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4K Superzoom from Panasonic: LUMIX DMC-FZ330
Technical 21st Jul 2015

cameras, 4K Superzoom, Panasonic, LUMIX DMC-FZ330

Here's a new still camera from Panasonic with a powerful lens and a surprisingly low price.
Exclusive First Look: The 4K Panasonic DVX200 - "The most exciting camera since the AF101"?
Technical 20th Jul 2015

camera drone, 4K, Panasonic DVX200

Richard Payne, Technical Presales Manager for Panasonic Broadcast distributor Holdan in the UK, has got his hands on an engineering sample of the new Panasonic DVX200 and is very, very impressed.
How to Create Realistic Fog in After Effects
Technical 17th Jul 2015

post production, editing, After Effects

Compositing fog in After Effects is surprisingly easy. Just follow these steps!
South African Civil Aviation Authority Part 101 workshops
Technical 16th Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, drones, drone workshops

The South African Civil Aviation Authority is launching a series of workshops to be held around the country to explain the new rules that come into place on July 1st.
Sony A7R II First Impressions: hands on with the surprising 4K camera
Technical 16th Jul 2015

cameras, Sony A7R II

Much has been made of its 4K video capabilities and Dan Chung wanted to test for himself just what the 42 megapixel mean machine is capable of as a video camera.
Does the zoom lens have a future?
Technical 15th Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, Camera lenses, zoom lens

One of the surprising things over the last decade television and video has been the rise of the fixed focal length, prime lens. What does it mean for the future of the zoom lens?
Sony wins the DSLR war!
Technical 14th Jul 2015

Canon, Sony, DSLR

Or does it? A victory for Sony can only really be confirmed if you accept that there was a war in the first place. Canon might beg to differ.
How the DP Behind Sundance Hit 'Tangerine' Created a Cinematic Look with an iPhone
Technical 14th Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, iPhone

Radium Cheung, HKSC, talks to Indiewire about how and why he used a mobile phone to shoot Sean Baker's new film - and why he doesn't plan to shoot another film on a phone ever again.
How to make a 4K video without a 4K video camera
Technical 13th Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, 4K

With 4K footage on YouTube becoming increasingly commonplace, Craig Marshall details one way of producing and uploading video in the format without the need for a 4K video camera.
VR: The Current State of the Art
Technical 9th Jul 2015

filmmaking tips, Filmmaker, indie tips, virtual reality, VR

The new era of wearable imaging tech is almost here. Mark Ramshaw provides a comprehensive round-up of the main players in the field to date, from the very public Oculus to the very secretive Magic Leap.