Today, BlackMagic has finally released the long-awaited firmware update (4.0 Beta) for the URSA Mini cameras. Although this is a beta version of the firmware, the update takes the URSA cameras to a completely new level thanks to a brand new operating system. Continue reading Firmware Update for BlackMagic URSA Mini Cameras with new OS
A couple of months back I reviewed the Canon G7X Mark II. The first generation of this camera had been very popular among online video creators, especially vloggers. Today, I am comparing the two models to see whether there has been a significant improvement and to determine which camera offers the better value. Continue reading Canon G7X Mark I vs Mark II
I had the chance to use the Sony FS5 camera on a few projects I did in Ecuador in January of this year. Together with a fellow filmmaker and friend, Danny Ruan, we used this great little camera on the short film “Lights”, as well as on two music videos. One of them is premiering today! Continue reading “Wannabe” new music video by Anna Cyzon!
I had the chance to use the Sony FS5 camera on a few projects I did in Ecuador in January of this year. Together with a fellow filmmaker and friend, Danny Ruan, we used this great little camera on the short film “Lights”, as well as on two music videos. Continue reading Sony FS5 Cinematic Test – short film “Lights”
Last December B&H Photo Video let me borrow a couple of their cameras to test them out. I had a chance to use the Sony FS7 on a film I shot in Toronto with Clint D’Souza (who wrote and directed it). If you want a quick opinion on the camera, then I can simply say that I loved it! Continue reading Sony FS7 Review After Real World Use
Recently, Sony created a lot of excitement with the announcement of the Sony Alpha a6300 mirrorless (i.e. DSLM) camera. The new model offers high specifications, including 4K recording, yet it is much cheaper than comparable models – it’s just under $1000 for the body. Continue reading Darn it! Sony comes out with a high-spec, great-value DSLM: Alpha a6300
Although you might not be rendering your final videos in 4K yet, the chances are that you are already mostly working with 4K footage. This has become the norm for video producers. Now, working in 4K can be frustrating if you have not upgraded your video editing system together with the camera. Fortunately, it does not have to be very expensive to get a machine that will make doing the post in 4K as easy as it was in HD. I recently got a new editing system and here is some advice for anyone looking to do the same. Continue reading The right computer for 4K editing and post-production
Every year there is something to get excited about, as camera makers release their new and improved models. However, Panasonic’s recent announcement of the development of an organic photoconductive film (OPF) CMOS sensor takes excitement to a new level, as it promises to revolutionize the camera technology. Continue reading Camera Revolution: organic photoconductive film CMOS sensor