Recent rumors suggest that Pentax’s full frame K-3 DSLR may arrive this week on March 27. This comes after a photographer testing the new K-3 posted his early report on his Google+ profile, comparing the quality to cameras like the Nikon D800 and D4 or the Canon 5D Mark III and 1D X.
According to specs being tossed around, the Pentax K-3 will feature a 24MP full frame sensor and a max sensitivity up to ISO 102,400. The early report noted above says that noise “only starts showing up visibly at around ISO 6400.” [click to continue…]
Adorama has released a new Steadicam-style video camera stabilizer under its Flashpoint in-house brand. The Flashpoint ZeroGrav appears to be a close reproduction of the Glidecam HD-2000, which is about the right build for HDSLR rigs. Notably, the ZeroGrav has a bigger load range of 2.2-11lbs capacity, while the Glidecam HD-2000 is rated 2-6lbs. [click to continue…]
B&H has the Sony MDR-7506 pro studio headphones for $82.95 (reg. $99). If you are monitoring or mixing any audio for video editing or otherwise want/need good, accurate sound these are a solid buy.
I paid the $100 retail price for mine a few years ago. They are the absolute best bang-for-your-buck studio headphones on the market – and have been for years. They are worth every penny of the $100 retail price and are a real bargain at $83 with free shipping.
Check them out here at B&H Photo.
Adorama has launched a new HDSLR viewfinder under its in-house Flashpoint brand. The Flashpoint Swivi offers 3x magnification for LCDs on HDSLRs. Essentially, this is a similar design to the popular Zacuto Z-Finder – albeit targeted at a more entry-level audience. [click to continue…]
New rumors point to an announcement from Canon on March 22, 2013. The most likely candidate that day is the Canon 70D to serve as a replacement for the 2.5 year old Canon 60D. [click to continue…]
The Tascam iM2X stereo condenser mic for the iPhone is only $39.99 right now at B&H (reg. $79.98). The iM2X records in 16-bit / 44.1 kHz through the free Tascam linear PCM recorder app and supports the iPhone 4, 4S and iPads through the third-gen.
This price has probably dropped due to the new lightning connectors on current iOS devices, but it’s still a solid deal if you are using an iPhone 4S/4 or an prior-gen iPad. Check it out here at B&H Photo.