Manfrotto’s recently released 500 fluid video head (MVH500AH and MVH500A) replaces their popular 701HDV head. It boasts several key improvements that are targeted for the lighter payload and smaller footprint requirements of compact camcorders and HDSLR cameras.
No photography gear I know of chews through AA batteries more quickly than external flashes. These little technological marvels are awesome, but their onboard power and recycle times can quickly become frustrating. Until now, auxiliary power solutions have been bulky, expensive battery packs that can be burdensome to carry or securely attach.
There’s fast, then there’s Solid State Drive (SSD) fast when it comes to storage solutions. It seems that every manufacturer claims that they have the best, fastest, and most stable solution, but for photo, video, and design applications, our definitions may seem a bit skewed. Enter the new CalDigit AV Pro external storage solution.
The Rhino Slider Carbon is a camera slider based on two exposed carbon fiber rails capable of carrying loads of up to 10 lbs. The rails are mounted on a cleverly designed pair of feet that can be placed at any angle to accommodate for uneven terrain. Nothing on this slider requires you to use any tools. You can mount, remove, and fix everything by hand.