A Look At The New Full-Frame Sony FX9: A Camera Review

Sony FX9

Ten days. I was loaned the Sony PXW-FX9 for about ten days. It only took me one day with the Sony FX9 to realize the camera is a fantastic step forward for Sony. What did I test, and what did I shoot in my ten days with the Sony FX9? I tried to test everything […]

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JVC shows CONNECTED CAM STUDIO at CES 2020 and ships new 500 series

With built-in streaming and connectivity options, the three compact 4K cameras in the 500 Series, from JVC, are designed to optimize both image processing and IP performance. They are shipping now! JVC is at CES 2020 to show, among many other products, its solutions for IP video production, centering on CONNECTED CAM STUDIO compact live […]

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Nikon’s 4K 12-Bit RAW Via HDMI Now Available for Z6 and Z7 Owners

Nikon Z7 and Z6, a Nikon videographers’ dream

Nikon’s Z6 and Z7 have gone RAW via HDMI. This paid upgrade ($199.95)  for 12-bit 4K UHD or full-HD RAW video to be recorded to select models of Atomos video recorders connected to a Nikon Z 7 or Z 6 camera via a HDMI connector has finally landed. In this little bit of raw wizardry […]

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Taking the Blackmagic Pocket Battery Grip For A Spin

I love the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K or 6K. The size and weight of the cameras are wonderful. The camera boasts good dynamic range, BlackmagicRAW, easy to edit ProRes codecs, a very well designed menu layout, and wonderfully long battery life… (record scratch) wait, what? Yes, it is true the Canon LP-E6 battery life […]

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Pricing and Availability for Sigma’s FF Classic Art Prime Cine Lenses

Sigma Art

Sigma has announced pricing and availability for its new line of full-frame Classic Art Prime Cine lenses. Available as a set of 10 lenses, the Sigma Classic Art Prime Cine lenses will be available in early January 2020 for $43,999 USD. Check out the full release video showing off the cinematic look of the Sigma […]

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Panasonic AJ-CX4000 4K/HDR Camcorder Available In Late December

Panasonic AJ-CX4000

Panasonic announced that its new AJ-CX4000, a 4K/HDR shoulder-mount camcorder with a B4 lens mount and interchangeable lens, will be available at the end of December at a suggested list price of $25,000. Ideal for network news, sports, blue-chip nature films, and travel documentaries, the AJ-CX4000 follows the handheld AG-CX350 to expand the CX Series […]

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RED and Jarred Land Tease Komodo 6K Sensor Size

Komodo

The mysterious RED Komodo 6K’s sensor size has been released but the whole camera and specs are still under wraps.  The RED Komodo 6K is not a Full-Frame, or Large Format, camera but the sensor is larger than Kodak’s Super 35mm 3-Perf film.  Additionally, the 6K Komodo boasts a nearly 2:1 native aspect ratio making […]

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AJA releases Desktop Software v15.5 for KONA, Io and T-TAP

AJA releases Desktop Software v15.5 for KONA, Io and T-TAP

Full compatibility with macOS Catalina and additional functionality for both HDR and 8K workflows are some of the new features of AJA’s Desktop Software v15.5 for KONA, Io and T-TAP. There is a new version of AJA’s Desktop Software v15.5 available, and youy may want to check it out. This version introduces new functionality with […]

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Zeiss DigiPrime lenses. Are These Lenses Right For You?

DigiPrimes

Great Glass for a great price. It is the dream of every shooter. We can be tempted by a newly announced prime set but then faint in shock at the price. It happens to all of us. It has happened to me and I bet it has happened to you, too. What are we to […]

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Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Shoots Show Content for Mumford and Sons

I am going to tell you all the truth, I am a big fan of Mumford & Sons. So I think it is kind of cool for a blending of my musical tastes and camera news. Recently Steve Price, award-winning live director, used the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K to create a cinematic, slow motion […]

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D-Link USB-C adapters: connection, power and extra displays up to 4K

Whether you need to expand the number of  USB ports, transfer files or connect to extra displays up to 4K, D-Link has a solution for you, with the new, take anywhere, lineup of USB-C hub adapters. The latest line of D-Link DUB Series includes solutions for a variety of situations. All the new USB-C hubs […]

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Zeiss Supreme Prime Radiance Lenses Announced

Radiance

ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance (SPR) lenses are a new set of 7 lenses that artistically emphasize ghosting (flares) and are consistent across the entire set. They are based on Supreme Primes with a warmer color tone. They are not simply the same lenses with the coatings removed. There is no loss […]

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ATEM Constellation 8K Used at Country Music’s WE Fest

ATEM Constellation 8K live production switcher was used as part of an Ultra HD 12G-SDI and fiber live production workflow at WE Fest, the largest country music festival in the United States and the longest-running in the world. Now in its 37th year, the three-day festival took place in Detroit Lakes, MN, in August 2019 […]

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New Features Added To Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K

Blackmagic Raw

Today, Blackmagic Design announced what can be called a pretty huge update to the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. The Australian company has loaded a whole slew of new features to the mighty little 4K camera and a few added features to the slightly newer Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K. Of the best features, like […]

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NAB Show New York: the creative process behind Netflix’s Russian Doll

Discover how 6K cameras, HDR imagery and other advanced tools have revolutionized post-production and how artists balance art and tech to prioritize creativity in storytelling in the Russian Doll. “How Tech Serves Art in Netflix’s ‘Russian Doll’” is the title of the session, which takes place on Thursday, October 17, at the NAB Show New […]

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