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Reasons to Love Sony FS7, FS700 and The Odyssey Recorder

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Digital Cinema Cameras have entirely changed the landscape of how moving images are captured today. Directors, cinematographers, and even amature filmakers have never had more tools to craft beautiful imagery. The Sony FS7 is another incredible addition to their existing line of FS Series Camcorders. The current line up of Digital Cinema … Continue

Profoto B2 Open House at Dodd Camera

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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. The event will be held at Parchment Studios located at 1919 Oakley Ave. Chicago, IL 60647 on Thursday, April 23rd from 9am to 6pm. Profoto evangelist, Chris Fain will be on … Continue

Sigma 35mm f1.4 DG HSM A lens review

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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 … Continue

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

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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 pound each, they were very … Continue

Phase One/Mamiya Leaf Demo Day

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Stop in and get your hands on an IQ2 or Credo camera system in Columbus and Cincinnati. Capture One Pro 8 training Phase One and Mamiya Leaf representative, Francis Westfield, will be on hand to demonstrate setting up a tethered shooting session using a professional model. He will also provide tips and tricks on how to optimize your on-set … Continue

Canon hits 50mp with the EOS 5DS and 5DS R

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Canon announced the Canon EOS 5DS and Canon EOS 5DS R Digital SLR cameras featuring the world's highest resolution among 35mm format DSLRs. The new EOS models incorporate a newly designed Canon 50.6 megapixel full-frame CMOS image sensor and Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors for superb image quality and processing speed. Maximizing the potential of … Continue

Metabones adapters now in stock!

Metabones, Speedbooster, Canon Adapter

After the Canon 5D Mark II was introduced to the professional world of video production, there was a creative rebirth in the film and video community. It gave us a system that was similar to motion picture cameras by offering a large sensor, shallow depth of field and interchangeable lenses. Like many motion picture cameras, the Canon 5D Mark III … Continue

Kenyon KS-4X4 Gyro Stabilizer

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Looking for a Gyro that involves very little set-up time? We have just the product for you! Recently we added the Kenyon KS-4x4 Gyro Stabilizer to our rental department. This is a great gyro for a rig in the 5-8 lb range. The four gyro wheels are configured to control 3 axis of motion in yaw, pitch and roll. This comes in handy if you are … Continue

Phase One Certified Professional Training at Dodd Camera

Phase One Capture One Training

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 course … Continue

Phase One A-series now shipping

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Phase One has began shipping the first A-series medium format camera systems. Blending the best of Phase One and ALPA technology through highly-integrated precision components, these cameras are designed to capture outstanding images with greater ease, convenience, and fun. The three Phase One A-series models include the A250, A260 and A280. … Continue