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video newsJul 27, 2017 at 18:30
Sony has teased its customers with news of an upcoming announcement: it will soon take the wraps off a new CineAlta motion picture camera, one sporting a 36x24mm sensor.
video newsJun 20, 2017 at 17:50
The VMic Pro, VMic Recorder and VMic microphones are targeted at DSLR users who want to record high-quality audio.
video newsJun 3, 2017 at 00:40
Panasonic has announced a 5.7K Super 35 format cinema camera that sits between the GH5 and the VariCam LT 4K.
lens newsJun 2, 2017 at 17:39
Fujifilm has officially launched the MK 50-135mm first introduced in February.
video newsMay 31, 2017 at 13:00
Canon has announced the Cinema EOS C200 and C200B, two variants on a 4K/60p capable production video camera that shoots in a new 12 or 10-bit Cinema Raw Lite format.
video newsMay 22, 2017 at 18:13
In this terrifying video, Iraqi journalist Ammar Alwaely narrowly misses a sniper's bullet, which takes out his chest-mounted GoPro. Warning: strong language.
video newsMay 10, 2017 at 18:09
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.
video newsMay 9, 2017 at 22:33
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.
video newsMay 8, 2017 at 22:51
Go behind the scenes with Director James Gunn and Director of Photography Henry Braham to learn why they went with the RED Weapon 8K.
video newsApr 25, 2017 at 07:01
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
video newsApr 4, 2017 at 07:01
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
lens newsMar 30, 2017 at 18:33
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
video newsMar 23, 2017 at 20:43
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
video newsMar 11, 2017 at 10:00
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
video newsFeb 27, 2017 at 21:22
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
video newsFeb 22, 2017 at 09:00
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
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
video newsJan 11, 2017 at 19:30
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
video newsNov 28, 2016 at 19:08
Support for 360-degree video is coming to VLC 3.0. You can check out a technical preview now. Read more
video newsNov 19, 2016 at 08:30
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
video newsNov 19, 2016 at 08:30
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
video newsNov 10, 2016 at 08:30
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
video newsOct 26, 2016 at 18:22
A new video shows off the features and high framerate capabilities of the Chronos 1.4, a prototype high-speed camera. Read more
lens newsOct 20, 2016 at 12:00
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
video newsOct 3, 2016 at 19:15
Beijing-based drone purveyor PowerVision is now taking pre-orders for its pro cinematography drone with a 16MP Micro Four Thirds camera. Read more
lens newsSep 9, 2016 at 07:00
Sony has announced the E PZ 18-110mm F4 G OSS stabilized power zoom lens for Super 35mm/APS-C format. Read more
video newsSep 9, 2016 at 07:00
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
lens newsSep 7, 2016 at 07:00
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
video newsSep 1, 2016 at 19:56
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
video newsAug 24, 2016 at 18:56
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
video newsAug 3, 2016 at 12:00
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
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
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
video newsApr 20, 2016 at 21:13
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
video newsMar 2, 2016 at 19:54
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
lens newsFeb 25, 2016 at 00:43
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
lens newsFeb 9, 2016 at 20:57
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
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
video newsJan 14, 2016 at 08:15
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
video newsDec 11, 2015 at 19:15
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
video newsDec 10, 2015 at 18:41
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
video newsDec 7, 2015 at 19:02
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
video newsOct 15, 2015 at 20:13
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
video newsSep 25, 2015 at 18:03
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
camera newsSep 1, 2015 at 18:45
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
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