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If you’re looking for a compact take anywhere pocket camera, you might want to consider Fujifilm’s successor to the X-A3, the new and improved X-mount X-A5. The X-A5 comes packaged with a brand new XC15-45mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS PZ zoom lens, the first electric-powered lens kit for X-mount digital cameras. Don’t let its pocket size fool you though, the user-friendly X-A5 is packet with features, including the latest Bluetooth technology for speedy tranferring of images and camera control as well as expanded video capabilities including 4K output. The 24.2 mega-pixel APS-C (non-X-Trans) sensor also boasts phase detection AF, Fujifilm’s outstanding colour…

Now in it’s fourth year, Edmonton’s InFocus Photo Exhibition continues to promote and showcase the outstanding work of both established and emerging Canadian Photographers. The mission of InFocus Photography Exhibition & Awards is to promote & exhibit innovative, thoughtful and provocative photography created by Canadian contemporary image-makers.”Taking place during the month of February, InFocus Photo features portfolio reviews, the Mastermind group talk and of course the exhibition and awards ceremony which takes place at the Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel on February 8th. This year’s theme is “Next Level” featuring photos of all subject matter and styles that speak to Next Level…

In episode seven of our ongoing YouTube series, World Class, Vistek video producer Dale Sood Skypes with Emmy Award winning director and cinematographer Ben Staley. Emmy Award winning director & cinematographer Ben Staley is a true renaissance man. He grew up in the wilds of Alaska and has risen to be one of America’s best do-it-all story tellers – all the while maintaining a very strong photography practice. In this episode we dissect Ben’s latest project – a feature length documentary shot and directed entirely by himself. A rare insight on what it takes to be the excellent at, well…everything.…

The newly announced DJI Mavic Air is a tiny powerhouse that features a 3-axis gimbal camera (the first in a drone this small) capable of capturing 4K 30fps 100 Mbps UHD video, 21 minute (max) flight time and a range of up to 4km. Combines the best features of the Mavic Pro & SPARK Like the Mavic Pro and SPARK, the Mavic Air features folding arms allowing for maximum portability. When compared to the original Mavic Pro (which is small enough to fit into a backpack), the Mavic Air, like the SPARK, is small enough to fit in your jacket…

The original Lumix GH5 was a hit with videographers when it was released last year and it looks like the GH5S is going to be as big a hit when it hits retailers shelves later this spring. With last year’s release of the Lumix G9, Panasonic stated that they wanted to shift focus back towards the needs of “still photographers”. But with the announcement of the GH5S, the pendulum has swung back the other way with a camera that is once again aimed squarely at video shooters. Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S Body Unlimited recording in C4K/4K 60p/50p. Breathtaking low-light image quality…

The 100-megapixel club is pretty exclusive with only a couple of manufacturers included. Phase One offers a couple of 100 MP digital backs, the IQ3 & IQ1 and Hasselblad joined the club with the launch of their 100 MP H6D-100c in 2016. Flash forward 2 years, and Hasselblad has upped the ante with the introduction of the 400 MP capable H6D-400c. The H6D-400c features a 53.4 x 40mm 100MP CMOS sensor that utilizes multi-shot capture (pixel shift) technology to create those monster 400 MP images. The H6D-400c uses multi-shot technology to shift the sensor in one-pixel and half-pixel increments over…

Vistek Video Producer Dale Sood sets four of the most talked about Compact Cine Cams currently on the market against each other in a head to head to head to head comparison of both image quality and usability. Compact Cine Cams Shootout See more comparisons, reviews and other cool videos by heading over to our YouTube channel. Want to learn more about the cameras featured in this video? Click on the links below: Canon C200 Panasonic EVA-1 Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro Sony FS5 Have something to say about this video? Leave us a comment below, we’d love to hear from…

2017 was a big year for camera manufacturers with the release of a slew of new and updated systems. Here is our list of the top 7 stills cameras that we feel had the biggest impact of the year. Our picks for the top 7 stills cameras with the biggest buzz of 2017 Nikon D850 Let’s face it, Nikon needed to release something big this year, really big in fact. Nikon has been losing ground over the last little as the popularity of mirrorless camera systems continues to over take “traditional” DSLRs. The pre-release buzz around Nikon’s newest flagship, the…

In this three part tutorial, Vistek Video Producer Dale Sood walks us though how to set-up and use the varied features and effects of the Rotolight NEO 2. Rotolight NEO 2 Set-Up and Overview Full overview & set-up of new NEO 2 from Rotolight. We include the three light kit, and include some lighting samples. Rotolight NEO 2 Flash & High-Speed Sync Functionality Full tutorial & set-up of the flash functionality on the new NEO 2 from Rotolight. Full breakdown of using the NEO 2 with the Elincrom HS Skyport for shutter speeds of up to 1/8000th of a second. We…

Fujifilm shooters have a reason to be happy today as Profoto announces the new Profoto Air Remote TTL-F which finally brings full TTL and HSS capabilities for Fujifilm users shooting with Profoto B1X, B1, B2, D2 heads and Pro-10 generator. “Together with Fujifilm, we are proud to announce our latest family member – the Air Remote TTL-F. Light is the essence of every image and the Profoto AirTTL makes light shaping easier. It unlocks new creative possibilities and helps you go from idea to final image faster. We are happy to help the world’s most ambitious image creators turn their ambition…

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