Archive for the ‘Sony’ Category

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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Mar
6
2015

Trial Balloon or Baloney: Canon 5D Mk IV, Canon 5D C, Neither or Both?

These rumors are a little more vague, a little more “trial-balloon-y” than what we usually like to cover. Still, there are important points to be made, so let's make them. [adrotate group="6"] DIY Photography did a nice job of picking up a rumor from Canon…
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Mar
4
2015

Carbon Studios’ Stunning Perspective on San Francisco at Night with Sony A7s

Not satisfied with shooting some amazing footage of a lone figure on the beach at night with their Sony A7s, Carbon Studios has gone one better with some absolutely stunning footage shot from a helicopter on a night flight over San Francisco. If anyone still…
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Mar
3
2015

Last Minute Sale: WPPI Specials

In this installment of "Whoa, Stuff on Sale," we cull items on sale from B&H like the Panasonic GH4 in honor of The Wedding and Portrait Photography Conference+Expo at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  Call it the WPPI Specials event. [adrotate group="6"] The WPPI event…
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Mar
2
2015

Sony Strategy for Next 3 Years: Big, Hairy and Audacious

Sony faces real financial challenges, but their latest mid-term strategy report indicates that they are coming out swinging – which is good news for digital filmmakers like us. I’m excited. OK, let’s get to the proverbial bottom line: Sony lost money last year, big time.[adrotate…
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