Posts Tagged ‘4k’

Apr
13
2015

LUMIX Luminary Michael Grecco Shoots ‘Forever Young’ with Panasonic Lumix GH4, A500 & HC-X1000 4K Cameras

While waiting with bated breath for a long-overdue firmware upgrade for the GH4, hopefully to appear during NAB 2015, we’ve found something else to focus on. Panasonic USA has just released 'Forever Young', a short movie shot by LA photographer/director Michael Grecco with the Panasonic…
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Apr
8
2015

New Canon XF-AVC Codec to Compete with H.265?

With Canon’s announcement of its new XC10 cam, they unveil a new 4K-capable codec to go with it (and the upcoming C300 Mark II): XF-AVC. [adrotate group="6"] It’s an interesting gambit: offer a Canon-branded alternative to the new H.265 4K codec and thus deprive a…
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Feb
26
2015

“DSLR Top Features” Survey Reveals Canon’s (and Others’) Challenges

We like asking Kickstarter entrepreneurs what kind of market research they do when planning new products, and that got us thinking about the process used by the big boys – and our own recent survey on DSLR top features. [adrotate group="6"] Back in September we…
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Feb
16
2015

Rumor Update: Canon EOS C300 Mk II Will Have 4K, Aggressive Price

Oh, if it only turns out to be true! A Canon EOS C300 Mark II spec’d to take on the Sony FS7 – and maybe even entice shooters contemplating a Shogun-equipped A7s for 4K -- would be a pretty dramatic statement from Canon, amounting to…
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Feb
4
2015

FREE LIVE Discussion of Canon Camera Announcements on Friday

Hey everyone! It seems SO firm that Canon will be announcing new cameras this coming Friday - and I want to try to do something new and untried - so we're going to do a LIVE FREE Canon Camera Announcements Panel Discussion with Deejay from…
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Feb
3
2015

4K Shooters Podcast Interview with planetMitch

For those of you who know me, you probably realize that I love to talk! HA! Last week, I was invited to be a guest on the 4kshooters.net podcast and you know I won't turn down an opportunity to spread the love about planet5D.[adrotate group="6"]…
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Jan
23
2015

Why Am I Shooting 4K Again? Amazing, Inspiring Videos from Panasonic Remind Me

I encounter my fair share of 4K sceptics online. Sometimes I even begin to doubt my own enthusiasm for the 4K format. But then all I have to do is watch some great 4K footage on a 4K or 5K monitor and I am snapped…
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Jan
16
2015

Who Shoots 4k video? Our survey tells a lot! Simple Sunday Survey #4

This week we asked how many of our planet5D subscribers are shooting 4k video and how often they’re doing it… the results, despite all the hype over 4k, are pretty much what I thought… tho actually, the number of[adrotate group="6"] people shooting 4k all the…
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Jan
12
2015

New Sony 4K Camera: XAVC S; Ports Galore; WiFi and LiveStreaming…

...in a $1,000 Handycam. Gotcha! OK, you have to look past the oy vey, “So I’m not gonna need a tripod now... Exactly” moment in the video. And the 4K is UHD only. Still, the convergence of smartphone and video camera coupled with feature trickle…
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Dec
1
2014

4K TV Sets the Surprise Holiday Gift?

Is this the year that end consumers start demanding more 4K content? They are predicting that this year 4K Television sets will be one of the hottest selling items over the holiday season.[adrotate group="6"] In the last two years prices for 4K TV set have…
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