Sony has just introduced yet another camera. The Sony Z150 is a 4K camcorder with a 1-inch sensor and the unique feature that it can shoot up to 120fps slow motion. We had a chance to try a prototype, and here are our first hands-on impressions.Read more
The Canon C300 Mark II is here and comes with a lot of high expectations by customers and a hefty price tag of $16,000. Many are willing to put down the investment as they anticipate superb image quality in return and a new flagship cinema camera that has been several years in development by Canon. In our test lab we took a closer look at the C300 Mark II’s performance and found it less powerful than expected.Read more
RED Digital Cinema announced a new camera body, the RED Weapon. They presented all the new features and displayed the camera at NAB 2015. Unfortunately RED did not give interviews or talk about the camera on video.Read more
Leica just announced the new Leica S (Typ 007) that is worlds first medium format camera that can shoot 4K video in 24p.Read more
Nikon just announced their newest flagship video recording DSLR, the Nikon D810. Its predecessor the Nikon D800 is a very respected photo and video camera directly competing the Canon 5D mark III. In a comparison between the two there are arguments against and for each of the cameras. (more…)Read more
I know a lot of people who shoot a lot of concert shows without knowing about the danger of laser arrays for their cameras. Lasers are extremely focused beams of light that can result in serious permanent damage for image sensors, they simply can’t handle it (in fact, our eyes also can’t handle it, but cameras are unable to blink unlike we are!)Read more
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: (more…)Read more
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