Built For Post
Panasonic releases not one, but two new VariCams, the VariCam 35 and VariCam HS
A decade ago, the original Panasonic AJ-HDC27 VariCam was a ground-breaking technical achievement.
At A Glance: K-Tek ProShot
The 4-in-1 run-and-gun tool
If you're not careful, indie filmmaking can be an expensive habit. Even when shooting with a DSLR or compact camcorder, camera support (tripods, shoulder-mount rigs, stabilizers, etc.) can add thousands to your budget.
Last Action Hero
GoPro lives up to its name with the release of the 4K HERO4 Black
GoPro was founded in 2002 by Nick Woodman, who was looking for a cheaper way to capture pro-quality surfing shots.
Workflow Special: Stepping It Up
The Nikon D750 delivers a better video experience than its predecessors
In the stills world, one can argue that Nikon is the gold standard in the industry, with professional photographers coveting their camera bodies and Nikkor lenses.
To address the needs of cinematographers, indie shooters, webcasters, broadcasters, and corporate and live event production teams, JVC has announced three new camcorder models to start the company's series of 4K Ultra resolution solutions.
Sony’s PXW-X70 XDCAM camcorder delivers the “ENG” experience in a small package
You may have read reports that the camcorder is dead.
At A Glance: Hive Lighting Bee Plasma Flood
Plasma lighting is an efficient alternative to hard-light systems like HMI and tungsten
Consuming only 276 watts while outputting roughly the equivalent of a 1000W tungsten or 400W HMI, the Bee Plasma Flood is the first open-face model from Hive Lighting, a company rapidly growing in infamy for its line of high-quality plasma lighting solutions.
Could the $2,500 compact camera be the king of dynamic range and sensitivity?
For photographers, mirrorless cameras have come a long way.
The DSLR Evolution
DSLR, mirrorless and compact camera innovations have created a new generation of accessories for motion capture
Back in 2008, Canon released the EOS 5D Mark II, which forever changed the way we shoot video.
Light It Up
Taking a look at some of the latest lights and lighting tools for your production
A decade ago, no one was talking about the problems of lighting for digital because traditional Tungsten and HMI lights were dominating the market.
Designed as a flicker-free choice for videographers and photographers working with stills and motion, the HMI F1600 joins Broncolor's previously available range of 200- to 800-watt lights as the flagship model for the line of daylight continuous lights.
At A Glance: Rotolight Anova EcoFlood V2 LED Lights
A technologically advanced lighting system
LED lights are very interesting as a choice for a primary continuous lighting source.
Libec’s new tripod system lets you pan, tilt and slide
For event shooters or indie filmmakers, camera movement can bring a ton of production value to a shoestring project, when performed well.
Widescreen In A Digital World
Anamorphic prime and zoom lenses are making a comeback
The anamorphic format was developed during World War I in order to give soldiers a wider view while traveling in tanks.