ARRI has announced the ALEXA Mini, a cube-shaped camera with all of the horsepower of an ALEXA in a much smaller carbon fibre casing. Pros looking for ultimate high-end equipment for use with drones, MoVis and other portable shooting solutions should see this as a strong alternative to the RED EPIC.
The sheer variety of camera options available is both the best and most daunting aspect of today’s camera hunt. So, how does one dive into this veritable haystack of possibilities and emerge with that one shining needle just right for you? Well, as with all blind reachings for needles, one should proceed carefully.
Nikon today announced a variation on the flagship D810 DSLR, the D810A, a model optimized for astrophotography and other scientific applications. The camera, featuring a modified infrared cut filter, is designed to capture celestial bodies in all of their glory.
Canon today announced the addition of two new EOS Rebel Digital SLR models, the T6s and the T6i. Featuring all-new 24.2 megapixel sensor, and long-awaited Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity, the new models represent a leap forward in Canon’s APS-C format camera lineup.
Canon rolled out a series of announcements this morning, including updates to their flagship EOS series, all new Rebels, a couple of new PowerShots, a tease of an upcoming point and shoot, and some new top end glass. Of particular interest were the release of new 5DS and 5DS R model DSLRs.
As was rumored as recently as last week, GoPro has rolled out update v02.00.00 for Black and Silver HERO4 cameras. As suspected, this update gives the HERO4 Black impressive 720p at 240 frames per second.
With every new GoPro release we have come to expect better, faster, wider, more dynamic and generally cooler footage and features out of the little camera system. Well, the gumshoes at Gizmodo got their gloves on a firmware-updated GoPro capable of shooting smooth as silk HD at 240 frames per second, and the results are stunning.
Blackmagic Design today rolled out Blackmagic Camera Utility 2.0, an update to camera firmware for their entire camera lineup, save for the Blackmagic Design 4K Production Camera. In the announcement they also rolled out Blackmagic Desktop Video 10.3.5, an update to their desktop video software for the DeckLink 4K Extreme and the UltraStudio 4K.