Thanks to Facebook and YouTube, we’re all broadcasters now. But livestreaming through a smartphone is a poor substitute for capturing video with a higher-end camera. That’s where Blackmagic’s Web Presenter comes in. Connect it to your camera via HDMI or SDI cable and then connect it to a PC via USB, and you can create your own web streaming studio...
June 23, 2017
If you’re looking to inject some smooth camera movements into your motion or time-lapse work, the Lynx camera slider is up to the task. Capable of holding payloads of 10 pounds, the Lynx slider features 24-inch carbon fiber rails with an option to double that length through optional slider extensions ($100). The Lynx is sold in three different flavors. The... More »
June 19, 2017
Sandbags aren’t the most glamorous of photo accessory, but they’re often essential to balance and/or weigh down C-stands and tripods lest they get toppled. The StandDaddy is an alternative to the sandbag that uses off-the-shelf weight plates (the kind you would toss around at the gym–if you went to the gym). Simply slide the weight plate onto the leg of... More »
June 9, 2017
The concept of a tiny electronic tracking device is no longer confined to the fever dreams of the Alex Jones set. For photographers hoping to keep electronic tabs on their valuable investments, it’s a very welcome reality. GearEye’s tracking device consists of tiny RFID tags with an adhesive that can stick to a wide number of surfaces and stay there.... More »