DSLR

Profoto introduces the D2

With the ability to freeze action at up to 1/63,000 of a second, to shoot bursts of 20 images per second and sync with camera shutter speeds as fast as 1/8,000 of a second, the D2 is redefining the definition of speed in monolights. “For a photographer, every new day is a new challenge. So…

Canon 5D Mark IV Announced

The EOS 5D Mark IV camera builds on the powerful legacy of the 5D series, offering amazing refinements in image quality, performance and versatility. Canon’s commitment to imaging excellence is the soul of the EOS 5D Mark IV. Wedding and portrait photographers, nature and landscape shooters, as well as creative videographers will appreciate the brilliance…

Light & Motion LED’s for the active shooter

Light & Motion has been building high performance, self-contained lighting solutions for rugged environments since 1989. As workflows have changed, smaller teams have been pushed to accomplish more. Stella is a lighting platform that can go anywhere. Stella is the first high-output lighting platform that is untethered – it runs at full power for up…

New Ikan DH7 Monitor Kit

The Ikan DH7 Full HD monitor features 4K HDMI capabilities all within a lightweight, affordable package. The 7″ monitor’s 1920×1200 HD resolution combined with an IPS screen delivers vibrant color and strong viewing angles. It can handle 4K signals from the most popular 4K HDMI cameras and offers two programmable feature buttons. It’s no surprise…

Phase One releases Capture One 9

Capture One Pro 9 introduces many new image quality precision tools, including a completely updated contrast engine. Capture One Pro 9 also brings powerful new asset management capabilities, including unprecedented sortable keywords capability. It has been designed to help speed the image-management process for volume keyword applications. Besides new physical workflow features, Capture One Pro…

Ikan Tilta DSLR Camera Support

Ikan camera supports now in stock The Ikan TT-03-A DSLR Camera Rig from Tilta is designed and built for professional videographers and cinematographers who want real quality at an affordable price. This rig delivers field-tested reliability, solid construction and all the features required for professional performance. The TT-03-A DSLR Camera Rig is compatible with most DSLRs.  The…

Phase One Certified Professional Training at Dodd Camera

Dodd Camera and Phase One are pleased to present The Phase One Certified Professional Training Program. The Phase One Certified Professional Training Program is designed to give working digital techs the training and skills they need to confidently work with Phase One software and cameras on the most demanding of jobs. It is an advanced…

Profoto B2 Open House at Dodd Camera

Dodd Camera Chicago is excited to host an open house featuring the Profoto Off-Camera Flash System including hands on with the Profoto B1 and the incredible New Profoto B2. Please note a change in venue… The event will now be held at The Locallective Loft located at 1257 N. Milwaukee Ave. 2nd Floor, Chicago IL 60622 on…

Sigma 35mm f1.4 DG HSM A lens review

In the wake of Canon’s 50.6 megapixel 5DS / 5Ds R introduction and the well established Nikon D800/ D810 it has become obvious that the high megapixel 35mm DSLR is here to stay.  In addition to exceptional resolution, which presents artistic and design opportunities only previously known to the medium format shooter, greater resolution increases…

Hands on with the new Profoto B2 Off-Camera Flash system

This January I was invited, along with forty other venders, to join Profoto in Puerto Rico for an introduction and training on the new B2 lighting system. The B2, like the B1, is a portable TTL enabled studio lighting system. My first impression was how small both the battery/control pack and head were. About a…