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NAB 2019: Things ‘n’ Stuff

NAB 2019: Things ‘n’ Stuff

In recent NABs, the back end of Central Hall was filled with LED luminaires from a vast number of companies, all showing various interpretations of “daylight” or &#8220…

NAB 2019: Canon Image Stabilization in new 8.5-128mm F/2.5 B4 4K Lens

NAB 2019: Canon Image Stabilization in new 8.5-128mm F/2.5 B4 4K Lens

Finally! If there was one thing, and just one thing, I have wanted in 2/3 B4 zoom lens it has always been an Image Stabilizer in the lens. I…

NAB 2019: Introducing Sumire Prime Lenses From Canon

NAB 2019: Introducing Sumire Prime Lenses From Canon

Sumire, pronounced “Soo-mee-ray,” is the name of a Japanese flower, and like the petals of a flower, these lenses are most beautiful when fully opened. Once you open…

Schneider Optics is another company opening a new Burbank location

Schneider Optics is another company opening a new Burbank location

Schneider Optics announced it is moving from Van Nuys to a new space in Burbank, following Canon and Sigma. A special event, right after NAB 2019 ends, will celebrate the…

Canon at NAB: five 4K UHD camcorders, two broadcast lenses and more

Canon at NAB: five 4K UHD camcorders, two broadcast lenses and more

The new 4K UHD camcorders for professional and advanced shooters introduced by Canon at NAB 2019 and the new broadcast lenses will soon be joined by a whole series of…

Are Canon Cinema Cameras the Ultimate Documentary Solution?

Are Canon Cinema Cameras the Ultimate Documentary Solution?

This year all 5 documentaries nominated for an Oscar were shot on Canon cameras. To further discuss this accomplishment, Canon gave me the chance to interview Tim Smith, Canon&#8217…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins” DP Kristy Tully

ART OF THE SHOT: “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins” DP Kristy Tully

With production credentials like these: “Feminists: What Were They Thinking?” “Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA”, and “The ACLU Freedom Files”  is…

Samyang XP 10mm f/3.5: a wide-angle for full frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs

Samyang XP 10mm f/3.5: a wide-angle for full frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs

Samyang continues to design lenses that defy conventions, and the new XP 10mm f/3.5 is a lens to include in that category. If the claims made by the…

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…

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…

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…

VIXIA HF G50: the first G-series camcorder to feature 4K 30P

VIXIA HF G50: the first G-series camcorder to feature 4K 30P

The Canon VIXIA HF G50 4K UHD video camcorder announced at CES 2019 is presented as an ideal tool for advanced amateur filmmakers, wedding videographers and student reporters. It packs…

Review: Canon C700 FF Cine Camera, Part 2

Review: Canon C700 FF Cine Camera, Part 2

[This is part 2 of a two-part review. Read part 1 here.] Operation For the most part, operating the C700 FF is unremarkable — and that’s a good thing…

Canon at CES 2019: VIXIA HF W11 and HF W10, two new waterproof camcorders

Canon at CES 2019: VIXIA HF W11 and HF W10, two new waterproof camcorders

They may not be the professional camcorders you expected Canon to deliver, but the new VIXIA HF W11 and HF W1 are waterproof, shockproof and dustproof, ideal features when capturing…

Review: Canon C700 FF Cine Camera, Part 1

Review: Canon C700 FF Cine Camera, Part 1

Canon’s C700 FF is a full-frame version of the C700, Canon’s first “conventional” Cinema EOS camera. Unlike the C100, C200, C300, C500, and their variants, the C700…