Tag Archives: Cameras

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Canon EOS C300 Mark II

Review: Canon EOS C300 Mark II

The Canon C300 was announced way back in 2011—the first in the company's Cinema EOS line-up—and its primary goal was to convince DSLR filmmakers to step up to a true digital motion picture camera. The compact Full HD camera targeted … more »


Cine Gear Expo to Take Attendees from Super 8 to Ultra Panavision 70

NAB may be the biggest show of the year, but for Hollywood-based cinematographers who don't have the time or inclination to make it out to the desert for that three-ring circus, Cine Gear Expo is a local lifeline—a friendly, manageable show … more »


Sony Announces Sub-$2,000 Super 16 HXR-NX100 Camcorder

Sony announced the HXR-NX100, a new camcorder with a one-inch 20-megapixel Exmor R CMOS sensor type—about the same size as a Super 16mm film frame—aimed at corporate, documentary, and event production. The sensor is designed for low-light acquisition at a minimum … more »


New Cameras Offer 4K (and Higher) Acquisition at Every Price Tier

When it comes to image acquisition at resolutions of 4K and beyond, there's some irony in the fact that many new 4K product introductions at NAB 2015 took place not at the high end of the market, but at the … more »

Sony PXW-X180

Review: Sony PXW-X180

Of course you want a large-sensor camcorder for the greater dynamic range, improved low-light capability, the reduced noise, and the trendy narrow-depth-of-field look we all crave. It is silly to invest in anything other than a large-sensor camcorder, whether you’re shooting … more »


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 »


Panasonic’s HC-X1000 Is a 4K Run-and-Gun Camcorder for $3,500

Panasonic announced a $3,500 single-chip CMOS 4K camera, the HC-X1000, at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin last week, taking aim at Sony's consumer FDR-AX1 and pro PXW-Z100 offerings. Panasonic's Matt Frazer, national field training manager, said the camera, designed … more »


Camera News: More Blackmagic Updates, ARRI Supports SxS Pro+, Red Dragon on The Knick, and More

Once upon a time, you bought a camera and made the most of the investment, putting up with any feature limitations until it made financial sense to invest in a more current model. But in the new camera landscape, you … more »


Panasonic Updates AG-AC90 with New Recording Modes

Panasonic is upgrading its $2250 AG-AC90 AVCCAM handheld camcorder with two new recording modes and a handful of other improvements. The new model is known as the AG-AC90A, but current users can get the new features via a free firmware … more »


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 »