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Do We Trust Our EVF?
Recent experiences have led me to question the qualities camera operators and Directors of Photography (DoPs) expect from EVF, viewfinders and monocular loupes. Having owned and operated Panasonic cameras for many years I am a fan of the so-called Varicam look, so the arrival of the Varicam 35mm sen ...
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RED Have Done It Again With The RED EPIC-W 8K
With the largest inventory of digital cinemas in the world, it's always hard to purchase every new camera release and still turn a profit. After all, we are a rental house so we need to stock cameras that productions need. RED now boasts a rather inflated and confusing line up, but the RED EPIC-W 8K ...
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How To Use Autocue Effectively
Autocue, teleprompting, prompting. Rarely the first service on the production managers list, and yet, it's a piece of equipment which when paired with a professional operator, will transform your presenter-led shoot. While most people in video and television production now understand the basics ...
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Hamlet And Good To Go!
Hamlet had a successful 2016 with a great response to its latest modular matrix switch range launched at IBC. The Hamlet portables for base band and streaming, test, measurement, monitoring and analysis outperformed the competition by virtue of their uniqueness and the instruments' ability to sa ...
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Video Europe Reviews The Nokia OZO
The Nokia OZO is our most exciting new piece of kit, the first VR 360 camera built from the ground up. The industrial design of the unit is reminiscent of Space Odyssey's Hal or The Matrix Sentinels and its potential is just as futuristic as the images it conjures up. No more multi-camera rigs w ...
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Visual Impact Reviews New Sony PXW-FS7M2
During Visual Impact's webinar on the new Sony PXW-FS7M2, experienced DoP Alister Chapman guided viewers through the exciting new features and provided some insightful tips and opinions on its functionality. For those tempted by the new addition to Sony's video-shooting arsenal, here's a summary of ...
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The BenQ PV270 Pro: A Work Of Vision & Beauty

Getting a Soundman to review a new picture monitor is either a stroke of genius, or the worst idea since Jeremy Clarkson walked into a hotel and said, 'Am I too late for dinner?', writes Neil Hillman MPSE, The Audio Suite. But just to put your mind at rest, I've been a sound and picture facility ...
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Studio Technologies Unveils Model 362
Studio Technologies has released the Model 362 Listen-Only Beltpack, featuring Dante technology. For use by on-air talent or production personnel, the Model 362 is a 2-channel user device that supports headphone monitoring of two audio channels associated with a Dante application. Features o ...
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