Shortly after the Canon 5D Mark III and the Nikon D800 were released last year, DxO Labs published the results of the sensor performance of both cameras. The initial tests showed much better results for the D800′s sensor than the 5D Mark III.
Now, the DxO team is singing a different song after further comparisons between the cameras using high quality lenses. [click to continue…]
For those itching to get your hands on the new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, you’ll appreciate this footage from John Brawley and his Sunday morning at a local market with a preproduction BPCC unit.
He shot with the Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 m4/3 lens with image stabilization turned on.
You can see the ungraded footage in the video below.
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is scheduled to ship in July 2013 for $995. Read more about the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera.
Dashwood Editor Essentials is a set of utility plugins for Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Motion and After Effects. The plugins can repair footage or do tasks that would normally require a lot of time and effort. Check out the video below for a closer look at the various tools.
Dashwood Editor Essentials is available from Noise Industries for $49. More details here on Noise Industries website.
Adorama has a new skate dolly under its in-house Flashpoint brand. The Flashpoint Video Shootskate II Dolly is available as a standalone unit or with a pistol grip ball head. [click to continue…]
Luke Neumann shows 14 bit RAW Cinema DNG before (left) and after (right) (via Planet5D)
It is simply amazing what the Magic Lantern guys keep squeezing out of Canon’s DSLRs.
Now, they have managed to get 14-bit RAW DNG files captured without the mirror dropping or shutter closing between frames. This further paved the way for RAW video that is currently running at 10fps; however, they expect to reach 24fps based on the developments they have seen thus far. This could be huge for Canon 5D Mark II and 5D Mark III shooters. [click to continue…]
One of the very interesting announcements at NAB 2013 was the new Tascam DR-60D. It is a XLR audio recorder designed specifically to work with the HDSLR form factor. [click to continue…]