indiSLIDER at NAB 2012

indiSLIDER

The indiSLIDER is a camera slider that I’ve been intrigued with after seeing its ridiculously low prices online a few months back.  I had my doubts about how smooth such a cheap product would actually perform.  Those doubts were alleviated after handling a few samples on the NAB 2012 show floor.

While it’s still not a high-end product from the likes of Kessler and such, it performs amazingly well for the price.  Check out the video below for a little overview  of the indiSLIDER system.

The indiSLIDER starts at just $99 for the barebones 24″ model and goes up to $215 for the 4-foot model with legs.  More robust “pro” models start at $399.

 

Adobe CS6 Ship Date is May 7, 2012

Adobe CS6

I have confirmed that Adobe CS6 products will ship and be available for download on May 7, 2012.

  • CS6 Ship Date (English, Americas, and European versions): May 7, 2012
  • CS6 Ship Date (Rest of the world): May 10, 2012

Pre-orders for Adobe CS6 products are available direct from Adobe here.

Upgrades to CS6 from other CS products are only available from Adobe here.

CS6 Student & Teacher editions are available from the Adobe Education Site.

The new Adobe CS6 products available are listed below. [Read more…]

Canon Product Advisory Offers Inspection/Fix for 5D Mark III Owners w/ “Light Leak” Problem

Canon 5D Mark III "Light Leak" Fix

Canon has issued another product advisory (see the last one) for the 5D Mark III with regard to the LCD panel “light leak” issue.  Canon has identified a specific range of affected serial numbers for the 5D3 and will offer a free inspection for owners who wish to send their camera to Canon beginning in May.

See the full advisory and contact details below. [Read more…]

Camtrol Prime 33 and Sniper 1080

Camtrol SniperTen80

Camtrol Sniper 1080

Camtrol was on-hand at NAB 2012 showing off some of its new wares, including the updated Camtrol Prime 33 for HDSLRs and small-ish camcorders (an upgrade from the Prime 22), as well as the Sniper 1080 for the action-oriented POV crowd.

I caught up with the Camtrol guys for an introduction to these new products, which you can see in the video below.

You can find Camtrol gear here at B&H Photo.