Hands On With The Blackmagic Cinema Camera
A low-cost digital motion-picture camera designed for cinematographers
Today, almost everyone is aware of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, so I don't have to remind you about the bomb they dropped at NAB 2012, nor do I have to rehash the impressive specs of the camera, which retails for only $2,995.
The SliceX plug-in for Final Cut Pro X now includes the planar tracking engine from Imagineer Systems' popular mocha tracking- and roto-software solution.
New fluid heads and tripods for your digital motion-picture camera system
It's important to remember that for tripod and fluid heads, the ones you don't notice while shooting are the best kind.
4k Here And Now
Sony expands the 4K market with two new cameras, the F5 and F55
A few months back, I attended a small press gathering at the new Sony DMPC (Digital Motion Picture Center), where Sony executives introduced their latest CineAlta camera system.
Lighting For Digital
Cinematographers discuss their go-to tools
Much more than a camera, lighting has the greatest influence on the image since light is what truly shapes it.
The ARRI ALEXA was introduced in 2010, and in just a few short years, the camera has taken over the professional production space with cinematographers widely considering it to be the first "film-style" digital motion-picture camera.
With their monster-sized CMOS sensors, the Sony NEX-VG900 and SLT-A99 deliver big-screen results for filmmakers
Just two years ago, the NEX-VG10 was released and was branded a revolutionary product since it was the first consumer camcorder to contain an APS-C sensor.
At A Glance: Video Stock Options
Gaining extra sales from footage through Shutterstock’s royalty-free stock offerings
Video content is exploding online, and as the need for high-impact visuals and graphics proliferates, so does the need for original content that's available at affordable rates.