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Switronix TorchLED Bolt Video Light via @CheesyCam #HDSLRscoop

Switronix TorchLED Bolt Video Light via @CheesyCam #HDSLRscoop | HDSLR | Scoop.it

Matt writes in and shares a YouTube video comparison between two Switronix LED lights [Thanks Matt]. One is of the original TL-50 put up gainst their latest TorchLED Bolt. The TL-50 is not a shabby light, so you should take this as a good reference of how much brighter the BOLT LED video light would be to other common On-Camera LED lights...

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DIY Tip: Using a Shower Curtain as a Diffuser

DIY Tip: Using a Shower Curtain as a Diffuser | HDSLR | Scoop.it
DIY Tip: Using a Shower Curtain as a Diffuser
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Five Modern Film Cameras to Get Excited About

Five Modern Film Cameras to Get Excited About | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Five Modern Film Cameras to Get Excited About
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Canon Issues Product Advisory For the EF300mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF400mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF500mm f/4L IS II USM, and EF600mm f/4L IS II USM Lenses « Canon Rumors

Canon Issues Product Advisory For the EF300mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF400mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF500mm f/4L IS II USM, and EF600mm f/4L IS II USM Lenses «  Canon Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Canon Issues Product Advisory For the EF300mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF400mm f/2.8L IS II USM, EF500mm f/4L IS II USM, and EF600mm f/4L IS II USM Lenses
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RØDE Immerses You in the Scene with Stereo VideoMic X

RØDE Immerses You in the Scene with Stereo VideoMic X | HDSLR | Scoop.it
While the visual side of moviemaking has well and truly entered the immersive era via reach-out-and-touch-it 4K acquisition and you-are-here cameras like the GoPro Hero, audio has lagged some distance behind.[adrotate group="6"]No longer. Australia-based microphone maker RØDE has introduced the ... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/09/rode-immerses-you-in-the-scene-with-stereo-videomic-x/
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Zeiss Otus 85mm f1.4 Lens Test : This Week’s Rorshach Test

Zeiss Otus 85mm f1.4 Lens Test : This Week’s Rorshach Test | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Wide Open Camera tested the Zeiss Otus 85mm f1.4 lens using the Panasonic GH4 and Metabones Speed Booster, with lifeguard Stephanie Ertl as the subject.  Who are you, and what do you see — the optics, the girl or just plain red? I’m worried.I watched this video and my overwhelming tho... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/09/zeiss-otus-85mm-f1-4-lens-test-this-weeks-rorshach-test/
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Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport Lens Pricing Announced

Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport Lens Pricing Announced | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport Lens Pricing Announced
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Switronix TorchLED Bolt 220R Offers a New Twist on “Lite Brite”

Switronix TorchLED Bolt 220R Offers a New Twist on “Lite Brite” | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Onboard camera light TorchLED Bolt 220R now with wireless remote control for distances up to 250 away.Seems like I have LEDs on the brain these days, but I know why: they’re lightweight,[adrotate group="6"] adjustable, easily battery-powered – and now increasingly color accurate and pri... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/09/switronix-torchled-bolt-220r-offers-a-new-twist-on-lite-brite/
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CAME-TV High CRI LED 1x1s: Great Lighting Values

CAME-TV High CRI LED 1x1s: Great Lighting Values | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Easy to use, adjustable and lightweight, these CAME-TV High CRI LED 1x1s make high performance, color accurate LED lighting available to a much broader audience than ever before.[adrotate group="6"]Remember the first time you lit a set with hot lights and blew the circuit because you hadn’t t... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/09/came-tv-high-cri-led-1x1s-great-lighting-values/
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4K shooting Leica S (Typ 007) Medium Format SLR launched at Photokina - Cinema5D gets the scoop

4K shooting Leica S (Typ 007) Medium Format SLR launched at Photokina - Cinema5D gets the scoop | HDSLR | Scoop.it
By site editor Dan Chung: New Leica S is First Medium Format Camera that Shoots 4K Video from cinema5D on Vimeo. With IBC in Amsterdam is now over the focus of attention for new cameras moves to th...
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Announcing the Atomos Power Station: Australian for "Battery"

Announcing the Atomos Power Station: Australian for "Battery" | HDSLR | Scoop.it
In a departure from its usual offerings, the Australian company adds the Atomos Power Station to its product line, a multi-device battery pack for filmmakers.Do you find yourself chewing through batteries like Pez?[adrotate group="6"]Atomos has a solution for that, just announced at IBC. Their ... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/09/announcing-the-atomos-power-station-australian-for-battery/
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The iOgrapher Comes to the iPhone

The iOgrapher Comes to the iPhone | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Best known for its mobile media cases for videographers shooting and editing with iPads, California-based company iOgrapher recently released a case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S. And I am loving it.[adrotate group="6"]Of all the iPhone cases, rigs and mounts I have bought, tried and finally... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/09/the-iographer-comes-to-the-iphone/
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Filters for Video Part I: Filter Types and Uses

Filters for Video Part I: Filter Types and Uses | HDSLR | Scoop.it
In this new DSLR Video Shooter series we talk about using filters for video, filter types and why you should consider higher quality filters over cheap ones
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Pro Tip: How to Wrap Cables with Duct Tape Without Getting Them Sticky

Pro Tip: How to Wrap Cables with Duct Tape Without Getting Them Sticky | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Duct tape can often be a photographer's best friend. Cable management can often be a nightmare. The two don't naturally combine very well though, since duc
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Three Tips on Avoiding Gear Acquisition Syndrome

Three Tips on Avoiding Gear Acquisition Syndrome | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Three Tips on Avoiding Gear Acquisition Syndrome
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Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility, Camera Control Pro and Communication Unit UT-1 updates released | Nikon Rumors

Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility, Camera Control Pro and Communication Unit UT-1 updates released | Nikon Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility, Camera Control Pro and Communication Unit UT-1 updates released
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This is How You Geek Out on Cinematography

This is How You Geek Out on Cinematography | HDSLR | Scoop.it
If you're going to geek out on cinematography, this is the way to do it.

In the first five minutes of this video, there's more wisdom about 4K than
than can easily be found on the entire rest of the internet.

What matters is acquisition dynamic range and display contrast (which is
driven by black levels much more than brightness), not resolution.

From there they go on to discuss everything from distibution to lighting
to, of course, cameras.

Smart guys, good stuff.

Via newshooter.com.
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Sony FS7 is to the FS700 as the Canon C300 is to C100?

Sony FS7 is to the FS700 as the Canon C300 is to C100? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Den Lennie interview on the Sony FS7 makes a pretty compelling case for the comparison – except the FS7 is 1/3 less expensive than the C300.Take an FS700 and an external recorder like the Odyssey7Q, or take the FS7 – please. [adrotate group="6"]For about the same money, you get equally stunning ... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/09/ibc-sony-fs7-interview-with-den-lennie/
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HDRinstant, Lucky Photos From Your Video

HDRinstant, Lucky Photos From Your Video | HDSLR | Scoop.it
HDRinstant, Lucky Photos From Your Video
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IBC 2014 video: Robots with Nikon DSLRs give London Live studios a unique cinematic look

IBC 2014 video: Robots with Nikon DSLRs give London Live studios a unique cinematic look | HDSLR | Scoop.it
By site editor Dan Chung: Video DSLRs may not be the big thing they were a few years ago, but one of the most interesting gadgets at IBC this year uses them to great effect. On the Nikon booth they...
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Back to the Future: Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL Mount

Back to the Future: Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL Mount | HDSLR | Scoop.it
It’s back to the future at Blackmagic, which has just announced their Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL mount.It was only a few weeks ago (August 27th) that we published a conversation with Bob Caniglia, Senior Regional Manager, Eastern North America for Blackmagic Design.[adrotate g... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/09/back-to-the-future-blackmagic-production-camera-4k-pl-mount/
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Leica M-A (Typ 127) Completely Mechanical Rangefinder Announced

Leica M-A (Typ 127) Completely Mechanical Rangefinder Announced | HDSLR | Scoop.it
In the shadow of all the high resolution, 4K-shooting digital cameras being announced at Photokina 2014, the 35mm film Leica M-A (Typ 127) rangefinder is quite the change of pace. The new Leica M-A...
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The Canon M4 D Mark II: A Tactical Assault Camera That Isn't Good for Street Photography

The Canon M4 D Mark II: A Tactical Assault Camera That Isn't Good for Street Photography | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Say hello to the Canon M4 D Mark II, the assault camera that shoots 10 shots per second and is equipped with a 100-400mm scope. The barrel is able to exten
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Magic Lantern + Blackmagic + RED = Apertus Axiom??

Magic Lantern + Blackmagic + RED = Apertus Axiom?? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
What happens when you mash up the community ethos and competence of a Magic Lantern with the scrappy capitalism of a Blackmagic and the modularity espoused by a RED? Maybe – just maybe – you get Apertus and their crowd-funded, open source cinema camera, the Axiom.When you think about the vid... http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/09/magic-lantern-blackmagic-red-apertus-axiom/
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Broncolor Announces New Portable Light System and HMI | Fstoppers

Broncolor Announces New Portable Light System and HMI | Fstoppers | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Broncolor has announced two new products at Photokina - a compact, portable flash system called, "Siros" and an HMI called the "F1600." The Siros looks to be a direct competitor with the Profoto D1s while the F1600 looks to add to Broncolor's existing line of continuous, high-output lights. Siros will come as two power configurations - 400 and 800 Ws. It features an easy-to-use knob and digital display system (similar to the D1) and can be controlled directly by Broncolor's "bronControl" app. The Siros and F1600 will be compatible with all existing Broncolor modifiers.
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Using a Fictional Narrative Approach to Promote Your Client's Business

Using a Fictional Narrative Approach to Promote Your Client's Business | HDSLR | Scoop.it
How to use a fictional narrative approach to help your clients' videos rise above the noise.
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