Photo and Video Accessories

Photo and video accessories including audio for video, stabilizers, gimbals, tripods, bags, production monitors, switchers, printers and more.


Heats things up with new Atomos Shogun Inferno HDR Recorder


Continuing their recent trend of fire themed names (Shogun Flame & Ninja Flame), Atomos has announced the latest in the now 8-strong HDR recorder line-up their new flagship model, the Shogun Inferno this week at NAB Show. According to Atomos the Shogun Inferno all-in-one recording device provides “the best of everything they do in a single product” offering users a combination of the most advanced monitor technologies – 1500nit/10bit/HDR, the latest recording capability – 4Kp60 over Quad-SDI, along with playback & editing functionality. “The best technology booms are the ones that truly WOW long standing professionals. HDR on the Atomos products leaves even the…

Blackmagic Design NAB Show Product Updates


If there’s one thing you can count on at NAB Show, it’s that Blackmagic Design will have the longest list of new and upgraded product announcements! While this year’s announcement list may seem relatively small compared to last year’s, there is still plenty of exciting things to show you.

Induro Announces Two New Baby Grand Tripods


Induro’s two new Baby Grand Tripods are beautiful. Constructed of lightweight carbon fibre tubes, they feature a flat modular head-mounting platform made of a lightweight magnesium alloy which will accept gimbal, ball three-way or geared photo heads, as well as accessories such as a levelling base or video bowl. Perfect for ultra low angle shots Available in both a 75mm (series 3) and 100mm (series 4) platform, the Baby Grands are designed to be used with all lenses including ultra long zooms, and will also accept large format and video cameras. Both sizes can be converted into video bowls using the…

Sennheiser Unveils MKE 440 stereo microphone for DSLRs


Sennheiser MKE 440 Stereo Microphone for DSLRs (Las Vegas, Nevada–April 13, 2016) Visitors to the Sennheiser and Neumann NAB booth (N5729) will be able to experience the future of audio: waiting to be discovered are an AMBEO 3D Audio 9.1 installation – featuring a selection of Neumann monitor loudspeakers – and a virtual-reality experience recorded with Sennheiser’s AMBEO VR mic. At the show, Sennheiser will launch the brand-new MKE 440 stereo microphone for DSLR cameras, and will also preview the HandMic digital and the MK 4 digital, the latest products developed in cooperation with A/D conversion specialists, Apogee. The Sennheiser…

SmallHD HDR: Great things come in small packages


SmallHD is a company known for building high-quality production monitors that can take anything just about you can throw at them. This is why we were extremely excited when we heard that they would be unveiling “the first-ever line of daylight-viewable HDR production monitors in 17-inch, 24-inch and 32-inch sizes” at NAB Show next week. Featuring housings milled from billet aluminium – an industry first – and 3mm thick polycarbonate user-replaceable screen protectors these monitors are incredibly rugged and durable. As with all of SmallHD monitors, the SmallHD HDR series are designed to be used straight out of the box.…

When was the last time you calibrated your monitor?


Monitor Calibration is an important step that many photographers overlook when setting up their editing stations… If you’ve ever printed photos either at home or at a print shop and wondered why the colours don’t appear the same as they did on your screen when you were editing them, it might be a good time to consider purchasing a monitor calibration tool. What is Monitor Calibration and why should I bother with it? “Screen” or monitor calibration is a way to ensure that the colours that you are seeing on your screen will better match the colours that will appear on your…

Prints that will last longer than a visit from the in-laws


With the release of the newest additions to the SureColor line of inkjet printers, Epson has pushed the limits of imaging technology to the point where nothing on the planet can touch them for sheer beauty and brilliance. And with prints that can last up to 400 years, even your great-great-great grandchildren will be able to enjoy them!

DJI Ronin Workshop


The DJI New Pilot Experience wasn’t the only event happening at Vistek Toronto last week. The DJI Ronin Workshop took place on September 3 during the day and was a massive success! Lead by DJI Product Experience Specialist Francisco Toro & Vistek Pro Video Product Manager Brian Young, the session covered the basics of operation and best uses. They also introduced the new Ronin with wireless thumb controller kit. After the session, participants had a chance to “test drive” the Ronin & Ronin M units themselves, in order to experience just how versatile and easy to use these units are. Ronin…

Atomos Ninja Assassin


Released today, one is tempted to think of the Atomos Ninja Assassin 4K HDMI recorder as a “light” version of the Shogun 4K SDI recorder that Atomos released last year… Atomos Ninja Assassin Extending the Atomos Ninja line up into the realm of 4K UHD and 1080 60p, the Assassin combines professional 4K-UHD/HD recording, a 7″ 1920×1080 monitor, advanced playback and on the fly editing capabilities into a compact lightweight & affordable unit suitable for DSLRs, Mirrorless and HDMI cameras. Vistek Pro Video Product Manager Brian Young describes the Assassin… Video and Audio Recording Using your camera’s HDMI output, the Assassin is capable of…

How to build the ultimate computer for editing photos


If you’re a photographer in today’s age, odds are, you spend more time in front of your computer editing photos than you do in front of your camera taking them. That’s why it’s important to have a computer that is fast enough and powerful enough to handle the loads that editing photos will put on it. Sure, you can head down to your local computer store and buy one off-the-shelf ready to go, but these are generally built for the masses, and not necessarily with the needs of the modern photographer in mind. Building your own computer might sound daunting, but it’s…

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