The long rumoured DJI Mavic drone is official. The Mavic is designed emphasizing portability, and collapse into a petite package perfectly suited for adventure.
Scuba diver Steve Underwood got tired of searching for a tripod for underwater camera use. So he made a Pakpod. In Steves own words: “I searched far and wide for a tripod I could anchor, adjust, and aim while holding my breath at sixty feet. One that could stand its ground in white water – and be […]
Using rotating tools to make pan or tilt shots is often the easiest and most affordable way to add captive motion to shots. The rotational devices are usually lighter and especially smaller than sliders and jibs. Recommended: Mediarena camera rotation tools comparison table Mediarena motorized sliders guide Be advised to use motion sparingly in finished […]
Canon has announced its EF 50mm F1.8 STM lens, which uses a stepper motor for quieter and more responsive autofocus compared to its “Mark II” predecessor. The new “nifty fifty” also features a 7-blade circular aperture and minimum focus distance of 35cm – both improvements over the Mark II. The compact fifty is just 39mm long […]
Designed specifically for large motion picture camera systems, the Shinn backpack measures in at 80 litres. With a heavier load in mind, F-stop has developed the Shinn’s suspension system to retain the ergonomics and comfort f-stop Mountain Series bags are known for. At the request of film-makers and long lens shooters needing a larger pack, the […]
An intervalometer is a device commonly used to signal, in accurate time intervals, the operation of some other device. This is often done for a time-lapse series. It may also be used to take, or begin taking, picture(s) after a set delay. Other names include interval meter, interval timer and timer remote. This guide walks through the most common intervalometers on the […]