Posts Tagged ‘4k’

Oct
15
2014

Be Inspired by A Boulder Summer, Made on the Panasonic GH4

After watching Colorado branding and production agency Balcony Nine Media's A Boulder Summer, made for the 2014 TEDx Boulder conference, I found it difficult to stem the flow of superlatives. If I had to settle on just one, "inspirational" would be it.[adrotate group="6"] Another praise…
Oct
6
2014

Leica Enters the 4K Fray with Three 4K-Capable Cameras

One of the most pleasant moviemaking surprise announcements at this year’s Photokina trade show came from a German company, Leica, rather than the usual Japanese camera makers.[adrotate group="6"] The company that blessed the world with the first 35mm rangefinder camera in 1925 is now supporting…
Sep
30
2014

Wait a Minute: Sony A7s Only Outputs 8 Bits?

The Sony A7s, along with the Panasonic GH4, are game-changers in the mid- to higher-priced video mirrorless/DSLR space. But hold on there, Slim: the trade-offs are just as real with these two cameras as with any other, and some of them are downright surprising. [adrotate…
Sep
22
2014

Meet the new Sony PXW-FS7

I have been saying for a few years now that I believe that Sony will end up being the main competitor/threat to Canon as the leading camera company in the video/DSLR space. Sony continued its path to prove me right with their recent release of…
Sep
22
2014

Panasonic Lumix DMC LX100 – 4K Content In Your (Rather Large) Pocket

What a 4K line-up! First Panasonic introduces its DMC- GH4 which took the pro video production world by storm, then the DMC- FZ1000 bridge camera and now, the DMC- LX100 GN premium compact. [adrotate group="6"]Each new camera got smaller and now we have the (almost)…
Sep
18
2014

Back to the Future: Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL Mount

It’s back to the future at Blackmagic, which has just announced their Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL mount. It was only a few weeks ago (August 27th) that we published a conversation with Bob Caniglia, Senior Regional Manager, Eastern North America for Blackmagic Design.[adrotate group="6"]…
Sep
16
2014

A Super 35mm, 4K Mirrorless Camera with Advanced Codecs for $1,499? Samsung NX1! Holy Competition, Batman!

Samsung is everywhere – and not to be underestimated. This is the company that is giving Apple a run for its money in the smartphone world – and essentially forced Apple to come out with the iPhone 6 Plus.[adrotate group="6"] Now, less than a year…
Sep
12
2014

Sony PXW-FS7 Confirms Multi-front War on Canon

Time for TUMS, Canon: The new Sony PXW-FS7 -- an on-board 4K, Super 35 sensor, 10 bit 4:2:2 and up to 120fps cam -- is a direct challenge to the Cinema EOS line at an aggressive price point, adding to what should be Canon’s gastrointestinal distress…
Sep
12
2014

What features do you want in the next DSLR Video camera?

Several years ago, we published a very popular survey asking people what they wanted in their next DSLR video camera (see the top 5 answers here) With photokina and rumors of a new Canon [adrotate group="6"] 7D mark ii right around the corner as well…
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…