Articles tagged "videography"

The Panasonic S1H and GH5 are the best cameras for videographers

You don't need to spend a fortune to buy a camera that's designed for videography. We took a look at the field and selected the Panasonic S1H and GH5 as the best cameras for serious videographers.

Hands-on with the Sirui 35mm F1.8 1.33x anamorphic lens

Sirui's second anamorphic lens for mirrorless cameras is a slightly wider model than the original, and is aimed at Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z, Sony E and Canon EF-M filmmakers. It offers letterbox aspect ratios as wide as 2.35:1, and it carries on the principles of being compact, light and affordable.

How Fujifilm could make its next X-H series camera the class leader for video

In a recent interview with DPReview, Fujifilm confirmed that it plans to continue its X-H line of cameras. So, we asked ourselves what it would take to make a future X-H2 the undisputed class leading camera for video.

Let it roll: why camera makers are going to keep adding video

Cameras' video capabilities just keep getting better. But what if you're not interested in video? Here's why you probably won't get stills-only versions of most cameras, and why they wouldn't be cheaper, if you did.

Update on the rankings from our recent 'Microphone pre-amp shootout'

Following our recent microphone pre-amp shootout there was a lot of controversy surrounding the results from the Sony a7 III. Our team tested a second a7 III body to verify the results and discovered some important things that could impact the rankings – depending on what microphone you use.

DPReview TV: Mirrorless and DSLR microphone pre-amp shootout

We invited a professional audio engineer to test the microphone pre-amps in cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm and Olympus. Find out which ones deliver the best sound.

Opinion: Fujifilm's decision to omit the headphone jack on the X-T4 is a mistake

The Fujifilm X-T4 is the company's most video-centric model yet, but omitting a headphone jack on the camera shows that Fujifilm still doesn't understand how video shooters work.

DPReview TV: Canon 1D X Mark III for video

Canon's 1D X Mark III sets a new standard for video specs in a DSLR-style camera. What's it like to use? Jordan Drake from DPReview TV shares his first impressions of this camera's impressive video capabilities.

RED teases new Komodo system with what appears to be an RF lens mount

We don't know what exactly the RED Komodo is, but we do know what it isn't.

DPReview TV: How to get correct exposure when shooting video

This week, Chris and Jordan take a break from gear reviews to discuss things you should know to get proper exposure when shooting video. Get some practical tips and learn about Chris and Jordan's exposure square... or is that an exposure trapezoid? Tune in to find out.

Zeiss launches new lineup of lightweight and compact 'Supreme Prime' lenses

Zeiss has announced a new lineup of 13 'Supreme Prime' lenses for large format cinematographers who want smaller and lighter glass that still produces top-quality results. The kind of lenses that make your salivary glands work... and your wallet groan.

This Lamborghini is ‘the world’s fastest purpose-built camera car’

What do you get when you combine a Lamborghini Huracan with $500,000 dollar gimbal setup? You get "the world’s fastest purpose-built camera car."

Learning to shoot video with a gimbal: a frustrating, yet highly rewarding experience

With video-centric cameras like the Panasonic GH5S in the office, it seemed high time to learn how to shoot with a gimbal. After a struggle up the learning curve, DPR staffer has found some sort of equilibrium.

Blackmagic Video Assist 4K review

Looking to level up your video capture capabilities without buying a whole new camera? Blackmagic's Video Assist 4K is well worth considering, despite a few flaws and its lack of 4K/60p support.

4K from Space: ISS astronauts shoot 3D movie of planet Earth

Astronauts based on the International Space Station have been working as movie makers to help create a 3D film featuring the planet Earth as viewed from space. A Beautiful Planet was shot in 4K using Canon’s Cinema EOS camera system, and will be shown in IMAX theaters from the end of the month. Read more

4K video: What you need to know

If you've been shopping for a camera recently you've probably seen the term '4K video' plastered on shop displays and even written on the labels stuck on the front of products. 4K is a new video format that offers considerably higher resolution than standard HD, and even if you're not someone who's particularly interested in shooting video, you shouldn't completely ignore 4K. We've put together an article explaining why. Read more

Orion DVC210 DLSR Crane Review

The ProAm Orion DVC210 crane/jib targets DSLR filmmakers with its professional design and alluring price point. Is the DVC210 an essential addition to the DSLR filmmaker's tool belt? Read our full review.

Digital Cameras & Video: A Beginner's Guide

Over the last few years the line between the once totally separate worlds of video and stills photography has been getting gradually more blurred. This article aims to explain all.