Category Archives: Shooting

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Imax Debuts 4K 3D Digital Camera on Transformers: Age of Extinction

Imax today said that it has developed a new 4K 3D digital camera system that was used by director Michael Bay and cinematographer Amir Mokri on Transformers: Age of Extinction, the first feature film to employ the camera. The company … more »

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Panasonic Announces Lumix DMC-FZ1000 with UHD Recording

Competition in the consumer-grade camera market got hotter this week with Panasonic's announcement that the new Lumix DMC-FZ1000 camera would offer Ultra HD 3840×2160 video recording for $900. The FZ1000 has a one-inch 20.1 megapixel MOS sensor and can record … more »

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2014 FIFA World Cup Games Will Be Shot in 4K, but Not 3D

As FIFA and Sony kick off their HD coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup with today's Brazil/Croatia match-up in São Paulo, preparations are well underway to shoot three key matches from the competition in 4K. It's not yet clear … more »

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Get Ready to Geek Out at Cine Gear Expo 2014

The exhibits at Cine Gear Expo, an expansive annual showcase for the best in production gear and accessories, open at 5 p.m. PT this afternoon at The Studios at Paramount in Hollywood and continue tomorrow (Saturday). If you're going, you … more »

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Cinedeck Takes Its Simplified 4K Workflow Demos on the Road

As the camera choices for acquiring 4K images continue to expand, capturing and processing that data for multiple deliverables becomes an increasingly critical part of the process. Next week in L.A., Cinedeck—with partners Sony, Adobe and Facilis—will demonstrate a simplified … more »

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Review: Adorama Flashpoint Production Matte Box System II

The performance of any lens is diminished dramatically by stray light striking the front element at an oblique angle. The off-axis rays may be reflected internally and bounced off multiple elements, which increases flare and lowers contrast and resolution. Screw-in … more »

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Preview: Cine Gear Expo 2014

If you missed NAB, you still have an opportunity to see a massive amount of camera gear and lighting all in one place at the upcoming Cine Gear Expo, to be held at The Studios at Paramount. The event begins … more »

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MSE Becomes Exclusive Rep of Compact Polly Dolly

Matthews Studio Equipment said it will be the exclusive distributor of the Pollysystem Polly Dolly in the Americas and Asia. The compact camera dolly, which is designed for cameras ranging in weight from DSLRs to ARRI Alexas, debuted at NAB … more »

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Sony’s a7S Is Priced at $2,499, Set to Ship in July

The Sony a7S full-frame mirrorless UHD 4K camera body is up for pre-order at Sony's online store for $2499. Other retailers seem to be closely following Sony's lead, with Amazon.com and New York's B&H both offering preorders for $2498. The … more »

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VER Buys Pace, Rebrands Cinema Rental Companies as Cineverse

Los Angeles-based Video Equipment Rentals (VER) is buying Pace, the production technology company founded by cinematographer and technology designer Vince Pace, ASC. The expansion comes just six months after VER's purchase of Fletcher Camera & Lenses in Chicago and New … more »