Recently, I had a chance to meet Chris Downing, Tim Wilson and Derek Allen of GearJones.com. These guys are talented cinematographers from the Washington D.C. area. Continue reading Cinema Camera Mega Test of 2017!
This winter Tom and I travelled to Ecuador. Due to the limited luggage space, we took with us only small cameras. Along with our trusted GH4, we decided to take the recently released Panasonic G85, and we put it to a test. Continue reading Panasonic G85 Camera Review For Filmmakers
Today, Blackmagic Design announced even more exciting products they are releasing. Continue reading New Camera and Control Panels from Blackmagic Design!
Canon has just announced three intriguing cameras for videographers, unless you’re looking for 4K video, that is. Continue reading Canon releases M6, 77D and T7i – great HD cameras, but no 4K
As soon as I got my hands on the V-Log L image profile, I put it through a lot of tests. It is a true flat image profile for the Panasonic GH4 camera, and the upcoming GH5, that allows for the capture of 12 stops of dynamic range, instead of the 10 stops you get with the built-in image profiles of these cameras. The idea of extra dynamic range is exciting, but there is a trick to taking advantage of this additional functionality. Continue reading V-Log L GH4 vs External Recorder
2016 has come to an end and next year is upon us. I wanted to wish everyone all the best in 2017! Also, I wanted to do a recap of the best 4K cameras that I had a chance to use in 2016. Continue reading 4K Camera Shootout of 2016!
I had a chance to use the URSA Mini 4.6K camera on various projects over 3 months. Two of those were films. Continue reading URSA Mini 4.6K Review (after real world use)
Sony just announced the release of two very exciting cameras, the Alpha a6500 and the RX100 Mark V. These are follow-ups to the very-well-received Alpha a6300 and RX100 Mark IV cameras, respectively. Continue reading New Sony releases: Sony Alpha a6500 and RX100 Mark V
As you might have heard me say, I am working on a comprehensive review of the Ursa Mini 4.6K. I used the camera on a challenging feature film shoot and so I will be able to share with you a lot of interesting stuff (in fact, I’ve shot with this camera for two months now, on two film productions). Continue reading BlackMagic URSA Mini 4.6K Camera, Lenses, Rig and Accessories
At the beginning of this year, I wrote about a laptop I purchased and then modified for editing 4K video. Since I am on the road a lot, having a portable machine is a must. However, the time had also come to get a new desktop editing machine. I recently purchased the BlackMagic Ursa Mini 4.6K EF camera and wanted an editing workstation that would allow me to work smoothly with the camera’s 4.6K CinemaDNG RAW files Continue reading Building 4K RAW video editing machine for $2K