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In-Depth Video Review of the 4K Sony A7s

Ever since it was announced at this year’s NAB, the Sony A7s has been easily one of the most awaited 4K cameras to be released this year. It will really give the Panasonic GH4 a run for its money once paired with the Atomos Shogun 4K external

The NAB 2014 Surprise 4K Camera – The 4K AJA CION

The NAB Show (or the National Association of Broadcasters Show) has been the premiere event for the professional broadcast audio and video industry for many years. Each April, over 90,000 attendees flock to Las Vegas, Nevada for a week of total gear overload. This year alone, over

Top Micro Four Thirds Lenses for the Panasonic GH4

The Panasonic GH4 is one of the most appealing 4K cameras for the indie filmmakers right now. But what good is a camera without good glass? In this post, we’ll go over some Micro Four Thirds lens options for the GH4. Let start with those on the wide

[RECAP] Panasonic GH4 Webcast – Live from B&H in New York

About three weeks ago, at the end of May, Panasonic teamed up with B&H for a GH4 Webcast, which was streamed live the B&H Studio in New York.  B&H hosted a panel discussion with special guests Eduardo Angel – filmmaker and photographer, David Flores – visual storyteller, educator, and technology consultant,

Apertus AXIOM Beta – An Open Source 4K Camera for All

The Apertus company started a little less than 2 years ago in December 2012 by Oscar Spierenburg. His goal – to create the first ever open-source digital cinema camera. Their first project – the AXIOM camera, was actually a passion project for him dating back to 2006.

Are the DSLRs Good Enough For The Big Screen?

The simple answer is “Yes, they are!” Even though, there are a lot of discussions, comments, and controversy on this topic. Ever since the beginning of the so-called “DSLR revolution” back in 2008 many filmmakers claimed that the lower resolution, the poor quality of the H.264 codec and

Panasonic HX-A500 – a 4K Point-Of-View Camcorder

2014 seems to be the year of 4K for Panasonic. The company is making a big push into the 4K home entertainment and 4K video market with the Lumix DMC-GH4, and a new line-up of 4K TVs. In March 2014, Panasonic announced  their new 4K POV wearable camcorder – the tiny HX-A500, in

Time-lapse Photography – Shooting 4K and Beyond

Remember the time back in the late 2008 when the Canon 5D mark II was announced. It was a fantastic stills camera widely adopted by professional photographers all over the world. However, soon enough, many filmmakers  were stunned by its great capabilities of capturing gorgeous HD images in video

Detailed Hands-On Look with the Sony A7s

The Sony A7s was announced at NAB 2014 with some fanfare as the “world’s 4K full-frame DSLR with full pixel readout“. Sony reps focused on the staggering low-light capabilities of the full-frame sensor at the heart of the camera with ISO values reaching 409,600. In addition, the camera

Podcast 001 – Introduction to

Podcast 001 – Introduction to Posted by  Ogy Stoilov June 15, 2014 In the 1st episode of the 4KS Podcast, Ogy Stoilov from talks about what to expect from and future podcasts, he discusses the new 4K Panasonic GH4, the Sony A7s, Sony and the World

IMAX Debuts a New 4K 3D 65mm Digital Camera

Earlier today, IMAX announced they’ve debuted their latest camera – a 4K 3D Dual 65mm Digital Camera for the first time on the set of Michael Bay’s destruction fest “Transformers 4: Age of Extinction”. At this point IMAX have been coy about releasing the actual specs of the camera, however

Blackmagic Production 4K Camera Review and Tests

Blackmagic Design slashed the price on their 4K Production Camera (commonly abbreviated as BMPC 4K) just five months after it was released. Even though it is shipping at a reduced price, it hasn’t been flying off the shelves as BMD expected, and finding the camera in stock at different resellers