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The Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast Camera

The Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast Camera

In their new camera announcement, Blackmagic Design dropped the “Mini” in the URSA Broadcast camera name. Read into it if you want. The URSA Broadcast, and the URSA…

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera, part 3

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera, part 3

This is part 3 of a three-part review; there’s more in part 1 and part  2 [Updated 8 Jan 2018 with image of Xyla at ISO 2500…

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera, part 2

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera, part 2

This is part 2 of a three-part review; there’s more in part 1 and part 3 Display The LCD monitor is a 16×9 panel in…

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera

Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 4K Cine Camera

Panasonic’s $7,345 AU-EVA1 is a Super35mm single-sensor camcorder with a 5.7K Bayer-mask sensor, an EF lens mount, variable frame rates, and 14+ stops of…

Real time HDR/WCG conversion with AJA’s FS-HDR

Real time HDR/WCG conversion with AJA’s FS-HDR

Presented as a real world answer for realtime HDR processing, the new FS-HDR from AJA provides the flexibility to convert between HDR and SDR standards and formats, without extra…

Hasselblad A6D: how to sync 8 100 Megapixel aerial cameras

Hasselblad A6D: how to sync 8 100 Megapixel aerial cameras

The Hasselblad A6D-100c represents the latest evolution of Hasselblad aerial cameras, and introduces new option in terms of using multiple cameras, up to a total of eight. NAB 2017…

Review: Panasonic VariCam LT 4K Super35mm Cine Camera

Review: Panasonic VariCam LT 4K Super35mm Cine Camera

The VariCam LT is Panasonic’s “affordable” large single sensor VariCam, putting the core of the $55,000 VariCam 35 in a more compact package running $18,000 for the…

The Truth and Hype on 4K, 8K, UHD and HDR

The Truth and Hype on 4K, 8K, UHD and HDR

Beyond 4K most viewers will never appreciate the detail on their TV screens, simply because while image resolutions on screen are unlimited, the human vision is not. So why do…

16 pix of a Canon C700 (plus 1 of 2 Panasonics)

16 pix of a Canon C700 (plus 1 of 2 Panasonics)

The new, not-yet-shipping Canon C700 made an appearance at the Northwest Filmmaker’s Festival Summit in Portland, Oregon today. There are only three prototypes in the USA…

Sony PXW-X70 camcorder finally graduates to 100Mbs 4K UHD with firmware 3.0

Sony PXW-X70 camcorder finally graduates to 100Mbs 4K UHD with firmware 3.0

Back in 2015, I published several articles about the Sony PXW-X70 camcorder, which offered an optional paid upgrade to 4K UHD, but initially constrained it to only 60Mb/s…