camcorders

What’s missing from the new full-frame Panasonic Lumix cameras?

What’s missing from the new full-frame Panasonic Lumix cameras?

Many videographers are excited about the new full-frame Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 and DC-S1R cameras, without noticing a few key features that are unfortunately missing in them, but…

Compare: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 and JVC GY-HC500 1” type 4K cameras

Compare: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 and JVC GY-HC500 1” type 4K cameras

I am intrigued to compare these two 1” type 4K cameras/camcorders. They share the same sensor size, same maximum aperture at both extremes of the permanent zoom, and virtually…

DMC-FZ2500 — the worldcam camera/camcorder that fell through the cracks

DMC-FZ2500 — the worldcam camera/camcorder that fell through the cracks

I don’t know how it happened, but no one from ProVideo Coalition has covered the quite compelling Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 worldcam camera/camcorder until now. I am quite…

Underwater Panasonic Lumix TS7 4K action camera vs  FT7

Underwater Panasonic Lumix TS7 4K action camera vs FT7

Thanks to José Antunes (who also writes for ProVideo Coalition magazine), I became aware of this new pair of underwater 4K UHD cameras which cost ±US$450 and both have…

Free GH5 camera autofocus improvement

Free GH5 camera autofocus improvement

Ahead I am sharing four videos that demonstrate how to do something that seems counterintuitive, in order to achieve a huge improvement in the GH5 camcorder’s automatic focus. As…

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…

Review: RØDE improves VideoMic Pro+ with several new features

Review: RØDE improves VideoMic Pro+ with several new features

For many years, I have been reviewing several different types of microphones. However, this is the very first time I am focusing on the on-camera genre. One of the…

Master Sony’s Instant HDR and Hybrid Log Gamma in under 5 minutes

Master Sony’s Instant HDR and Hybrid Log Gamma in under 5 minutes

Most people interested in 4K final delivery have realized that without HDR, 4K is like a day without sunshine. HDR stands for High Dynamic Range. Ever since 4K UHD TV…

New 4K UHD camcorders from Canon & Sony: Let’s compare

New 4K UHD camcorders from Canon & Sony: Let’s compare

Canon just launched the 4K UHD XF405/XF400/GX10. This is the first time Canon has chosen a 1-inch type sensor, something done previously with Sony models. Sony has…

Three New 4K Camcorders With Fast Auto Focus Announced By Sony

Three New 4K Camcorders With Fast Auto Focus Announced By Sony

Small, light-weight and with killer Auto Focus the three newest members of  Sony’s camcorders club were announced today. Sony has beefed the trio up with phase detection…

Libec TH-X H video head available in June

Libec TH-X H video head available in June

Libec announces that due to popular demand the company will offer the TH-X H flat base/65mm video head of their TH-X high spec entry level tripod system…

Sony clarifies why it offers optional MPEG2 for PXW-X70 & PXW-FS5 camcorders

Sony clarifies why it offers optional MPEG2 for PXW-X70 & PXW-FS5 camcorders

Owners of Sony’s PXW-X70 and PXW-FS5 camcorders now have the option of purchasing an upgrade license to record HD in MPEG2, in addition to their original c…

Sony Announces New 4K Camcorder PXW-Z150

Sony Announces New 4K Camcorder PXW-Z150

120fps. 4K. And a new low-light sensor. Sony is burning up the single lens video camera niche.  Check out their latest addition the PXW-Z150…

Panasonic Shows All Their 4K Range

Panasonic Shows All Their 4K Range

Panasonic will be present at The Photography Show 2015 at the NEC in Birmingham, taking place from the 21st-24th March 2015, with a 4k themed stand, showing their entire…