Category Archives: Shooting

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AJA Expands Cion’s Raw Workflow Options at NAB

AJA really wants you to try its new Cion camera. No, really—at its pre-NAB press briefing, AJA said it had invested $1 million in the new "Try Cion" program, which puts 100 of the spiffy new cameras in the field … more »

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Sony’s HDC-4300 Is a Three-Chip 2/3-Inch 4K Camera for Broadcast

Sony opted not to release new high-end cameras at NAB this year, looking instead to fill in some holes elsewhere in its line-up. With an eye on the just-beginning broadcast transition to 4K acquisition, Sony announced the HDC-4300, a new … more »

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Canon Updates EOS C300 to Mark II Status with Internal 4K Recording

Canon finally unveiled the EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera today, taking the highly anticipated step of adding full 4K imaging capabilities—that's 4096×2160 as well as UHD 3840×2160—to the C300. The updated C300 Mark II boasts a new 8.85 … more »

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Cinemartin Next 4K Portable Recorder Is a Tiny PC for the Set

Cinemartin (Barcelona, Spain) announced Next, a customizable all-in-one portable computer with a high-brightness monitor and 4K 60p compressed and uncompressed video recording capabilities. The only requirement is a camera that provides a clean signal over HDMI or SDI. Running a full … more »

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OConnor Introduces 15mm LWS O-Rig at NAB

OConnor will introduce its new O-Rig 15mm Rod Support System at NAB next week. It's designed to work with any camera and lens in a 15mm LWS configuration. The rig is described as "camera- and lens-agnostic," and OConnor said it works with camera systems from … more »

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Amimon Transmits HD from Drones with New Connex System

Wireless video specialist Amimon has released Connex, a new HD video transmission system designed specifically for drone flights. Amimon claims the system, which starts at $1599, offers zero-latency full-HD (up to 1080/60p) video transmission, with the option to multicast to up to … more »

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MSE Introduces KerriKart Camera Slider/Equipment Cart Combo

Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) is introducing something called a KerriKart at NAB this year. Designed by its namesake, Montreal DP Bill Kerrigan, it puts a camera slider on top of a standard equipment dolly to reduce the user's overall gear footprint on set. … more »

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U.K.’s Procam Purchases HotCam New York

U.K. rental house Procam is expanding to the U.S. with its purchase of HotCam New York, announced today. HotCam New York owners Trevor Hotz and Ali Grapes, who founded the company in 2004, have resigned their positions. The company's former … more »

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Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado on The Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth, a documentary portrait of Brazilian photographer Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado made by his son Juliano and German director Wim Wenders, harkens back to Wenders’ roots in New German Cinema. However, Sebastiao doesn’t seem like the hero of … more »

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Convergent Design Odyssey Now Oversamples HD Recordings

As promised, Convergent Design this week released a new firmware update for its Odyssey line of monitor/recorders that adds Apple ProRes 422 and 422 (LT) to the recording options at resolutions up to 4K/UHD 30p or 2K 60p.  Equally intriguing is a … more »