Steve Fairclough

Steve Fairclough

If you’re shooting films on location with a DSLR or a mirrorless camera SmallHD may have a great viewing solution with the newly unveiled 5-inch Focus HD video monitor that…

The Chinese camera accessory manufacturer Movcam has bolstered its range of camera cages with the announcement of new cages to support recently released digital cameras from Panasonic, including the 4K…

A perfect 10? Zeiss unveils CP.3 XD Cine lenses

In what it is billing as “Hollywood technology for everyone” Zeiss has taken the wraps off its 10-strong CP.3 XD range of compact cine lenses that provide metadata and enable…

Samyang Optics has announced a new ‘VDSLR’ 16mm T2.6 lens that has been designed specifically for video shooting, with uncoupled gear rings with T numbers, and is aimed firmly at…

Imaging accessories company Manfrotto has unveiled the “revolutionary” new Nitrotech N8 Video Head, which is said to combine the most successful features of Manfrotto’s video heads with a ground-breaking, Nitrogen-charged…

Panasonic has announced the first of its planned firmware updates (Ver.1.1) for the LUMIX GH5, which will expand the camera’s 4:2:2 10-bit video recording mode. The new firmware enables 4:2:2…

Panasonic has today introduced the Leica DG VARIO-ELMARIT 8-18mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH. (16-36mm; 35mm equivalent) wide-angle zoom lens and a huge 30x superzoom camera, in the shape of the Lumix DC-TZ90,…

Last week Nikon unveiled its latest APS-C format SDLR in the shape of the 20.9 Megapixel D7500, which has inherited the sensor and processor combo from the Nikon D500 but…

The Video Mode caught up with Canon Explorer Simeon Quarrie – a highly successful filmmaker who is well known for producing creative storytelling in his videos – at one of…

Just over five years after the EOS 5D Mark III DSLR was announced, in the spring of 2012, the company Magic Lantern – which specialises in producing software enhancements that…

To bolster the shooting powers of the Panasonic GH5 beyond its internal capabilities Atomos has unveiled the Ninja Inferno monitor/recorder that will offer 4K 60p 10-bit ProRes recording and HDR…

Two major firmware updates are planned for the Fujifilm X-Pro2 and X-T2 cameras for late March and late May 2017 respectively. Whilst the majority of the 33 scheduled functional and…