Posts Tagged ‘sensor’

Jun
27
2014

Sony A7s Crowned New King of Low Light by DxOMark, but…

It’s all over the web now: Sony has pulled a rabbit out of its hat with the low light performance of their new A7s, sibling to the A7 and A7R. The imagery is stunning, the ISO numbers staggering.[adrotate group="6"] DxOMark confirms that the A7s has…
Jun
17
2014

Sony unveils the curved full frame sensor

I am very interested in what Sony is doing these days. I have been waiting for a camera company to close the gap with Canon in the DSLR/Mirrorless market.[adrotate group="6"] The Sony A7s made a huge splash at NAB and I am eager to test…
Feb
28
2014

Is Dual Pixel Autofocus coming to the Canon EOS 5D Mark III?

Dual Pixel Autofocus which was originally launched this past July 2013 when the Canon EOS 70D was announced, was recently added as an "upgrade" to the Canon EOS C300 and the Canon EOS C100, so can it be added to the Canon EOS 5D Mark…
Feb
9
2014

Panasonic GH4 4k footage looks fantastic

Just found the first Panasonic GH4 4k footage I've seen on the web and it looks very awesome indeed. It looks great in 4k thanks to youtube as well. (There's been quite a bit of chatter in the forums about the new Panasonic GH4) Here's…
Nov
18
2013

Another Canon 5D Mark III sensor burned by a laser – beware!

This was sent in over the weekend... another Canon EOS 5D Mark III sensor damaged by those pesky lasers! Comments: Hello, my name is Raphaël and i live in Belgium. Sorry for my english. A lazer show burned my 5d Mark III last week. See…
Nov
6
2013

Canon adds Dual Pixel AF to the Canon EOS C100!

This is quite the shocker if you ask me... Canon is now offering an upgrade on the Canon EOS C100 - adding their Dual Pixel Autofocus (AF) to their cinema camera allowing for some continuous autofocusing while shooting video. I don't think I can recall…
Oct
23
2013

First Footage from the Digital Bolex D16 After Final Sensor Calibration

With so many new video camera announcements, can Elle and Joe at Digital Bolex cut through the noise? This post over at Digital Bolex gives a glimpse of what may make this new cam one-of-a-kind. These first few frame grabs and a short test with…
Oct
16
2013

First Thoughts: the brand new Sony Alpha 7 and 7R Full-Frame Mirrorless System

 A few years ago Sony changed the game when they introduced the first mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sized sensor. Today via B&H, Sony announces the A7 and A7r, the world’s first mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera with a full-frame sensor. From this B&H…
Jul
16
2013

Refresher: Lasers can damage your camera’s sensor – watch RED EPIC bite the dust

We've warned you before, but this is serious enough that I feel a reminder is necessary - Lasers can DESTROY your camera's sensor! We've got some new samples - including the destruction of a RED EPIC (and I talked to someone in chat who had…
Jul
1
2013

Canon’s EOS 70D – revolutionary Dual Pixel CMOS AF and landmark ISO for APS-C cameras

Canon has just added the Canon EOS 70D to the APS-C crop sensor line up. It looks to be very capable mid-range DSLR. They've added the WiFi that was introduced in the Canon EOS 6D, but did not include the GPS that was added to…