Posts Tagged ‘4k’

Jun
30
2015

8k? Really? Where Can You See Footage Online in 8k? YouTube!

The Usual Scenario You’re sitting in front of your computer, exporting out the final version of your short film. You've slaved over the lighting, framing and composition of each take, ignoring the impatient huffs and puffs from the actors and crew. You carefully graded each…
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Jun
27
2015

EOS C500 Mark II Going Higher Than 4K?

According to Canon Rumors, The Canon EOS C500 Mark II is likely to shoot at resolutions north of 4k. Indeed, this would be a smart move for Canon, who still haven’t fully embraced UHD resolutions yet. If the new C300 Mk II, which shoots in…
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Jun
26
2015

The Exciting New Wave of Sony Sensors

We live in amazing times for camera technology. Ten years ago, some people were still not convinced that high definition 1080p quality was necessary. Fast forward to 2015, and we’re standing on the precipice of adopting Ultra High Definition 4K. Your iPhone shoots 240 frames…
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Jun
16
2015

Last Week Today: Our Take on the Sony a7r II Announcement

If it lives up to the hype, the Sony a7R II [Preorder at B&H | Amazon] may be THE camera that ushers in the end of an era. It’s the most exciting new camera announcement we’ve seen in years. Biggest surprise of all? Internal 4K…
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Jun
12
2015

Sony a7RII on-sensor PDAF Works “Very Well” with Canon Lenses via Metabones Adapter

More news continues to roll in regarding the Sony Alpha a7RII and its features and compatibility. As a Sony shooter myself, I have truly experienced first hand the frustration of using adapters to migrate my Canon glass to the E-Mount. Specifically, autofocus always gave me…
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Jun
11
2015

Atomos Shogun Fully Supports New Sony a7RII

With the bombshell announcement of the Sony a7R II (Pre-order at B&H) came a lot of questions about its functionality. Indeed, with every new step forward in technology, it’s always up in the air as to whether third party tech creators will be able to…
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Jun
10
2015

Major Video Announcement: Sony unleashes the Sony Alpha a7RII with 4k video

Sony has just released details regarding the follow-up to their 36 megapixel a7R called the Sony Alpha a7RII (pre-order at b&h). The updates are many and impressive. Petapixel reports that at the core of the new camera is a Full Frame, back-illuminated 42.4 megapixel CMOS sensor that…
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May
29
2015

Sci-Fi Gone Wild: Twerking Imperial Stormtroopers & Federation Officers, 4K

And now for something completely different: while it may have been the 4K that caught our attention (OK, it was, and that makes it just a little bit sad), it’s the humor that got us.[adrotate group="6"] Hey – when was the last time you saw (let…
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May
20
2015

Panasonic Gives The GH4 a Little Sister with the New Panasonic G7 4K Hybrid for the Rest of Us

Panasonic has announced the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 4K hybrid video plus stills camera. Soon 4K video and 4K stills modes will be affordable for enthusiasts and professionals alike. While the G7 could be considered the GH4’s younger sister in features and price, it offers some…
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May
5
2015

Canon Explains the Glass Behind Its 4K Cinema Lenses, Leaves Us Wanting More

With one of the biggest stories of the moment, since NAB 2015 at least, being Blackmagic Design’s amazing new URSA Mini, the 4.6K update to the URSA and, for that matter, the Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K and the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera, my thoughts…
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