Hidden under the surface, there are some very big changes happening with the big manufacturers
Last year at NAB, Panasonic revealed its concept for a 4K varicam camcorder. And what a concept it was, with a large sensor and a revolutionary Android-based user interface. It looked like a genuinely new and refreshing idea for the incoming era of 4K or Ultra High Definition
Why is a big company like Panasonic licensing ProRes not from Apple but from Atomos?
The Blackmagic Pocket Camera finally ships in a few days. But there’s a new MFT camera on the horizon. It’s missing RAW recording, but has one killer, must-have feature.
IBC will see Panasonic unveil a new, optimised studio camera that the company says is ideally suited to drama productions, reports Kate Large
Most large-sensor cameras use a Bayer colour filter pattern to allow full colour images to be output - after "debayering". This entire process is now pretty routine but unfortunately what is also routine is the amount of light lost through the colour filter process. Less light means more noise, and noise is what ultimately limits the low-light capabilities all cameras
Timed with the start of Photokina, Panasonic releases the Lumix LX100, a diminutive, fixed lens 4K camera that's aimed squarely at video shooters.
Without too much fanfare, Sony and Panasonic have signed a "basic" agreement to jointly develop a standard for professional-use next-generation optical disks
The conventional view is that cameras that allow you to work with multiple lenses are always better. Barry Braverman disagrees.