The Kodak Super 8 camera rekindles the magic of making a movie and telling a story with film. With a detachable mic, digital audio recording to an SD card, an electronic viewfinder the Super 8 blends old-school look and feel with modern conveniences.
Yuneec released the Typhoon H, which has sophisticated features for safety, aerial videography and transportation. The Typhoon H puts together a 4K camera that can capture at 30 fps and landing gear that retracts for flight.
Getting more video done is the strength of the Panasonic HC-WXF991. This camera brings together many of the features we look for in professional cameras with manual control for exposure, zoom, focus and white balance in addition to some innovative in-camera controls and effects.
Here at CES, Panasonic has added two new camcorders to its 4K Ultra High Definition line that was introduced last year, the HC-WXF991 and HC-VX981. These are impressively compact, almost as small as the HD models. (There are also three new Full-HD models, the HC-W580, HC-V380 and HC-V180.)
The Nikon D5 and D500 are an update of the Nikon’s video capability. They can now shoot video at 3840x2160 at 24, 25, or 30 frames per second. For time-lapses, utilizing 4K will be easier with the Time-lapse Movie function.
Kodak is working on a Super 8 camera. You’d hardly call that news, except it’s 2016, and you were expecting the smallest, wearable, self-driving, 8K and spec’d out electronic on a drone. Nope, Kodak is embracing film and launching the Super 8 Revival Initiative.