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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 »

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VariCam 35: First Look

Light Iron's Michael Cioni directed the first demo reel (and composed the music!) for the forthcoming Panasonic VariCam 35. Cinematographers include Cioni, Suny Behar, Thatcher Kelley, Aaron Kroger, Keenan Mock and Marc Vanocur; the colorist was Light Iron's Ian Vertovec.

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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 »

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Panasonic Announces Lumix DMC-FZ1000 with UHD Recording

Competition in the consumer-grade camera market got hotter this week with Panasonic's announcement that the new Lumix DMC-FZ1000 camera would offer Ultra HD 3840×2160 video recording for $900. The FZ1000 has a one-inch 20.1 megapixel MOS sensor and can record … more »

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Review: Panasonic AG-GH4U Mirrorless 4K Camera

It shoots remarkable images at 4K resolution, records 10-bit 4:2:2 in full HD at up to 200 Mbps, captures images from 2-96 fps, offers true professional balanced audio and 3G-SDI output to an external recorder or monitor. Recording internally to … more »

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NAB 2014 Video: Panasonic

Steve Cooperman gives James Mathers an up-close look at the new VariCam 35.

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Panasonic Details VariCam 35 ProRes, 4K Raw Workflow Options

Panasonic answered lingering questions around the upcoming VariCam 35 introduction at NAB with the announcement that the modular camera's recording unit (the AU-VREC1) will support ProRes 422 (HQ) and 4444 in HD mode. When Codex Digital announced the new V-Raw … 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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Panasonic Announces Wearable HX-A500 4K Consumer Camera

Panasonic has its sights set on the market dominated by GoPro with the coming introduction of a wearable 4K camera, the HX-A500. Tethered to a small recording device with controls and a 1.5-inch color LCD display, the even more compact … more »

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They Both Explode

Animator Matthew Stephenson achieved this distinctive look in camera using picture frames and an old pillowcase to build a home-made multiplane-camera system. For more, read his blog.