos

Vimeo has just added support for 8K HDR 10-bit content, making it possible to show up to 75% of the colors the human eye can perceive vs the usual 35%. Take THAT YouTube.

Behind the scenes: Shooting a cinematic short film with the iPhone X

Go behind the scenes with filmmaker Nick Arcivos, who recently created a beautiful cinematic short film in Paris using only the iPhone X, a couple of gimbals, and a few lights. The results are very impressive.

Blackmagic unveils DeckLink 8K Pro capture card for 'real time 8K workflows'

8K video is coming a lot faster than you think, and Blackmagic is ready for it. Meet the DeckLink 8K Pro, a new high performance PCI-E capture and playback card built to handle 'real time high resolution 8K workflows.'

Gates unveils underwater housing for RED cinema cameras, will probably cost around $15K

You’d have to be pretty brave to immerse your $50K RED cinema camera underwater. But if you've got the guts, Gates just released a new housing you can be pretty sure won't wreck your unbelievably expensive toy.

Google explains the Pixel 2's impressive hybrid video stabilization

Unlike most smartphone cameras, the new Google Pixel 2 devices combine optical and electronic image stabilization for a smooth video experience. Here's how it works.

Video: Meet the Panasonic Lumix G9

What happens when a company known for its video-centric hybrid cameras turns its attention to professional stills shooters? The Panasonic G9. Check out our overview video to catch up on everything that's new.

Mevo Plus is a pro-tier livestreaming 4K camera for Vimeo Live

Video platform Vimeo has just released its own camera. Meet the Mevo Plus, a 4K livestreaming camera designed specifically for use with the Vimeo Live service.

Sony a7R III UHD 4K sample video clips

The Sony a7R Mark III can shoot UHD 4K video at 24 and 30p using the full width of its image sensor or over-sampled footage using a Super 35 crop. Take a look at some samples from a shooting event earlier this week.

Demo: Sony a7R III's impressive Eye AF

We've been fans of Sony's Eye AF feature for a while now, and since the company claims it's twice as effective in the a7R III it was one of the first things we wanted to check out.

Demo: Here is the Sony a7R III shooting at 10 fps

What's the first thing to try when you get the a7R III in your hands? Why, 10 fps mechanical shutter bursts, with continuous autofocus, of course. It's impressive on paper and sure enough, it's darn impressive in person.

The D850 is Nikon's best video camera yet, but it's not ideal for video novices

With features like full-sensor-width 4K recording, Nikon has made its most video-friendly DSLR to date in the D850. That said, there's a difference between offering a feature and implementing it well.

Demo: Adobe's experimental 'Cloak' tech is like Content Aware Fill for video

Adobe gave the audience at MAX a sneak peek at some exciting new technology its developing. It's called Adobe Cloak: a highly capable Content Aware Fill-like feature for video editors.

Meet the Canon PowerShot G1 X III

Canon went and put an APS-C sensor in a G series compact. The result is a mighty tempting camera for travel.

MeFOTO launches MeVIDEO brand with new GlobeTrotter travel video tripod

Colorful tripod maker MeFOTO has launched a new tripod... and a whole new brand name. Meet the GlobeTrotter travel video tripod, the first product to be released under the MeVIDEO brand.

Video: Meet the world's fastest camera slider

Photographer and filmmaker Daniel DeArco built his own, custom, 'world's fastest camera slider.' See it in action in these behind the scenes videos.

RED unveils Monstro 8K VV full-frame sensor with 17+ stops of dynamic range

RED's monstrous new Monstro 8K VV is a 35.4MP full-frame monster with "unprecedented dynamic range [of 17+ stops] and breathtaking color accuracy."

Here's Google's impressive OIS + EIS video stabilization demonstrated

Optical image stabilization is a welcome update in the Google Pixel 2. But what's really impressive is that it can be used in tandem with electronic stabilization in video mode – here's what that looks like.

Video: 4K cinematic footage captured with Apple's new iPhone 8 Plus

Filmmaker Matteo Bertoli recently put the iPhone 8 Plus through its paces on a cinematic 4K shoot in Los Angeles, and the resulting footage really impressed him.

$80,000 vs $3,000: Arri Alexa vs Canon 80D video shootout

Do you think a $3,000 Canon 80D video rig can compete with an $80,000+ Arri Alexa setup? Well it can't, but check out this video anyway to see how the rigs compare.

How a photojournalist shot the eclipse photo of a lifetime with the Sony a9

A veteran photojournalist, Rick Wilking secured a spot in the path of totality for the August solar eclipse. While things didn't quite pan out as predicted, an unexpected subject in the sky and a quick reaction made for a once-in-a-lifetime shot.

New product overview videos: Canon EOS 6D II and more

We're always expanding our collection of product overview content, and we've just added videos for the Canon EOS 6D Mark II, the EOS Rebel SL2 and EOS M6.

Why should you care about the Sony RX10 IV? Phase detection autofocus, that's why

The Sony RX10 IV is a fixed lens camera with a 1"-type sensor and 24-600mm equivalent lens that can shoot 4K video or stills at 24 fps, but that's not what we think is interesting about it. The addition of phase detection autofocus is pivotal to all those features.

Sony packed serious phase detect AF into these new 4K palm-style camcorders

Sony just debuted three palm-style 4K camcorders that steal a bit of speedy phase detect autofocus technology from the company's RX10 IV. In fact, they kind of improve on it.

Video: Fujifilm X-E3 First Look

Fujifilm'x X-E3 comes with a whole host of refinements and upgrades both inside and out; quickly catch up on what's new in the latest model with our First Look video.

Sony unveils the Venice, its first full-frame cinema camera system

Sony just took the cover off an exciting (and probably very expensive) new cinema camera called the Venice. It's the company's first full-frame digital motion picture camera system.

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