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Sony joined the game. Strike back. Sony may announce new 4K capable Full Frame DSLR camera just before the NAB show in April. DSLR body with A and E-mount. Sony camera will have sensor 2 axis stabilization.
New Nikon camera announced. First, to say, how tha camera is built.
- 16.2 MP (megapixel) full-frame (FX) CMOS sensor
- ISO range: 100-25600 to 50-409600
- Nikon EXPEED 4 image processor
- 14-bit RAW shooting mode
- 11 frame per second
- FullHD 60p & 50p recording (1920 x 1080 at 60/50/30/25/24 fps)
- 3.2″ 921k-Dot LCD Monitor
- 51-Point AF Sensor
One of the big advantage: Full frame sensor with possibility to use a sensor crop. During shooting you cna adjust manual audio levels. Output via HDMI (Uncompressed). Simultaneous it can record to both memory cards. And in the end, one of the best feature. Very good quality in low light conditions. Price will be around $6,500.
First questions cross my mind are this:
Canon EOS 7D Mark II vs Panasonic GH4 vs Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
Which one to buy? According to some internet sources Canon will announce new camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II in March 2014. New canon DSLR beast will have 20MP or 24MP sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF. Camera will not have sensor like it’s predecessor. Auto-Focus system will be similar to the EOS 5D Mark III and will have 61 points auto-focus range. Really high frame rate per second, 10-12 fps. Dual Digic V+ processor. New canon DSLR will have some innovative video features. Price will be very similar to Panasonic GH4. Around 2000$. Very good ISO performance. Quiet shutter mode.
“Say Hello to New Mubi” – first tagline and sentence I read from this great new post from the Mubi blog. Mubi post is quite simple and modestand it is about self existence all this years. We are here almost 7 years. The idea behind Mubi was platform that let let you watch great cinema anytime and anywhere. Their vision was to introduce people and film lovers to a new film every day and that’s 365 great movies per year!
New Pentax DSLR camera. This is only specifications and price based on rumors. First advantege is ISO range. New CMOS sensor. SAFOX XI module.
- More then 30 MP sensor
- AF module
- Frame rate: 3 frame per second
- Very High ISO: 102,400 (204,800)
- 100,000 Shutter life
- Nice Live view
- USB 3.0 support
Officially available in April 2014.
Vimeo get a new player. Three new and main stuff that player supports: Captions, Subtitles and On Demand payments. It is based on HTML5 code and use a flash a little bit. New speed performance: fast load. Subtitles are very important for filmmakers. YouTube has this option long time ago. Available only on Vimeo pro. To add captions or subtitles to your video, go to your video’s advanced settings and click Upload a (subtitle) caption file. Support these files (formats) at the moment: SRT, WebVTT, DFXP/TTML, SCC, and SAMI.
Breaking News. Hot deal news on Engadget, Newsshooter, Eoshd and Cinema5d. Blackmagic now shipping its Production Camera 4K for $1,000 less than expected. From 4,000$ to 3,000$. It is clearly that GH4 strike very hard at competition door. Blackmagic Design Office has taken decision of reducing the price of their 4K Production camera before it has reaching stores. Blackmagic CEO Grant Petty officially announced that the new price for the camera is now $2995 and available for all customers, including pre-orders. New low price. Battle continue. Just to mention soem features of Blackmagic Production Camera 4K:
Panasonic GH4 – Features and Thoughts
Micro Four Thirds Sensor and Lens Mount – new evolution, part IV. First to say advantages of GH4 and differences between gh4 vs gh3 vs gh2:
- 4:2:2/10-bit output via micro HDMI
- 16 megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor (New Sensosr)
- UHD 4K 3840×2160 30p/24p
- Cinematic DCI 4K 4096×2160 video at 24p
- Better electronic viewfinder
- Full HD OLED monitor (The GH4’s touchscreen monitor is HD (3“ OLED with 1,036,000 dots))
- High-speed 49-point auto-focus in both photo and video mode
- GH4 can shoot bursts of 12 fps (frame per second) in AFS (autofocus) mode
First video (full 4k and 2k resolution) and the most beautiful: Panasonic LUMIX GH4 “Light of the Yucatan” by Bryan Harvey