GoPro has released Fetch, a dog harness mount accessory, into the wild - literally - for their popular action sports cameras. Fetch takes all of the fun of creative camera placement and makes it more comfortable for participating pooches.
ARRI today announced an upcoming upgrade to their documentary style camera, the AMIRA, to allow it to record ProRes Ultra High Definition (UHD) files. This marks the first ARRI camera to record UHD files in-camera.
The versatility of tripods is incredible. Other than your camera, a tripod is the only piece of equipment you own that will go to every shoot. Despite all the talk of the latest 3-axis gimbals or drones, you should never underestimate the importance of having a great tripod.
Even though the Canon 5D Mark III is a couple of years old, and no longer the top of the DSLR resolution food chain, it is still, for many, the go to cinema DSLR. Full frame, improved feature set from the legendary 5D Mark II, and a plethora of Canon and third party lenses and accessories still place the 5D Mark III in the hands of more DSLR filmmakers and video producers than any other DSLR, save perhaps the Mark II.
Video has become a part of today’s culture, but the need for the “right” kind of camera has not changed. Just as there are different types of situations in which video will be shot, there are specific types of cameras that will best serve being used.
With all of the A7s buzz flying around the video industry, another impressive mirrorless Sony cam - the Alpha 5100 - nearly flew under the radar. The NEX-5T’s heir apparent brings some similar technology and some new features to the table in a nice, affordable package.