21 03, 2017

New From Ikan: ES-T27-A and ES-T27 Camera Cage Rigs

March 21st, 2017|

We just released an upgrade to the popular ES-T17-A handheld camera cage rig by Tilta: the ES-T27 and ES-T27-A (with wooden handle trigger). The ES-T27-A brings back the popular Arri standard rosette wooden handle with the start/stop trigger that users loved from the old model. Designed specifically for use with the Sony a6000, a6300, and a6500, the ES-T27 and ES-T27-A camera cage rigs provide great support for your camera. These fully enclosed unibody camera rigs are made from one piece of CNC machined aluminum. The new camera cage rigs maintain the sleek design, professional build, and uncompromising machining quality typical of [...]

10 03, 2017

Better Night Photos with NiSi Natural Night Filter

March 10th, 2017|

With so many undesirable wavelengths of light that pollute the night sky such as mercury vapor, sodium, and low CRI LED streetlights, it can be hard to capture a good image at night. The glow from any of these wavelengths or sources of light can prevent your camera from capturing the sky properly, which can ruin your night images. To fix this problem, NiSi has created the Natural Night Filter (NIP-100-NGT) which is designed specifically to block the most common wavelengths of light pollution. The Natural Night Filter by NiSi is a 2mm H-K9L high definition optical glass filter that [...]

12 01, 2017

Ikan Upgrades Remote Air 2 Wireless Lens Control

January 12th, 2017|

We have just released an upgrade to the original Remote Air lens control system: the Remote Air 2. The Remote Air 2 wireless follow focus is not just a new generation of the Remote Air – it’s a new experience. With the Remote Air 2, the motor has been redesigned to weigh only 170g and is now built in to the receiver. Imported from Germany, the high precision brushless motor can drive professional camera lenses such as the Angenieux, Arri Ultra, and Cooke. It is PD Movie’s thinnest and lightest motor ever. The motors are quiet and accurate with a low [...]

3 01, 2017

NiSi Presents Complete Square Filter System

January 3rd, 2017|

NiSi Photo Filters offers a complete square filter system for all of today’s popular lenses. It’s perfect for photographers looking for a high quality, easy-to-use system to realize their creative vision. As the sole American distributor of NiSi filters, we are excited to deliver these high quality filters to photographers. NiSi Square Filter Systems are available in the 100mm size for most threaded wide angle lenses, the 150mm size for popular super-wide lenses including the Nikon 14-24mm F/2.8 or Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8, and the 180mm size for the new Canon 11-24mm f/4L or Sigma 12-24mm Art. Of all the NiSi [...]

29 11, 2016

Ikan Visits CA & Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders BTS

November 29th, 2016|

Palm trees, the FBI, and 4K monitors….these are just three things that Ikan Product Manager Barry Garcia saw on his recent trip to California. Barry started his trip by flying into LAX, the largest and busiest airport in the Los Angeles area. From there, he went to Burbank to meet up with the President of Postium, which is the South Korean company that created the line of BON monitors that we distribute in North America (excluding Canada). The Postium president was in California to showcase two new monitors: a 24” 4K monitor as well as a 17” HD monitor. It [...]

22 11, 2016

NAB New York 2016 Recap & #MannequinChallenge

November 22nd, 2016|

“In New York…concrete jungle where dreams are made of. There's nothin' you can't do. Now you're in New York…” We got the opportunity to visit this concrete jungle again recently for NAB New York. This year, there was a bunch of people at the trade show, which was reflected in the record-breaking attendance numbers: 15,404 people, a nearly 30% increase over 2015’s preliminary registered attendance of 12,055. It was an interesting time to be in New York for this show since we were there when the US election was happening. The show started off slow since it started the day [...]