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Profoto B1 Demo Day in Chicago

Profoto B1

Stop by our Chicago store on September 4th from 4-9 pm to get your hands on the Profoto B1 heads and witness their awesomeness! The power of a monoblock with the TTL intelligence of a speed light all rolled up into one compact lighting unit. Michael Gray from Profoto will be there for the demonstration and to answer all your questions. We … Continue

Introducing Fiilex lighting

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We came across these cool, small form factor, LED lights at NAB this year. Fiilex, based out of California, designs and manufactures their own LED's. Fiilex has developed a technique that they like to call "Dense Matrix LED Technology". This creates a single point source with sharp and crisp shadows with accurate color. Several modifiers adds to … Continue

Profoto Air TTL-N Availability

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Profoto has announced that the Profoto Air Remote TTL-N will be available on September 15th. This unit brings TTL functionality to the B1's for Nikon cameras. Call today to pre-order yours! Wirelessly integrates your B1 with your Nikon and Canon cameras. Attach this small unit to your camera’s hot shoe to wirelessly integrate your B1 with your … Continue

PocketWizard TTL update for Nikon D810 and Canon 1Dx

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Pocketwizard announced a new update to its ControlTL firmware for both Nikon and Canon versions of its MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 radios. Firmware version 3.700 for Nikon includes compatibility with the recently released D810, D610, D4S and other Nikon cameras. Additionally, firmware version 6.700 for Canon now provides TTL compatibility with the Canon 1D … Continue

The Impossible Project

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Dodd Camera is now stocking a wide selection of instant film from The Impossible Project. It’s time to dust off that old SX70 or Polaroid 600 camera which has been sitting in the closet and make some art. The Impossible journey began in 2008 at the closing event of the last Polaroid production plant in Enschede, The Netherlands. Florian 'Doc' … Continue

Phase One Updates Li-Ion Batteries for IQ backs to 3400mHz

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Over the course of several years, Phase One has quietly been increasing the mHz in the batteries for their digital backs. With the increased power demands of the IQ2 series, this is a welcome surprise. Many times, connectivity issues are a result of an underpowered Firewire port. Hopefully, this reduces the number of instances where we will need … Continue

Canon 70D AF Test

Canon 70D AF Test

The new Canon 70D came in to our Rental Departments recently, and we could not help but to test out the new AF system! We put the camera through a quick but difficult scenario, and the camera performed surprisingly well! The tight shots may have a bit of rolling shutter issues, but this is inherent in DSLR's and could also be easily fixed in … Continue

Save the ports!

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As we all know, damaged USB ports are a real inconvenience and can be an expensive repair. There have been may solutions offered over the years, and we'd like to introduce you to one that we think is a real winner. The TetherBLOCK  is available as a basic plate and also with a dove tail making it Arca-Swiss compatible. … Continue

Atomos introduces Shogun at NAB

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The All in one 4K HMDI 1920x1200 monitor-recorder. Now you can record 4K video direct out over HDMI to the Shogun. The 7" IPS touchscreen display with not fail to impress. The new Atomos Shogun is the world’s first 12G SDI & 4K HDMI I/O monitor/recorder/deck and features a stunning 1920×1200 SuperAtom IPS 7″ touchscreen with 325 PPI, … Continue

Hi-Hat Slider Dolly by Romans Cine Gear

Hi-Hat Slider Dolly by Romans Cine Gear

John demonstrates the Romans Cine Gear slider … Continue