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Kingston Digital has released a new U3 microSD Flash Card to join its Gold Series which is ideal for 4K drones and action cameras. The official information says:

Tripod giant Gitzo has launched a new range of super light boom poles for microphones, using the same carbon fibre as in their Systematic tripods. There are a variety of different sizes, with the larger ones being able to take a full-size XLR cable internally to made it as neat as possible. We ran world first photos of the poles from last week's BVE Show in London, and now the official information has been released which says:

Solve the age-of problem of getting the colours in your edit spot on, and save some money, with a new filmmakers kit bundle from colour management specialists X-Rite. The press release says:

If you use a Canon DSLR to shoot video and want to record the ultimate quality Log footage or even use it for HDR, then unless you hack the firmware, it's been pretty much impossible to do. Now you can, as Atomos have teamed up with top British filmmaker James Miller to bring C-Log profiles to many of Canon's top DSLRs. 

It captures the full dynamic range if you select C-Log function using an Atomos HDR capable recorder. The official information says:

If you've splashed out on the new Apple MacBook Pro with its new super-fast Touch Bar, and use Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro X or Adobe Creative Cloud editing programs, you're in luck. The popular Editors Keys shortcut keyboard covers are now available for your new Mac laptop. Read the full press release below:

Schneider have revealed a new set of lenses that allow you to tilt the focus plane. The Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt lenses are similar to their -frame cine primes but allow you to add plus or minus 4 degrees of tilt.

That will allow users to alter the plane of focus for the ultimate in front-to-back sharpness without resorting to very small apertures which can introduce diffraction. Tilt can also be used to create the ‘miniature’ effect at wide apertures. But the limited degree of tilt – half of the tilt available of Schneider’s tilt and shift photo lenses – means this effect will be limited.

The Xenon FF-Prime Cine-Tilt optics will be available in 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm versions, all with a maximum aperture of T2.9 They will be available in a Sony E-mount this spring, although other mounts may be available later. No prices have yet been set. The press release reads:

Lens adapter giant Metabones has revealed four new EF to E-mount adapters. The top of the range the EF to E CINE Smart Adapter and EF to E CINE Speed Booster ULTRA now have Cine-style positive-locking EF mounts like the one on the recently-revealed Sony FS7 II. The full press release reads: 

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