Adding C-Log to Canon 5D MkIV: NAB 2017 Video

At NAB 2017, Canon showed off C-Log for their 5D Mark IV DSLR. Now, this is a paid update to the Canon 5D Mark IV with a cost of $99.00. Owners will also need to send in their Canon 5D Mark IV to the manufacturer to install the update. For my dynamic range, around 12 stops, this seems like not a huge ordeal. In my opinion, it’s cool to see Canon put a feature in the 5D Mark IV that was originally in a much more expensive video camera. In the video below, Canon takes the time to show
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Blueshape Reveals Rugged Powerstation: NAB 2017

Combine the power of four different Blueshape batteries to power all your accessories. The new Rugged Powerstation by Blueshape gives production people the option to use batteries for some of their larger pull electronics or to charge four batteries at once. The new Rugged Powerstation can power your devices on set from 14v, 24v, 48v and up to 560W. This includes powering the energy-hungry Arri Skypanel LED.

About Blueshape

Blueshape was launched internationally in 2004. The initial product range simply consisted of battery products, resulting from the fact that the Blueshape manufacturers were authentic battery makers with several years of
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Blueshape Shows Off Granite Mini Batteries: NAB 2017 Video

Blueshape showed off their new Granite Mini batteries. These new Granite Mini batteries come in two different sizes. 95Wh and 140Wh, but what is special about these Granite Mini batteries is not so much how they power your camera and lights, but how to monitor them while you’re shooting. These Granite Mini batteries are wifi enabled meaning a camera assistant or shooter can monitor how a battery is doing, how much charge is left, and how the battery cell is performing from their smartphone.

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Quasar Science Shows Off 2×2 F50 LED Lights: NAB 2017

At NAB 2017, Quasar Science showed off their new edge-lit 2×2 LED panel the F50. This light has a high CRI at 95 and can change color from 3200 to 5600. The F50 is fully dimmable and can be used with an egg crate to control any of the spill light coming from the F50. The F50 comes in both 2×2 and 2×4 and are lightweight. F50 The post Quasar Science Shows Off 2×2 F50 LED Lights: NAB 2017 appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

Quasar Science Shows Off LED Filament Bulbs: NAB 2017 Video

At NAB 2017, Quasar Science showed off their Starline and A-Series filament bulbs. These are like your standard light bulb, but come with a 95 CRI rating, fully dimmable LED, and come in three different color temperatures: 2000, 3000, and 5600 Kelvin. All of these bulbs have a price falling around $20. Quasar Science wants these bulbs to be affordable and considering their combined 100 years of experience on set it looks like this team knows what they are talking about. Quasar Quasar The post Quasar Science Shows Off LED Filament Bulbs: NAB 2017 Video appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

SmallHD Announces New Focus 5″ Monitor: NAB 2017 Video

At NAB 2017 SmallHD announced their new Focus 5 inch, on-camera monitor. This new monitor is daylight viewable with 800nit of brightness, has a touch screen, and its battery power source can be directed to a mirrorless or DSLR camera. Considering the Focus 5 inch monitor only draws 6 watts of power the Sony battery should last a good length time. Focus Focus The post SmallHD Announces New Focus 5″ Monitor: NAB 2017 Video appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

Bold Bags Introduces A New Bag: NAB 2017 Video

The BOLD Bag is a lighter than a Pelican 1510 soft camera case with an extremely rigid exoskeleton made from military grade materials. Think lighter and nearly as tough as any other case out there. Inside the bag, it’s open format. All the dividers have velcro on their ends and can move into different positions. On the outside of the bag, you can find places to expand the bag by adding an extension to fit the custom set-up you need.

Who Are Bold Bags

Their mission is to craft the strongest and most practical gear transport and protection products possible to serve
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Blackmagic Announces Fairlight Addition: NAB 2017

Blackmagic is stating since they included Fairlight in DaVinci Resolve 14 that audio is no longer an afterthought in post production.  Now, professional audio post production is fully integrated into DaVinci Resolve 14 giving sound editors, colorists, and video editors everything they need to seamlessly collaborate and create.

Powerful Mixing

Each track corresponds to a channel strip on the mixer. You get real time 6 band parametric EQ, along with expander/gate, compressor and limiter dynamics on every single track. In addition, clip time warping lets you stretch or compress audio without shifting pitch. It works at the subframe level for
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These Shoes Feature a Vintage Nikon Camera Patent Illustration

Here’s a pair of shoes you might find interesting if you’re a photographer, and particularly a Nikon shooter. The online store Zen Photo is selling “Nikon Patent Sheet Shoes.” The design on the sneakers is an illustration from a vintage Nikon camera patent. The high top sneakers feature a rounded toe and a soft-textile lining. Sizes range from men’s size 8 to size 14. Here’s a closer look at the design: If you’re interested in picking up a pair, they’re currently on sale at Zen Photo for $60, down from the regular price of $100. (via ZenPhoto via
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Aurora Photographers Spot New Night Sky Phenomenon, Name it ‘Steve’

Aurora photographers have been buzzing in recent days about a newly spotted phenomenon in the sky. It’s a purple ribbon of light that differs in appearance from standard aurora. After being confirmed as a new phenomenon, it was given a new name: “Steve.” After focusing its Swarm program satellites on locations where there were Steve sightings by photographers, the European Space Agency detected the purple ribbon with its instruments. The temperature inside the ribbon was 3000°C hotter than the air around it, and the gas was traveling at 6 km/s versus the 10 m/s speed of the surrounding air.
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