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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Sony FX9 at IBC 2019: new full-frame sensor, dual base ISO and fast hybrid AF

Sony FX9: new full frame sensor, dual base ISO and fast hybrid AF

The new Sony FX9 is a next generation camera that offers greater flexibility to bring artistic vision to life, giving content creators the ability to capture images that truly resonate with audiences. Building on the success of the PXW-FS7 and PXW-FS7M2, the FX9 uniquely combines high mobility with an advanced AF system, impressive bokeh and […]

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The Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Camera Review Part One

Nikon

The Nikon Z6 is one of two mirrorless camera options from Nikon and the one best suited for 4K video capture. Before we get started, a full review of the Nikon Z6 is a beastly burden to fit into one post so I will break down my review. This is post 1 and it will […]

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LUMIX S1H: Panasonic says this camera offers the best possible performance

Panasonic LUMIX S1H: this camera offers the best possible performance

With a price tag of $3999.99, the new LUMIX S1H makes it to the market with a lens that fits it like a glove: the Lumix S Pro 24-70mm F2.8, priced at $2199.99. That’s your base kit for shooting. The streaming of the official announcement gave you all the key details about the LUMIX S1H, […]

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Nikon Z 6 and Z7 get a new 3D LUT, RAW video output update comes later

Nikon Z gets a new LUT, RAW video output updates comes later

Nikon continues to expand the potential of its new mirrorless full frame Z cameras, with the introduction of a dedicated 3D LUT for N-Log. An update to RAW video output is next! The most recent news from Nikon for its Z6 and Z7 comes in the form of a dedicated LUT (lookup table), introduced now […]

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Panasonic LUMIX S1H videocentric camera: live announcement today

anasonic LUMIX S1H: live announcement today

The new Panasonic LUMIX S1H,  the world’s first camera capable of video recording at 6K/24p, offers professional cinema quality with mirrorless mobility. Panasonic reveals the complete list of specifications today. Panasonic’s livestream to announce the new Panasonic LUMIX S1H happens today at 10 a.m. PDT, and if you want to  have a front-row seat, just […]

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Nitecore Superior Prime: a completely new line of Cinema lenses

Nitecore releases a complete line of Cinema lenses

Featuring interchangeable PL, Canon EF and Sony E mounts for the needs of different camera users, the Nitecore Superior Prime family of full frame lenses offers five focal lengths from 25 to 100mm. Nitecore is a company known for its illumination products. The company claims it has the most innovative designs and best user experience […]

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Did Canon just say that DSLRs are dead?

Canon

Canon may have just announced that the modern DSLR is dead. In a recent video explaining the technology behind the new RF lens, the company talks about a new age and mirrorless is the keyword used. Which system is better: reflex or mirroless? The question has divided opinions and no one has, yet, found the […]

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Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro from Venus Optics is now shipping

Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro is now shipping

The Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Ultra Macro APO lens looks like any other 100mm Macro lens in terms of size, but its optical construction gives you much more in an affordable package, priced at $449.00. The same size as my Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM, the Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO […]

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Sony’s new long lenses: a 600mm prime and a 200-600mm zoom

Sony

The new white Sony lenses, FE 600mm F4 GM OSS and FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS for full frame cameras give photographers and videographers new options in terms of creativity. Which 600mm should I choose? The FE 600mm F4 GM OSS prime or the FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS zoom. The versatility of the zoom […]

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Cine Gear: Lumix S1H Full-Frame DSLM

Lumix S1H

Panasonic rolled out the full-frame Lumix S1H at Cine Gear Expo with a presentation, a demo film, and a pre-production prototype under glass. Jose Antunes has already written about it and linked to the demo film, so I’ll just show the preso slides (shot offscreen) and some pictures of the prototype. Alicia Robbins shot the […]

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LUMIX S1H: mirrorless mobility with professional cinema quality

Designed especially for film production, the LUMIX S1H shows that Panasonic is not afraid to create a camera that, to a certain extent, competes with its own dedicated video cameras. The Paramount Theater was the stage chosen by Panasonic to reveal the “exciting new secrets” the company will promise to unveil at Cine Gear Expo […]

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Quick Look: Three Canon Sumire Primes

Sumire Prime

Canon announced the Sumire Prime lenses in April: seven full-frame cinema primes designed to add “a unique artistically pleasing look with gentle and beautiful skin tones and smooth bokeh” to Canon’s lens line. This is the first time Canon has named a series of lenses: “Sumire” (“Soo-me-ray”) is a Japanese word for “flower”, “purity”, or […]

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Canon RF 85mm F1.2 L USM: old classic prime becomes new classic prime

Canon has officially announced the new portrait lens from the company: the RF 85mm F1.2 L USM, a prime lens for its RF-mount family of cameras. It costs of $2699.00 and arrives in June. The same month that business information service BCN reveals that in April 2019 Sony sold, in Japan, more cameras – the […]

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ZEISS Otus 1.4/100: a new addition to a filmmaker’s video set

ZEISS Otus 1.4/100: a new addition to a filmmaker’s video set

With the introduction of the ZEISS Otus 1.4/100, the Otus Video set from ZEISS has now a choice of four focal lengths, 28, 55, 85 and 100mm, all offering a fast, luminous aperture of f/1.4. With the ZEISS Otus 1.4/100, ZEISS is expanding its lens family for Canon and Nikon photographers who do not want […]

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