B&H has the ikan VL7e 7″ On-Camera HDMI monitor for $199 (reg. $299). It includes a battery plate for the popular Canon LP-E6 battery type that in found in Canon DSLRs. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
ikan’s $10 Cinema Forms app is now available on the iTunes App Store. From the description:
Cinema Forms app is a powerful tool that allows you to create, manage, and share production worksheets and legal releases directly from your iPad. With this app, you can now create call sheets, break down sheets, talent releases, location release, and so much more directly on your iPad.
• Portable and convenient
• Extensive Library of Forms (90+)
• Interactive Smart Forms
• Share as PDF to Dropbox or Email
• Customer Letterhead
• Rich Text Editor
• iCloud Backup
• Keyword Search
• Intuitive Interface
NAB 2011 takes place in Las Vegas from April 9-14 this year. If you are familiar with the NAB Show, it serves as the cornerstone trade show for the National Association of Broadcasters and, in recent years, has featured new product announcements that are very relevant to the growing HDSLR user base.
Relevant exhibitors for the HDSLR crowd include Adobe, Avid, Camtrol, Canon, Cinevate, Hoodman, IDC Photo Video, iKAN, Jag35, Leica, Litepanels, Manfrotto, Marshall, Red Digital Cinema, Red Giant Software, Redrock Micro, Sennheiser, Singular Software, Sony, Tiffen, Tokina and Zacuto. [Read more…]
The Ikan Elements Starter Fly Kit is a compact and affordable (around $100) HDSLR rig. While this kit is basic, it is surprisingly effective and will deliver enough performance for many HDSLR users who want to get some more stability out of their handheld work.
I love stuff that works and is cheap. While stuff that works is a necessity and stuff that’s cheap is nice, put the two together and you get a real winner in my book. [Read more…]