Category Archives: Shooting

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GoPro’s $500 Hero4 Black Shoots Ultra HD at 30fps

GoPro has gone big with its tiny action cam this time around, adding 30fps 4K Ultra HD (UHD) capture to its new flagship Hero4 Black camcorder and raising the price by $100. Of course, the Hero4 Black ($499) does more than UHD. … more »

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DP Jim Frohna and Colorist Corinne Bogdanowicz on Transparent

Is Transparent set to be the first breakout hit for Amazon Studios? The new show, created by Six Feet Under and United States of Tara veteran Jill Soloway, generated an enormous amount of buzz in advance of its premiere, 10 episodes at … more »

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ARRI Introduces Large-Sensor 6.5K Alexa 65

Following the recent addition of UHD and 4K upscaling options for the Amira and Alexa, ARRI revealed the next stage of its high-resolution capture strategy with the announcement of the Alexa 65 camera system at the Cinec Munich trade show. Boasting a sensor … more »

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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 »