Somewhat surprisingly, Sound Devices has added the ability to record 12-bit, 4:4:4 content to Apple ProRes 4444 format at 330 Mbit/s, giving a "perceptually lossless" quality to stored material

Blackmagic Cinema Camera footage captured as ProRes

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Blackmagic's original Cinema Camera continues to amaze, with some people likening it to a mini Arri Alexa. Most of what we've seen from the camera - understandably, has been from the raw footage, subsequently graded - sometimes heavily

Why are there so many camera codecs?

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Why can't cameras all use the same codec?

We're following a bit of a theme here: ProRes versus in-camera recording. Here's an extremely interesting clip with a split-screen demonstration of ProRes vs a Canon C100's internal codec which is 24Mbit/s AVCHD

A new, higher quality version of ProRes is immediately supported by the ARRI Alexa

We predict two camera trends for NAB 2015

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Now is a good time to make a few tentative predictions about the year ahead, just before NAB comes along and proves me completely wrong

First Footage from AJA Cion 4K camera

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 AJA has surprised everyone with this mature-looking 4K camera for $9,000

 Freya Black gives more details on how the ARRI Amira is going to ouput 4K

ProRes remains a living codec and proof of that came out two days ago when Apple announced ProRes XQ - an ever higher quality variant

The best Magic Lantern footage we've ever seen

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Andre Meyer has produced some wildlife footage using a Canon 5D Mk III, the like of which we've never seen

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