In this over-saturated prosumer camera market, it becomes harder and harder to pick only one camera for your next production. As the market leaders in the segment Sony, Canon, and Panasonic prepare to roll out the next batch of new cameras, three of their existing models have
With the recent introduction of the iPhone 8, Apple promises better camera quality in a small but stylish form factor. In fact, due to the latest sensor improvements and newly added features, the iPhone 8 has recently received the highest DxOMark camera ranking for a smartphone to date.
Shooting at 24 frames per second has become the gold standard for film almost since the advent of medium format as we know it. You’ve probably heard how capturing footage at that frame rate is part of what gives any video a more cinematic look, since it’s
I was a bit surprised to know that some video editors still struggle with finding the optimal approach when it comes to pulling off perfectly smooth and seamless slow-motion videos. Sure, you have to work with media that was shot at 60fps or higher to be able
This is one of those appealing magic tricks that we all have seen numerous times in different commercials, music videos, and even some feature films. Combining slow motion, fast forward, and normal speed in the same frame, however, may seem as a difficult and even impossible task at
The first half of 2017 will undoubtedly belong to the Panasonic GH5. One of the most anticipated releases of 2017 was announced just a week ago in Las Vegas at the start of CES 2017 and is due to start shipping end of March. The pre-release hype
There are many ways to enhance your storytelling and stylize your videos but what a better way to do so than capturing some exciting, impactful slow motion footage. In the next tutorial, Chase Kubasiak of B&H covers the three key variables that you should be aware of when shooting
The sibling of the Sony’s flagship FS7 camera was just announced. The brand new PXW-FS5 has a Super 35 “Exmor” CMOS Sensor providing 14 stops of dynamic range and shoots UHD 3840 x 2160 at 100Mbps using Sony’s advanced XAVC-L codec. The camera is also capable of delivering a stunning Full HD 60fps
Since the release of its 4K XDCAM camera the PXW-FS7, Sony managed to stay ahead of the pack again giving independent filmmakers and DP’s a very aggressively priced camera with high-end features like internal 4K recording at 60p as well as a myriad of codecs, log profiles, colour spaces and
The world of ultra slow-motion is usually reserved for specialised productions, industrial applications and big budget commercials/promos but not really limited to live events, incredibly creative music videos, and anything else in between as long as the budget allows for one. Cameras like the Phantom and Phantom 4K
Shooting a super-slow motion video can be a real fun, especially if you have a chance to play with one of those fancy Phantom cameras that can shoot some impressive 3,000fps. One can achieve а decent results by also using the overcrank mode of the Red Dragon, Arri Amira
Later this month, GoPro will release a new firmware update for the GoPro Hero4 Black and Silver editions of its latest camera lineup, which will add some very welcomed video features to the two models. The GoPro Hero4 Black will receive even higher frame rates at 240fps in 720p mode, as
While most equipment and techniques featured on 4K Shooters are for the budget-oriented shooters, or aspiring professionals, here’s something slightly different. For the price of an entire EPIC-M RED DRAGON Pro Collection, you can upgrade your existing Sony PMW-F55 from 240fps in 2K to 360fps in 1080p.
One of the serious competitors of GH4 and A7s this year, when it comes down to compact mirrorless digital cameras shooting 4K, is the Samsung NX1. Besides the fact that the camera records DCI True 4K internally at 4096 x 2160 at 24fps and 1080p up to 120fps
With the advancement of sensor technology and the boundary-pushing sensitivity of cameras such as Sony A7s, the way we shoot, and the craft of cinematography is evolving and undergoing a permanent change. The short “Aeterna” directed by Raphael Rogers is one of the first great examples that proves the above statement.
Slowly, but surely, Sony A7s is turning into one of the “go-to” 4K camera for the indie filmmaker, not only for its insane low-light capabilities and Full-frame size sensor, but also for its slow-motion capabilities as well. The camera can record 120 frames per second in 720p HD
Ever since it was announced back in April 2012, the Sony NEX-FS700 has been somewhat of a unique camera. The camera was announced as “4K Ready”, which left many people wandering at the time what that actually meant. According to Sony it meant – the most cost
We’re nearing the end of July and the highly anticipated 4K capable mirrorless low-light phenomenon – the Sony A7S, which has been steadily shipping in the US and Asia since for the last two weeks, is slowly arriving in Europe. The camera is due to start shipping in
Some say everything is cool in slow-motion! I say some things, especially fire are really cool in slow-motion. There is definitely something unique about seeing the world around you in a very unnatural way – slowed down. Something we can never experience through our eyes, except for