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Blackmagic Design Announces New URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Camera
Blackmagic Design have announced URSA Mini Pro 4.6K, a new professional camera that combines high end digital film quality with the ergonomics and features of a traditional broadcast camera. URSA Mini Pro features a massive number of tactile control buttons, switches and dials that make it faster to use, built in optical ND filters, a new interchangeable lens mount, dual CFAST 2.
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 sensor format was of great interest. By Sean Russell, Freelance Lighting Cameraman.
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 was something we couldn't wait to get our hands on.
RED Digital Cinema Heads To BSC Expo
At BSC Expo 21017, RED Digital Cinema will demonstrate its DSMC2 range including the RED EPIC-W and WEAPON 8K S35, both of which feature RED's newest sensor HELIUM. Other RED cameras will also be on display in the Cirrolite, Cooke Optics, Fujinon, Schneider and Zeiss booths.
Canon Announces BSC Expo Range
Canon UK is to demonstrate its new 4K camera, the EOS C700, at BSC Expo and BVE 2017 next month. Launched in September 2016, the the EOS C700 has been designed and built for use in any shooting environment by either cinema DoPs or high-end broadcast producers.
Canon Selected For New Nature Series 

Canon's ME20F-SH has been used by Offspring Films for its latest series, Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family. 

 The factual, natural history production specialists deployed the camera to capture Tarsiers in extremely low light.
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 what we learned.
Philip Flaemig Conquers Mount Everest With Sachtler
Over 200 people have died in their attempt to climb Mount Everest, with the trek itself riddled with avalanches, rockslides, and blizzards. But despite that risk, people every year from all over the world travel to venture to its summit, including German director and cameraman Philip Flaemig.
RED Intros Limited Edition WEAPON With HELIUM 8K S35 Sensor
RED Digital Cinema has introduced the limited edition WEAPON with HELIUM 8K S35 sensor. With best-in-class resolution and cinematic image quality, the WEAPON 8K S35 boasts massive resolution, large dynamic range, 35.4 megapixel stills from motion and over 4x more resolution than 4K UHD (3840x2160). The WEAPON 8K S35 captures motion and stills in 8K 2.
Stabilization, Some Basics
As manufacturers of stabilized systems we are often meeting people who are considering either purchase or use of stabilization and have had limited practical experience with this type of mounting. This article is an attempt to cover some of the basics. By Frank Fletcher, Managing Director, A&C Ltd.
Filmmaker David Peacock Selects Anton/Bauer
Filmmaker David Peacock and Absolute Cinema have raced down North America's longest vertical drop on Mount Mackenzie, cruised on the pistes of Austria's Stubai Glacier, and outrun avalanches in New Zealand and more in their latest film Passenger.
Sony F5 Vs FS7. Which Is Better?
This is a short article to explore the merits of Sony PMW-F5 and Sony FS-7 for modern production. By VMI. Over the last few years it seems that Sony introduce new cameras with alarming rapidity and whilst some products are new versions of previous models, the push for large sensor and 4K capability has led to some confusion amongst end users as to which system to use.
Last Domain Of Studio Cameras, Pt 2
This article is continued from Part 1. JVC has a formidable partnership with Bradley JVC Kenwood's General Manager John Kelly was sure: "The biggest change is the use of robotic type cameras. There is quite a change from traditional studio camera operational set-ups towards a mixture of that with ENG type cameras on a pan/tilt head.
Last Domain Of Studio Cameras, Pt 1
The biggest excitement on the camera market this year came with the NAB launch of the LDX 86 from Grass Valley and the HDC-4300 from Sony, bringing three-sensor 4K capabilities to sport and live event production without the limiting depth of field issue lens problems, writes George Jarrett. From cameras, UHD over IP transport workflow has been another jump forward.