Tag Archives: Cameras

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NAB 2014 Video: JVC

JVC's Dave Walton runs through JVC's line-up of Super 35 4K camera prototypes, following on the company's 2012 acquisition of sensor manufacturer AltaSens.

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NAB 2014 Video: Vision Research

Toni Lucatorto talks about the Phantom Flex4K.

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Blackmagic Announces New 4K Ursa, Studio Cameras

Blackmagic Design launched two new camera lines at NAB this week—the Blackmagic Studio Camera with an MFT lens mount and a 10-inch viewfinder on the back, facing the operator, which is available in HD ($1,995) and 4K ($2,995) versions, and … more »

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First Look: Panasonic AJ-PX270 Camcorder

However you measure superior performance and operating efficiency, the Panasonic AG-HPX250 has proved itself an industry workhorse for documentaries, news, and other nonfiction applications. Introduced in 2011, the HPX250 ushered in a fabulous new era of compact camcorders with versatile … more »

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Matching the Sony F55 with Fujinon Cabrio Zooms for EFP Shooting

The Challenge of Mobile EFP-Style Productions  Mobile EFP-style field productions are loaded with a wide variety of equipment and logistics nuances. The very nature of mobile, small crew, non-hardlined EFP field production calls for lightly accessorized camera setups, internal ND … more »

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Sony Releases F5, F55 v3.0 Firmware

Sony celebrated the holiday season with a big firmware release for the PMW-F5 and -F55 cameras. New features enabled in v3.0 include user LUTs and look profiles, a center-scan mode for shooters using Super-16mm lenses, and the new S-Log3 and … more »

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Marshall Electronics Offers Tiny $499 HD Camera

Is the GoPro just too big and bulky for your crash-cam needs? Check out the new CV500-MB, a tiny broadcast camera from Marshall Electronics that measures 1.5 inches square and outputs video over HD-SDI. Aimed at broadcast applications, the CV500-MB … more »

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Vision Research Announces Its Fastest Camera Yet

If your primary need is for speed, you'll be happy to hear that the engineers at Vision Research have cooked up an even faster ultra-high-speed camera. The new Phantom v2010 will shoot at more than 22,000fps at the camera's full … more »

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Shooting Belize: Challenges Amid Beauty

I spent this past winter producing, directing, and shooting a modest budget, super-mobile television program featuring the beautiful western Caribbean country of Belize. (I know – life is tough!) For those who don’t know, Belize is a small country nestled … more »

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Panasonic Prices AG-AC8 Shoulder-Mount AVCCAM

Panasonic announced fairly aggressive pricing this week for the shoulder-mounted AVCCAM AG-AC8, which it debuted at IBC. Aimed at event videographers and documentarians, the AG-AC8 will ship later in October at a suggested list price of $1,450, the company said. … more »