Monday 21 Nov 2016
Blackmagic drops massive update for Video Assist monitors
Blackmagic brings new features to its Video Assist line and unifies much of the feature set for these devices.
Friday 06 Jan 2017
DJI to tackle Hollywood with Hasselblad acquisition?
Last year DJI Innovations bought a minority stake in classic camera brand Hasselblad and this year it’s gone the whole hog and acquired a controlling share of the company.
Friday 25 Nov 2016
Why Moore’s Law will continue - and will have little to do with silicon
Just because we are butting up against the physical limits of Moore’s Law, that doesn’t mean that we’re going to see a decline in the ever-increasing speed of computing.
Thursday 22 Dec 2016
Tim Cook says Apple is committed to the desktop. But what does this mean?
A recent message from Apple’s Tim Cook to the company’s employees seems to allay fears that the Cupertino company is preparing to ditch the desktop. Until, that is, you read it a bit more closely.
Wednesday 16 Nov 2016
Lord of the Skies: meet the new $2999 DJI Inspire 2
DJI’s announcement of not one but two new drones and cameras, the very impressively specced Inspire 2 and the prosumer Phantom 4 Pro, shows that it is still driving drone R&D as hard as ever.
Wednesday 07 Dec 2016
Sony FS7 II out and about in New York [footage]
Some modestly graded FS7 II footage reminds us what a great sensor this camera has.
Friday 04 Nov 2016
Why 24 frames per second is still the gold standard for film
Opinion: As moviegoers, we're all suckers for motion pictures at 24 frames per second. Joe Foster explores why 24fps still reigns and whether higher frame rate films will ever usurp the longtime standard.
Sunday 15 Jan 2017
Premiere Pro Video Transitions 101: A Step-by-Step Guide [sponsored]
With Premiere Pro, you don’t need to be a seasoned editor to add seamless video transitions to your project. Whether you’re stitching together vacation videos for the first time or putting the final touches on your YouTube debut, it’s easy to achieve a professional look when moving from shot A to shot B.
Monday 28 Nov 2016
Astonishing low light footage from the Sony A99 II
A new YouTube video highlighting the low light performance of the Sony A99 II shows just what modern low light kit is capable of: the above video grab is from a scene lit by two candles and two candles alone.
Friday 09 Dec 2016
BBC demos Planet Earth II footage in 4K HDR
It might only be four minutes of footage, but, 80 years after it first started broadcasting, the new clips of Sir David Attenborough’s Planet Earth II now available on the BBC iPlayer are the best quality pictures the BBC has ever made available to the public.
Friday 09 Dec 2016
Should camera people be above the line?
Imagine camera people and departments sharing in the residual income of projects. It's a reality for the German Society of Cinematographers, but can it happen further afield?
Friday 28 Oct 2016
Slowmocean shows just what iPhone video can do
There’s nothing quite like a bit of eye candy. Especially when it has taken the creator a lot of time and effort to do. In this particular case, what we have for you is, simply, some ocean waves, but some ocean waves very beautifully shot over the course of two years with an iPhone by Ryan Pernofski.
Saturday 10 Dec 2016
The most basic thing to know about recording audio
Here's a bit of advice that may seem elementary, but is a crucially important factor to your audio recording success.
Monday 31 Oct 2016
Your new MacBook Pro can drive a lot of screen real estate (at a price)
The fallout from Apple’s new MacBook Pro launch continued over the weekend, with ructions about pricing, dismay (at least in some quarters) about the dropping of its iconic powering-up chime, and the realisation that it has the ability to power a lot of screens.
Wednesday 23 Nov 2016
Doom comes to the Mac... but not quite how you might expect!
Repurposing the use of CPU power found in everyday appliances to run Doom is nothing new - we've already had Doom on a Canon Pixma printer, for instance. But a new demo shows just how versatile the Touch Bar in the recently released MacBook Pro is.
Saturday 12 Nov 2016
If you want to watch something really unsettling this weekend…Karma crashes
Karma come down: All you have to do is search for GoPro Karma Crash on YouTube and you will find a growing number of videos from people whose craft has turned turtle at several hundred feet and dropped to the ground.
Wednesday 09 Nov 2016
Just revealed in New York: the new Sony FS7 II camcorder
It seems that New York is having a bit of a day of unveiling surprises, with a new, advanced model of Sony’s popular FS7 camcorder, the FS7 II, breaking cover at NAB New York this morning.
Friday 16 Dec 2016
Playing with fireworks: impressive footage from the Sony a6500
Sony is currently promoting its a6500 stills camera with some video of an impressively unsafe-looking pyrotechnic ritual from Japan's Chubu region.
Thursday 27 Oct 2016
Microsoft takes computers back to the drawing board with Surface Studio
Microsoft’s new $2999 and upwards Surface Studio features an ultra-thin, high-resolution touchscreen and innovative control gizmos that make it feel like something genuinely new in the world of computing.
Friday 11 Nov 2016
G-DRIVE slim SSD USB-C drive reviewed
G-Technology recently expanded its G-DRIVE portfolio, with its first solid state portable drive, the G-DRIVE slim SSD USB-C. David Shapton took one for a spin.
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