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   The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K (BMDPCC 4K) has started shipping, although in relatively small numbers. I managed to get our hands a set for a day; courtesy of our friends from Blackmagic Design Asia. This review is my initial impression of Blackmagic Design’s latest camera. The …

You might have heard the name Deity Microphones before due to its relationship with lighting sibling company Aputure. Deity makes a series of shotgun microphones like the V-Mic D3 Pro and V-Mic D3 that many YouTubers and vloggers look to because of its attractive price point. Deity Connect is its first wireless system. Andrew Jones, …

There’s a common misconception in the filmmaking community that the more you spend on a camera, the better image quality you will get. While this may be true for specific shooting scenarios, there is no one camera that can be considered as the ultimate performer in each and every situation. …

Aputure announced two new small LED lights – the Amaran AL-MX – the highly anticipated successor to the popular Amaran-M9, and the Amaran AL-F7, which is the successor for the Amaran AL-198, one of the first LED lights that Apurture introduced years ago. Teased at IBC 2017 in pre-production prototype form, the new …

At Photokina 2016, Panasonic announced the development of their new flagship mirrorless camera the LUMIX DMC-GH5, which will have some highly impressive features such as 6K photo capture at 18MP, 4K/60 video and even internal 4K capture at 10bit 422 – a first for any mirrorless camera or DSLR! After …

Samyang continues their Summer Blockbuster announcements with a new super-fast 20mm f/1.8 wide-angle lens and 20mm T1.9 cine prime version. The two new lenses join the recently announced manual focus 35mm f/1.2 ED AS UMC CS and its cine version – the Samyang 35mm T1.3 ED AS UMC CS cine …