Panasonic teased us for months after first announcing the GH5 at Photokina 2016. Out of the few details they released within the announcement, they would only confirm that this camera would shoot 10-bit 4:2:2 internally in both 24 and 30 frames per second. That’s all they said! Come on Panasonic, we want more!
GoPro released Karma with the HERO5 Black and Session back in August of 2016, only to have DJI anounce Mavic Pro 30 minutes later. Plus, right after that, there was a problem with the battery causing it to possibly vibrate loose and fall out during flight. Needless to say, after that, GoPro recalled every Karma. Fast forward to February of 2017 and we have our hands on the newly re-released Karma.
Blackmagic is at it again, releasing a plethora of new products, this time just before NAB. On February 6th 2017, Blackmagic Design announced three new products; the Web Presenter, ATEM Television Studio HD and HyperDeck Studio Mini.
How many Kickstarter projects have you heard of that funded their project in just one day? Now you’ve heard of one: With their first product, roller skates for your camera called CineSkates, Cinetics surpassed their kickstarter funding goal in a single day
Suddenly you find yourself of the top of a building inside the city of Falluja, Iraq. There’s an Iraqi soldier with his weapon pointed out a small opening. You can see other members of his team gather to your right and behind you is a journalist and his translator. There’s an intense exchange by the soldiers and the gunner fires.
It’s not just that there are dozens of cameras to choose from; it’s that each one offers something totally different, while at the same time usually omitting a standard feature. It is confusing and dizzying, at best.
Spherical video is taking over your YouTube and your Facebook feed; it's the next step in realism and immersive content, but many producers are still in the dark on what it takes to produce these spherical videos.
In recent times, you’ve probably heard the term “LUT” (short for Look Up Table) used ambiguously. There are often misunderstandings and assumptions about LUTs, how they work, and their usage. Here’s what you should know.
There are a lot of movies that I like, and over the years, there have been a lot of movies that I’ve liked for a while and then outgrown. But one that still holds up after all these years is Steven Spielberg’s 1976 masterpiece, “JAWS” — the story of a giant killer shark ravaging a small New England town and how three very different men band together to stop it
There are people out there who are always pushing at the edges of technology. This bold group seeks out the newest innovations and relishes in uncovering the new possibilities that come with new production tools.
My first audio assignment involved getting thrown to the wolves, almost literally. I was the boom pole operator on a shoot at the San Diego Comic Con with celebrities including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lucy Liu and the boys from “Lord of the Rings.”