Dan Chung, editor as Newsshooter.com takes at deep dive into the new affordable, light-weight 18-55mm cine zoom lens from the Optical Imaging Division of Fujifilm. The new cine zoom is full of features that cinematographers will come – over the commonly used stills lens. Parfocal, Long focus throw, dampened and geared focus, zoom and iris rings, adjustable back-focus are just a few highlights offered by the 18-55mm zoom.
Newsshooter.com editor Dan Chung takes a first look at the Fujinon MK 18-55 T2.9 cine zoom lens. It is designed for E-mount cameras like the FS7, FS5, FS700 and a7R II and a6500. Read the full review at Newsshooter.com – http://www.newsshooter.com/2017/02/22…
BTS By Bart Johnson Productions
In advance of our upcoming Cinema Camera Mega Test, our good friend Bart Johnson has posted a behind the scenes look at our test setup and he talked cinematographers, Tim Wilson and Derek Allen about the motivations for doing the test, the methodology, and our ultimate goals.
The Final results for the test are scheduled to be posted Feb 1, 2017 #film1feb1.
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Day One Review
Is the tiny and inexpensive DJI MavicPro up to the demands of serious filmmakers? Brandon Washington’s Day 1 review of this petite, but powerful drone shows what you can expect from the Mavic Pro, right out of the box.
Lately, my trusty 2014 MacBook Pro has been showing signs that it’s not really up to the 4K and RAW workflows that are starting to become common in my everyday work. It’s time to take another look at the mobile computing landscape to see what my next best investment should be.
As an Adobe Creative Cloud user, I have the option of going Mac or Windows PC. For my entire 20+ year career, I have been a Mac user, but some of the choices that Apple has been making in recent years has me thinking I should reconsider the option of other systems. This video shows some very interesting performance results. FCPx user would really be interested in this comparison.
Hive Lighting, a leader in plasma lighting for film and video has taken it’s first step into the very competitive LED market. The WASP 100-c is a fully color tunable, high CRI fixture. Hive’s Perfect S.H.O.T. system takes precise control of Saturation, Hue, Output and Temperature to produce pure and color-accurate light.
WASP 100-C™ FEATURES:
- 100-240 VAC input via power supply
- 12 – 28 VDC input via 4-Pin XLR
- 98 CRI / 97 TLCI
- Omni-Color LED (1650K – 8000K)
- 360 degree Hue controls, 0-100% Saturation
- 0 – 100% Dimming Control
- Manual, DMX, Smartphone Control
- 5 Lbs
- 6″ Length x 4″ Diameter body
- 5″ Reflector face
WASP 100-C™ KIT INCLUDES:
- Wasp 100-C™ Head Unit with 22° Reflector
- Wasp 100-C™ Power Supply 100-240 VAC
- HDP Lenses: Spot, Medium, Wide, and Super Wide
- 5 inch 4-Leaf Barn Doors
For more info, Visit Hive’s Kickstarter