If you are wondering what are your available options when it comes to cameras in the sub-3K price range, the following unscientific camera test might give you some clues. The UK-based filmmaker Ollan Colardy recently put the Red One MX, BMPC4K, GH4, BMPCC, Canon 5D MK III along with the Braun Nizo 801
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Here’s a camera test you don’t see every day – a massive 1 hour + camera evaluation that was put together by Radiant Images. The camera evaluation includes just about every major camera you can think of – from the high-end RED Weapon, RED Dragon, ARRI Alexa
Apart from making some awesome manual lenses for filmmaking, SLR Magic also offer a 1.33x Anamorpic adapter dubbed the “Anamorphot” adapter already (designed for use with 16 x 9 sensors), and with word of the GH4’s latest 4:3 Photo mode setting allowing for more use of the sensor
As with any new camera on the market, when priced competitively and featured similarly to others already in the field, comparison tests are bound to come about. Sony’s latest entry is priced at about 2/3 of the C300’s MSRB, half of the F5’s price tag, and less than a third
Sony’s recently released 4K Super 35mm sensor XDCAM camera the PXW-FS7 is not only an extraordinary 4K camera, considering the price and all the features it provides, but as we’ve already covered in previous posts, the FS7 can produce exceptional images as well, especially in the hands of experienced DP’s such as
Colour grading is becoming an increasingly important skill to use in independent filmmaking, and cameras that can capture a large dynamic range are in demand now more than ever. While high megapixel counts once were a powerful advertising tool, today’s “prosumers” and aspiring professionals look deeper. This
Studies have shown that quite a few of us really, really like cameras. Big cameras, small cameras, very expensive cameras and somewhat less expensive cameras. Comparing two of them is a common practice, one I’m not proud to say I’ve put far too much thought into myself.