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What Makes A Professional Light?  At IBC last month, it was eye-opening how many lighting manufacturers were exhibiting – not least because of their bright booths!

This influx of new manufacturers, each attempting to muscle in on the established brands, has the potential to distort user perception of what professional equipment really is.Read More >>

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The Making Of 'Fire And Iron'
I've been shooting with the Fujinon MK18-55mm lens on my PXW-FS7 and PXW-FS5 since the lens was launched. I absolutely love this lens, but one thing has frustrated me: I really wanted to be able to use it on my PMW-F5 to take advantage of the 16 bit raw. Finally my dreams have come true as both Duclos and MTF have started making alternate rear mounts for both the MK18-55mm and the MK50-135mm.
Rotolight In The Spotlight
Rotolight has announced that its AEOS location LED has been shortlisted for two awards. The recognition comes within six months of the light's launch. The nominations are for a Lucie Technical Award and the Pro Moviemaker's Gear of the Year Award. Launched in April, AEOS was designed in response to user demand, specifically for portrait photographers and videographers on the move.
LEDs In Broadcast – The Benefits In Action
Wesley Dodd of Celebro Studios explains how LED lighting can enhance any broadcast environment. The humble LED studio light has come a long way since its introduction.
Cineo Lighting To Feature Quantum c80
Cineo Lighting has announced that it will demonstrate the Quantum c80 (Qc80) at Cine Gear Expo 2017, Booth S133. The full gamut, colour lighting fixture features 50,000 lumens of Cineo's proprietary color-tunable white light, and also includes a full RGB gamut, which works in conjunction with white light as a complete, creative lighting toolkit.
Outsight To Demo LED Lighting Solutions
Outsight has announced that it will exhibit its range of LED technology lighting solutions at Cine Gear Expo, stand S109 (stage 14). The company's line-up will include the new Creamsource Micro which had its launch at NAB Show 2017 last month. The full Creamsource+ range and Creamsource Sky full spectrum softsource, will also be on show.
VER Supports Work On The Nightly Show 

Offering new, next generation lighting products, VER has recently supported Lighting Director Chris Rigby – via its specialist broadcast lighting division, Aurora – with a range of LED and low energy illumination solutions on ITV's The Nightly Show.
The Fiilex K302 Lighting Kit
The K302 is the ideal, travel friendly lighting kit. Comprised of three P360EX lights with soft box included, ideal for ENG, broadcast and film. The P360EX from Fiilex provides you with a highly powerful, fully adjustable and meticulously accurate colour temperature and light output.
Rotolight Anova PRO Used For Oscar Winners
Mark Mann has again selected to use the Rotolight Anova PRO in a recent photo shoot with two of this year's Oscar winners. Mann shot Emma Stone (Best Actress winner for La La Land) and Casey Affleck (Best Actor award winner for Manchester By The Sea) using the Anova PRO, an LED location and studio light developed by Rotolight.
LED Creative Delivers For ITV's The Nightly Show
LED Creative are working alongside Scenic Designer Dominic Tolfts and Lighting Director Chris Rigby on ITV's new entertainment offering, The Nightly Show. Recorded live before a studio audience, The Nightly Show features a selection of guest presenters offering topical views on recent events along with celebrity guests, expert analysis and various games.
Prolight Direct Unveils BVE 2017 Line-Up
Prolight Direct has announced its Aladdin BI-FOLD Production version will be on show at BVE 2017 and will be available for sale shortly after the show. The new BI-FOLD, which won Newsshooter's Best Lighting Innovation Award at NAB 2016 as a prototype, offers a new approach to soft LED lighting.
The Latest In Phosphor Lighting: BB&S's Pipeline Free
The Pipeline Free offers you flexibility and control with its inline dimmer function and convenient shape. As is the nature of phosphor lighting you can rest assured that you will receive a consistent, even light without flicker or shift in colour. The cylindrical shape of this unique product allows you to get up close and personal with your lighting, on location or in studio.
Martin Lighting Solutions Light Up The Christmas Season
Top Lighting Designers use Martin lighting solutions for major Christmas TV spectaculars. Three leading, and highly influential, TV lighting directors have been making extensive use of fixtures from Martin, a HARMAN Professional brand, for their design solutions in the lead-up to the busy Christmas season.
Photon Beard To Feature Highlight LED Range At NAB 2017
Photon Beard is to feature its Highlight LED range at NAB Show 2017 in Las Vegas. Through the application of remote phosphor technology, Highlight LEDs feature color rendering and television lighting consistency indexes (CRI and TLCI). They have no moving parts and are therefore completely silent in operation.
VER Supports Skepta At London Show
VER has supported Skepta at a one-off, sold out show at London's Alexandra Palace. The grime artist from North London was joined onstage at the event by a number of collaborators including Kano and Wretch 32.