Category Archives: Shooting

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Cinedeck Announces New Modular ZX Platform

Cinedeck announced at IBC the new ZX platform, a line of rack-mounted and highly modular recording systems designed to scale from SD and HD through UHD and 4K resolutions while serving a variety of individual workflow needs through targeted upgrades. … more »

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MoVI M15 Stabilizer Trickles Out As Freefly Begins Limited Shipments

The new MoVI M15 camera stabilizer from Freefly Systems, designed to hold payloads of up to 15 pounds, started shipping last week in "very limited" quantities, the company said, predicting broader availability by the end of next month. Freefly introduced … more »

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Canon’s EOS 7D Mark II Upgrades 1080 HD to 60p, Adds All-I Codec

Canon announced the EOS 7D Mark II at Photokina this week, upgrading the original 7D's video capabilities by increasing the maximum frame rate of 1080p video to 60 and adding the option to recording using all-intraframe (All-I) and interframe (IPB) codecs. … more »

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Nikon Introduces 1080/60p-Capable D750 1080/60p DSLR

At Photokina in Cologne this week, Nikon is introducing a new FX-format DSLR, the D750, which takes its video cues from the company's flagship D810 DSLR while coming in at a price point about $1,000 lower. That makes it more attractive … more »

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Blackmagic Design Buys Fusion VFX Software Maker Eyeon

If you're at IBC, you may have noticed something funny — Eyeon Software's Fusion 7 VFX compositing software is at the Blackmagic booth. That's because Blackmagic Design has bought Eyeon. Blackmagic said development and support of Eyeon Fusion will continue, with … more »

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Sony Announces Documentary-Style PXW-FS7 4K UHD Camera

At IBC today, Sony unveiled the PXW-FS7, a new 4K UHD XDCAM with a Super-35 Exmor CMOS sensor. Designed largely for shooters on unscripted/reality TV and magazine shows, the FS7 was engineered to be both small and lightweight — the … more »

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IO Industries to Show Compact 4K Camera at IBC

It's hard to imagine a decent 4K camera much smaller than the 4KSDI, the new one-piece camera head from IO Industries. Making its first appearance at IBC, the 4KSDI is going all-in as a POV camera, measuring a bare 3.5 inches … more »

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Panasonic’s HC-X1000 Is a 4K Run-and-Gun Camcorder for $3,500

Panasonic announced a $3,500 single-chip CMOS 4K camera, the HC-X1000, at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin last week, taking aim at Sony's consumer FDR-AX1 and pro PXW-Z100 offerings. Panasonic's Matt Frazer, national field training manager, said the camera, designed … more »

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FOR-A to Show 4K FT-One Camera with Fiber-Optic Option at IBC

FOR-A will show a new version of its 4K camera, the FT-One, with fiber-optic connectivity at IBC. The FT-One-OPT can be paired with the optional FT-1BS base station to power the camera and carry its signal up to 1 km … more »

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ARRI Announces 3.2K Alexa Format for High-Quality UHD Upscales

ARRI continued to expand its 4K acquisition strategy this week with the announcement of ProRes 3.2K, a new Alexa recording format designed to allow easy, high-quality upsampling to UHD (3840×2160) resolution in post. The new format, conceived for television shows … more »