Posts Tagged ‘4k’

Nov
17
2014

Canon 5D Mk IV Rumor Update: February 2015 Launch?

Credit to Keith Cooper of Northlight Images, who writes about his rumors site (and source of the most recent rumor we’ve seen that a 5D Mk IV will be announced in February) “…remember that [the rumours are] here for entertainment rather than serious buying research.…
Nov
12
2014

Blackmagic URSA: “It’s a Monster” – and Better than a RED Scarlet?

How many times does Corey over at Faymus Media call the Blackmagic URSA “a monster?” We dare you to watch the video and post your answers below -- and then answer this question: does it matter?[adrotate group="6"] You already know that we think Blackmagic is…
Nov
10
2014

Stills from 4K: How Many Megapixels Does it Take to Make a Great Wedding Album?

Wedding photographer and planet5D reader Alexandru has the happy clients to prove it: still captures from 4K video at 9 megapixels can be just as effective as dedicated still camera capture at twice that resolution and more.[adrotate group="6"] Sometimes more is better -- think Ansel…
Nov
3
2014

Another Comprehensive Camera Test. Is This One Helpful?

There are a lot of camera tests available online and it is hard to always find the cameras you want compared to the cameras you are interested in seeing.  If you are like me you are a little skeptical as to how much you can…
Oct
21
2014

4k Video Now or Later? New FREE ebook

We're all wondering whether we should be shooting 4k Video and there are a huge number of reasons both for and against shooting in 4k. So, several months ago (just as I was getting hit with kidney stones - which put me off of [adrotate…
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)…