cameras

Wolfcrow: 50 reasons to pick the Panasonic GH5 over the BMPCC 4K

Wolfcrow: 50 reasons to pick the Panasonic GH5 over the BMPCC 4K

Wolfcrow has just published the video entitled 50 reasons to pick the Panasonic GH5 over the BMPCC 4K. Wolfcrow clarifies that the BMPCC 4K has better imagery, but points out…

Large sensor lens coverage: taking old glass to the “breaking” point

Large sensor lens coverage: taking old glass to the “breaking” point

 Old glass and large sensors need a lot of testing. The results may surprise you. In this article I took a look at how older S35 lenses performed on a…

The simplest interview setup ever: the modern update

The simplest interview setup ever: the modern update

Many years ago I wrote about the simplest interview lighting setup ever. Here’s my modern take on that same setup. The TL;DR version is: I still use…

THE ARRI ALEXA LF and Leica M0.8 Prime lenses In Nashville

THE ARRI ALEXA LF and Leica M0.8 Prime lenses In Nashville

I like to see new cameras, but more importantly, I like getting my grubby hands on them to see if I like them or not. Thanks to Nashville-based Contrast…

Speed lighting: more lessons from the ARRI Academy

Speed lighting: more lessons from the ARRI Academy

The ARRI Academy isn’t only about learning how cameras work. We also teach how to use them. I’ve never seen a class as motivated as the…

ARRI Signature Primes: the conscious design of softness

ARRI Signature Primes: the conscious design of softness

This is a story about a lens family whose soft focus backgrounds were consciously designed, and the lens mount that made them possible. For the last six months I&#8217…

Panasonic Announces New B4 Shoulder Mounted Camera: AJ-PX5100

Panasonic Announces New B4 Shoulder Mounted Camera: AJ-PX5100

Panasonic has used IBC 2018 in Amsterdam, to introduce a new ENG camera offering greater connectivity, operability, and clarity. The AJ-PX5100 is a B4 shoulder mounted P2HD camera-recorder…

SONY VENICE 3.0 FIRMWARE & EXTENSION HEAD ANNOUNCED

SONY VENICE 3.0 FIRMWARE & EXTENSION HEAD ANNOUNCED

Sony continues to follow their announced roadmap of upgrades and added features to their Full Frame flagship camera VENICE. At IBC 2018 Sony announced the VENICE Extension System and Version…

Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K + National Parks = Pattiz Brother’s Films

Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K + National Parks = Pattiz Brother’s Films

The Pattiz Brother’s “More Than Just Parks” is more than a short film series showing off United States’ national parks with their stunningly beautiful Blackmagic URSA Mini 4…

Blackmagic Shows Off Footage From The New Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Blackmagic Shows Off Footage From The New Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

We first saw the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K at NAB 2018. I, like 100,000 others who attended NAB, got the chance to get their crummy hands on the…