Sony introduced the new HDR-AS50 action cam at CES 2016 last week. It feeatures an 11.1MP CMOS sensor and captures 1080/60p footage using the solid XAVC S codec for bitrates up to 50Mbps. It will also capture 720p video at 120fps. [Read more…]
The iOgrapher started as a way to turn the iPad into a more professional video capturing device. It worked and the company has since produced variations for several other iOS devices. It’s a relatively affordable (by iOS and video production standards) mount/grip/rig for the iPhone and iPad and now the company is launching the iOgrapher GO for use with GoPro and other action cameras. [Read more…]
OGIO has announced a trio of new camera bags for GoPro and other action camera shooters.
The new bags include:
- Hogo – A soft case with top charger storage area, front e-reader pocket, and zip stash pocket – fits up to 3 cameras
- Backstage – A pack with front padded easy access pockets to store camera, remote or housings, dual side pockets with compressions traps, tablet/hydration ready main compartment, ventilated air mesh back panel and adjustable yoke shoulder harness with sternum strap
- Access – A mid-sized adventure backpack with multiple storage compartments, an additional adjustable and removable storage compartment, laptop sleeve with dual zippered pockets, a ventilated air mesh back panel and a zip stash pocket
The Hogo, Access and Backstage retail for $40, $90 and $200, respectively.
I’m a huge fan of GoPro cameras. My most recent one is the HERO4 Silver. The LCD touchscreen was the perfect addition and it has become my go-to action camera.
Over the past few years, I have found several accessories that make shooting with a GoPro an overall better experience. Some of these are name-brand products and some can be substituted with cheap versions third-parties manufacturers. [Read more…]
Today, GoPro announced a new, ultra-compact camera, the HERO4 Session. It is a small 1.5″ cube camera that bears a striking resemblance to the Polaroid Cube. Consequently, Polaroid launched its next generation Cube+ camera today as well – although I don’t think it will be getting the same attention as GoPro’s new camera… [Read more…]