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 [...]

31 01, 2017

Ikan Releases MS1 Upgrade: MS-PRO Gimbal Stabilizer

January 31st, 2017|

Have you heard? There is a new gimbal in town. We have just released the newest upgrade to the popular Beholder MS1 gimbal: the MS-PRO. Attendees at WPPI 2017 in Las Vegas will be some of the lucky few to get a first look at the newest Ikan gimbal. Constructed out of durable all aluminum, the MS-PRO is a three-axis gyro stabilizer with an encoder system and a 32-bit control board. With the 12-bit encoder system, the MS-PRO can respond more quickly, making the gimbal more stable and accurate. The MS-PRO gimbal can balance most mirrorless cameras that weigh less [...]

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 [...]

20 12, 2016

Government Video Expo 2016 Recap

December 20th, 2016|

After a whirlwind of trade shows these past couple of months, we are finally back from our last trade show of the year – the Government Video Expo 2016. This expo showcases video, broadcast, streaming, display, and delivery technologies and also provides a range of educational opportunities for media professionals in TV and production for federal, state and local government, law enforcement, and education. We saw a bunch of resellers at the show including Adorama, CEI, and WPS along with a few manufacturers and drones. The gimbals were again the hot items at the expo. In addition, attendees liked the [...]