Category: NEWS

DJI Ronin 4D all in one cinematography solution

DJI has today announced the DJI Ronin 4D, which takes it’s gimbal technology and merges it with the companies take on a cinema camera system. The Ronin 4D is supplied in two gimbal cameras options, the Ronin 4D 8K Cinema Camera and the Ronin 4D 6K Cinema Camera. The Ronin...

Sony FE 70-200mm f2.8 GM II

Announced today was the Sony FE 70-200mm f2.8 GM II lens. The new lens is reported to improve autofocus speed as well as image quality at the same time as reducing the weight of the lens significantly over the previous model by 29% to 1045g. One of the features I...

New X5 Inspire 1 Cameras from DJI

DJI have been pushing out so many new products lately it’s getting hard to keep track! One of the most interesting for Inspire 1 pilots is this new Zenmuse X5 camera. The new X5 camera features a micro 4/3 sensor and much like the existing X3 camera on the Inspire 1...

DJI Release the Phantom 3 Standard

DJI have today released another model in their Phantom 3 range of quadcopters, the Phantom 3 Standard. Priced at an amazingly low $799 (£649) this new model brings the entry point into the Phantom 3 range even lower than the Phantom 3 Advanced at $999. The Phantom 3 Standard connects to the...

Learning to fly

I’ve been watching the whole aerial photography industry expanding over the last couple of years with great interest. The technology has moved forward so quickly and a lot of the imagery being produced is simply stunning. Much like the rise of DSLR video, these devices have brought yet another area that...

Canon announces the C300 Mark II

Click Here for Pre-order details from B&H What the C300 Mark II means to me. It’s great to see that Canon are continuing to innovate with this line of cameras and as expected the C300 Mark II now provides a 4K solution as well as higher bit rate recording and higher frame...

Canon EOS C100 mark ii with handle fitted

Canon EOS C100 MarkII Announced and available for pre-order

Update 10-02-2015 The C100 Mark II is now shipping. Click here to view at B&H   I’ve just heard from B&H that they are now taking pre-orders for a Mark II version of the Canon EOS C100. Having a quick look through the specifications reveals some really important updates including...

A day at the races

I just wanted to share this snap from a shoot I did this week for Harley-Davidson at the famous Nurbugring racetrack in Germany. Hopefully I’ll be able to share more info about the shoot soon and maybe even some of the resulting footage but any motor racing fan will recognise...

OK Go do it again

I’m sure most of you must have seen the impressive music video put out by OK Go where they performed their song “Here it goes again” using gym treadmills in a single take. Well they’ve just done it again and this time they have put together a single shot video for...

Talking FCPX on the FCP Grill Podcast

I recently had the pleasure of talking to Chris Fenwick from the FCP Grill podcast about why I chose to move from Premiere Pro over to FCPX.  I always enjoy listening to Chris’ podcasts so it was really tough remembering that I needed to talk back to him from time...