Halloween Surprise Report!
Here's a report on some of our new gear, plus a super-secret Halloween surprise! NEW LED LIGHTING Digital Sputnik DS3+ with extra long 60' DS cables Skypanel S60-C with Arri Skypanel Remote V-Mount Batteries for our LitePanel Astra 1x1's NEW CAMERA + LENS Sony FS7 with XDCA Extension Unit (unlocks 12-bit 4K/2K RAW output, and 1080p ProRes 422 encoding). 28-135mm Sony Zoom which works with the FS7's live auto-focus ability. It really works (we've tested it on doc shoots). NEW
10-Step Setup: Digital Sputnik DS3 + Wireless App
The Digital Sputnik DS3 is one of the most intuitive and easy to use lights out there - but setting up with the DS Control DMX app can be tricky the first time you try it! The ability to adjust all aspects of these lights (Intensity, Color Temp, Saturation, and Hue) wirelessly from your phone is a really freeing experience. But if you don't have a background in using DMX or ArtNet, it can be a bit of a learning curve the first time try to connect the DS3 with the app. I hope
NAB 2016 - Capstone Film Lighting Exclusive Report
A few weeks ago NAB 2016 was held in Las Vegas - so Amy and I drove up to investigate. New business cards ready, we drove from LA to Vegas We made it to....SIN CITY Obligatory NAB sign shot. We got there a little late - late in the day, so no waiting in lines We entered in the Virtual Reality building - a bit disconcerting to witness this One of the many 360 degree projection concepts Amy and I taking a picture of ourselves on screen - Not sure what's going on here - but one
New Inventory: Litepanels Astra EP 1x1 Bi-Color LED Panels
We are excited to announce a new LED light as part of Capstone's inventory; a pair of LED Panels, the Litepanels Astra EP 1x1 Bi-Color LED Panel! These lightweight and extremely easy to use LED lights give twice the output of the original Bi-Color 1x1s. The Astra EPs have a 0-100% dimmer, a variable Tungsten to Daylight Balance knob, and have a universal (100-240 VAC) adapter. We also have a super convienient carrying case that holds both lights at once. These lights are perf