camcorder

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

Sony’s Sunday press conference covered quite a few things. I’ll focus on just a few. New Cameras Sony’s Peter Crithary introduced two new 4K…

Traditional camcorders in the era of mirrorless/HDSLR cams

Traditional camcorders in the era of mirrorless/HDSLR cams

Mirrorless and HDSLR cameras get most of the press attention nowadays. However, there are still many content producers who prefer the traditional camcorder with permanent parfocal zoom lens. (Parfocal means…

Canon LEGRIA HF G26: a Full HD camcorder

Canon LEGRIA HF G26: a Full HD camcorder

  Announced as the camcorder to satisfy video enthusiasts’ creative needs, the new LEGRIA HF G26 has some interesting touches, such as a professional grade zoom rocker, among other features…

Panasonic GH5S camcorder/camera proves that less (pixels) is more

Panasonic GH5S camcorder/camera proves that less (pixels) is more

At CES 2018, Panasonic just announced the new GH5S to accompany the original GH5 camcorder/camera. In a way, the new Panasonic GH5S is like light beer, but instead of…

Is the GH5 the best camera under US$10k? Jordan Drake believes it is. Learn why.

Is the GH5 the best camera under US$10k? Jordan Drake believes it is. Learn why.

Jordan Drake and his co-host Chris Niccolls from Calgary, Alberta, Canada consider the under US$2k Panasonic Lumix GH5 to be the best current overall camera under US$10…

Canon answers my questions about new camcorders XF405/XF400/GX10

Canon answers my questions about new camcorders XF405/XF400/GX10

You may have read my recent coverage about Canon’s new XF405/XF400/GX10 and Sony’s new PXW-Z90, HXR-NX80 and FDR-AX700 cameras, all of which shoot…

Canon EOS 6D MKII webinar, June 29, 2017

Canon EOS 6D MKII webinar, June 29, 2017

Later today, you can attend a free Canon EOS 6D MKII webinar at 7:00 pm US Eastern Daylight Time. The presenters will include Allan Weitz (Moderator), Mel DiGiacomo (The…

Panasonic Lumix GH5 goes 4:2:2/10-bit/24-bit internal recording and more

Panasonic Lumix GH5 goes 4:2:2/10-bit/24-bit internal recording and more

Panasonic has finally announced the specs of the Lumix GH5, and for those who pay attention to this type of specs, they are quite juicy. Most of them are in…

Sony Z150 Camera Review

Sony Z150 Camera Review

Is the Sony Z150 one of the lowest priced professional 4K camcorders on the market? For a brand new single-lens 4K camera, it is actually not the lowest priced…

Panasonic AG-AC30 for weddings and low-light shooting

Panasonic AG-AC30 for weddings and low-light shooting

Presented as an entry-level camcorder, the Panasonic AG-AC30 does not skimp in professional features. It includes a powerful 20X optical zoom, wide-angle 29.5mm lens, LED light…