The Nikon D850 Filmmaker’s Kit Will Have Everything You Need for Serious Video

The new D850 Filmmaker’s Kit will come with the camera, three lenses, 2 mics, and an external recorder/monitor

It could be argued that the D850 is one of the top cameras on the market right now, at the very least one of the top DSLRs (if not THE top DSLR). Some of that can be attributed to its video feature set, which is not something Nikon has ever really been known for. Nikon is looking to continue to capitalize on this with the brand new D850 Filmmaker’s Kit, which looks to be just about everything you could need, from the camera perspective, to be a serious videographer or filmmaker.  Continue reading…

ALPA of Switzerland Launches Limited Edition ALPA 12 SWA + Helvetar 43mm Kit

All images from ALPA. Used with permission.

Medium format snappers, architectural photographers, and landscape photographers, here’s something that will tickle your fancy. Swiss camera maker ALPA has recently introduced its latest camera package for film photographers: the ALPA 12 SWA equipped with ALPA Apo-Helvetar 5.6 43mm lens. You’d have to be fast, though, as it’s super limited edition with only five kits up for grabs.

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Hasselblad’s New X1D Field Kit Is Everything A Mirrorless Medium Format Shooter Needs

Innovative Cameras - Hasselblad X1D-50c

Right now it is a two horse race in the medium format mirrorless game between [amazon_textlink asin=’B01MZARM64′ text=’Fujifilm’s GFX’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’thephobl-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’56e8d826-9262-11e7-8557-9d8512e67c8c’] system and the [amazon_textlink asin=’B01LZ02AFE’ text=’Hasselblad X1D’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’thephobl-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’5d467c1b-9262-11e7-b00d-db892941c355′] system. There are reasons for a photographer to choose either side and at this point–neither one has separated itself from the competition much. That said, if you have been considering these systems and are leaning towards the X1D, the today’s announcement from Hasselblad could be some great news for you.

Hasselblad has announced a brand new field kit for their X1D system which if purchased would allow a photographer to not only be set up with everything they need in the X1D system in terms of the camera and some lenses, but also as far as a rugged pelican case (with custom foam insert to fit and protect each piece of gear perfectly), shoulder and wrist straps, and extra batteries. This really is a one stop shop for the X1D system.

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