There have been a lot of lukewarm comments about Sony’s FS7 II recently, but Ned Soltz begs to differ. If you are mounting heavy lenses, wanting to shoot with precise DOF consistency or shooting HDR for broadcast standards, then the FS7 II is a big deal.
Great cameras, improving LEDs, but still gaps in the lens market and stagnating workstations: Phil Rhodes takes a look back at the last year's developments in production technology and where they might lead in 2016.
Hitachi Kokusai Electric has taken the wrappers off the SK-UHD4000, a broadcast 4K Ultra-HDTV camera system which rather importantly can use the standard 2/3-inch B4 mount lenses associated with current HD broadcasts.
While we always try to keep our feet firmly on the ground, sometimes extreme high-end kit is just too good to ignore. And that is exactly the case with Fujinon's ZK4.7x19 19-90mm Cabrio.
Fujifilm says that its new MK series of cinema lenses boast advanced optical performance, coupled with ultra-compact and lightweight design and excellent cost performance. At $3799 for the initial Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 it could have a point.
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- Friday 24 Feb 2017 - (8273) Sony mirrorless cameras’ secret super power: Clear Image Zoom
- Monday 27 Feb 2017 - (7324) Panasonic GH5 noise reduction appears to be spectacular
- Wednesday 1 Mar 2017 - (314) Join Sony for a webinar on HDR production, Thursday 7th March
- Wednesday 1 Mar 2017 - (605) YouTube unveils its live TV service
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