NAB 2015, Las Vegas, USA – April 13, 2015 – Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Video Assist, a portable, all in one professional monitor and video recorder that can be used with any SDI or HDMI camera. Blackmagic Video Assist adds professional recording and monitoring to any camera and features a bright, high resolution […]

Essentially an a6000 guts packed down into a less expensive body, without an EVF but with a better rear screen that Sony has made a touchscreen.  Video features have also been beefed up a bit on paper.  This would make an excellent B roll camera, or a second camera in a multi-cam setup given the […]

How many times have you bought a new camera, only to feel like a total idiot within ten minutes of opening the box?  Happens to me almost every time. I get what a camera is supposed to do: take pictures. I understand the feature set I bought my camera for, or at least I should […]

There have been a few times in history when Leica introduced products I was very interested in.  To be honest, the introduction of the Leica T intrigued me, but just from reading about it didn’t really ring my chimes.  It looked nice, had nice specs, but wasn’t something I would have ordinarily considered for my […]

Dr. Andreas Kaufmann: About the Essence from Leica Camera on Vimeo. Dr. Andreas Kaufmann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Leica Camera AG, introduces the Leica T System and speaks on its design, real craftsmanship and ease of use – a symbiosis of the best. Leica – “das Wesentliche.”  I have a few observations. So […]