Following the release of the ME20F-SH (and the new Cinema Kit option), Canon unveiled its little brother ME200S-SH a few days ago. While the ME20F-SH runs about $20K, the new ME200S-SH is available for $5K. [Read more…]
Alongside the new A7S II, Sony also introduced a new 4K cinema camera – the Sony PXW-FS5.
The FS5 features a Super 35 CMOS sensor and accepts Sony E-mount lenses. It captures 4K video with the XAVC-L codec at 24p/30p frame rates. It will also capture 1080p HD video at full resolution up to 240fps. [Read more…]
In part 2, they dig more into the SLOG2 and SLOG3 options and how well those handle color correction and grading. Additionally, they talk about the new Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4G OSS cinema lens and how it works with the Sony FS7. All in all, it looks like the FS7 is everything that it is cracked up to be. [Read more…]
When Leica announced that is new S (Type 007) medium format camera would should 4K video, we all thought that was pretty cool to get 4K capture with 4:2:2 color on the large 30 x 45mm CMOS sensor. However, I had not seen one decked out as a cinema camera until this one on display at the Leica booth at PhotoPlus 2014. [Read more…]
ARRI has announced the ALEXA 65, which is essentially a medium format cinema camera with a 65mm sensor and 6K resolution. With a 65mm format, the camera is creeping toward the territory of the IMAX 70mm film format. [Read more…]