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    RED Drops Price of DRAGON Upgrade

    Move hopes to  motivate Weapon transition By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last weekend, RED announced Weapon, an update to the DRAGON EPIC and SCARLET platforms that will further future-proof the camera lines for years to come. But while it adds some cool new features, including those we don't even know about yet, it sent a clear message to those who hadn't bought into the DRAGON upgrade yet ... if you don't, it's the end of the line. But … Read More>>

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    RED Teases DRAGON Upgrade With WEAPON

    By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The run up to NAB continues and this time, RED is grabbing headlines (as usual) with news that DRAGON platforms qualify to receive a hefty new upgrade. The upgrade has been fueling a ton of speculation over at REDUser Forums since the beginning of Febrary, until fire chief Jared Land finally gave shooters a preview of what we can expect to see at NAB. And everyone is excited. For everyone with a DRAGON... NAB … Read More>>

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    AJA Gives CION Fans a Happy Holiday with Camera Shipping

    In Camera Color Correction detailed By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) AJA resellers and fans worldwide received joyous yuletide news today that the CION 4K is now shipping on schedule. The camera made a huge splash at NAB earlier this spring, with its ability to record ultra high definition 4K ProRes in 12-bit 444 color for under $10,000. And it's now coming just in time for Christmas! Not only that, but AJA has also released a video that … Read More>>

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    Freefly Introduces The MōVI Ring

    MōVI Ring offers easier hand held control By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Runners and gunners like to call it the "Fig Rig." Originally invented by director Mike Figgis to make hand held camera operation a bit easier to control, as you move from one place to the next. The Fig Rig has been one of the most copied camera accessories around. Sound familiar? That's because down the evolutionary road, the Freefly MōVI has done the same thing in … Read More>>

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RED Drops Price of DRAGON Upgrade

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Move hopes to  motivate Weapon transition By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last weekend, RED announced Weapon, an update to the DRAGON EPIC and SCARLET platforms that will further future-proof the camera lines for years to come. But while it adds some cool new features, including those we don't … [Read More...]

RED Teases DRAGON Upgrade With WEAPON

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The run up to NAB continues and this time, RED is grabbing headlines (as usual) with news that DRAGON platforms qualify to receive a hefty new upgrade. The upgrade has been fueling a ton of speculation over at REDUser Forums since the beginning of Febrary, until fire … [Read More...]

AJA Gives CION Fans a Happy Holiday with Camera Shipping

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In Camera Color Correction detailed By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) AJA resellers and fans worldwide received joyous yuletide news today that the CION 4K is now shipping on schedule. The camera made a huge splash at NAB earlier this spring, with its ability to record ultra high definition 4K … [Read More...]

Freefly Introduces The MōVI Ring

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MōVI Ring offers easier hand held control By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Runners and gunners like to call it the "Fig Rig." Originally invented by director Mike Figgis to make hand held camera operation a bit easier to control, as you move from one place to the next. The Fig Rig has been one of … [Read More...]

The AJA CION Comes Closer To Joining 4K Game

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Footage Released Gets Rave Reviews By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Back at NAB, AJA introduced their CION 4K professional digital video camera, which looks to be largely aimed at the studio/ENG community. The camera was built around a 4 APS-C Sensor, flanked by a global shutter and an optical low … [Read More...]

Test Footage of Blackmagic URSA is Stunning

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you shoot it right, there really is nothing more dramatic and beautiful than a sunrise. And when you put the Blackmagic URSA camera into the hands of cinematographer John Brawley, you know that what you're going to see will take your breath away. I received … [Read More...]

Pre-Ordering Begins for Atomos Shogun 4K Recorder

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Offers free gift for pre-orders By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) What a difference a year can make. A year ago, Atomos executives weren't sure the world was ready for 4K, and now they've has starting taking preorders for its Shogun Ultra High Definition external video recorder. The 4K recorder … [Read More...]

DJI Begins Shipping Ronin 3-Axis Stabilizer

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  UPDATE: According to B&H, the Ronin doesn't ship until August 2014. Price dropped to under $5,000 By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The 3-axis stabilizer. We've talked to death about the fact that it's a game changer. Now, a year in, it's about as common place as the Steadicam, and … [Read More...]

Apple Hires Away Nokia PureView Expert

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Move Could Signal Plans to Upgrade Phone Camera Design By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In a move that could signal their plans to dramatically upgrade the capabilities of an already solid digital camera array in the iPhone, Apple has hired away one of Nokia's top PureView camera engineers. Ari … [Read More...]

doddleTV: NAB 2014 – Freeflyin with the MōVI M5

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Here's some B-Roll from the two hours I got to spend cruising the NAB Showroom Floor with the Freefly MōVI M5. http://youtu.be/Rrj4nbRjxPc … [Read More...]

Sony Vegas Pro 13 – A Review

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Sony Creative Software has released Vegas Pro 13 non-linear editing software for PC. Let's see how the new version shapes up. Vegas Pro 13 comes in three flavors: Vegas Pro 13 Edit, Vegas Pro 13, and Vegas Pro 13 Suite. The differences between them have more to do … [Read More...]

doddleTALKS Tech NAB Special – GoPro in 3D

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It wouldn't be NAB without a quick chat with the guys at GoPro. And this year, they've got some sweet new products including the GoPro Dual 3D System and a clever black out housing. … [Read More...]

Forget 4K and 8K… How about 18K?!

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Defense/security contractor Forza creates Super Ultra Realistic CMOS chip By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As many of you have already read from my post here, when I was at NAB two weeks ago, I had my ultra high definition illusions shattered by NHK's Super Hi Vision 8K presentation. It stunned me … [Read More...]

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