Category Archives: Shooting

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Panasonic Ships DVX200 4K Camera

Panasonic's new sub-$5,000 4K MFT camera, the AG-DVX200, has begun shipping. The first DVX200 left the company's Okayama factory on September 25, according to a blog post by Panasonic Professional Imaging Director Kunihiko Miyagi, and the cameras started showing up at … more »


JVC Posts v2.0 Firmware for 4KCam Line-up

JVC posted the new version 2.0 firmware update for its GY-LS300, GY-HM200, and GY-HM170 camcorders. The new firmware adds JVC Log gamma, true 4K (4096×2180) and 2K (2048×1080) 17:9 recording modes, and JVC's Prime Zoom feature to the LS300. Prime Zoom … more »


Review: Tiffen Satin, Black Satin and Pearlescent Filters

The advent of inexpensive 4K single sensor cameras, including a trove of DSLR variants, has exposed a glaring need for supplemental optical filtration. Optical filters can easily reduce noise, improve shadow and highlight integrity, and otherwise produce a more flattering image. Most … more »


Sony Launches All-4K YouTube Channel Highlighting Its Cameras

Sony launched a new YouTube channel, Sony4K, dedicated to collecting examples of 4K and UHD cinematography captured with Sony cameras and behind-the-scenes information about how the cameras work, and techniques and best practices for capturing 4K content. Sony4K will combine … more »


Red Announces Raven Pricing, Packages and Scheduled Ship Date

Red Digital Cinema today announced full specs for the forthcoming Red Raven, its first sub-$10,000 camera package, which features 4K Redcode Raw and 2K Apple ProRes recording. The aluminum alloy camera body will weigh 3.5 pounds (including media bay and Canon … more »


SmallHD’s 702 Bright Monitor Has a 1,000 Nit Display

SmallHD introduced a new line of seven-inch monitors at IBC with the 702 Bright, an LCD panel boasting 1000 nits of brightness and a 179-degree viewing angle. The 1080p 16:10 HD display has 323 pixels per inch and an anti-reflective coating that … more »


Cinegy Claims It Just Invented the Fastest Codec in the World

Cinegy has entered the next-generation codec sweepstakes with DANIEL2, a new GPU-based acquisition and production codec that's built for pure speed. The company describes DANIEL2 as the "world's fastest" video codec. What does that mean? Using an Nvidia Quadro M6000 … more »


At $5,950, New Raven to Be Red’s Lightest Digital Cinema Camera

Reaching a low price point of $5,950 for a Red camera body, the forthcoming Raven is set to be the new entry-level camera from Red Digital Cinema. That puts it in direct competition with other lightweight 4K cameras in the … more »


Sizing Up Canon Expo 2015

Mobile phones and social media have changed the way we shoot and store photos and videos — one of the key features of the newly announced iPhone 6s is 4K video capture. This trend — which is here to stay — … more »


Podcast: Matthew Libatique, ASC, on Straight Outta Compton

The ongoing box-office roll of director F. Gary Gray’s hardscrabble look at the pioneering and controversial gangsta rap group N.W.A. in the movie Straight Outta Compton since its mid-August debut has been one of this year’s big motion-picture stories. And it … more »