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Shure logo tagline_black Getting the right mic is a SHURE thing at ProFusion 2014. The list of vendors who will be showing off their wares at ProFuison 2014 is growing. Shure was there last year and are looking forward to presenting new gear this year. If you’re not sure about which microphone to use with your DSLR or want to know how to mic your interview subject with the best possible sound, head straight to the Shure booth. No doubt you’ll see these latest offerings from Shure –their VP83 and VP83F Lenshopper Camera-Mount Condenser Microphones. VP83F_Lifestyle_WithFur_LR Designed to improve audio from DSLR cameras and camcorders, Shure Incorporated offers the VP83 LensHopper™ Camera-Mount Condenser Microphone and the VP83F with integrated flash recording. Read more

What’s Hot at ProFusion 2014

Cinematographer Alister Chapman will be presenting a special keynote presentation on the ProFusion main stage Wednesday October 15th at 12noon – Free with admission to the show!


Alister Chapman – The changing face of digital Cinematography.

Presenter, and experienced filmmaker, Alister will take an in depth look at the pros and cons of the cameras available to filmmakers, with sample footage and film clips from all the cameras.

Learn more and get your ProFusion ticket here.


Starting out shooting documentaries for the BBC back in the 1980s, Alister graduated to shooting all kinds of television programs from action sports to drama to kids TV. In 2000, Alister produced a National Geographic special on severe storms and tornado chasing. Since then he has become a specialist in natural phenomena, with shooting assignments taking him around the world, from tropical rainforests to the arctic. These days Alister shoots commercials, short films and feature length productions for major international clients and broadcasters. He continues to be involved with documentary productions for the BBC, Discovery and National Geographic as well as providing stock footage for use in Feature Films.
Somehow, Alister manages to find time to work as a cinematography instructor and consultant for several camera manufacturers, as well as colleges, universities and film schools. He has developed 3D rigs for 3D productions, lens adapters for digital cinematography and he also runs the web site which attracts over 40,000 unique visitors every month.

Get informed. Get inspired. Get it all at ProFusion.


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Missed NAB in Vegas? Can’t make IBC in Amsterdam? Then whatever you do, don’t miss ProFusion 2014, Wednesday & Thursday, October 15-16 at Toronto’s Metro Convention Centre. ProFusion is your chance to meet the leading manufacturers face-to-face, learn from world-famous professionals, and see first-hand the latest developments in the photo and video world.

Why is ProFusion a must-see event?

For one thing, it’s the only photo and video event in the country that caters to the professional image-maker. As Canada’s premiere pro imaging tradeshow, ProFusion offers you a unique opportunity to network with leading professionals about imaging solutions.


The Sony booth alone makes it worth attending.

ProFusion will host close to 100 exhibitors on a massive showroom floor. But at 2,000 square feet – five times larger than last year’s booth – the Sony exhibit is an event in itself.

Be at the Forefront of Imaging Technology

If it’s new and exciting and you haven’t seen it yet, chances are you’ll get to see it launched at ProFusion. Over the years ProFusion has counted many ‘first in Canada’ product launches, including the most talked-about cameras, lighting, camera stabilization devices, software and more.

Learn from the best in the business. Sign up for exclusive seminars and workshops featuring world-renowned image-makers.

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ProFusion 2014 Highlights:

• See the latest in 4K, quadcopters, wireless, LED lighting, camera rigs & stabilizers
• Sign up for exclusive seminars & workshops
• Explore the 70,000+ square feet of floor space
• Sign up for exclusive seminars & workshops
• Experience one-of-a-kind product demonstrations throughout the day on the tradeshow floor
• Take advantage of outstanding not-to-be-missed Show Specials

Don’t miss this year’s bigger, better Profusion at the new downtown location.
Easier to get to. More to get inspired by. Make plans now to attend.
Admission is free. Register ahead of time at

What’s Hot at ProFusion: CamRanger

CamRanger – Camera Control through an iPhone or iPad

CamRanger gives you an all-new way to remotely shoot stills and video. Believe it or not, you can now control select Canon or Nikon DLSR cameras via your iPad, iPhone or iPad touch. Better still, you’ll be able to check out CamRanger in action at Profusion 2013.

CamRanger creates an ad-hoc WiFi network that your device connects to, giving you enabled control via the FREE, downloadable app. No need for a computer or existing internet connection – CamRanger sets it all up quickly and easily.

Some quick details about CamRanger:

  • Wireless network enables connections up to 150 feet. (Slow connections have been maintained at 300 feet)
  • Live View allows you to wirelessly stream from the camera, with a frame rate of about 6 – 18 fps (depending on camera).
  • Toggle a variety of overlays: AF points, highlight, shadow, grid lines, and aspect ratio
  • Auto View Allows clients, directors or associates to quickly and wirelessly view shots after they’re taken.

Check out this video of CamRanger in action:

Want an even better picture of the wireless freedom offered by CamRanger? Seein action at the Tether Tools booth at Profusion 2013.

What’s Hot at ProFusion: Redrock Micro’s NEW One Man Crew


The New One Man Crew Motorized Parabolic Slider from Redrock Micro

They had us at ‘laser-guided’.


Presenting the One Man Crew™ camera motion system from Redrock Micro – the world’s first parabolic motion system. It’s intuitive, simple and well, awesome. Best of all, it’s available for demo and purchase at Profusion 2013.

With its motorized controls, clearly marked variable speed dial, direction controls, and automatic functionality, One Man Crew™ is ready for action right out of the box. Set it on a table or tripod, attach your camera and set the direction button. That’s it. One Man Crew will do the rest.

The One Man Crew allows for camera speed change in real-time and manual start/stop/change direction with speed ramp up/down for consistently great footage. Perfect for documentary, interview, product or corporate shots, the One Man Crew delivers smooth, controlled motion for high-end footage every single time. Or you can use the One Man Crew as an additional “B” camera, giving you the flexibility of cutting between cameras with beautiful, high quality camera movement.

And say goodbye to hauling super heavy equipment, because at only 14 pounds with the body dimensions of 46″ x 9″ x 4″, One Man Crew goes anywhere you need to go and in a hurry.

Need more convincing? Check out this video

The New One Man Crew Motorized Parabolic Slider from Redrock Micro from Redrock Micro on Vimeo.

But don’t just take our word for it. See the One Man Crew in action (at Redrock Micro’s booth), at Profusion 2013. Take in a live demo, get all the details, and yes – the One Man Crew is even available for sale.

See you at Profusion 2013!

What’s hot at ProFusion: Douglas Sonders (pt 2)

About Me – Douglas Sonders Photography from Douglas Sonders on Vimeo.


Photographer Douglas Sonders shares a little about who he is and what he does in this fun video.  Come see him at ProFusion Expo 2013.


Douglas Sonders Presents: The Best of His Phase Shoots

© Douglas Sonders

FREE in the Demo Theatre
Tuesday June 18 at 12:00pm.


And two FREE Phase One seminars:

Intro to Phase One IQ2 Cameras & Software
JUNE 18 | 9:15 – 10:45am | FREE >>> Read more & register

Intro to Phase One IQ2 Cameras & Software

JUNE 19 | 9:15 – 10:45am | FREE >>> Read more & register

Mind-boggling 4K 4U at ProFusion

Need another reason to visit ProFusion 2013? How about being able to experience the unbelievable clarity of 4K TV? We’re talking four times the clarity of HD. Some say it’s like walking into a picture. But you be the judge.

There’ll be two 4K televisions set up on the floor at ProFusion, so see for yourself. LG will feature their humungous 4K 84″ panel. And Sony will show off their 65” 4KTV.

FREE Demo Theatre Presentations

Ed Oneil – 4K cinema camera’s and still photography – Canon
Tuesday, June 18| 3:30PM

Francois Gauthier – 4K market update – Sony
Wednesday, June  19| 2:45PM

>>> See our full demo theatre schedule 


Douglas Spotted Eagle – Go beyond HD -2k, 4k and Beyond
Wednesday, June 19 | 3PM – 6PM >>> Read more and register 


ProFusion is the place to be to see the latest gear. Nothing could be clearer.

New gear at Profusion 2013: Roland’s VR-50HD


The NEW Roland VR-50HD Multi-Format AV Mixer will be on demo in Roland’s booth at ProFusion Expo 2013!!

An all-in-one HD Multi-Format AV Mixer with USB3.0/2.0 for 1080p Web Streaming and Recording

  • 12 input, 4-Channel Video + Still channel Multi-Format Switcher
  • Supports 3G/HD/SD SDI, HDMI, RGB/Component, Composite
  • 12-Channel Digital Audio Mixer with XLR, TRS, and RCA jacks along with audio from SDI and HDMI inputs
  • Embedding of audio with delay settings
  • 4 Layer Compositing of PinP, PinP/KEY, and STILL
  • Built-In 7″ Touch Preview Monitor
  • Multi-View Output via HDMI
  • Supports HDCP content
  • USB3.0/2.0 Video/Audio Output for web streaming and recording (up to 1080p uncompressed)

 The brochure is available here.





What’s Hot at ProFusion 2013: Douglas Sonders

Shooting a Music Video/Short Film 

Douglas Sonders World renowned Photographer

You’ve heard about still shooters making attempts at moving into filmmaking, but it’s not as easy as everyone thinks. Get a leg up on the competition. Learn to plan smart, shoot smart, and budget smart to create effective video projects.Discover how to offer additional value to your pre-existing still photography clients and why this is important to you



Sonders was named one of Washington D.C.’s most influential people under 40 by Washington Life Magazine, and named one of D.C.’s top 25 creatives of 2010.


The Power of Marketing your Personal Brand June 18 | 3:00PM – 6:00PM | $49 Shooting a Music Video
JUNE 19 | 11:30 – 2:30pm | $49
Intro to Phase One IQ2 Cameras & Software
JUNE 18 | 9:15 – 10:45am | FREE
Intro to Phase One IQ2 Cameras & Software
JUNE 19 | 9:15 – 10:45am | FREE


Meet our Presenters: Michael Nunan

With his work for CTV and its various specialty services including Discovery Channel Canada, TSN, and MTV Canada, Michael has enjoyed supervisory and mixing duties on more than 80 feature documentaries and over 700 episodic programs in the past 16 years. His mixes have garnered him two Gemini nominations for Best Sound and three Gemini citations. In addition to his Post Production role, he is actively involved in the planning and execution of the audio component of high profile live events like the Olympic Games, the Juno Awards and the World Junior Hockey Championships. Michael is the Post Sound Supervisor for Bellmedia and is part-time Faculty at Seneca College.

Good Sound: The Easiest Way to Make Pictures Look Better!

An exciting information-packed seminar on delivering the best sound quality. Topics include: selecting the right microphone for your application, using multiple wireless systems in the same location, monitoring and mixing, post-production techniques, workflow, and more.

Tuesday, June 18 | 3 – 6 pm >> Read more & register

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