Shotoku Broadcast Systems has revealed plans to launch a series of manual virtual / augmented reality (VR / AR) tracked camera cranes at the 2017 NAB Show. The series, Graphica, is the result of a partnership with CamMate, a well-established crane manufacturer known for their quality of engineering. The company is also highlighting
If you think of a tripod only as a three-legged camera support system, perhaps a refresher course is in order. In recent years, tripods have evolved and the types have expanded. Yes, all tripods still support cameras, but there is so much more to know about them today.
Miller Fluid Heads choose the BVE 2017 conference in London to display its latest tripods, fluid heads and pedestals, including the new arrowX Series of fluid heads, Combo Live Pedestal Series and Cineline 2090 System.
As one of the largest churches in the United States, Willow Creek Community Church places a very high value on the power of video to connect with its congregation within the church and beyond its campuses. When the church upgraded its production equipment to HD at its main site in
SmallHD, a supplier of camera-mounted displays and monitors, has introduced its first reference grade monitor, which features 10-bit color processing to accurately display over a billion colors. The new model 1703-P3 covers 100 percent of the DCI-P3 color space, making it ideal for digital image technicians (DITs) on-set and for mastering
Every Monday at 6 a.m., criminal court judge Craig Mitchell leads a running group on a six mile run through the streets of downtown Los Angeles from Skid Row to Chinatown, and back. Together, he and the residents of Skid Row’s Midnight Mission Shelter make up an unorthodox running
Over the past decade, video cameras have shrunk. As cameras have gotten smaller, so have the camera support systems used in professional production. Now, there are many substitutes for using a traditional tripod and head on location.
Getting high-perspective shots isn’t a matter of art but often a necessity for news shots. Under intense deadlines and demand to capture the right shot, news photographers are always on-the-go, and that can sometimes mean last minute assignments or worse, arriving late to a press conference. Fortunately, Sachtler has