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The Panasonic FZ80: 4K for under $400
Technical 12th Jan 2017

cameras, Panasonic FZ80

Anyone in the market for a 4K stills photo and 4K video point and shoot camera with telephoto capabilities should perhaps take a close look at the Panasonic Lumix FZ80 —especially when you consider it will retail for less than $400.
Panasonic reveals the GH5: and it’s a stunner
Technical 10th Jan 2017

camera, Panasonic, Panasonic GH5

The $2000 Panasonic GH5 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with 4K 60p/50p recording, and 4:2:2 10-bit shooting in 4K at up to 30p. With an additional 6K Photo Mode, it looks like an incredibly powerful all-rounder.
Meet the First Dual Lens Kit for the iPhone 7 Plus
Technical 9th Jan 2017

camera, camera lenses, iPhone 7 Plus

The iPhone 7 Plus' dual camera sysem just got its first third-party upgrade.
Learn How to Use a Single Softbox to Light 10 Different Scenes
Technical 15th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, lighting, soft box

Indie filmmakers typically don't have deep pockets, which is why it's so important to know how to light your scenes with as few lights as possible.
The Chronos 1.4: A high-speed camera for the masses?
Technical 13th Dec 2016

cameras, Chronos 1.4, high-speed camera

A recent Kickstarter project, which has flown past its funding target, aims to make very high speed shooting a possibility for lower budget productions.
Want to Create New Drone Apps? DJI is Going to Give You the Tools to Do It
Technical 12th Dec 2016

drones, DJI, apps

DJI is giving developers and aerial cinematography fans the chance to design their own drone apps with more powerful tools.
The RED Epic-W: the best dual purpose still/cinematography camera yet?
Technical 8th Dec 2016

cameras, RED Epic-W

Nearly a year after initially putting down a deposit for a Scarlet-W, Rakesh Malik now finally has $30,000 worth of Epic-W in his hands and discovers that it could be the ideal mixed still and cinematography camera for anyone serious about either format.
4 Things You Should Know when Lighting a Green Screen
Technical 7th Dec 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, green screen

Shooting on green screen is relatively straightforward, but you'll want to learn a few tricks to make the process easier.