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Sony PXW-FS7 II Camcorder Officially Announced

Sony has announced the new PXW-FS7 II XDCAM Super 35 4K camcorder which adds the Electronic Variable ND and Rec.2020 color space from the Sony FS5. The new camcorder is designed for long-form shooting and production applications, especially documentaries and independent filmmaking. It also supports Sony’s A-mount System, which includes more than 70 lenses. The PXW-FS7 II is expected to begin shippingContinue Reading

Canon Announces Cinema EOS C700 and XC15 4K Camcorder

Canon has officially announced the Cinema EOS C700 and XC15 4K camcorder. With the release of these cameras, Canon has become a worthy competitor with the ARRI Alexa. The XC15 is a great option for budding (but serious) cinematographers. The C700 is targeted primarily at high-end, Hollywood-style productions as well as ENG/EFP television production. You canContinue Reading

Canon EOS C300 Mark II Firmware Released

Canon has released new firmware for the Cinema EOS C300 Mark II camera. Canon’s EOS C300 Mark II is aimed at professionals broadcasters and movie-makers. The camcorder features a new 9.84 megapixel Super 35mm CMOS image sensor. It offers a maximum ISO of 102,400 and 15 stops of dynamic range. Firmware Version details and download can be seen below. Canon Released EOSContinue Reading

Sony PXW-Z150 Compact Professional Camcorder Announced

Sony has announced the lightweight PXW-Z150 professional camcorder with new functionality to enable wireless operation and 4K shooting. The Sony PXW-Z150 features a 1″-type stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor with a resolution of 20 megapixels and a 4K compatible 29-348mm equivalent zoom lens with an integrated four-stop ND filter, and supports Sony’s 4K XAVC-L recordingContinue Reading

Sony Handycam FDR-AX53 Camcorder Becomes Official at CES 2016

Sony unveiled the Handycam FDR-AX53 camcorder with 4K video recording capabilities at CES 2016 event. The Sony Handycam FDR-AX53 is a new digital camcorder featuring a 4K Exmor R sensor and a newly developed, 26.8-536mm equivalent Zeiss lens. The FDR-AX53 is the first Handycam with an enhanced version of Sony’s own Balance Optical SteadyShot; a 5-axis imageContinue Reading

Canon Announces New VIXIA HF G40 and Three New VIXIA HF R-Seires Camcorders

Canon has announced four new camcorder models across their Vixia HF G and HF R series. Featuring a 1/2.84 type HD CMOS Pro sensor and DIGIC DV4 processor, the VIXIA HF G40, offers 20x optical zoom, an 8-bladed circular diaphragm, high quality audio, full manual control and Wi-Fi. Perfect for capturing family moments in Full HDContinue Reading

Canon XA30 & XA35 Full HD Camcorders Announced

Canon has announced the new Canon XA35 and XA30 full HD professional camcorders. Both models feature a 20x optical zoom lens and a new, advanced HD CMOS PRO image sensor with low-luminance noise of +3dB for improved low-light image capture. Canon XA30 &  XA35 camcorders also boasts two new video-recording modes: Highlight Priority and Wide DR,Continue Reading

Sony PXW-FS5 4K Compact Super 35mm Camcorder Announced

Sony has announced the PXW-FS5, the latest addition to its rugged range of professional camcorders with superior creative features and flexible shooting. Ergonomically designed for hand-held shooting, the Sony PXW-FS5 is a compact interchangeable-lens Super 35mm camcorder with 4K XAVC video recording capability. The camera’s Super35 Exmor CMOS sensor incorporates 11.6 million (8.3 million effective) pixels.Continue Reading

Canon 120MP DSLR Prototype shown at Canon Expo 2015

Canon is showing off their prototype of the still-image single-lens reflex camera equipped with a CMOS sensor featuring approximately 120 million effective pixels along with the Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS DO BR USM lens and the Cinema EOS System 8K camera at the Canon Expo 2015 show in the New York City. The development for a CinemaContinue Reading

Canon Announces The Development of a New 8K Camcorder and 120 Megapixel Full-Frame Camera

Canon announced that the company is developing a new 8K camcorder and a DSLR camera with a CMOS sensor featuring approximately 120 million effective pixels. The announcement includes the development for a Cinema EOS System 8K camera, a professional-use 8K reference display, and an EOS DSLR equipped with a 120MP full-frame sensor. The company also announced the development of a 250MPContinue Reading