We thank our sponsor B&H who
has made cinema5D’s news
coverage of IBC 2012 possible.
Get your gear through B&H to support this platform: www.bhphotovideo.comHere we’ve got a new and very nice looking shotgun mic by Sennheiser that was designed for use with small video cameras and HDSLR’s.
Usually these mics are very tiny and lightweight, the previous generation MKE 400 comes to mind. The new MKE 600 is larger and heaver, but also looks a lot more serious and capable. This is a microphone people have been anticipating. While it’s not cheap it might deliver some very good sound. The sound pro’s in the forum (LINK) will have more to say on that point.
The Sennheiser MKE 600 is $399:
Terry Wilson interviews Philip Bloom for the “BBC Season ‘Superpower’ exploring the power of the internet”. Philip explains how it all started with his blog. He also uses Twitter and other Social networking sites to find work and find others work. In this hostile job environment, this could be another tool to help us all pay the bills.