Cinema Cameras

by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 06/23/2022
If you’re looking for a camera with specs somewhere between the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and the 6K Pro, Blackmagic Design has just replaced its popular Pocket Cinema 6K model with the updated Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2. The 6K G2 retains many of the 6K’s outstanding features, such as the 6144 x 3456 Super 35 HDR sensor, an EF lens mount, Blackmagic Raw format, CFast 2.0 and SD card slots, and mini XLR audio inputs. However, the 6K G2
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 06/09/2022
RED never sleeps—at least it seems that way since the company is always innovating, though some would say disrupting, the digital cinema play space. The V-RAPTOR and new V-RAPTOR XL follow suit, but here is what you can expect. The V-RAPTOR lineup consists of an already released Full-Frame sensor camera, the V-RAPTOR VV that captures 8K in VistaVision format and 6K in
0 Views ·Posted 05/31/2022
ARRI’s new ALEXA 35 camera is already making waves in the cinematography world, and we are happy to provide you with the latest info. Boasting a new sensor design and new color science, the ALEXA 35 is a brand new camera with 17 stops of dynamic range (2.5 more than previous ALEXA cameras), and a familiar Super 35mm camera package with a host of dedicated accessories that will fit into established on-set workflows. Truly a 4K camera with a 4.6K resolution sensor that fulfills the mandates for 4K origination while using a Super 35mm-sized
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 03/31/2022
After a lengthy wait, Sony unveiled the a7S III, satiating years of desire for an upgraded king of mirrorless video. The release itself wasn’t so much of a shocker, even if the specs were top notch—perhaps even beyond expectations. However, the surprise came when just a short time after, Sony lifted the curtain on the
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted 03/29/2022
Kinefinity has long been an upstart and disruptor, with its balance of design, features, and price, and their new camera the Kinefinity MAVO Edge 6K expands its lineup. The MAVO Edge 6K will be available as a Space Gray Standard and a Raw Steel Cyber edition. The MAVO Edge 6K is a Full-Frame 6K camera featuring a sensor with
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 05/19/2022
Netflix is the streaming service. Many others have challenged it and many are doing well. Still, no one compares to the size of Netflix, or comes close in terms of outputting original content. As such, the camera technology decisions they make matter if you want to get a strong deal with the streaming giant for the new film or television series you’re shooting. “Netflix approved” means that cameras have the minimum specs required to ensure the expected quality of a Netflix Original. While it shouldn’t be your only guide when purchasing a
0 Views ·Posted 01/19/2022
Canon has announced the new EOS R5 C, a compact, hybrid camera that is ideal for journalists, event photographers, and drone users who routinely capture stills and video over the course of their workday. This RF-mount mirrorless camera combines the full-frame 45 MP resolution and speed of EOS R5 stills capture with up to 8K60, 12-bit Cinema RAW Light internal video capture, HDMI raw output, Canon Log 3, HLG and PQ HDR, unlimited recording
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 12/16/2021
If you’re a fan of compelling large-format, ultra-high-resolution video capture, you’ll be intrigued to learn that you now have another camera to choose from: the Kinefinity MAVO Edge 8K. Newly available through B&H, this compact, carbon-fiber body camera features a large-format 3:2 sensor, frame rates up to 70 fps in 8K, dual-native 640/2560 ISO, up to 14+ stops of dynamic range, and in-camera Apple ProRes 4444 XQ recording via dual
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 12/01/2021
We’re sure you’ve noticed that “remote” is the name of the game lately and now, thanks to Canon, content creators have another option for safely capturing UHD 4K video at a distance for high-end broadcast productions. Joining the lineup of Canon PTZ cameras, the CR-X300 features IP and serial control, Hybrid AF (autofocus), and a durable, water-resistant aluminum housing suitable for interior and exterior use.
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 12/02/2021
Looking to outfit your camera for cine-style shooting? Wooden Camera has you covered with a range of plates, cages, and other pro components released in 2021. Read on to discover a nifty monitor bracket plus a host of components designed expressly for popular cameras from Blackmagic Design, Canon, Panasonic, and Sony. The latest crop of Wooden Camera components features the easily adjustable Ultra Quick Release Monitor Mount
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 11/15/2021
Coming next spring… in a world where cinema and technology collide… at a time when many, many movie trailers will be featuring footage from the latest cinema camera from Sony, is the long-anticipated and longed-for VENICE 2 CineAlta cinema camera with 8.6K or 6K full-frame-sensor options. The brand-new VENICE 2 8.6K CMOS sensor
by Mary Latvis ·Posted 11/15/2021
We’ve all heard of work “flex time” and now we can thank Blackmagic Design for introducing a “flex cam”—the URSA Broadcast G2. Announced overnight via an unheralded introduction, this new 6K camera looks to be a truly versatile solution for users who are looking to create broadcast-style and digital cinema productions.
0 Views ·Posted 10/20/2021
DJI has just announced the Ronin 4D, the brand’s newest line of professional cameras for the next generation of cinema production, featuring two all-in-one 4-axis gimbal cameras: the Ronin 4D 8K Cinema Camera and the Ronin 4D 6K Cinema Camera. The Ronin 4D’s modular system is made up of a core processing unit and a
0 Views ·Posted 10/07/2021
The compact cinema camera market has become even more competitive with the announcement of Panasonic’s new Lumix BS1H box-style camera that sports a long list of professional features in a tiny form factor. This mirrorless camera joins the S1H and BGH1 compact camera line, featuring a full-frame 24.2MP CMOS sensor that captures cinema-quality video up to 10-bit 6K24 resolution, 14+ stops of advertised dynamic range using V-
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted 09/09/2021
We at B&H are excited to announce the new RED V-RAPTOR 8K VV cinema camera with a new 8K VV sensor that moves the RED family of cameras into a new, advanced DSMC3 line. As the first of the DSMC3 platform, the V-RAPTOR features a compact form factor only slightly larger than the KOMODO, and it features a new multi-format V-RAPTOR 8K VV sensor that can natively capture in full frame as well as in 6K S35, 3K S16, VistaVision, and