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Pssst They Are Making Candy Red Beaulieu 4008 Pro8mm Cameras:

Pssst They Are Making Candy Red Beaulieu 4008 Pro8mm Cameras:

Get your glad rags on, cause tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1965. Did you know that 50 years after Eastman Kodak Company first introduced Super 8 filmmaking, you can still be one of the hip ones with your very own brand new Super 8 camera. Those champions over at Pro8mm have the little red […]

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The Axiom Beta 4K Camera and How You Can Get It:

The Axiom Beta 4K Camera and How You Can Get It:

Apertus have release details about the latest Beta development on their Axiom open source 4K camera. Crowdfunding is on the cards for the Axiom Beta and it means you could be the owner of one of the cheapest 4K cameras on the market. It looks like the Axiom Beta is about to become the cheapest […]

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Digital Cinema Society Looks at The AJA Cion Camera at NAB 2014:

Digital Cinema Society Looks at The AJA Cion Camera at NAB 2014:

James Mathers for the Digital Cinema Society talks to Tony Cacciarelli Product Marketing Manager from AJA Video Systems, about the new CION camera and the new LUT-BOX from AJA at NAB 2014.

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Sony PXW-X180 MPEG HD422 50 Mbps Camera:

Sony PXW-X180 MPEG HD422 50 Mbps Camera:

At NAB 2014 Sony have announced the new PXW-X180 handheld solid-state memory camcorder is the latest addition to their XDCAM Series. Ideal for broadcast and professional video production applications, it features three 1/3” Full HD Exmor CMOS sensors and a new 25x optical zoom Sony G Lens with 26 mm wide angle. The PXW-X180 records […]

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K-Tek TadpoleX For GoPro and Small Cameras:

K-Tek TadpoleX For GoPro and Small Cameras:

K-Tek have announced the TadpoleX, the newest member of its Tadpole small camera handle lineup. Tadpoles have become the popular solution for holding small HD action cameras. Made of black anodized aluminum, the TadpoleX three-section camera pole is engineered with the same precision as K-Tek’s market-leading boom microphone poles. With a fixed ¼-20 threaded stud […]

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The Amazingly Tiny one-cam Camera That Shot Scarlett Johansson in “Under the Skin”

The Amazingly Tiny one-cam Camera That Shot Scarlett Johansson in “Under the Skin”

The one-cam camera was designed by London VFX studio One Of Us and developed for the Jonathan Glazer movie “Under the Skin” starring Scarlett Johansson. London studio One Of Us is pleased to preview one-cam, their new small form-factor camera system. one-cam has been developed with an understanding of the entire filmmaking process, from shoot […]

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Canon XF205 And XF200 Cameras Drop for NAB 2014:

Canon XF205 And XF200 Cameras Drop for NAB 2014:

Canon have announced the compact Canon XF205 and XF200 Professional Camcorders, building on technologies carried over from the XA25 and XA20 Professional Camcorders and offering improved performance and enhanced operability in response to industry feedback. Positioned above the XF105 and XF100 Professional Camcorder models, the new Canon XF205 and XF200 Professional Camcorders are equipped with […]

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The LockPort Pocket Looks After Your HDMI on Your Blackmagic Pocket Camera:

The LockPort Pocket Looks After Your HDMI on Your Blackmagic Pocket Camera:

The LockPort Pocket is a new product developed to help avoid damaging your Blackmagic Pocket micro HDMI camera port. The LockPort Pocket protects definitely the fragile output on your camera from tough production abuse with a rock solid universal clamp and a smart micro to full-size HDMI adapter. The LockPort Pocket plate is designed to […]

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Sony F5 & F55 Camera Version 4 Firmware Information:

Sony F5 & F55 Camera Version 4 Firmware Information:

Peter Crithary Marketing Manager for Super 35mm acquisition and technologies at Sony Electronics dropped the news that the F5 and F55 cameras will be getting version 4 firmware on April the 4th. Version 4.0 firmware for both the F5, and F55 is scheduled for release on April 4th. This update will have a number of […]

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ITV Gets 190 Sony Cameras:

ITV Gets 190 Sony Cameras:

Sony have announced a deal to provide 190 cameras to broadcaster ITV as it moves its regional news gathering operations to HD. ITV has invested in over 190 Sony PMW-400 and PMW-200 cameras for its teams as well as accompanying field production equipment. The new XDCAM cameras and tools will be used across all of […]

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New Version of FOR-A FT-ONE 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera at NAB 2014:

New Version of FOR-A FT-ONE 4K Variable Frame Rate Camera at NAB 2014:

FOR-A will showcase a new version of its FT-ONE 4K super slow motion camera at NAB 2014. The new version of the FT-ONE offers fiber I/O connections built directly into the unit for ease of use when shooting from the field. The company’s new ZE-ONE 4K extraction system will also be a highlight of the […]

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Panasonic GH4 Camera at 96fps 4096×2160 Vs ARRI Alexa Camera & Blackmagic 4K Videos:

Panasonic GH4 Camera at 96fps 4096×2160 Vs ARRI Alexa Camera & Blackmagic 4K Videos:

Sorry for the worst post title in the history of Blogging. It’s an amalgamation of the combined test videos featuring the Panasonic GH4 4K camera… So just going to leave this here: Panasonic GH4 4K camera used in some very basic tests by Sittipong Kongtong on the Youtube channel 2011peopleasia. Make of it what you […]

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From Cinema to the Operating Theatre: ARRI ALEXA Surgical Showreel:

From Cinema to the Operating Theatre: ARRI ALEXA Surgical Showreel:

Medical imaging is a booming market. If it’s good enough for Hollywood then it’s good enough for your Heartwood. So why not operate with some of the best cameras around… Arri showcase that their Alexa camera is at home in the most sterile of situations with this showreel dedicated to operations that are aided via […]

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Solid Camera Big Feature Kit For Sony F5 and F55 Cameras:

Solid Camera Big Feature Kit For Sony F5 and F55 Cameras:

Solid Camera have a rigging solution, a big solution for the Sony F5 and F55 cameras. Watch on as Chris Marino explains the Solid Camera’s completely open and flexible platform, that allows you to configure your camera system any which way you choose. With no tools required to adjust any component of the system, this […]

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Sochi Olympic Cameras, Lenses, Solid State Recorders & More at Discounted Prices at NAB 2014:

Sochi Olympic Cameras, Lenses, Solid State Recorders & More at Discounted Prices at NAB 2014:

Bexel’s Technical Sales & Solutions (TSS) division will showcase its Gold Line of pristine, one-time use broadcast video and audio equipment at NAB 2014. Much of the gear was recently used to cover worldwide sporting events in Sochi, Russia. Bexel’s Gold Line includes a plethora of equipment, from camera systems, lenses, accessories and support, to […]

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Footage From That Chinon Bellami HD-1 8mm Camera Has Emerged:

Footage From That Chinon Bellami HD-1 8mm Camera Has Emerged:

Yes footage has surfaced from that incredibly small Chinon Bellami HD-1 8mm camera, some good, some not so… In addition to a 4mm, F1.2, D mount lens attached to the camera; Chinon will make M42 C, CS mount adapters to be sold separately. Bellami HD-1 + P.Angenieux 17-68mm F2.2 shooting test: Shibuya Intersection: Yellow Card […]

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What is Protune 2.0 & Why It Matters in Your GoPro HERO3+ Camera:

What is Protune 2.0 & Why It Matters in Your GoPro HERO3+ Camera:

David Newman, Senior Director of Software Engineering for GoPro has expanded on the new GoPro firmware Protune 2.0 features for the HERO3+ Black Edition camera. David on his Cineform Insder Blog talks about the new advanced Protune 2.0 controls for Colour, ISO Limit, Sharpness and Exposure, as well as changes the Protune default settings for […]

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HERO3+ Black & Silver Edition – Update 2.0 Including Protune 2.0 for HERO3+ Black Edition:

HERO3+ Black & Silver Edition – Update 2.0 Including Protune 2.0 for HERO3+ Black Edition:

Latest firmware for the GoPro Hero cameras including Protune 2.0 for GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition. What is Protune and why it matters to your camera can be read HERE. RELEASE NOTES: HERO3+ Black Edition – update 2.0 New video modes 1080p SuperView™ 60 fps and 1080p SuperView 50 fps Auto Low Light settings for new […]

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Say Hello to KineMINI and KineMAX 4K & 6K Cameras:

Say Hello to KineMINI and KineMAX 4K & 6K Cameras:

Just as we told you, during a web chat Chinese camera maker Kinefinity dropped news of their KineMAX 6K camera. That’s in the making, but will come in three flavours… More news at NAB 2014. They also dropped the KineMINI 4K camera. The Kinefinity KineMINI camera comes in four flavours and starts at ¥18,000 US$2,900 […]

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Panasonic VariCam 35 4K Camera Specs and Details:

Panasonic VariCam 35 4K Camera Specs and Details:

Panasonic have unveiled a lot of details about their 4K camera/recorder, the VariCam 35. The Panasonic VariCam 35 incorporates a newly-developed super 35mm MOS image sensor and the company’s AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs. The new camera’s superb image handling in multiple formats including 4K, UHD, 2K and HD make it an unparalleled tool for […]

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Have You Seen The ikonoskop A-Cam SP-16 Camera Opened Up:

Have You Seen The ikonoskop A-Cam SP-16 Camera Opened Up:

Sometimes when you have been drinking do you sometimes look at your camera and think…. You know what, hell yeah I’m gunna pull it apart to see what it looks like on the inside!!! If you don’t think or do that, that’s OK because someone, somewhere right now does, or they own a film camera. […]

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Now ARRI Officially Announce Amira Camera Prices:

Now ARRI Officially Announce Amira Camera Prices:

Hot on the heels of CVP dropping their ARRI Amira camera and package prices comes the official ARRI announcement that pricing has been set for its new documentary-style camera, AMIRA, and orders have begun to be taken. Prices for the camera with viewfinder start at €25,980 and customers can choose from a wide range of […]

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ARRI Amira Camera Price and Packages Announced:

ARRI Amira Camera Price and Packages Announced:

CVP Group, one of the UK’s biggest broadcast and professional video resellers have announced pricing and camera packages for the ARRI Amira camera. CVP dropped the prices via Twitter pics: There are three flavours of ARRI Amira… The Premium Licence: €32,980 The Advanced License: €28,980 The Most Economical: €25,980 See CVP Group for their latest […]

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Vision Research Announce the Phantom v2010 Camera 22000 Frames-Per-Second at Full Resolution

Vision Research Announce the Phantom v2010 Camera 22000 Frames-Per-Second at Full Resolution

Vision Research have announced the Phantom v2010, the newest addition to the company’s widely-used Phantom 1Mpx digital ultra high speed camera line. The new Phantom v2010 is almost 40 percent faster than the Phantom v1610, the previous market leader, with the ability to capture more than 22,000 frames-per-second (fps) at full resolution. The v2010 boasts […]

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Ikegami UnicamHD HDK-97ARRI Camera Shooting Outdoors:

Ikegami UnicamHD HDK-97ARRI Camera Shooting Outdoors:

Ikegami took that ARRI / Ikegami UnicamHD HDK-97ARRI half and half camera to the Japanese countryside to shoot a demo reel. Nikko Toshogu and Chuzenji north of Tokyo are World Heritage Listed Sites, so what better environment to shoot a demo reel of the Super 35mm HDK-97ARRI camera’s capabilities outside of a controlled studio environment. […]

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ARRI Alexa Software Update Packet SUP 9.0 and CFast 2.0 Recording:

ARRI Alexa Software Update Packet SUP 9.0 and CFast 2.0 Recording:

ARRI have announced that the Software Update Packet (SUP) 9.0 for ARRI ALEXA XT/XR upgrade cameras and SUP 9.0 for ALEXA Classic cameras is available for immediate download. Software Update Packet (SUP) 9.0 enables a number of new features for all ALEXA cameras. It adds new recording capabilities and codec options and provides the basis […]

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DIY RED Scarlet Camera Sensor Swap Out in Under 3 Minutes:

DIY RED Scarlet Camera Sensor Swap Out in Under 3 Minutes:

Buck The Redneck Tech changes out the RED Scarlet sensor and drops in a GoPro Hero HD sensor. Follow along and you too can achieve amazing results with cross camera technology. Have you recently recieved the RED Scarlet camera but been unhappy having a non American made sensor inside it? Me too! Which I why […]

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Drift Innovation Ghost-S Camera:

Drift Innovation Ghost-S Camera:

Drift Innovation is releasing their latest action sports camera, the Ghost-S. Available worldwide on November 26, the wearable action-packed camera boasts the longest battery life on the market and numerous industry-leading features while remaining the easiest to use. The Drift Ghost-S comes out of the box with a 3.5 hour battery life, built-in two-inch LCD […]

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Canon Pull EOS C300 and C300PL Camera Firmware Updates:

Canon Pull EOS C300 and C300PL Camera Firmware Updates:

Canon pull the latest firmware update for the C300 cameras, due to wrong colour balances… Someone isn’t getting a Christmas bonus this year. To Users of the Canon EOS C300 and C300PL Cinema EOS Cameras. Thank you for using Canon products. Details We have suspended download services for Firmware Version 1.1.0.1.00 that was posted Tuesday […]

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Canon EOS-1D C First DSLR Camera To Meet EBU HD Tier 1 Imaging Requirements For Broadcast:

Canon EOS-1D C First DSLR Camera To Meet EBU HD Tier 1 Imaging Requirements For Broadcast:

Canon have announced that the EOS-1D C digital SLR camera, part of the company’s Cinema EOS System lineup of digital cinematography products, has been independently tested in accordance with European Broadcasting Union (EBU) standards for HD content acquisition. The tests found that the EOS-1D C is the first digital SLR camera to satisfy the stringent […]

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Amazing Single Continuous Shot With The Novo Camera & Custom Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

Amazing Single Continuous Shot With The Novo Camera & Custom Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

We recently showed you that highly modified GoPro Novo camera running on a custom brushless gimbal camera rig when it was used for filming some women’s soccer footage. Well now thanks to Ovide in Spain we have a single continuous shot with the Radiant Images and View Factor Studios designed Novo camera and that custom […]

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First 4K RAW Pictures From The Axiom Alpha Camera:

First 4K RAW Pictures From The Axiom Alpha Camera:

It’s a camera, but not as we know it… The Apertus camera, that open plan 4K RAW unit has dropped its first pictures. We have pictures! And they are in 4K! But don’t get too excited yet – like a newborn who has just come into contact with the outside world, they are very RAW […]

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DJI Phantom 2 Vision Now Has Its Own Camera:

DJI Phantom 2 Vision Now Has Its Own Camera:

DJI have released the next version of their super popular drones; Phantom 2 Vision. The new Phantom 2 Vision now has its very own 1080p30, 1080i60 onboard camera. DJI Phantom 2 Vision Features: The first integrated mobile phone FPV system Wi-Fi wireless connection up to a distance of 300m Real-Time telemetry data and flight parameters […]

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Sony Electronics Show Off Their FDR-AX1 4K Prosumer Camera:

Sony Electronics Show Off Their FDR-AX1 4K Prosumer Camera:

Sony Electronics show off their 4K prosumer FDR-AX1 camera: Sony FDR-AX1 4K Camera Highlights: 4K/60p video Ultra HD 1/2.3″ 8.3MP Exmor R® CMOS image sensor Real-time 4K/60 fps recording 3 ND filters and 6 paint functions Sony G Lens with 20x (31.5-630mm) zoom Built-in mic with 2x additional Pro XLR jacks Recording Specs: Video Signal […]

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Fujifilm X-E2 and XQ1 Cameras With 1920×1080 Video and Up to 60fps:

Fujifilm X-E2 and XQ1 Cameras With 1920×1080 Video and Up to 60fps:

Press release for the Fujifilm X-E2 and XQ1 cameras: The New Fujifilm X-E2 Mirrorless digital camera features high-speed hybrid AF with phase detection, lens modulation optimizer and professional movie capture. FUJIFILM X-E2, a premium interchangeable-lens camera featuring the latest-generation 16.3 Megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor and the segment’s fastest autofocus of 0.08 seconds, for […]

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Ikonoskop Back In Business? Why Wait? Grab an A-Cam SP-16 Super-16 Camera Just $5,999:

Ikonoskop Back In Business? Why Wait? Grab an A-Cam SP-16 Super-16 Camera Just $5,999:

While there is a rumour swilling that camera maker Ikonoskop have a new backer and are going back into business, we thought it might be the right time to remind some people out there what the little A-Cam dII camera could do. Ikonoskop A-cam dII Test – Water colors Really sad to see what the […]

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Zero Latency HDMI Wireless High Definition Kramer KW-11 Camera Transmitter Receiver:

Zero Latency HDMI Wireless High Definition Kramer KW-11 Camera Transmitter Receiver:

The Kramer Electronics KW−11T and KW−11R are a high−definition, wireless, HDMI transmitter and receiver combination for indoor use over short range distances. The KW−11T converts an HDMI signal into a wireless signal that it transmits to the KW−11R. The KW−11R converts the wireless signal back into HDMI. Max. Resolution – Uncompressed video resolutions up to […]

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Apertus Axiom Open Module Concept, It is a 4K s35mm Global Shutter RAW Recording Camera:

Apertus Axiom Open Module Concept, It is a 4K s35mm Global Shutter RAW Recording Camera:

Apertus have announced their Axiom 4K s35mm 15 F-Stop dynamic range CinemaDNG RAW recording camera is going down the open modular route and getting jiggy with crowdfunding as well. The 4K Axiom open module camera is expected to be offered via a crowdfunding project and the price set well under $10,000. The passionate concept behind […]

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Panasonic Claim a 4K World is Within Sight & Show Off Two 4K Cameras:

Panasonic Claim a 4K World is Within Sight & Show Off Two 4K Cameras:

Way back in January Panasonic talked about a market space consisting of almost professional, or entry level professional space that needs run and gun 4K. Panasonic showed off a 4K proof of concept camera safely tucked away behind glass back then and now they have again trotted that camcorder out at CEATEC Japan 2013 where […]

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4K s35mm Sensor Camera Being Announced on Monday:

4K s35mm Sensor Camera Being Announced on Monday:

On Monday the 7th of October details of a 4K s35mm camera are set to be announced. In pictures we have seen, one of the configurations of the 4K camera makes it look similar to that old sony DXC-3000 3CCD camera. Just slimmer. We have seen spec and detail sheets which tells us the resolution, […]

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Zixi Partnership With JVC to Embed Zixi Cloud-Based Networking Features Into JVC’s ProHD Cameras:

Zixi Partnership With JVC to Embed Zixi Cloud-Based Networking Features Into JVC’s ProHD Cameras:

Zixi have announced a new partnership with JVC Americas Corp. that lights the way to a new, mobile, highly integrated, IP-network based future for professional video cameras. The partnership will focus on rapidly integrating cloud-based networking features into JVC ProHD cameras. Zixi and JVC believe it is inevitable that functionality that has until now required […]

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ARRI Amira Documentary Shoulder Camera at IBC Sneak Peek:

ARRI Amira Documentary Shoulder Camera at IBC Sneak Peek:

The new ARRI camera called the ARRI Amira has slipped out of the bag a bit early via a tweet from Broadcast TECH. This is the first glimpse of the new compact shoulder ARRI broadcast style AMIRA camera which is said to be available 2014. More to come as we know it.

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A New Camera With a 5 Letter Girls Name That Begins & Ends With A From ARRI Coming to IBC 2013:

A New Camera With a 5 Letter Girls Name That Begins & Ends With A From ARRI Coming to IBC 2013:

ARRI will drop a new smaller camera than the popular Alexa at IBC that will have CF card recording internal capabilities and have off camera recording ready to roll from companies already working with ARRI such as Codex. Well if the journo’s that I work with can do it then why can’t I. You know […]

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Unboxing The Sony PXW-Z100 4K Handheld XDCAM Camcorder:

Unboxing The Sony PXW-Z100 4K Handheld XDCAM Camcorder:

Sony is expanding its line of professional 4K technologies with the new PXW-Z100 4K handheld XDCAM camcorder. Check out the unboxing video by Matt Davis and catch up on the Sony PXW-Z100 camera’s features. The new model broadens professional 4K capabilities to markets and applications beyond motion picture or high-end TV production – including houses […]

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Canon C500 C300 C100 and XF305 plus XF300 Cameras Get Enhanced Firmware Upgrades:

Canon C500 C300 C100 and XF305 plus XF300 Cameras Get Enhanced Firmware Upgrades:

Canon have upsized their flagship cameras with new capabilities that include ACESproxy Output, Full RAW 120fps 4096 x 1080 resolution and DCI-P3+ Color Gamut Support for the EOS C500 Camera, and 80,000 ISO Shooting for All Three Cinema EOS Camera Models. Canon announced some significant enhancements for the EOS C500 and EOS C300 Digital Cinema […]

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Want More Power Then Get a Hähnel Battery Up Your Camera:

Want More Power Then Get a Hähnel Battery Up Your Camera:

Let’s face it we all crave for more juice powering up our cameras. So just as well there are solutions out there for more amps, such as the battery lineup from Hähnel. Running a Canon DSLR camera then how does 24% more power from an LP-E6, or an LP-E8 equivalent battery sound? Built tough, the […]

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Pssst Want to See That Novo Camera Running on a Custom Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig?

Pssst Want to See That Novo Camera Running on a Custom Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig?

That Novo camera rig… You know the GoPro camera developed by Radiant Images and View Factor Studios; that supersized that little camera… and then some, is now running around on a custom brushless gimbal camera rig. Recently Radiant Images teamed up with Cinematographer Matthew Libatique to test out the Novo camera. The entire video was […]

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Detailed Look at the MyMyk SmartMyk & MyMyk SmartLynk:

Detailed Look at the MyMyk SmartMyk & MyMyk SmartLynk:

We covered the MyMyk SmartMyk microphone system just after they launched it HERE. MyMyk have since added the MyMyk SmartLynk which is a two-channel audio mixer, an audio input monitor, also works to block unwanted Automatic Gain Control (AGC) and more. The MyMyk SmartMyk is a directional microphone which records HD audio. It is complemented […]

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PS-Cam X35 Mark II Camera Can Do Up To 1500fps:

PS-Cam X35 Mark II Camera Can Do Up To 1500fps:

The PS-Cam X35 is already a production camera with integrated timecode and MotionFX functionality. With the Mark II model P+S Technik followed up on many user requests for a PS-Cam X35 camera setup which records more than 1000 frames per second. Enhanced High Speed Features Ultra slow motion up to 1500 fps HD / RAW […]

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Panavision P0rn Including Their Panavised F55 Camera:

Panavision P0rn Including Their Panavised F55 Camera:

Put the dog outside, lock the doors, set the lights low, the phone on silent, and have a little you break because it’s Panavision camera p0rn time: Watch as Panavision Hollywood’s prep floor is transformed for our recent open house where we demonstrated the Sony F55 digital camera outfitted with Panavision accessories and lenses. Please […]

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ARRI Alexa Cameras Overview Plus More Helpful Alexa Videos:

ARRI Alexa Cameras Overview Plus More Helpful Alexa Videos:

On YouTube, The Official Arri Channel now has a collection of helpful videos about the Alexa series of cameras. The seven Arri Alexa Classic cameras and the four Alexa XT cameras are discussed, as well as accessories and upgrades for both series of cameras covered in the videos. Here are just some of the helpful […]

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New Firmware Timeline Charts for F5 / F55 Cameras & AXS-R5 Recorder:

New Firmware Timeline Charts for F5 / F55 Cameras & AXS-R5 Recorder:

Sony may have only just released firmware v1.14 for the F5 and F55 cameras, and then quickly followed that up with the v1.15 update. However fast-forward to three weeks later and Sony then drop the newly adjusted roadmap for future F5 / F55 Cameras & the AXS-R5 Recorder. Since firmware v1.14 the F55 camera supports […]

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Sony PMW-F3G444 Promotional Camera Package Kit:

Sony PMW-F3G444 Promotional Camera Package Kit:

Yes you read right: Sony F3 4:4:4 kit camera going for a special price. Sony PMW-F3G444 promotional camera package kit lets you record MPEG 2 35Mbs through to uncompressed 1080P 4:4:4. Sony PMW-F3G444 Details at a Glance: 1x PMW-F3L/RGB Camera head 1x Convergent Design Gemini 4:4:4 Recorder with 2x 512Gb SD Memory Cards 1x Optitek […]

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VectorMount for GoPro Uses The Natural Motion of Your Vehicle to Track The Action:

VectorMount for GoPro Uses The Natural Motion of Your Vehicle to Track The Action:

Crafted and manufactured in the USA, the VectorMount for GoPro is the world’s first camera mounting system designed for the wildly popular GoPro series of cameras, and uses the natural motion of your vehicle to track the action. Utilizing a combination of wind-vane technology, centrifugal force, and inertial dampening, the mount allows the camera to […]

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So What Does Autofocus Look Like on the Canon EOS 70D Camera:

So What Does Autofocus Look Like on the Canon EOS 70D Camera:

Canon places the 70D underneath the 7D camera, and in terms of features it kind of points to the 7D MKII if it comes out to having the same and more. Dual pixel AF technology, multitasking megapixels, image capture and focus capture at the same time is a big ask and a big call. Anyway […]

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The STABiLGO Rig Lets You Stabilize Your GoPro Camera:

The STABiLGO Rig Lets You Stabilize Your GoPro Camera:

Nobody wants a tripod anymore it seems… Nowadays it is all hand held brushless gimbal rigs and no tripod in sight. So it is no surprise that a rig has been made for the popular GoPro POV style cameras. STABiLGO is a motorized, handheld camera stabilizer perfect for smaller action cameras. STABiLGO is an affordable, […]

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Snaps of the Sony PMW300 Camera at Broadcast Asia:

Snaps of the Sony PMW300 Camera at Broadcast Asia:

Broadcast Asia is the trade show and the happy snaps here are the newly announced interchangeable lens Sony PMW300 camera. Thanks to Genustech for the pics: Some details about the Sony PMW300 camera: Full HD MPEG-2 HD 422 50 Mbps recordings plus XAVC in the future The PMW-300 uses an MPEG HD 422 codec, recording […]

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Sadly The Days of the DoP are Numbered, Thanks Pelican Imaging Array Camera:

Sadly The Days of the DoP are Numbered, Thanks Pelican Imaging Array Camera:

To DoP or not to DoP…. What was the question? Oh I think they now include that title along with your mobile phone contract anyway. So the question should be do you want to be locked in on a 12 month or 24 month DoP contract, or wait to see what iPhone have coming?!!! Seriously, […]

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ARRI Broadcast Plate For Sony F5 & F55 Cameras:

ARRI Broadcast Plate For Sony F5 & F55 Cameras:

ARRI dropped this off at the Cinescopophilia Facebook page… It’s worth sharing. New ARRI PCA “Broadcast Plate” for Sony F5/F55: Beside our existing plate which adapts with an integrated “touch and go 35″ directly to a fluid head or via BP-8/9 to all “cine-style” configurations we had requests from our customers who wanted to have […]

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Sony RAW Viewer Major Release With Significant New Enhancements & Features:

Sony RAW Viewer Major Release With Significant New Enhancements & Features:

Sony have release a new version of their RAW Viewer. It is considered to be a major release with significant new enhancements. The Sony RAW Viewer is a dedicated application for viewing and basic colour grading of Sony RAW files shot by F65, PMW-F55 / F5 cameras and the NEX-FS700 camcorder with the optional AXS-R5 […]

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JVC 4K Nikon F-Mount JY-HMQ30 Camera:

JVC 4K Nikon F-Mount JY-HMQ30 Camera:

Translation of the newly announced JVC 4K 1.25 type CMOS sensor Nikon F-mount JY-HMQ30 camera from Japanese to English. The price has been listed as 1,700,000 yen or around $18,000 and is available for pre-order now. JVC KENWOOD Corporation is, 4K From JVC brand, I adopt a Nikon F-mount that allows you change the lens […]

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The Cinescopophilia Shop it is Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers:

The Cinescopophilia Shop it is Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers:

We started a shop…. You what? We opened up a store and called it the Cinescopophilia Shop. It’s Cine Camera Gear For Today’s Filmmakers! Thinking outside the banner we decided to put some camera gear together from vendors we are affiliated with and roll that into a portal for you. The Cinescopophilia Shop is starting […]

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Panavision Chased For $1.7 million Past Due But Not Concerned:

Panavision Chased For $1.7 million Past Due But Not Concerned:

There are reports that troubled American motion picture camera, and lens company Panavision is in default of a 2006 loan. Hollywood Reporter has published an article stating that the Wilmington Trust, National Association, the successor collateral agent to Credit Suisse, has filed papers in New York state court and says Panavision is $1.7 million past […]

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Touit lenses This is the Moment We Work For Apparently:

Touit lenses This is the Moment We Work For Apparently:

Just going to leave this here for you to make your own mind up… Or straight out question why a lens manufacturer would output a lens promo in black and white… I mean it’s not even good white!!! I have a tape of broadcast white they could have used to make this video. Just needed […]

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NAB Wraps and RED Jim Talks About 4k Then, Now, and Beyond:

NAB Wraps and RED Jim Talks About 4k Then, Now, and Beyond:

NAB 2013 is done and dusted and those on the R&D and product side of it now get to take away the positives and the negatives and work on them for another 12 months where they will do it all again. Jim Jannard popped up on RECON over at REDUser and gave his thoughts on […]

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Did You See The ARRI Showreel From NAB 2013:

Did You See The ARRI Showreel From NAB 2013:

Broadcast and cine trade shows like NAB need smoke and mirrors to get the folks in and product out the door… Luckily ARRI played their part and cracked out this cool showreel… as well as their cameras and professional camera accessories. ALEXA Showreel NAB 2013 from ARRI Channel on Vimeo. Keen for more? Well you […]

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Sony Announce the PMW-400 Camera:

Sony Announce the PMW-400 Camera:

Sony have announced the new PMW-400 shoulder-mount camcorder as the latest addition to its widely used XDCAM HD422 line-up. Ideal for live production or ENG, the new camcorder uses a 2/3-inch Exmor Full HD 3CMOS sensor to capture beautiful images with high sensitivity1 and low noise. Sony’s PMW-400 XDCAM HD 4:2:2 camcorder: “We designed the […]

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Astro Design Debuting an 8K Camera Head and 1080P LCOS EVF at NAB:

Astro Design Debuting an 8K Camera Head and 1080P LCOS EVF at NAB:

If you go out to NAB today you’re sure of a big surprise. If you walk the halls today you’d better go in to Astro Design. For every Hawaiian shirt clad cine gear freak will gather there for certain. Astro Design are debuting an 8K camera head and a 1920×1080 resolution LCOS (Liquid Crystal on […]

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Sony Sue Red Digital Cinema For 7 Patent Infringements:

Sony Sue Red Digital Cinema For 7 Patent Infringements:

Remember when RED sued Sony for patent infringements? Then Jim Jannard spoke out about it? Well Sony are now suing RED for seven patent infringements. Sony Comments re Patent Suit Filed Against Red Digital Cinema On April 5, 2013, Sony Corporation (“Sony”) sued Red Digital Cinema (“Red”) for infringing 7 of Sony’s patents in the […]

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ARRI Says No To a Baby Alexa Camera:

ARRI Says No To a Baby Alexa Camera:

It was short it was sweet. On an ARRI forum the question was put forward: Will ARRI launch a new camera called the Baby Alexa? Unfortunately there is no substance to what you’ve heard. We are not launching a new camera called the Alexa Baby. We are however, extremely excited about the ALEXA XT line, […]

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Sony Expands XAVC Format Ramps Up 4K Development and Drops XAVC S:

Sony Expands XAVC Format Ramps Up 4K Development and Drops XAVC S:

The successful sale of almost 2000 Professional CineAlta 4K cameras such as the F5, F55 and F65 models as of April 2013; the XAVC format has been considered to be widely adopted in the marketplace. The XAVC format holds various advantages for high quality image reproduction including 4K pixel resolution, 10 bit colour depth, wide […]

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BBC Gets Over 500 JVC Professional GY-HM650 Cameras:

BBC Gets Over 500 JVC Professional GY-HM650 Cameras:

Caught a Tweet from @Visual_ImpactUK and apparently they have been very successful little bees. Over the course of 2013, the BBC will purchase over 500 units of JVC Professional’s GY-HM650 ProHD network-enabled camcorder, to be used in their newsgathering operations both throughout the UK and globally. Bet JVC are very excited their little camera got […]

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Grass Valley Entry Level LDX Flex Studio Camera System:

Grass Valley Entry Level LDX Flex Studio Camera System:

Grass Valley has added the LDX Flex studio camera system as an entry-level offering to its LDX Series of upgradable system cameras. The affordable LDX Flex delivers the same high-quality images and performance—and supports the use of the same accessories—as other cameras in the LDX Series for a single production format, but can be upgraded […]

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Hitachi NAB Camera Lineup Announced:

Hitachi NAB Camera Lineup Announced:

Hitachi will introduce at NAB 2013, the SK-HD2200 full body HD production camera – a new top-of-the line studio and OB camera that features new 2/3-inch, 1080/60p, progressively scanned, (Ultra-Advanced) UAIT-CCDs, 1,100TVL resolution and 3Gbps HD-SDI signal handling from end-to-end. The company will also introduce the Z-HD6000 CMOS studio camera, which includes new 2/3-inch CMOS […]

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Sony Hits Back At RED Denying Patent Infringements & RED Talk ARRI Case:

Sony Hits Back At RED Denying Patent Infringements & RED Talk ARRI Case:

RED Sue Sony, Sony hits back and Jim Jannard talks about RED’s recent brush with ARRI and the Michael Bravin court case. From Sony via their Show-highend website: Sony Comments re Patent Suit Filed By Red Digital Cinema On February 12, 2013, Red Digital Cinema (“Red”) sued Sony Corporation of America and Sony Electronics Inc. […]

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4 Videos Showing Off The Novo Camera Including Wireless App and FF:

4 Videos Showing Off The Novo Camera Including Wireless App and FF:

Nick from Radiant Images has been very busy fronting a series of videos running through the Novo camera and demoing some of the accessories available for the modified GoPro. Camera accessories like a wireless follow focus, wireless Director’s monitor, and wireless GoPro App that allows the user to change settings as well as preview the […]

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Canon 35mm Full Frame CMOS Video Sensor and Prototype Camera:

Canon 35mm Full Frame CMOS Video Sensor and Prototype Camera:

Canon announced that the company has successfully developed a high-sensitivity 35 mm full-frame CMOS sensor exclusively for video recording. Delivering high-sensitivity, low-noise imaging performance, the new Canon 35 mm CMOS sensor*1 enables the capture of Full HD video even in exceptionally low-light environments. The newly developed CMOS sensor features pixels measuring 19 microns square in […]

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Schneider Optics ARRI Alexa In-Camera Filter System:

Schneider Optics ARRI Alexa In-Camera Filter System:

Schneider Optics announced that it is manufacturing and distributing an innovative In-Camera Filter System developed by Clairmont Camera for the ARRI Alexa camera. Working closely with Schneider, Clairmont Camera’s Andree Martin and Alan Albert designed custom assemblies that hold interchangeable Schneider filters in front of the Alexa’s CMOS sensor assembly. The kit includes a specially […]

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Novo Camera Demonstration and a Side by Side Test Against The GoPro:

Novo Camera Demonstration and a Side by Side Test Against The GoPro:

We first received the news from View Factor (story HERE) that they had rehoused a GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition camera into that tiny little Novo frame. Now Nick Lantz from Radiant Images demonstrates the steroid induced GoPro Novo digital cinema camera. The Novo camera is available for hire from Radiant Images starting at $250 […]

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Canon Cinema C500 Camera One Day in Mexico City:

Canon Cinema C500 Camera One Day in Mexico City:

Cinematographer Fito Pardo AMC recently had a day out shooting 4K-RAW with the Canon C500 camera in Mexico City, along with a Codex Digital recorder and a bevy of sweet cine lenses. Fito posted a video showing the results of the day along with a BTS of the event. A Day in Mexico City: Settings […]

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