We are in Chiba next to Tokyo in Japan, covering “InterBee 2015” and had a chance to talk to Naka-san who is a leading blogger here in Japan. His Raitank blog is extremely popular among the Japanese indie filmmakers and camera manufacturers, also from outside Japan. It was a great opportunity to ask him a few questions and get answers which helped us understanding how the local market reacted to the large sensor revolution.Read more
Just two months ago the Sony FS5 was introduced, a promising little camera and little brother to the highly successful, large sensor Sony FS7.
Now the Sony FS5 is almost ready for its official launch. I’m currently in Japan and one of my tasks was to test this new camera which was kindly supplied by Sony’s HQ for a very short time.
by Tim Fok | 4th November 2015
by Tim Fok | 29th October 2015
Convergent Design has announced an interesting new recorder that offers a very compact solution to multicam recording workflows. The Apollo takes the same form factor as the popular Odyssey 7Q and 7Q+, offering up to 4 channels of recording from 4 separate sources, with a final 5th channel as a multicam TX or quad recording.Read more
by Tim Fok | 22nd October 2015
Leica has been attempting the break in the Internet today with the announcement of its new mirrorless camera. The Leica SL (Typ 601) shoots 4K video in V log gamma, outputs 10bit 4:2:2, is weather sealed and shoots up to 120fps FullHD video.Read more
The new Sony A7s II is available now and definitely a best-seller mirrorless video camera. But what makes this camera so wanted and how does it perform compared to the already excellent Sony a7R II? I took the new camera out in the field and here are my first impressions.Read more
by Sebastian Wöber | 21st October 2015
The Blackmagic URSA Viewfinder is the best affordable EVF I know. Since I first tried it at NAB with the new Blackmagic URSA Mini I’m thinking about how to make it work with other cameras. I figured it out and here is my guide how to use it with any camera like the Sony A7S, GH4, C300, FS7 and others.Read more
by Kevin Alexander | 8th October 2015
New features are coming soon to Premiere Pro CC, including enhanced audio editing, time remapping, and H.265 exporting capabilities.Read more