Cinema Cameras

by Stepan Andranikian ·Posted 06/20/2023
Following its electrifying debut in 2020, the Sony FX6 quickly established itself as a true powerhouse in the world of compact cinema cameras—thanks, in part, to its exceptional image quality, low-light dominance, and feature-packed design. Today, Sony's Cinema Line is more robust and well-rounded than ever, with the FX6 sitting firmly between the tried-and-true FX9 and the more recent FX3.
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 03/24/2023
The news is a bit light this week with B&H’s upcoming holiday and NAB just over the horizon, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a little fun right now. Sony is previewing one of its releases with a teaser image and announcement date. Meanwhile, Cooke has added a few new focal lengths to its S8/i FF lens series and Zhiyun launched a
by Jordan Gallant ·Posted 03/13/2023
If you want to integrate cinema lenses, wider depth of field, and improved low-light performance into your live events, look no further than the new Sony VENICE 4K Live Bundle. The bundle allows you to take the tried-and-true digital technology of the Sony VENICE 6K cinema camera and transform it into a live-event broadcasting
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 03/07/2023
The world got a glimpse of a new RED V-RAPTOR camera, in 2022, when the initial V-RAPTOR RHINO 8K S35 model in gray was released. Now, B&H is pleased to announce additions to the lineup: the V-RAPTOR 8K S35 and XL 8K S35 DSMC3 cinema cameras. These
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 01/17/2023
If you’re looking to upgrade your production with a 6K full-frame cinema-style look, Kinefinity has just released two large-format cameras, the MAVO mark2 S35 and the MAVO mark2 LF. The brand has also created two new Agile Pack camera kits that include accessories for the
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 01/06/2023
Although it’s not a recent reveal—Bosma has shown off an 8K camera for nearly two years—Bosma’s G1 Pro 8K Cinema Camera appears to be coming to customers very soon. The Micro Four Thirds system camera promises to deliver high-quality 8K imagery at an accessible price point. Using a 33MP 4/3" CMOS sensor, the G1 Pro can capture 8K video at up to 30p or 4K video at up to 60p. Of course, Full HD is also available, although it is also limited to 60p.
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 12/08/2022
At this point in camera development, most people aren’t looking for a mirrorless camera that can shoot video. Instead, they want a compact cinema camera that shares features with the mirrorless cameras that skyrocketed in popularity, thanks to their surprisingly impressive video specs. Sony strove for this paradigm with the FX30 and has done an excellent job.
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 11/16/2022
Heads up, Canon EOS C70 Cinema Camera users! With the new C70 Winter Firmware Update, you’ll now be able to add the latest codec, eye and face detection, audio metering, and streaming, gamma, lens servo, and LUT support options to your cine-style capture. Efficient intra-frame compression choices now include 4K60p XF-AVC capture and new 24p 240 Mb/s, 30p 300 Mb/s, and 60p 600 Mb/s bitrates. And with a 64GB card, you can now record up to 35
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 11/08/2022
When RED introduced its next-generation V-RAPTOR cinema camera, the brand advanced the product line to the DSMC3 platform with its large-format 8K sensor, RF lens support, and compact size. However, large format may not be ideal for certain production environments such as broadcast, wildlife shoots, and live events. So, B&H is pleased to announce that RED has just released the limited-edition V-RAPTOR RHINO 8K S35 cinema
0 Views ·Posted 09/28/2022
With the release of the Sony FX30, it is now easier than ever to pick up a cinema camera. Many everyday content creators in need of a cinema camera have found current options to be either too expensive, too complicated, or both. With the FX30, the barrier for entry is even lower without sacrificing quality or performance. Sony accomplished this by taking the clean design of the FX3 and packing in a newly developed 26.1MP APS-C BSI
0 Views ·Posted 09/18/2022
Let's take a look at the RED V-RAPTOR XL 8K VV Cinema Camera, which boasts a 35.4MP 8K VV Sensor, up to 8K120 Video, RED's first integrated electronic ND filters, and more. To learn more about what this cinema camera can do for your productions, check out the RED V-RAPTOR XL 8K VV announcement. 0:00 - Introduction 0:29 - Specs 3:10 - Production Packages 7:56 - Final Thoughts
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 09/09/2022
Z Cam is announcing that the same philosophy and innovation that has brought outstanding quality to Super35 and full-frame sensor cine cameras is being applied to update its classic E2-F6 camera. The result is an even more versatile E2-F6 Pro 6K camera and the release of three new LED panel lights that bridge the gap between LED and natural light.
0 Views ·Posted 09/07/2022
Canon is making a huge splash in the cine and broadcast worlds, most notably with the updated XA75, XA70, XA65, and
0 Views ·Posted 09/06/2022
When we think of a PTZ camera, what usually comes to mind are remote features for use in an education or corporate environment, a compact form, and a built-in zoom lens. However, Sony enjoys bringing new potential to popular tech, and the recently announced FR7 Cinema Line PTZ camera is no different. The FR7 not only has standard PTZ features such as smooth pan/tilt/zoom functions, up to 100 presets, PoE++, and IP remote control, but it also
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 08/02/2022
With firmware version 2.0 out, the Sony FX3, a compact cinema camera, now has all the capabilities required for the “Netflix approved” designation. The reason for this certification was the addition