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Sony F5 Internal 4K Recording “Mod” Video Tutorial

In less than a week, the Sony F5 4K hack (more-like) “mod” discovered by experienced UK cameraman called Paul Ream became a a topic of hot debate over the state of modern digital cinema cameras, the future of 4K acquisition, and the ethics of manufacturers limiting the internal

Blackmagic 4K Production Camera Now $2,500

Blackmagic Design are no strangers to doing things differently and offering rock bottom prices. Looking at their full product line-up, their I/O cards, switchers, converters and as of the last couple of years – cameras, they offer an incredible price-to-performance ratio. If you remember in July, Blackmagic

Sony F5 Internal 4K XAVC 25/50p Recording (Hack?)

Just as I was browsing my twitter feed yesterday, I came across an interesting tweet by @PaulReam who apparently has “unlocked” internal 4K (4096 x 2160p) XAVC recording on his Sony PMW-F5.  Here’s a snapshot of his PMW-F5 with internal 4K XAVC recording. This is potentially huge, as despite the

Panasonic GH4 vs Sony A7s Epic Shootout & Review

Since the Panasonic GH4 was released earlier this year there have been countless reviews and shootouts. And that’s not surprising as the GH4 is kickass little camera, which was the first affordable mirrorless camera or DSLR-sized one if you will to shoot 4K video and do a pretty

RED Epic Dragon 6K Footage And Dynamic Range Test

Before Blackmagic Design threw their hat into the camera making ring, Red Digital Cinema were the original “disruptive technology” camera manufacturers. They were the new kids on the block, they announced cameras with insane specs and even more insane (at the time) price tags. They faced production problems, shipping

New Video & Review of the Sony A7S

The new 4K capable DSLR from Sony – the A7s has been getting reviews by industry professionals left and right. And that’s not a coincidence at all. Impressive on specs alone, the Sony A7s is one of the most eagerly-awaited cameras of 2014. It is a very

New Raw Footage from the New Kinefinity KineMINI 4K Released

You might have heard about Kinefinity before, they are a Chinese camera manufacturer that popped up on the radar a couple of years back with their KineRAW S35 digital cinema camera. The camera featured some impressive specs (S35mm sensor/2K/Cineraw/Raw Cinema DNG/Slow-motion) at an equally impressive sub-$10,000 price-point. Fast-forward to

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

[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.