Nov 212013
 
TINKER. TAILOR. SOLDER. SHOOT.

It’s certainly a blast getting to see products move from concept to creation and the affect they have in turn on various aspects of the creative process. That said, the concept isn’t always the result of hours spent laboring over the drawing table throwing ideas around till one sticks. In fact, some of the best ideas come from you guys, continue here

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Oct 182013
 
Hack Your Travel Game.

In the spirit of stepping off the beaten path, which folks in photo and film must often do, this post is in response to a topic I recently came across. Hacking the travel industry. Each of us has been a victim at one time or another of that crippling mindset,”Yeah, I’d love to but I just can’t make it happen at continue here

 Posted by on October 18, 2013 FYI No Responses »
Oct 102013
 
On Location with the new F3 Monitor

  Suffice it to say, there is a reason there wasn’t an F2. The new F3 Monitor takes the previous iteration, the F1, and enhances the experience in a host of ways. The F3 never seems more at home than when on location. Aside from a higher resolution – 1024 x 600 from 800 x 400 – the F3 incorporates a much continue here

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Oct 022013
 
Looking forward to PhotoPlus!

Rarely is it ever a bad idea to take a trip to New York.  Throw some great photo folks into the mix and your bound to have a great time! Simply put, here at F&V we are certainly excited to get back to PhotoPlus in NYC towards the end of the month. PhotoPlus 2012 was undoubtedly a highlight of last continue here

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Sep 242013
 
Cage the camera. Not your options. The F&V BMC Cage.

The only thing you can cage is the camera. Sky’s the limit for everything else. Arguably some of the most radical new designs the industry has seen in the past few years are the Blackmagic Cinema Cameras.  That said, with a new design comes all the great gear to accommodate it.  Enter the F&V Blackmagic Camera Cage. And we are continue here

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Sep 182013
 

This week’s post is certainly a little out there. Cough. Cough. (The painfully simple joke will be apparent soon enough.) Just the other night, we came across a video floating around the web of an event dating back to 1996.  It tells the story of a group of astronomers that took a big risk. With all the evidence stacked against continue here

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Sep 102013
 
Refreshed & Ready

Hi folks, Safe to say it’s been a while since we last said hi.  Long story short, the blog has been undergoing a facelift and we are happy to say we are coming back at ya’ refreshed and ready to keep the content coming. In the same spirit, there will be plenty of product related news as well as ongoing continue here

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Oct 252012
 
PhotoPlus Expo 2012 - K4000, R300, and More

  The PhotoPlus Expo begins this Thursday at the Javits Convention Center in New York.  We’re thrilled to be a part of this international show and have some great new gear in store for it.  We’ll be showcasing the new K4000 LED studio panel, R300 Ring Light, sliders, support rigs for DSLR and RED cameras, follow focuses, light accessories, and continue here

 Posted by on October 25, 2012 News 1 Response »
Oct 112012
 
NEW R-300 LED Ring Light

R-300 LED Ring Light: Featuring an all-new sleek and compact design, 300 pure-color power LEDs, magnetic filters, and enough light output to compete with your 1×1 light panel. The R-300 features 300 daylight-balanced LEDs which produce upwards of 1950 Lux @ 1-meter. With this output, the ring light is equivalent in power to a conventional 1×1 light panel. The R-300 continue here

 Posted by on October 11, 2012 Coming Soon 18 Responses »
Sep 202012
 
NEW K4000 LED Studio Panel at Photokina 2012

The K4000 LED Studio Panel Light: —   A lightweight and portable studio solution, integrating our newest technology in synchronous lighting, expandability, and power LEDs. Available in daylight and bi-color models. We’re proud to announce our newest line of affordable, professional LED Studio Panel Lights; the K4000 Daylight and K4000s Bi-Color.  With improvements in LED power output and color rendering, continue here

 Posted by on September 20, 2012 News 2 Responses »