C200 – a new star in Canon cinema cameras line-up
Nesting between C100MarkII and C300markII, the new C200 brings 4K footage, ND filters, great touch screen, and it can also record Canon’s Cinema RAW Light internally. Great camera packed with great features, but also with a hefty price at 7500$. Don’t forget that Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 4.6K costs ‘only’ 6.000$.
Google announced a completely new cinematic format – VR180!
VR180 is a new VR format that cuts the traditional 360° circle in half and focuses the action in a smaller space. This format, announced by Google should be a lot easier to produce than fully immersive 360° video, thus potentially being a transition format until full VR gains momentum. VR180 videos focus on what’s in front of you, are high resolution, and look great on desktop and on mobile.
2017 LED shootout
If you’re in a market for new LED lights – don’t miss this video! Director of photography Timur Civan compares 28 lights ranging in price from $599 to $10K.
Lexar is dead?
Almost everyone in photo/video business uses Lexar or SanDisk memory cards. When Lexar’s mother company, Micron Technology, announced that they are about to discontinue its removable media storage business, a lot of videographers and photographers shed a tear or two. This is still not fully confirmed but chances are that SanDisk will rule the memory storage kingdom in the near future.
Sundisc – The Ultra Portable Softbox Reflector
The Sundisc is an ultra-portable softbox and reversible reflector that sits directly on your speedlight and fits in your camera bag.