Posts Tagged ‘4k’

Sep
2
2014

Limited Time Offer – Blackmagic Production Camera 4k at $500 Off!

If you’re thinking about buying a Blackmagic Cinema Camera and missed that wild but very short-lived Pocket Cinema Camera promotion just over a month ago, you’ll be heartened by the news that their Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is now selling at $2,495. [adrotate group="6"]That’s $500…
Sep
1
2014

Sony F55, Blackmagic, GoPro and a RED can all play nicely together

Every now and again, a pure signal rises above the ambient noise of most tweets. Such was the case when DP Ed David reached out to us on Twitter wondering if you, dear readers, would be interested in how he and the team got a…
Aug
25
2014

Smartphone OnePlus One Shoots 4k that smokes the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

4K footage from new smartphone entry OnePlus One beats a Canon EOS 5D Mark III (under admittedly ideal lighting conditions). Who should be more worried – Canon, or Apple? Or is this really just an Alfred E. Neumann “What, me worry?” kind of data point? We…
Aug
25
2014

Surveys Says: Canon C300 Most Popular Camera Among Working Pros in UK

Canon C300 takes top honors, but Sony's F5/55 garners attention. Thanks to our friends over at Cinescopophilia for alerting us to the 2014 Televisual Production Technology Survey. Televisual questioned 100 executives at “leading TV, film, commercials and corporate production companies in the UK” to determine…
Aug
13
2014

Price Drop on Atomos Samurai Blade

Australasia – more specifically, Australia and New Zealand – has become a hotbed of cinematographic technology and capitalism which companies like Blackmagic, RØDE, and Atomos call home. No surprise then – though welcome news nonetheless -- that Atomos has just announced a $300 price drop…
Aug
7
2014

What Would be a “Big Splash” by Canon at Photokina Next Month?

Being a gearhead – a blogging gearhead at that – is fun, fascinating and sometimes frustrating. I guess a bit like everything else.[adrotate group="6"] We love Canon; we’re exasperated by Canon. We’re enthralled with Sony and Panasonic and Blackmagic…Fuji, Nikon, Pentax… but then: hey, wait…
Aug
7
2014

LockCircle Introduces LockPort A7 and LockPort GH4

Ever get annoyed and anxious as the mini-HDMI or mini-USB port on your camera becomes looser and looser – and you just KNOW the connection is going to become unreliable sometime very soon?[adrotate group="6"] Me too. Good to know, then, that the team over at…
Aug
4
2014

Ten Reasons I’m passing on the Panasonic GH4

I REALLY wanted to love the Panasonic GH4. I REALLY wanted to play with the latest. In fact, I was at EVS in Burbank, credit card out, 40 seconds away from throwing down and I remembered what I tell my filmmakers, "Rent before you buy."[adrotate group="6"]…
Jul
27
2014

Major Print Publisher The Wall Street Journal Goes 4k with the GH4

Ironic and telling language, a sign of the times: a major newspaper publisher may be the first of its peers to standardize on 4K video with the GH4 for its web team. [adrotate group="6"] Sure, it’s a validation of both the format and the camera…
Jul
20
2014

EBU Leans Towards a New Enhanced 1080p Format Over 4K Broadcasting

Having lived in Europe for three years, I’m happy to acknowledge that Europeans do nuance better than we do in the States. Case in point: The European Broadcast Union (EBU) Policy Statement on Ultra High Definition Television.[adrotate group="6"] The EBU asserts that 4K resolution alone…