Thursday, April 22, 2010

News from here and there

Tweet to Win a Switronix Flex DSLR Remote
I'm not a big Twitter fan, but if you are, you might want to check out Cinema5D's campaign to get thousands of people to tweet the exact same message to all their friends. Win a $150 DSLR remote.

O'Connor CFF-1 (Cine Follow Focus One)
If you have $4,500 to spend, then the recently announced O'Connor CFF-1 Follow Focus might just be the thing for you.

Peachpit CS5 online resource
Peachpit has just opened their "online resource center for Adobe CS5" that looks suspiciously just like an online book store. But you can see sample chapters for some of the books, including Adobe After Effects CS5 Classroom in a Book.
Amazon lists it for $44.25 (26% off) but it's not supposed to be available until June: Adobe After Effects CS5 Classroom in a Book

F-Stop Academy: NAB reports & Canon 5D Firmware video
Still trying to figure out what the new firmware update does for the Canon 5D Mark II? F-STOP Academy has a four minute video.
On the same page they also have videos from NAB featuring a bunch of new equipment like the Kata Airbag, the new Manfrotto head, Redrock Micro stuff, etc., etc.

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