Since the RAW hack for the 5D Mark III came out, there’s been a lot of speculation as to how Magic Lantern did manage to do it. Understandably, many people are hesitant to hack their 5D Mark III’s and use it with an alternative firmware that is not thoroughly tested yet. And Magic Lantern also recommends to be hesitant:...
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The interwebs are currently buzzing with a new music video for the Russian band “Biting Elbows”, which looks like a first-person video game shooter shot on video with a GoPro. The effects are absolutely incredible and surprisingly, even the “story” draws you right in. I didn’t even realize it’s a music video until...
Nikon has announced the Coolpix A, its first compact camera featuring an APS-C sized CMOS sensor (Nikon DX format).
It can capture 1080p videos and has a 18.5mm lens (which equals 28mm on a full frame camera) with f/2.8 speed. That’s quite intriguing and very fast for a camera in such a small body. ISO ranges from 100 to a whopping 25600 (which is almost never usable due to excessive grain)....
You know the old mantra of artsy filmmakers, “it’s not about the camera”. Deep down you know it’s absolutely true. We all geek out about new cameras and the latest and greatest, but the truth is that a bad story doesn’t become a tad better because it’s shot beautifully. I wrote about this fact in a lengthy blog post called “It’s not about the gear” a while back.
If you didn’t believe this by now, hold on tight for this story: The documentary “Searching for Sugar Man” – winner of the Best Documentary Academy Award 2013, was partly shot on an iPhone.
All the camera manufacturers try to take a chunk in the cinema camera market. We’ve seen a lot of new big sensor, 6K and other stunning developments over the past year, but now it’s Arris turn again.
When you look at how popular the Alexa is among cinematographers at the moment even though it has been around for several years and still “only” shoots HD / 2K you’ve got to realize Arri is doing something right. That’s also true for their newest version of the Alexa, the Alexa XT even though it uses the same old sensor. Read on to see why. ...
If you’ve been involved with HDSLR a bit then you know that Nikon hasn’t had a very big piece of the cake. Mainly due to bad compression formats their cameras weren’t used for video that much. With Canon, Sony and Panasonic taking most of the opportunity lately everybody’s wondering if Nikon has any products that can hold up against the competition.
Well the yet unannounced Nikon D4 could...
Blackmagic Design announced a new capture device that uses the Apple Thunderbolt Interface.
At 209€ ($300) this external capture card for Macs is a very affordable and strong editing and capturing solution. Blackmagic is proud to bring the first product of its kind that uses the Thunderbolt interface to the market.
As everything else, it’s not compatible with
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