Articles tagged "video-news"

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Video: Journalist survives ISIS sniper attack, his GoPro does not

In this terrifying video, Iraqi journalist Ammar Alwaely narrowly misses a sniper's bullet, which takes out his chest-mounted GoPro. Warning: strong language. Watch the video

 

Saramonic launches PMIC entry-level microphone series

Saramonic's new PMIC range is aimed at those users who would like to try out filmmaking with a DSLR and want better sound than built-in microphones can provide.

EyeEm adding video clips to its AI-keyworded stock database

The AI-powered stock/sharing website is looking for aerial shots, food, nature, urban and travel clips. Clips can be from 5 - 45 seconds long and are licensed on a 50:50 basis.

Guardians of the Galaxy team reveals why they chose an 8K Red camera

Go behind the scenes with Director James Gunn and Director of Photography Henry Braham to learn why they went with the RED Weapon 8K.

Blackmagic Designs promises scopes for 4K Video Assist monitor/recorder

Firmware v2.5 for Blackmagic's Video Assist 4K monitor/recorder will bring a variety of professional 'scopes' to the device for quickly assessing exposure and color. Read more

Trends to watch at NAB 2017

Here are a few trends that aspiring Spielbergs can expect to see from the annual National Association of Broadcasters show, or NAB, happening next week in Las Vegas. Read more

Magic Lantern brings 4K recording to the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Magic Lantern made April fools of us all by going live with an experimental build for the Canon EOS 5D Mark III on April 1st. It's in early stages of development but it's the real deal, and brings 4K video to the 5D III. Read more

Leica launches 9-lens Thalia series for cinematographers

Leica has announced a new range of cinema lenses that is aimed at photographers looking for a classic vintage look and exceptional bokeh. Read more

Atomos introduces Ninja Inferno off-camera recorder

Atomos has released the Ninja Inferno off-camera recorder. It delivers the same performance as the top of the line Shogun Inferno, but with a design and price point optimized for users of cameras such as the Panasonic GH5. Read more

Take a look at the first video cage for the Panasonic GH5

Polish video accessory-maker 8Sinn claims to have made the first video cage for the Panasonic GH5, and our friends at Photo Gear News have taken a closer look at it. See video

These are the four cameras that won Oscars in 2017

Before things got really confusing at the 89th Academy Awards last night, we got an overview of the Oscars given out earlier in the month at the Scientific and Technical Awards including four cinema cameras that helped usher in the digital era. Read more

Luuv video camera stabilizers finally make it to the market

Three years after launching its Indiegogo funding campaign, German startup Luuv has announced it is ready to begin sales of its video camera stabilization devices. The company has serviced all its backers and is now selling its solidLuuv, ultraLuuv Action and Action Gimbal to the public. Read more

First Look: Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 cine lens

The new Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 cine lens is the first of the company's new line of 'MK' series Fujinon lenses aimed at the 'emerging production' market. What sets this lens apart from a standard photo lens? Let's take a look. Read more

DxOMark gives RED Helium 8K sensor a record-breaking 108 score

DxOMark has given RED’s 35.4MP Helium 8K sensor its highest overall score ever: 108. This makes the prototype sensor the second ever to exceed the 100 point milestone, joined only by the RED Epic Dragon prototype. Read more

VLC 3.0 technical preview launches with 360 video and photo support

Support for 360-degree video is coming to VLC 3.0. You can check out a technical preview now. Read more

Atomos releases HDR update for Flame and Blade recorders

Atomos has announced a new OS update for its Flame and Blade series of professional monitor/recorders with a focus on improving HDR workflows, in addition to announcing a promotional pricing and trade-in program for those looking to upgrade. Read more

Blackmagic Design announces update to Video Assist monitors

Blackmagic Design has announced a software update for its Video Assist and Video Assist 4K monitor/recorders, adding 3D LUT support to the devices, as well as adding several features to the HD model previously available only on the 4K model. Read more

Sony announces the PXW-FS7 ll with electronic variable ND filter and new handling features

Sony is preparing to release an updated version of its popular PXW-FS7 professional video camera that will feature an electronic variable neutral density filter that automatically compensates for exposure shifts of between two and seven stops. Read more

Chronos 1.4 is a $2500 camera that can shoot at 21,650 fps

A new video shows off the features and high framerate capabilities of the Chronos 1.4, a prototype high-speed camera. Read more

Sigma announces pricing for 18-35mm T2 and 50-100mm T2 Cine lenses

Sigma announced its new line of cinema in September, the first two lenses to be included in that line, the 18-35mm T2 and 50-100 T2, will both ship in December. Learn more

PowerVision's PowerEye pro-grade cinematography drone goes up for pre-order

Beijing-based drone purveyor PowerVision is now taking pre-orders for its pro cinematography drone with a 16MP Micro Four Thirds camera. Read more

Sony offers E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS for Super 35mm/APS-C

Sony has announced the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS stabilized power zoom lens for Super 35mm/APS-C format. Read more

Sony's new flagship FDR-X3000 action cam shoots stabilized 4K video

Sony's newest flagship action camera is smaller than its predecessor, has an improved user interface and can shoot optically stabilized 4K video. Read more

Sigma gets into the cinema lens game starting with 18-35mm T2 and 50-100mm T2 zooms

The Sigma Cine Lens line is designed with an emphasis on optical performance and high-resolution sensors, with the first lenses becoming available in late 2016. Read more

Canon announces the XC15 4K video camera

Canon has announced the new XC15 camera, a follow-up to the XC10. Unlike the XC10, however, Canon is positioning the XC15 strictly as a video camera. Read more

Canon announces new flagship EOS C700 cinema camera

Canon has announced the newest addition to its Cinema EOS line of cameras: the EOS C700 series. It's also the first Cinema EOS camera to offer a version with a global shutter CMOS sensor, leveraging new technology the company announced yesterday. Read more

Edelkrone Wing adds non-motorized gliding to any tripod

Edelkrone has launched Wing, a non-motorized sliding armature that attaches to a tripod and glides a camera in a straight line without rails. Read more

Here it comes: Japanese network begins airing 8K broadcasts

And you thought 4K television was a long way off – Japan's NHK has started broadcasting 8K content on a new 'Super Hi-Vision' satellite channel. Read more

8K Helium Super 35mm sensor on the way from RED

Movie camera manufacturer RED has announced that it will be introducing a new 8K sensor that it is calling Helium. The new sensor is much smaller than the current 8K Dragon sensor, which measures 40.96x21.6mm, but both sensors have 8192x4320 pixels. Read more

Highlight reel: top video trends from NAB 2016

With over 100,000 attendees, the NAB Show (National Association of Broadcasters) is a great place to see what tools and technologies are on the horizon for filmmakers, videographers, and even still photographers. We take a look at a few trends and products that caught our eye last week at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas. Read more

Lytro poised to forever change filmmaking: debuts Cinema prototype and short film at NAB

Lytro debuted its Cinema prototype, and footage shot with the system, to a packed showroom at NAB 2016. To say we're impressed would be an understatement. Cinema is massive, but the high resolution, low noise capture paired with depth-screening, simulation of F0.3 apertures, and perspective shifts in post mean that Lytro may just be poised to change the face of cinema forever. Read more

SD card 5.0 protocol supports up to 8K video recording but risks confusion

The SD Association has introduced a Video Speed Class rating, designed to identify cards capable of 8K, 4K, 3D and 360° video capture. The speed class, which guarantees minimum sustained performance, comprises five ratings: V6 (6MB/sec), V10 (10MB/sec), V30 (30MB/sec), V60 (60MB/sec) and V90 (90MB/sec). Confused? Read more

SLR Magic’s Anamorphot-Cine 1.33x lenses now shipping with revised specification

Lens manufacturer SLR Magic has announced 'significant' changes to the optical and mechanical specification of its Anamorphot-Cine 1.33x anamorphic lenses, which it says are now available. The lens set was first shown at IBC at the end of last year, but the company says the latest versions have crucial differences – although they don’t say exactly what those differences are. Read more

SLR Magic announces anamorphic lenses for filmmakers

SLR Magic, a company known for making affordable optics and accessories for filmmakers, has announced a new set of anamorphic cinema lenses that can be adapted to a variety of lens mounts. The PL mount ANAMORPHOT-CINE line of lenses includes the 35mm T2.4, the 50mm T2.8 and the 70mm T4, all of which can be adapted for Canon EF, Nikon F, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-mount. Read more

Nikon releases D500 4K UHD sample video

Curious about 4K video quality from Nikon's new flagship DX model? The manufacturer has just released sample 4K footage demonstrating the D500's video capabilities. Take a look – but only if heights don't make you queasy. Read more

CES 2016: Close up with Kodak's new Super 8 movie camera

In a bit of a surprise, one of the hottest products to make an appearance at CES 2016 was an analog product: Kodak's Super 8 movie camera. Built around the classic Super 8 film format, the camera does make some nods to contemporary digital technology, but the film is the real thing. DPReview editor Dale Baskin talks with Kodak's Josh Coon to learn a bit more about this camera. Read more

RED Scarlet-W and Scarlet-W Monochrome unveiled: shipping starts in February

RED has introduced its new Scarlet-W and Scarlet-W Monochrome pro-grade cameras. Both models feature RED's Dragon sensor with recording options that include 5K/60fps, 4K/150fps, and 2K/300fps. Read more

GoPro announces the name of its forthcoming camera-equipped drone

Action camera manufacturer GoPro has officially named its forthcoming camera drone and announced that it will be available in 2016. Footage from the GoPro Karma is demonstrated in a video on the GoPro website, which is also the same movie the company showed when it first teased the drone. Read more

Panasonic to restart development of image sensors to fast-track 8K video

According to a report from the Nikkei Asian Review, Panasonic has decided to resume image sensor development in order to speed up the drive for 8K video. The company suspended its development program a few years ago, the report says, but now Panasonic is preparing to invest ¥10bn/$80.8m to get its R&D back up to speed. Read more

SLR Magic announces CINE 50mm F1.1

Hong Kong-based SLR Magic has announced a 50mm F1.1 CINE lens for Sony E mount. Planned for early December 2015 availability, the FE lens will cover a full-frame sensor. Read more

DJI introduces stabilized Osmo Gimbal handle with 4K 12MP camera

DJI, the maker of Phantom drones, has introduced a stabilized handheld 4K video system that uses a gimbal head to produce smooth video footage. The DJI Osmo is a handle-mount with a 3-axis head that senses movement and cancels out sudden jerks and bumps to ensure the camera moves slowly and the footage looks professional. Read more

RED unveils RAVEN, a lightweight and portable 4K camera

RED has launched its new RED RAVEN camera. The model offers 4K recording at 120fps and 2K recording at 240fps using an 8.8 megapixel RED DRAGON image sensor. The new model is one of RED's smallest and lightest cameras at 3.5lbs, making it suitable for handheld and drone use. Read more

Making the grade: Firmware brings log gamma to GH4 and new Panasonic GH4R gets unlimited recording

Updated: Panasonic has announced the Lumix DMC-GH4R, a Europe-only variant of the GH4 that offers a Log gamma curve and unlimited 4K video recording. There will also be a paid-for firmware update adding the V-Log L Photo Style to the GH4 - a super-flat tone curve designed to capture the maximum dynamic range for greater flexibility while color grading. Read more

The AP and British Movietone publish more than 1 million minutes of historic footage to YouTube

The Associated Press and British Movietone have announced the addition of more than 1 million minutes of digitized historic footage to YouTube. The AP says that this project represents the largest ever upload of historic news content to YouTube, and will serve as a 'visual encyclopedia' for witnessing some of the biggest moments in recent world history. Read more

Red launches firmware 6.0 with stills-focused features

Red has launched firmware version 6.0.23 for its cameras, a significant update over previous version 5.3.42 that brings some useful features for still photography. Included is a Motion + Stills mode that makes it possible to mark frames for still extraction while recording video. Read more

Atomos releases AtomOS6.4 firmware upgrade for Shogun recorder

Video production tool maker Atomos has announced the release of AtomOS6.4, a significant firmware update for its Shogun video monitor and recorder. The update includes a number of useful features, including anamorphic de-squeezing that supports the Panasonic GH4's new anamorphic video mode. Read more

Moon video recorded with 83x zoom Nikon Coolpix P900 shows Earth's rotation

With a 2000mm equivalent zoom range, the Nikon Coolpix P900 leads the current ultrazoom class in terms of reach. While there's no question that the camera has an impressive zoom range, a nature photographer based in Germany has made it ever-so-obvious just how powerful this little ultrazoom is. His YouTube video of the moon shows that at 83x optical zoom the magnification is so powerful, the rotation of the Earth is easily seen as the subject drifts through the frame. Read more

Edelkrone launches collapsible PocketSkater 2 for DSLR videographers

Video accessories manufacturer Edelkrone has launched a new dolly for DSLRs that's designed to fold up and fit in your pocket. The PocketSkater 2 features three wheels and a tilting Flextilt head so photographers can shoot moving footage with the camera angled upwards or down. Read more

TTRobotix introduces TTR-SB Seawolf submarine for GoPro cameras

Swedish company TTRobotix has introduced the TTR-SB Seawolf, a remote controlled submarine that includes a forward-facing mount for the GoPro HERO3 and HERO4 cameras. Seawolf allows video footage and still images to be captured underwater in depths up to 8m/26ft while an operator remotely controls the vessel; live streaming is also available. Read more

GoPro announces Kolor acquisition

GoPro has announced its acquisition of Kolor, makers of stitching software used for spherical 360-degree videos and panoramas. Demonstrating exactly what we can expect when the two companies combine forces, the above 360-degree video has been released today, recorded with three GoPro Heros and stitched together with Kolor software. Read more

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