DJI's drone cameras have come back down to earth, and have been transformed into a unique and powerful tool for stabilized handheld video.
Spencer Chumbley is a journalist and filmmaker based in Washington, D.C. His work has been featured in VICE, Al Jazeera English/America, The Economist, and TIME, among others. He also heads the documentary production company DISCOURSE. Earlier this year, Spencer took his Sony PXW-FS7 to Nepal for VICE News to document the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated the region.
I was asked by 4KHUB to do a Sony PXW-FS7 review for their site. I have contributed content to 4KHUB.com since it’s launch (and also to ProductionHUB over the years).
IGI, an experienced leader at the forefront of 4k resolution technology, recently installed a PowerWindow 4K system at the White Sands Missile Range in south central New Mexico. The system, which provides ultra-high resolution and color-accurate rear projection, is being put to use at the site’s Goode Auditorium.
RED has been teasing an upcoming camera that’s intended to make a huge splash in the filmmaking industry. It’s called the RED Raven, and it’ll be a $5,950 Canon EF-mount camera that brings RED’s 4K video recording to the masses.
Sony announced that it is implementing HDR (High Dynamic Range) support into a wider range of 4K Ultra HD TVs in its portfolio. Moreover, together with the X940C and X930C models, which were previously announced to feature the said HDR support, the Japanese electronics manufacturer plans to extend HDR compatibility X910C, X900C and X850C 4K TV models.
It would seem that after Android phones have been offering 4K video recording for quite a while now that Apple has finally introduced the feature to the new iPhones. Granted it won’t be at a buttery smooth 60fps, but we reckon 30fps is still pretty good and for the most part very usable at the end of the day.
Sony is expanding its line of large sensor 4K technologies with the PXW-FS5 compact Super 35mm camcorder.
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced ActonTV, a PEG (public, education, and government) station serving Acton, Mass., uses JVC ProHD and 4KCAM camcorders to produce coverage of local sports and other productions throughout its community.
Space is a big place. The vast distances between our curious selves and other planets and galaxies make witnessing the splendours and mysteries of our universe frustratingly difficult for most of us mere mortals. For the vast majority of people, their only ‘close up’ view of the majesty of space comes form the occasional stunning photograph taken by deep space satellites, martian rovers or comet cling-ons.
Director of Photography Cliff Charles selected six VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders for the live shoot of Amy Schumer’s first HBO comedy special at New York’s historic Apollo Theater
The Digital Cinema Society’s August event warmed up “THE GRID Los Angeles”, a 33’ x 60’ x 61.9’ staging and production space at DPS for an in-depth look at DPS Cinema’s Enhanced Environments process along with Panasonic’s VariCam35 and Codex’s new V-Raw Recorder—all in 4K.
It was standing room only at the recent FUJIFILM 4K Day held at the Digital Motion Picture Center (DMPC) in Culver City, California on August 13, with attendees eager to discover what makes a 4K lens truly 4K.
The Sony A6000 is a great camera, but apparently there is something coming that won’t succeed the camera but instead live above it as the company’s flagship APS-C E mount camera.
While several manufacturers have now released 4k surveillance cameras Avigilon’s 7k effort is still out on its own in venturing so far beyond ultra-HD resolution.
As we’ve already covered repeatedly here and here, BT Sport is bringing the first ever live sports channel in 4K ultra HD resolution to European audiences in August, 2015 and after several weeks of somewhat vague information, we now finally know what that channel is going to cost subscribing consumers.
With virtual reality as the next big platform, Sphericam 2 has looked to capitalize on all the commotion with a new VR camera that produces 360° video in 4K resolution.
On a recent project of short 3-5 minute documentaries for Porsche USA Anthony Arendt put his trust in an Atomos Shogun paired with a Sony A7s even when the director made some very specific production requests.
The key word driving the emergence of 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) technology – with four times the resolution of 1080p – in the home theater market is “immersiveness”. Sony, LG, Samsung and Panasonic all talk about viewers being immersed in the display and the content. Now Panasonic Avionics wants to allow passengers to feel something akin to that experience in-flight.