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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…

Panasonic EVA 3.0 Firmware Update adds 4K60P & H.265

Panasonic EVA 3.0 Firmware Update adds 4K60P & H.265

Panasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade, Ver. 3.0 (aka EVA 3.0), for the AU-EVA1 cinema camera that greatly improves the camera’s capabilities, including 4K60p 10…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Ask Dr. Ruth” DOP David Paul Jacobson

ART OF THE SHOT: “Ask Dr. Ruth” DOP David Paul Jacobson

Now that the Sundance Film Festival is in full swing I had the opportunity to talk to cinematographer David Paul Jacobson who shot the Hulu documentary chronicling the incredible life…

Three lenses: a look at bokeh, depth of field and geometry

Three lenses: a look at bokeh, depth of field and geometry

Some people take time off during the holidays. I borrow a half million dollars worth of camera and lenses and shoot whatever comes to mind. It’s a sickness…

Photo Tour: Canon Burbank

Photo Tour: Canon Burbank

In late December I visited Canon Burbank, an 11,000 square foot, purpose-built facility where you can see Canon’s stills,  video, and cine cameras; take classes; test equipment…

Film lens vs. digital lens: what are the differences?

Film lens vs. digital lens: what are the differences?

I’ve worked with a lot of cameras, and I’ve always come back to ARRI cameras whenever I’ve had the chance. It’s just…

RED Announces DSMC2 Touch 7″ Ultra-Brite LCD Monitor

RED Announces DSMC2 Touch 7″ Ultra-Brite LCD Monitor

Today, RED Digital Cinema® introduces the DSMC2® Touch 7.0” Ultra-Brite LCD Monitor to its line of innovative camera accessories. The new RED® DSMC2 Touch 7.0” Ultra-Brite…

ART OF THE SHOT: Claudia Raschke, DP for Oscar Nominated “RBG”

ART OF THE SHOT: Claudia Raschke, DP for Oscar Nominated “RBG”

Now that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences have nominated the documentary “RBG” for an Oscar for Best Documentary now might be a great time to…

Panasonic Introduces AG-CX350 4K Camcorder

Panasonic Introduces AG-CX350 4K Camcorder

Panasonic has announced the AG-CX350, a 4K 1.0-type handheld camcorder that offers both creativity and connectivity for live events, IP Production, sports, and news gathering. The CX350…

Review: The Canon XF705 4K Camcorder

Review: The Canon XF705 4K Camcorder

The Canon XF705 is the flagship XF camcorder for Canon and it deserves the placement admirably. The 1″ sensor XF-HEVC H.265 Pro Camcorder packs an Ultra High…

Australia’s Stage Mums Shot with Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4.6K

Australia’s Stage Mums Shot with Blackmagic Design URSA Mini 4.6K

Australian television comedy “Stage Mums” was shot using its URSA Mini 4.6K and Pocket Cinema Camera digital film cameras. The show’s editing, audio editing, and color correction were…

Panasonic Delivers First 4K/60P Camera among Broadcast-Grade PTZs

Panasonic Delivers First 4K/60P Camera among Broadcast-Grade PTZs

The new Panasonic AW-UE150 4K/60p pan/tilt/zoom camera and its companion AW-RP150 remote controller has been released. The UE150 features UHD 60p output and a wide…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Free Solo” Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

ART OF THE SHOT: “Free Solo” Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

There are times when you watch a film or a documentary and you cannot pull your gaze away. This is the feeling with the documentary feature “Free Solo.&#8221…

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…

VariCam LT 4K Captures Animal Planet’s “Into Alaska”

VariCam LT 4K Captures Animal Planet’s “Into Alaska”

Braving the challenging weather and Kodiak brown bears of Alaska, Director of Photography Tom Trainor served as Director of Photography/Kodiak on the new Animal Planet documentary series, Into Alaska…

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