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Sharp 8K Camera Low Light Test

The brand new Sharp 8K camera has set the filmmaking community buzzing with questions like – how detailed does the 8K really look? How is the dynamic range? What are the other important specs? Does Sharp still make cameras? As the camera makes its way into the

Sony a7 III Internal vs External S-Log Recording Differences

The Sony a7III is a fantastic mirrorless camera with excellent internal recording options. Pair it with an external recorder like the Atomos Ninja V and it becomes even more powerful… but not only that. During testing of the Sony a7III, Gerald Undone noticed some differences between internal

Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 is Now Shipping

Blackmagic Design has just announced that their recently announced Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 camera is now shipping. I know this may be hard to believe and lots of you wish that this was relating to the BMPCC 4K (which is yet to ship in large

Matching Canon EOS R with the C200 Using Ninja V

The Canon EOS R is a tricky camera. Much maligned on release, largely due to the hefty crop factor when switching into 4k mode and the lack of good slow motion, it has now found some influential proponents online. Now that it is pairing with external recorders

Panasonic S1 V-Log Firmware Update Available in July 2019

Panasonic have just confirmed they will release the promised paid firmware update for their new Lumix S1 full-frame mirrorless camera adding V-Log and 4K 10bit 4:2:2 internal recording in July 2019. Back in February this year, Panasonic released the full specifications for their new Lumix S1 and

Panasonic Varicam LT Firmware Update v8.0 adds HLG

Panasonic has just released a new firmware update v8.0 for their VariCam LT digital cine camera. The latest firmware update is free of charge and it adds support for HLG or Hybrid-Log Gamma. The latest firmware v8.0 comes after a previous firmware update, which allowed users to

Shooting Slog 2 vs CINE4 on the Sony A7III

Log files are known to offer more flexibility in post-production as the use of a logarithmic compression allows camera makers to squeeze more information inside the same bitrate. These also provide major recovery in the highlights giving you overall a superior dynamic range. But all of this,

Sony Launches RX0 II with 4K Video and Flip Screen

Sony just announced the RX0 II, the successor to their “ultra-compact” rugged, action-like RX0 camera. One of the biggest complaints with the previous model was the lack of 4K internal recording options. The predecessor Sony RX0 could only output 4K via HDMI to an external recorder. Well,

Canon 1DX Mark II vs. Sony A7III for Shooting Video

We all love to argue about cameras and obsess over comparison footage on YouTube, it’s become almost as popular a pass-time as actually using the cameras themselves. In my opinion, the comparisons of cameras fall broadly into two categories – the images you can create and how

Sony a9 Firmware 5.0 Major Update Officially Released

Earlier today, Sony officially released firmware 5.0 for the Sony a9, which supercharges the autofocus system on their flagship full-frame camera with the addition of Real-Time Tracking and advanced Real-time Eye AF among other features and user-requested workflow improvements. Back in January this year during the a6400

First Footage shot on Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 Released

The first official footage from the yet-to-be-released Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro G2 camera has emerged courtesy of Australia-based cinematographer Garth de Bruno Austin. The sample footage, which you can see below, contains shots filmed at different resolutions including full sensor 4.6K at 120fps as well as cropped

Kinefinity TERRA 4K In-Depth Overview and Features

The Kinefinity line of cameras has been gaining ground in the cinema camera market with some notable advocates including Phillip Bloom and, as seen in this video, ProAV TV. Always worth keeping in mind when a company has a commercial relationship with a product they endorse, as

Angelbird Announces Storage Match Pack for Z CAM E2

Angelbird Technologies, an Austria-based tech company many of you are familiar with thanks to their super-fast and tiny tiny SSDs, have been creating exciting recording media solutions for various cameras ranging from the Fuji X-T3 to the BMPCC 4K. Back in December, AngelBird announced a dedicated Match