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Fujifilm X-A7 mirrorless creates 4K video using data equal to 6K

Fujifilm X-A7 mirrorless creates 4K video using data equal to 6K

Cinema quality 4K videos is Fujifilm’s promise with the new X-A7 mirrorless digital camera, available in a kit that includes a popular XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS…

New software update adds Blackmagic RAW to URSA Broadcast camera

New software update adds Blackmagic RAW to URSA Broadcast camera

Blackmagic Design today announced a major new software update for Blackmagic URSA Broadcast cameras that adds Blackmagic RAW support as well as a whole new image processing design for improved…

New Blackmagic RAW 1.5 update adds support for Adobe and Avid

New Blackmagic RAW 1.5 update adds support for Adobe and Avid

Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic RAW 1.5 a new software update with support for Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer, plus Blackmagic RAW Speed test for Mac, PC…

New Blackmagic Video Assists 12G 7” and 5” Announced at IBC

New Blackmagic Video Assists 12G 7” and 5” Announced at IBC

At IBC, Blackmagic Design announced the Video Assist 12G in two sizes: 7” and 5”.  What is the big improvement in the Video Assist 12G? Screen brightness and Blackmagic raw…

The Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Camera Review Part One

The Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Camera Review Part One

The Nikon Z6 is one of two mirrorless camera options from Nikon and the one best suited for 4K video capture. Before we get started, a full review of the…

The Review Of The Canon XA-40 UHD Camcorder

The Review Of The Canon XA-40 UHD Camcorder

The Canon XA40 is a small and mighty UHD camcorder yielding canon’s color as a weapon against single-lens camera hate in an s35mm and full-frame world. A…

Is your camera WorldCam & CineCam too?

Is your camera WorldCam & CineCam too?

In past articles, I have praised the benefits of WorldCams, especially for independent producers and camera operators. Unlike with a segregated camera, which is limited either to only NTSC-derived…

Canon Announces C500 Mark II 5.9K Full-Frame Camera

Canon Announces C500 Mark II 5.9K Full-Frame Camera

In comes the Canon EOS C500 Mark II and all of its Full-Frame 5.9K glory. The headline on this camera announcement is easy to understand, Full-Frame and…

VideoGorillas’ Bigfoot super resolution converts films from native 480p to 4K

VideoGorillas’ Bigfoot super resolution converts films from native 480p to 4K

A new production-assisted AI technique called Bigfoot super resolution, from VideoGorillas, converts films from native 480p to 4K by using neural networks to predict missing pixels. While the industry…

Fujifilm Announces Two New 4K Broadcast Lenses

Fujifilm Announces Two New 4K Broadcast Lenses

Fujifilm just dropped onto the broadcast market two new portable lenses as part of the UA Series of 4K broadcast lenses: the FUJINON UA18x7.6 and FUJINON UA23x7.6. Both…

Approved Media List for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

Approved Media List for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

Now that the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, a new handheld digital film camera with a full Super 35 size 6K HDR image sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, an…

Autodesk: new AI tools accelerate workflows in Flame Family 2020.1

Autodesk: new AI tools accelerate workflows in Flame Family 2020.1

The Flame Family 2020.1 update provides artists with more unique tools, with the use of AI for image segmentation, and easier access for Flame Python scripting capabilities.  A trial…

Hidden Flexibility of Blackmagic’s URSA Broadcast. A S16mm Camera?

Hidden Flexibility of Blackmagic’s URSA Broadcast. A S16mm Camera?

I will write about the URSA Broadcast in a bit. Stay with me as I present some background first. A few years ago the Digital Bolex was announced with a…

JVC GY-HC500U 4K camcorder: buy one, get a FREE media adapter and 1TB SSD

JVC GY-HC500U 4K camcorder: buy one, get a FREE media adapter and 1TB SSD

JVC has a promotion you may like: receive a FREE KA-MC100G media adapter and FREE 1TB SSD drive, a $675 retail value, for each new GY-HC500U, you purchase…

Sony Alpha 7R IV: 61MP sensor debuts Real-time Eye AF for movie shooting

Sony Alpha 7R IV: 61MP sensor debuts Real-time Eye AF for movie shooting

The new Sony Alpha 7R IV comes with professional 4K movie recording functionality including full pixel readout with no pixel binning in Super 35mm mode, S-Log3, HDR workflow support…