This week in the news: #Ricoh announced the new 16MP Pentax XG-1 digital camera, which features 52x optical zoom. The prices of the #Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera and the #DJI Ronin stabilized gimbal were significantly cut. And #RØDE came out with a Lightning version of its iXY microphone, which is compatible with #Apple’s latest mobile devices.

(B&H Gear News Roundup: July 18, 2014 via B&H Explora)


Not long ago, it seemed that if you wanted to focus your camera lens so everything beyond a certain distance was in focus, you would turn your focus ring to the “infinity” setting. The lens barrel had engraved or painted markings displaying distances in feet and/or meters and just past the highest digits was this symbol: ∞

(Who Killed Infinity Focus? via B&H Explora) High-res

Not long ago, it seemed that if you wanted to focus your camera lens so everything beyond a certain distance was in focus, you would turn your focus ring to the “infinity” setting. The lens barrel had engraved or painted markings displaying distances in feet and/or meters and just past the highest digits was this symbol: ∞

(Who Killed Infinity Focus? via B&H Explora)

The term “Pocket Camera” doesn’t do this cinema camera justice! For a limited time the #Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is over 50% off. Only $495! Could this be the B-roll camera you have been looking for? (at B&H Photo Video Pro Audio) High-res

The term “Pocket Camera” doesn’t do this cinema camera justice! For a limited time the #Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is over 50% off. Only $495! Could this be the B-roll camera you have been looking for? (at B&H Photo Video Pro Audio)