GoPro’s stock is tanking. It’s currently sitting at $10.50; that’s 88% below its peak back in 2014. Even though they’re still market leaders by a wide margin, it’s becoming increasingly clear that GoPro is a one-trick pony.
Today in New York City, Videomaker saw the introduction of Sony’s new a6300 — with what they claim is the world’s fastest autofocus. A mirrorless camera with a 24.2 MP APS-C sensor, the Sony a6300 shoots 4K video internally and boasts the ability to lock focus in just 0.05 seconds with its 425 phase detection AF points.
After a long wait, Canon has finally announced a 4K DSLR addition to their EOS line. This comes about a month after Nikon announced 2 4K DSLRs at CES: the Nikon D5 and D5000. Fortunately for Canon fans, the 1D X Mark II appears to be better suited for 4K video than either Nikon.
The Learn and Loot Sweepstakes is over, and Tim Maner is getting a great opportunity to learn and loot Videomaker. Tim will get Videomaker Magazine for three years and we looted the studio and have a production bag’s worth of goodies to send.
We saw quite a bit of virtual reality tech at CES this year designed for the content consumer, but surprisingly little for the content creator — even less if you remove gaming from the equation. That's why we were so excited to see the new VR Mic from Sennheiser.
The phone’s 4K camera benefits from a 5.7-inch, 2560x1440 display, being shock resistant and having three mics. That’s right, three mics, the manual controls for the LG V10’s camera allow you to direct the mics to pickup certain audio, and the exposure/shutter speed can be adjusted.
The olloclip Studio is a versatile case and accessory combination that gives some very cool options for iPhone 6/6s Plus owners. The base case might appear pretty standard and will protect against common bumps, but where olloclip differentiates this case is how it handles accessories.
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The Ricoh Theta S is a refined version of the original Theta, and presents a simple design. As an upright, 360-degree camera it might be tricky to mount this in the best way possible. Getting the shot will not be the issue with the 360-degree lens.
InVisage has rethought the capture images with QuantumFilm, the sensor technology designed to perform better than traditional image sensors. There are distinct advantages that QuantumFilm produces in imagery due to a global shutter and improved low-light performance, color accuracy and dynamic range, solving some common issues that videographers and photographers have been griping about for years.