Category Archives: Shooting

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Canon 18-80mm 4K compact servo lens

Canon Unveils 4K Compact Servo Lens, Modular HD Camera

In advance of NAB, Canon announced a new lightweight 4K-ready 18-80mm zoom. It's the first in a new class of Compact-Servo lenses designed as a stepping stone between EF still-photography lenses and CN-E cinema-style lenses for cameras with large Super 35 sensors, such as the Canon … more »

Lytro cinema camera

Lytro Cinema’s Camera May Change the Way Movies Are Made

A new type of digital camera coming to NAB next week aims to break through fundamental limitations of cinematography, allowing the manipulation of basic image properties including plane of focus, depth of field and frame rate in post-production. If Lytro Cinema delivers … more »

ncam

Ncam to Demo New Applications for Real-Time Camera Tracking at NAB

Ncam, the maker of technology for tracking a freely moving camera in real time, plans to demo photorealistic compositing techniques at NAB. By tapping Epic Games' Unreal Engine to help create photorealistic previsualizations using camera-tracking data on set, Ncam says its new … more »

Panasonic DVX200

Panasonic Tweaks Color Defaults in AG-DVX200

Panasonic has been continuing development work on its recently released AG-DVX200PJ 4K camcorder, devising a new default color palette that the company says will give shooters a "more natural" look out of the camera. Wityh the latest free firmware release, … more »

Virtual Reality and the Craft Lessons of 3D

With 360 VR poised to be the next great technology and format, one cannot help but think about the last immersive technology to hit the market. Five years ago, 3D seemed on top of the world and only gaining more momentum, with … more »

Red Scarlet-W

First Look: Red Scarlet-W Camera System

Founded in 2005 by Oakley founder Jim Jannard, Irvine-based Red Digital Cinema shook up the production world by releasing a surprisingly affordable, professional 4K digital motion picture camera, the Red One. Ten years later, Oscar-nominated hits such as The Martian, … more »

jauntvr

Jaunt Partners with Shotgun to Build a Better VR Pipeline

The VR gurus at Jaunt have teamed up with the pipeline experts at Shotgun Software, enlisting Shotgun's help to develop a specialized production management platform for VR production. The companies said tools developed for Jaunt by Shotgun's in-house pipeline team include improved workflow … more »

Atomos Flame series

Atomos Goes HDR with Flame Series

Atomos announced the Shogun Flame and Ninja Flame, new seven-inch 1920×1200 field monitor/recorders designed for HDR production.  What does that mean? Atomos says the new Flame series monitors display 10 stops of luminance with 10-bit color accuracy, and they record 4K … more »

Sony HQ in NYC

Sony Promises No New CineAlta Production Camera at NAB

It's not common that a company makes news by promising not to introduce new products at NAB, but it does seem noteworthy that Sony confirmed this week that there will be no new camera in the company's CineAlta line-up at … more »

Blackmagic Ursa Mini 4.6K

Blackmagic Design Ships Ursa Mini 4.6K, Micro Cinema Camera

It's a good news/bad news situation out of Blackmagic Design today, as the company announced that the Ursa Mini 4.6K camera and 1080p Micro Cinema Camera, both announced at last year's NAB, are finally out of the laboratory and on … more »