Have you seen our theater already? This small twelve-seat theater, equipped with a Sony 4K HDR Laser projector and a 4 meter wide screen, gives you the possibility to watch camera tests, rushes, previews and showcase your footage for yourself or with a number of people. 🎬 Please book your spot beforehand. You can call or email us for the availability and prices.
This year we provided equipment for many film productions including the Golden Calves winners: In Blue (best scenario, actress and director), Beyond Words (best camera and sound), Luizenmoeder (best TV actress), Het Geheime Dagboek van Hendrik Groen (best TV actor, best TV drama) and Wij (best editing). ⏩ Check out these film productions (and others) here -> bit.ly/2PSk2ew
Merry Christmas & we wish you all the best for the new year! 🎄🎆 - OPENING HOURS NEXT WEEK - On the 24th of December we are open from 08:00 - 16:00. During Christmas (the 25th and 26th of December) we will be closed. On the 31th of December we are open from 08:00 - 16:00. On New Years day we will be closed all day and from the 2nd of January onwards we will be open again during our regular business hours. See you (next year)! And if you come by the office anytime soon don't forget to take one of our olive oil bottles!
Recap of our Christmas party last week! Can you spot yourself? 📷
Welcome to new generation of data handling. We introduce the Camalot SSD Data Wrangler, the solution for a high demand data situation on set. It allows you to copy your data easily and quickly wherever you are. It comes in a box that is easy to transport. No spinnings disks are required because only SSD's are used. This allows for much quicker data transfer. Perfect for Alexa LF, Sony Venice and other camera systems that produce lots of data. ⏩ This product is part of the Camalot DIT service that we are offering. Check our website for more information about this product -> bit.ly/2rAxwBm
''Weird but genius'' The Laowa 24mm f/14 Macro Probe Lens is specifically designed to produce extreme macro images on full frame cameras. This lens has a super narrow size and is extremely light (only 474 grams). Also because of the fact that it has a built-in LED and is waterproof opens a world of possibilities for what this lens is able to capture — things that other macro lenses can’t. ▶️ Check out the video from Laowa or visit our website for more information -> bit.ly/2Slzhh2
Wrrrooom! This Honda EU 22i generator arrived in our office today. The 4-stroke, 1800W, Honda is quieter, lighter, more efficient and provides stable mains quality power. ⏩ More information -> bit.ly/2DURH4Q
The look of a new (and clean) product is always really satisfying. We immediately got that feeling when we received our new SmallHD 703 Bolt Wireless Monitors. What's new about this monitor? It has a built-in Bolt 500 receiver and it comes with handles and a strap. ⏩ Check out the product here -> bit.ly/2PL2hAV. Shoot us a message (or come by the office) if you want to know more!
Look at this! This massive lens just arrived in our office a couple of hours ago: the Angenieux Optimo Ultra 12x. This lens features a totally new optical and mechanical design compared to the Optimo 24-290 & 28-340. It is available in three versions: S35 (24-290mm, T2.8), U35 (26-320mm, T3.1) or FF (36-435mm, T4.2). This last version will be available from early 2019. ⏩ Check it out here -> bit.ly/2SUHrxX. Let us know if you have any questions or if you want to try it out!
What do you think of the new serie Mocro Maffia? If you haven't seen it, it's out now on Videoland! 🍿
Do you want to create unique lense flare effects but struggling to find the best way to do it? We introduce the Flarestick. This shaped glass stick can easily be placed in front of the camera lens and into the desired position. You can quickly create the desired blurring and reflection effects and the intensity while moving the Flaresticks. They come in a set of 5. ⏩ Check out the product here -> bit.ly/2PBgvBc
Two new Arricams just arrived: the Arricam LT and the Arricam ST! Can you pinpoint the differences? The Arricam ST is intended as a full-capability camera, including two camera magazine mounting configurations, whereas the Arricam LT is optimized for smaller, lightweight usage in handheld and Steadicam application, with only the option to mount the magazine in the rear position. ⏩ Check out these cameras here -> bit.ly/2EycZGH
Have you seen the new Hudson Bay commercial already? If not, watch it here! It was shot, entirely, with the new ORION Anamorphic Prime lenses. The commercial is produced by Holy Fools, directed by Tobias Pekelharing and shot by Floris van der Lee.
Let us introduce to you a new member of the Ambient family: the Ambient ACN-LS Lockit Slate! New is the double brightness at less than half of the power consumption (compared to its predecessor) and the slate includes ACN (Ambient Clockit Network) support, metadata, clap time transfer, and logging. This works perfect together with the Ambient Lockit ACL-204, ACN-ML and nano Lockit. ⏩ Check out the product here -> bit.ly/2C9AXVR
Mindbending! The Elite Reverse Perspective. In Reverse Perspective the expected visual rules are inverted, so close objects are small and far objects are big. This is not only true for whole objects, but their structure as well. So the near points of an object are closer together, relative to its far points. The effect is achieved entirely in-camera, perspective is truly reversed. ▶️ Watch (and enjoy) the video we shot last year!
Because we get many requests for the infrared filter we would like to summarise how each filter distinguishes itself: ☑️ The Standard IR filter (720nm) allows for good colour for false colour and good contrast for black and white. ☑️ The Ultra Colour filter (590nm) lets more visible light in. This produces extreme vibrant colours. ☑️ The Extra Colour filter (665nm) has an effect between the 720nm and the 590nm, producing colours such as pale yellow leafs and brighter blue skies. ☑️ The Deep Black & White filter (850nm), the filter for a dedicated black and white IR. It will produce bright whites and pronounced darks. ▶️ Watch the video of Freek Zonderland for a demonstration!
New at Camalot Amsterdam, the Musashi Optmag expander for full-frame. It enables you to attach a Super 35mm format PL-mount lens to cameras with a full frame sensor, without vignetting. This opens up a lot more possibilities to use our lenses. Check it out here -> bit.ly/2NQnhCh
Wow, check out this beautiful commercial! We provided the gear for this shoot. They are shot on the Arriflex 235 4-Perf with Cooke S3's!
▶️ An impression of what you can achieve with the Bokkelux lenses!