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May 25th, 2016

Olympus Releases Tough Ultra HD 4K Video Camera

Posted By Staff
Olympus has designed an action camera that’s so tough, it doesn’t need a protective housing, even on the biggest adventures. The pocket-sized Stylus Tough TG-Tracker is waterproof, crushproof, shockproof, freezeproof and dustproof. It records Ultra HD 4K 30p video, and the lens provides a 204-degree angle of view and a maximum aperture of f/2.0. Shooting …
April 8th, 2016

Animoto Integrates With Adobe Creative Cloud

Posted By Staff
Animoto (PRNewsFoto/Animoto)
Animoto has integrated with Lightroom CC, making it easier for Animoto users to make slideshows and videos using their images that are stored in Lightroom’s mobile and web apps. Check out the press release below to learn more. ••• NEW YORK, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Animoto, the leading online video creation application that makes …
December 22nd, 2015

New THETA+ Video App Enables Editing of 360° Videos Captured With The Ricoh Theta Camera

Posted By Staff
THETA family2
DENVER, December 21, 2015 – Ricoh Imaging Americas Corporation today announced the launch of the new THETA+ Video application, for easy editing of 360° video, which has been captured using the Ricoh Theta camera. THETA+ Video makes editing 360° video and time-lapse footage easy, enabling users to trim video length, choose from four different view …
September 11th, 2015

Sony Launches Ultra-Sensitive α7S II

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Sony a7S II
Sony unveiled the new a7S II, an update to their popular high-sensitivity video-centric camera. The a7S II has a number of improvements borrowed from the a7 II and a7R II, which make it ever more attractive to videographers and photographers specializing in low-light work. At 12.2 megapixel, the a7S II has many fewer pixels than …
December 18th, 2014

Mule GoPro Mount for MultiAngle Shooting

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Mule GoPro Mount
“One is good. Mule is better.” As the tagline alludes, the magic of the Mule GoPro mount is its ability to mount two GoPro cameras using one slim mounting tool. Compatible with GoPro third party mounts and GoPro pivot arms, two cameras can be positioned at different angles and different directions providing integrated footage for …
September 12th, 2014

Nikon Announces D750, 20mm f/1.8 lens and SB-500 Video Speedlight

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Nikon D750
Nikon has just announced several new products, including the 24.3 MP FX-format CMOS sensor D750. Including the EXPEED 4 Images Processing Engine, the camera has an ISO range of 100-12,800 (50-51,200 extended) with a 51-point AF system. The Advanced Multi-Cam 3500-FX II AF tracks wildlife at a 6.5 fps burst rate. With the same Full …
March 31st, 2014

VIDEO: Making A Splash—How To Shoot At High Speed With Long Focal Lengths

Posted By Christopher Robinson
In their first OPTV Blog post, Varina & Jay Patel show how to create dramatic high-speed, extreme telephoto photos on a day when the sunlight was less than fully cooperative.
February 18th, 2014

Through The Canadian Wilderness with Jay and Varina Patel

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Through the Canadian Wilderness with Jay and Varina Patel
Shade Tree Films spent several days shooting with Jay and Varina Patel as the duo ventured through the Canadian Rockies.   The video highlights Jay and Varina’s continually developing team dynamic as they work together capturing complementary colors, compositions, matching each other’s timing, and how that fits into their overall approach to landscape photography.   …
February 7th, 2014

Panasonic LUMIX GH4 – Mirrorless Camera with 4K Video

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Panasonic LUMIX GH4
Panasonic has just announced the LUMIX GH4 – a “DSLM” (Digital Single Lens Mirrorless) camera system that shoots stills as well as 4K video. The GH4 has the ability to shoot multiple formats of 4K and HD without a recording time limit in MOV, MP4 and VCHD at various frame rates. Video can be recorded …
September 18th, 2013

‘Flying Eagle Point of View’ video captured with GoPro near the Chamonix Valley’s Mer de Glace glacier

Posted By David Alexander Willis
‘Flying Eagle Point of View’ video captured with GoPro near the Chamonix Valley’s Mer de Glace glacier
Remarkable for the tech as much as the POV, YouTube user Srachi has uploaded this short video of an eagle in flight over France with a GoPro action camcorder mounted to its back. The GoPro HERO3 cameras weigh only 2.6 ounces. There are several POV base jumping videos from Srachi on his YouTube channel, including …