Archive for the ‘Sony’ Category

May
11
2015

Going Batty Over Zeiss Batis Full Frame Lenses for Sony e-Mount

I loved the Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM  [B&H | Amazon] wide open on my Sony a6000 [B&H | Amazon] courtesy of the Commlite EF>NEX adapter, and I got a jones for the Sigma Art 24mm f/1.4 [B&H | Amazon] as soon as I…
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Apr
30
2015

Tony Northrup Compares Sony A7s, Panasonic GH4, Samsung NX1 4K Cameras in Excellent 4K Video

Tony Northrup of popular YouTube channel 'Learn the Art & Science of Photography with Chelsea & Tony' has put the Samsung NX1, Panasonic GH4 and Sony A7s to a side-by-side test shooting the same subject – Tony Northrup – at the same time. Walking or…
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Apr
30
2015

Photographic Lighting Worksop with Jason Lanier for Rotolight at Pinewood Studios, UK, May 13

With the release imminent of Rotolight’s groundbreaking new camera-mounted or stand-mounted LED light the Neo, what better way to try one out than at a photographic lighting workshop at the famous Pinewood Studios in the UK, where Rotolight itself is located? While there you’ll also…
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Apr
15
2015

NAB 2015: Atomos Products Now Supported by Nikon Firmware Update for D4S, D810 & D750 DSLRs

Nikon will soon be issuing a firmware update for its D4S, D810 and D750 video-capable DSLRs to support closer, easier integration with Atomos products. It will support recorders like the Ninja Star, Ninja 2 and Ninja Blade as well as the high-end Shogun recorder/monitor.[adrotate group="6"]…
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Apr
14
2015

NAB 2015: Atomos Announces New Features Coming to Shogun Supporting Raw, Anamorphic, 3D LUTs, Cinema 4K DCI & More

Atomos, in a move sure to bolster the position of its Shogun 4K recorder/monitor as the most affordable go-to in the market, announced seven free, wide-ranging enhancements to the Shogun's capabilities. The new features will start arriving from May onwards and include functions for which some other…
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Apr
8
2015

Canon XC10 4K Video Cam Under $2,400 Coming in June

Part baby Cinema EOS, part Powershot G series, Canon XC10 will excite some, disappoint others. Pricing in the UK of £1,599 translates to just under $2,400, but Canon may charge even less in the US. On first blush the XC10 appears to be a mash-up…
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Mar
23
2015

Film as a Weapon for Social Change: We Need to Give a S^!t

Is social change important to filmmakers? Gearheads that we are here at planet5D, we were motivated to watch an uber-cool short involving a BACK TO THE FUTURE-style Tesla Model S tooling around Boulder and Denver with projectors popping out of the front and back of…
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Mar
19
2015

No Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Until 2016?

It’s still early days for rumors about a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, and it’s not really feasible to separate future specs from wish lists at this point. Still, the idea of a late 2015 announcement and 2016 availability for the next generation of the…
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Mar
12
2015

Canon to Announce GH4 Competitor Next Month at NAB? FUD?

FUD is an acronym for fear, uncertainty and doubt. It’s a time-honored and pretty crappy marketing game played by too many companies designed to stave off the appeal of new competitors – and deprive those competitors of oxygen. The question is: will Canon actually offer…
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