IBC will see Panasonic unveil a new, optimised studio camera that the company says is ideally suited to drama productions, reports Kate Large

Was the DSLR revolution worth it?

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Replay: Was the DSLR revolution actually good for the industry? And has its decline reaffirmed the advantages larger camera manufacturers have over the upstarts?

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

The conventional view is that cameras that allow you to work with multiple lenses are always better. Barry Braverman disagrees.

The Panasonic GH2 and GH3 punched way above their weight and produced wonderful video for their price. Now, with the announcement of the GH4, we'll soon find out if the new camera will change the 4K landscape in the way its predecessors did for "mere" HD.

The Blackmagic Micro Studio 4K camera, a unit that packs a sizeable punch for something camera roughly the same dimensions as your computer mouse. By Iain Churchill-Coleman.

This is a genuine suprise: Panasonic is first off the starting line with its 4K full frame rate POV camera

Without too much fanfare, Sony and Panasonic have signed a "basic" agreement to jointly develop a standard for professional-use next-generation optical disks

Cameras take a back seat at NAB 2016

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With a dearth of new camera announcements at this NAB, some pundits have been underwhelmed with the show. But, dig a little deeper and you'll likely find news and products that are meaningful to film professionals.

In August last year we reported on rumors that Panasonic's first 4K camera was likely to be a video-capable still camera, which would probably be called the GH4. Now, it looks like we were right, with a sighting at CES

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