Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

Jul
13
2014

Panasonic GH4 Video Review by Philip Bloom: “It’s a breakthrough”

Philip Bloom is an indie filmmaker who favors the Canon 1DC for his own HDSLR work, but he's just put up an almost 40 minute long review of the Panasonic GH4.[adrotate group="6"] Full disclosure: Bloom has done film work for both Canon AND Panasonic specifically…
Jun
22
2014

409,600 ISO is Real, but Is It Usable? Sony A7s Review by Luminous Landscape’s Michael Reichmann

Michael Reichmann is one of the most thoughtful and articulate voices writing about photography and photographic gear today. Every time I read a piece by him, I cannot help but feel that I am learning from a master.[adrotate group="6"] So it was with no small…
Jun
1
2014

Vincent Laforet’s Directing Motion tour review

First, let me just tell you that Vincent Laforet Directing Motion training (get a discount there too) is worth going to, it may or when your ability to watch movies without seeing every bit of motion and how they made it, but if you're a…
Apr
28
2014

Firsthand Look at the Panasonic GH4

planetMitch note: a guest post by Erik Naso - printed with permission I was lucky to have my pre ordered Panasonic GH4 arrive today from Texas Media Systems much sooner than I expected. It wasn’t supposed to be here until the end of April. To…
Apr
9
2014

AJA Cion Product Review – NAB 2014 from Adorama

Michael Artsis and I are doing the Daily Wrap-up show in the Teradek booth, but he’s also doing insane amount of work at NAB doing interviews with market leaders talking about their new products and we’re happy to be able to share these as well.…
Mar
19
2014

Revelations in Shooting 4K video with the Panasonic GH4

There's a lot of buzz around the upcoming release of the new Panasonic LUMIX GH4 camera. The fact that it will shoot 4K is just one of the features catching attention. For a full list of observations, check out Eduardo Angel's Article: "7 things we…
Mar
19
2014

Awesome early hands on with the Panasonic GH4

I'm not familiar with "TheCameraStoreTV" guys, but I might be now... they've just released this Panasonic GH4 hands on (obviously with a pre-production Panasonic GH4) and it is pretty complete and well done.[adrotate group="6"] The guys cover both photography and video aspects of the camera…
Mar
10
2014

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K On-Location Testing Results – “A Game Changer”

This hands-on tester called the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K a "game changer" - and found it to be a camera capable of capturing ultra-high resolution images with high dynamic range for under $3,000.00. Check out the full article at Shutterstock: Hands On Review: Blackmagic…
Mar
9
2014

This Battle of Compact Cinema Primes Gets Up Close and Personal

There's an abundance of new cameras choices these days, but one area that lags behind is in cine lenses. In this face-off by Jonah Rubash, Magnanimous Media: "Compact Cinema Lens Comparison", he pits the Scheider Xenon FF series compact cine lenses against Zeiss CP2s and…
Feb
26
2014

planet5D Hands-On Review of the edelkrone PocketSHOT

We've had our hands on the edelkrone pocketshot handheld stabilizer for several months now and absolutely love it. My wife has absconded with it actually and I have to beg to get it back![adrotate group="6"] My wife is using the pocketshot (as you'll see discussed…