Red Giant Launches Magic Bullet Suite 12

Red Giant has updated Magic Bullet Suite to version 12 with several product updates and a new Magic Bullet Film tool, which includes 22 negative stocks and four print stocks. Updates to products in Magic Bullet Suite 12 include:

  • Magic Bullet Looks 3.0
  • Magic Bullet Colorista III
  • Magic Bullet Mojo 2.0
  • Magic Bullet Cosmo 2.0

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Canon 1D C Price Officially Drops by $4000

Canon 1D C

If you saw an earlier post on this, it was a little premature, but now the Canon 1D C can be legitimately purchased in the US for $7,999, which is down $4000 from its previous retail price of $11,999.

The camera launched for $13,000 in 2012 and briefly dipped below $10k early last year as part of a promo deal. At $7,999, the 1D C is one of the most affordable, pro 4K cameras – matching the price of the Sony FS7 full-fledged cinema camera.

You can find the Canon 1D C at its new “affordable” price here at B&H Photo.

Samung NX1 Firmware Update ver. 1.20 Released

Samsung NX1

Samsung has released a major firmware update for the new NX1 mirrorless camera. Firmware version 1.20 adds a ton of features and capabilities for shooting video.

Before we get to the update though, here’s a little bit of eye-candy of the Samsung NX1 on a Redrock Micro rig with the Atomos Shogun for 4K capture via the camera’s HDMI output. [Read more…]

Nikon D810 Filmmaker’s Kit Review

Nikon-D810-Filmmakers-Kit

The Nikon D810 is by virtually all regards an excellent full frame camera. It’s 36MP full frame sensor is class-leading in terms of resolution overall image quality.

The D810 is also quite the competent video camera, with plenty of new bells and whistles added over previous Nikon HDSLR offerings.

Nikon thinks the D810 is such a great HDSLR for cinematographers that it makes the camera available in what is called the Nikon D810 DSLR Filmmaker’s Kit, which is the focal point of this review. [Read more…]