Z CAM E2 at NAB 2018

B&H Photo stopped by the Z CAM E2 booth at the NAB Show 2018 to get some info about the new camera and it doesn’t disappoint. The ZCAM can capture 10-Bit 4k 120fps and 13.5 stops of dynamic range. This camera should be a cinematographers dream.

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LUMINAR 2018 JUPITER: First Major Luminar Update Released

If you already purchased Luminar they released their first major update today Jupiter, which offers some major speed improvements. If not they have some special bonus offers below as usual if you use our sister sites coupon code FUJIADDICT to purchase.

Current users of Luminar may upgrade for $49 ($39 with FUJIADDICT coupon code);
New users can purchase Luminar 2018 for $69 ($59 with FUJIADDICT coupon code);

A collection of bonuses will also be included with every purchase.

OFFER AVAILABILITY: April 12 – April 29

Bonuses included in the offer:

  • Luminar 2018: the most powerful and technologically advanced photo editor for Mac & Windows (worth $69) – Luminar 2018 is a fast, versatile, and intuitive image editor, which can take your workflow from RAW file to fully finished image without needing to use any other image editor.

  • The Complete Landscape Photography Guide ebook from Photzy (worth $50) – An outstanding guide written by professional photographer and writer Kent DuFault. This ebook has something for everyone, with 237 pages packed full of information and assignments that will transform your landscape photography.

  • Aerial Photography & Video with Matt Granger (worth $79) – World-renowned photographer, Matt Granger will share planning, shooting and editing aerial stills and video. Matt will also demonstrate editing with Luminar 2018 on his still aerial images..

  • Photography Tutorial by Daniel Kordan (worth $29) – Extensive tutorial with a full workflow demonstration by expert landscape photographer Daniel Kordan. This tutorial includes shooting and post-processing images in Luminar 2018.

  • 119 Dramatic & Romantic Sky overlays (worth $29) – This is an amazing addition to your photo editing workflow, and will help give boring skies that ‘wow!’ factor.

  • Splitsville Presets By Brian Matiash (worth $15) – Add a professional polish to your images with these cool presets.

Here is a full list of the new features and improvements: Read More »

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Cinema 5D: Skybeam’s 2nd Gen Cinema Primes

Skybeam has some very compact cinema primes coming soon. This French designed lenses will come in 25mm T2, 35mm T1.8 and 50mm T2 with teeth for a follow focus rig very soon for $719 each. The should be available on Amazon.

via Cinima5D

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Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Launch Coverage

The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K is the talk of NAB seeming to offer all of the performance of a Panasonic GH5 for half the price. The only real concern seems to be if Blackmagic can ship in volume and on time.

Pre-Order: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

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Z-Cam E2 Officially Announced

The Z-Cam has now been officially announced and the page is live again with the ability to pre-order. This camera has some serious power being able to film 4k 120p.

  • 4K @120fps, 10 bit color, H.264 & H.265 (10 bit)
  • 4/3″ Sony CMOS sensor, pixel size = 4.63𝜇m
  • Micro Four Thirds lens mount
  • Gigabit Ethernet port for control setting & live streaming
  • iOS app for control setting & live preview
  • 4K @60fps HDMI 2.0 4K 60fps, 10bit
  • 4K 60fps SDI 12G (optional accessory)
  • Deep Learning Engine built in with SDK
  • Global shutter variant to be available soon

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Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Pre-Order: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

Specs (here is the PDF with the full specs):
– MFT mount
– HDR sensor
– 12-bit RAW cinema 4K 60fps and full HD at up to 120fps
– 13 stops Dynamic Range
– dual native ISO up to 25,600
– external RAW recording
– 12-bit CinemaDNG RAW and 10-bit Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
– 5-inch touchscreen
– USB-C and standard sized HDMI
– Canon LP-E6N or locking DC12 volt power connection
– SD/UHS-II and CFast
– Bluetooth wireless camera control
– 3.5mm audio jack+mini XLR and headphone jack
– $1,250 (includes a copy of DaVinci Resolve Studio normally priced at $299.00)

Press Releases:

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