We’ve posted these warnings before. The cool lasers at concerts will fry your camera’s sensor. Previous warnings have come in the form of Canon 5D Mark II and other HDSLRs getting cooked. This time, however, a RED EPIC (about a $20k camera) got fried at a concert. [click to continue…]
This is a crazy operation in Russia where a group of thieves coordinate to distract a photographer while taking what looks like his Nikon 70-200 right off the camera that’s handing on his neck.
At first, we see the photographer/tourist approached by a group of people putting things in front of him in an attempt to distract.
Then, one of the thieves slips his hands under the papers held up and removes the lens. [click to continue…]
It looks like Canon has finally developed a live view and video AF system for its DSLRs that will be useful with the new Canon 70D. These embedded demo videos come from the Polish site Optyczne. They show off the new 70D’s Dual Pixel AF system with the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens and the EF 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro lens.
Check out all the short videos of the AF tests below. [click to continue…]
The Canon 70D looks to be more than a worthy successor to the 60D, particularly with the new Dual Pixel AF system, which is demoed in some of the promo videos below. [click to continue…]
Avid Media Composer 7, which was announced back in April at NAB 2013, is now available to all.
New features in Media Composer 7 include the following: [click to continue…]
The 2012 models of Camtrol’s Prime and Prime 22 are nearly half off at B&H. Camtrol has them for $249 right now (reg. $399), but B&H has them at $210 and $220, respectively. Check them out here at B&H Photo.