Category Archives: Shooting

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Review: Canon 50–1000mm T5.0–8.9 Ultra Telephoto Zoom

It is in the nature of shooters—and human beings in general, I suppose—that we don’t like compromises. We want everything, and that demanding attitude (as unrealistic as it may be) seems to apply particularly to our lenses. For reasons of convenience … more »

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Fujinon Begins Shipping 4K Ultra HD Series Lenses for Broadcast

Fujinon is shipping the new UA22x8 portable zoom lens and the UA80X9 field lens, the first two lenses in its 4K Ultra HD series of 2/3-inch lenses announced at NAB 2015. The UA80x9 80x zoom lens (pictured above, right) has … more »

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Off-Road Ready VR Rig from Radiant Images and Headcase VR

Here's the state of the art in VR shooting—in a new video, Radiant Images is showing off the latest version of the Headcase Cinema Quality VR 360. We've covered Headcase before, with the company's trademark many-headed VR camera system, but the … more »

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Light Iron Ups Its Mobile Game with Outpost by Panavision

Light Iron's Outpost mobile post-production system is getting an upgrade, with the help of new corporate owner Panavision. Announced at Cine Gear Expo, Outpost by Panavision looks to be a nicely "Panavised" version of the well-known DIT/dailies/sound/VTR cart, this time with … more »

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SNL DP Alex Buono Hits the Road with New Filmmaking Workshops

Ace cinematographer Alex Buono, a StudioDaily favorite for his seat-of-the-pants work with Saturday Night Live's Film Unit in New York, is embarking on a sequel to his 2013 Art of Visual Storytelling workshop tour. The new series, dubbed Alex Buono's … more »

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JVC Debuts Six ProHD LCD Studio/Field Monitors

JVC updated its ProHD LCD monitoring line-up with a fresh slate of displays, including three new nine-inch DT-X92 models, that replace the existing DT-X91 line. JVC DT-X92F The top-of-the-line DT-X92HX2 ($2,950) offers two nine-inch IPS 1920×1200 LCD panels (an improvement … more »

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JVC Ugrades ProHD Firmware for Four Camcorders

JVC announced new free firmware updates for models in its ProHD streaming camcorder line, including a new 12 Mbps mode targeted at streaming across closed networks. Version 4.0 firmware for the GY-HM650 and version 2.0 firmware for the GY-HM850 (pictured, top) … more »

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Review: Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K

About three years ago I reviewed the Blackmagic Design ATEM TV Studio for another publication, and was astounded that you could get a full 1080i HD live production switcher for under $1,000. Since I did that review, my clients have been … more »

Analyst Says DSLRs Are On Their Way Out for Pro Video Shooters

The use of DSLRs by pro video shooters in Europe and the U.S. is on a steep decline, according to a new report from Luton, U.K.-based research firm Futuresource Consulting. Analyst Nicky Price observes in the company's Convergence in Pro … more »

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RV’s LatLong Viewer Built by The Mill for 360-Degree Review and Approval

Shotgun announced new details of the experimental LatLong Viewer, a custom VR Shader included in version 6.2 of Shotgun RV. It turns out that the LatLong Viewer was developed at The Mill, which needed a review and approval solution for 360-degree … more »