A handful of years ago, shooting professional video in Chicago with a still camera would have seemed ridiculous, but the Canon 5D changed that, now it seems every major camera manufacturer makes a large sensor handheld camera. These HD-DSLR cameras and large sensor “Super 35” Digital Video Cameras … [Read more...] about Blackmagic Cinema Camera — Did You Say Cinema Camera?
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Asking a freelance director of photography about the codecs of their Panasonic cameras is like asking a mechanic about the engine of a car. Be prepared for a long technical answer. All you need to know is why a certain codec is important and correct for your shoot. Panasonic currently has two often … [Read more...] about Know Your Panasonic Codecs! DVCPRO HD, AVC Intra & AVC Ultra
Crews Control University is a series of educational seminars on new technology, equipment, and software. The most recent Crews Control University was held at the Crews Control offices, and a couple representatives from Abel Cinetech gave demonstration of a vast array of mobile recording … [Read more...] about Crews Control University On Mobile Recording Devices
Once a year in Las Vegas the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) annual tradeshow highlights the new technologies for the upcoming year but also indicates trends of the broadcast industry. Trends have carried over from last year’s NAB show with larger sensors cameras, higher … [Read more...] about NAB 2012: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year