Is a new camera a good investment?

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'Whether to buy or rent a camera' is a familiar quandary for many film students and beginning professionals. Our Technical Editor Phil Rhodes weighs-in.

One of the implications of a generation being raised on YouTube and the ubiquity of internet video is that it is increasingly important to offer video content yourself. And that means a degree of investment.

Canon drops 8K EOS Cinema bombshell

Published in Production

A confident Canon gives details of two upcoming new cameras: both with astonishing specifications

Major upgrade for Canon EOS C100

Published in Technology & Computing

 

Canon is prepping the release of an optional feature upgrade for its EOS C100 camera which will add Dual Pixel CMOS AF autofocus technology

Plurality - Feature film plausibility on a shoestring

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The blockbuster science-fiction movie look is now available to anyone with a good story, creative vision and persistance.

Sone very nice still images from the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera have appeared on the Blackmagic Forum. Our in-house Cinematographer, Phil Rhodes, casts an experienced eye over them

Great news for Canon 7D users who feel left out of the Magic Lantern raw party, it would appear that the buffers for raw data on the 7D have now been found! This brings the 7D much closer to a working raw workflow

Control your camera from your smartphone

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As we’ve said before, we tend to give Kickstarter projects a wide berth. But when a project is a) already funded and b) awesome we tend to pay attention. And that’s just the case with Pulse.

This has been a long time coming, and we never actually thought we'd see it: a clean HDMI output from the Canon EOS 5D Mark III. What does this mean and why is it important?

So, who exactly is going to be shooting in 8K?

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Who will be using 8K is a very good question. We were asking the same thing about 4K about two or three years ago but, already, we're seeing enough trends to figure out who is going to use 4K and where. But 8K?

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