DJI Reveals Mavic Pro Personal Drone Featuring 4K Camera

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If Yoda saw today's announcement, he would proclaim "Begun, the Drone Wars have." Last week, GoPro got the world talking about the new KARMA, a drone that CEO Nick Woodman said was more "experience system" than a drone, with it's removable gimbal and backpack size. … [Read more...]

Chronos 1.4: Engineer Creates Budget High Speed Camera

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) High speed cameras... They're awesome. Some, like the Phantom Flex 4K, can record in ultra high definition at thousands of frames per second, but with a $140,000 price tag. As such, they are largely relegated to the rental market. But an engineer has created his own … [Read more...]

GenArts Sapphire 10 Is Now Available

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sapphire 10 from GenArts has just been made available to editors and VFX artists everywhere. Announced earlier this month the new software boasts collection of 260+ effects, transitions, and preset looks, as well as some new effects and improved features added to … [Read more...]

FujiFilm Announces GFX 50S With Giant 51MP Sensor

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Fujifilm has just made a huge splash at Photokina with the GFX 50S. This mirror-less camera features a monstrous sensor stuffed into a medium format compact body. The sensor measures 43.8x32.9mm, making it 1.7x bigger than your average 36x24mm full frame 35mm … [Read more...]

MAGIX Releases VEGAS Pro 14, Includes Boris FX Plugins

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Earlier this year in May, Sony made the surprising announcement that they sold their entire Creative Software suite of software to MAGIX. This included VEGAS Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro, and Acid Pro product lines. The company promised that they would be … [Read more...]

Photokina 2016: SanDisk Announces 1TB SD Card

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Every time a larger SD card comes out, I kinda laugh, because my very first computer back in the day had a 20 MB hard drive, and I would think "Man, I'll NEVER fill that up!" Now we have 1TB SD cards from SansDisk for our cameras? WOW. … [Read more...]

Nikon Unveils KeyMission Action Cameras

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Photokina 2016 continues in full swing and Nikon has shown off a pair of new action cameras from their KeyMission line. While the KeyMission 360 is their virtual reality camera, the KeyMission 170 and 80 are going after the GoPro and iPhone crowd. … [Read more...]

Olympus Announces OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 20MP Sensor, 4K Video

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It seems the big thing at Photokina this year is 4K video and high frame rate photo burst shooting — and Olympus is no exception to the rule. They've announced the OM-D E-M1 Mark II which is a replacement to the E-M1 that was unveiled three years ago. The new … [Read more...]

GoPro Unveils The HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Sure, everyone was waiting for the big reveal of the new GoPro Karma drone today, but what we didn't expect until just before CEO Nick Woodman took to the stage in Squaw Valley, that we'd also get a GoPro HERO5 Black and Session! While the improvements are minor, … [Read more...]

GoPro Reveals Karma Drone And It Was Worth The Wait

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After a few delays, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman took to the stage in Squaw Valley today to announce the Karma Drone. He boldly declared that it's more than a UAV, it's a total GoPro experience, it proved just that. And if this drone performs as good as it looks, then … [Read more...]

Panasonic Announces Lumix GH5: 4K Video At 60p

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Panasonic users have been eagerly awaiting the update to the Lumix GH4 since it hit the market over two years ago. Unfortunately, they'll have to wait a bit longer as Panasonic has announced that they're developing the GH5, but it won't be available until next … [Read more...]

Canon’s Entry Level M5 Mirrorless Camera Looks Pretty Good

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) For many getting their feet wet and making the transition from camcorders to DSLRs for shooting, the Canon T2i and above have been the ideal entry level rigs. But there's a new sheriff in town with the Canon M5 mirrorless interchangable lens camera. And although it … [Read more...]

Adi Shankar & ScreenCraft’s Bootleg Universe Short Script Contest

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Remember the recent dark and violent Power/Rangers Unauthorized fan film? It not only helped nudge Saban and Fox to reboot the franchise with a new movie about our favorite teenage heroes, but showed us what was possible to do so with a child franchise all grown … [Read more...]

Is Lytro Working On A Handheld Cinema Camera?

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Lytro's Studio camera has really made shooters rethink how they shoot thanks to its amazing light field technology that will let you refocus after recording to any point in the image. But along with its own dedicated trailer for supporting equipment, its far too large … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Officially Releases Fusion 8.2 For Linux

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Blackmagic's Fusion 8.2 has been available to OS X and Windows users for awhile now, and for Linux as an open Beta since the summer. Now it's an official release, and Linux users get in on the action with the ability to do complete 3D compositing, visual effects, … [Read more...]

Final Draft 10 Arrives

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The 10th edition of Final Draft has arrived and it offers a ton of new features wrapped around collaboration through the cloud in real time. And for a limited time, you can get it for a killer discount. … [Read more...]