Category Archives: Shooting

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First Look: Panasonic AJ-PX270 Camcorder

However you measure superior performance and operating efficiency, the Panasonic AG-HPX250 has proved itself an industry workhorse for documentaries, news, and other nonfiction applications. Introduced in 2011, the HPX250 ushered in a fabulous new era of compact camcorders with versatile … more »

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Canon Debuts 4K 17-120mm Cine-Servo Zoom Lens

Canon got the jump on NAB today with a slew of announcements, including a new 4K 17-120mm zoom lens with detachable servo drive for its EOS cameras, the new HJ18ex7.6B portable ENG zoom lens, two new lightweight camcorders that record … more »

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Codex Enters Crash-Cam Market with New, 3D-Ready Action Cam

File-based production workflow specialist Codex Digital is getting into acquisition with the new Codex Action Cam, a compact cinema camera designed for use as a crash cam or witness camera on set. It has 14-bit image processing on board and … more »

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Panasonic Announces Wearable HX-A500 4K Consumer Camera

Panasonic has its sights set on the market dominated by GoPro with the coming introduction of a wearable 4K camera, the HX-A500. Tethered to a small recording device with controls and a 1.5-inch color LCD display, the even more compact … more »

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Bling Digital on Fast Indie Workflow for Sundance Fave Whiplash

Last year, writer-director Damien Chazelle’s short film “Whiplash,” a drama about the relationship between a young jazz drummer and his intimidating music teacher, won the shorts competition at the Sundance Film Festival. Based on that success, Chazelle, along with producers … more »

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Assimilate Scratch 8 Gets Licensed ProRes Encoding in Windows

Assimilate is bringing Apple ProRes to Windows with the new versions of its digital dailies workflow and DI tools. With today's release of v8 of Scratch and Scratch Lab, users can encode ProRes deliverables on PCs running Windows 7 and … more »

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Review: Canon EOS 6D DSLR

As a non-professional still photographer, my opinion is that the Canon 6D takes great still photos. That will conclude the still-photography portion of this review. Since this is StudioDaily, I will now consider the Canon 6D strictly as a video … more »

Sony F5 and F55 to Get ProRes and DNxHD via Hardware Upgrade

Sony announced plans to make its F5 and F55 cameras a little more flexible yesterday, promising a future hardware upgrade that would add support for both ProRes and DNxHD codecs. In posting the news to the company's F5/F55 online community, … more »

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Panasonic Prices 4K-Capable Lumix GH4 at $1,699

Panasonic today announced that its forthcoming Lumix DMC-GH4 4K-capable mirrorless micro four-thirds (MFT) still and video camera will be priced at $1,699. The DMW-YAGH video adapter, which beefs up the GH4's video production capabilities, will be priced at $1,999. The … more »

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DP Charles Papert on Pepsi Max’s Latest Hidden Camera Prank

Last May, Pepsi Max (tagline: "a zero-calorie cola in disguise") released a video online that purported to show an unsuspecting car salesman being taken for a wild ride by star NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon in fake facial hair and old-age … more »