ProAm USA has launched an affordable jib for HDSLR and smaller cinema cameras – the Taurus Jr. It features an auto-leveling design that features a tilt brake and a built-in bearing base so you don’t need a tripod head to pan the jib. It extends three feet from the fulcrum and offers dual arm support. [click to continue…]
B&H has the Tascam DR-60D 4-channel audio recorder for $199.99 (reg. $349.99). The recorder features dual XLR inputs with 24v and 48v phantom power available. Additionally, B&H includes PluralEyes 3 audio syncing software for free (reg. $179). Check it out here at B&H Photo.
New rumors suggest several of the improvements in the Nikon D4s, which is believed to be fully announced next week on February 11, just in time for CP+. [click to continue…]
New rumors point to a second quarter 2014 unveiling date for the 7D Mark II, with actual availability not until third quarter.
There are really no new spec rumors at this point; however, the launch timeframe has been consistent for almost a year now. The one thing about the specs, however, that has been consistent since early rumors of the 7D Mark II started festering is the video-centric feature set. [click to continue…]
One of the things I wanted to do during my review of the Sony A7 and A7R was to put the video features through their paces. With the help of my uncharacteristically cooperative kids, I shot the above short, Nerfed, in a few hours using only the Sony A7 and A7R (along with a couple of shots with the GoPro Hero3 that were necessary for the plot). After using these cameras for this fun project and in other ways over the past few weeks, Sony makes a great case for its next generation of full frame cameras. [click to continue…]
Nikon announced its new entry-level DSLR, the D3300, last week at CES 2014.
The D3300 features a 24.2MP DX format sensor, which is the same as the D3200; however, the D3300 takes a cue from the Nikon D7100 and has no optical low pass filter. [click to continue…]