The Panpilot Steady Cam and Tripod is a weighted counter balanced system designed for all video and DSLR cameras up to eight pounds and sits only 18 inches off a surface. The Panpilot also has a tripod capability to take locked stable shots.
HD Magazine's Digital Edition 56 is now available for download in our iBooks store. Only 99p or currency equivalent this latest edition is packed full of vital information for the video professional, including 16 pages of Downton Abbey series 2, reviews of camcorders and editors, interviews with DoPs and post experts and our camera equipment listing.
On the bottom are tapped holes for their BP-Multi and bridge plates of other brands (ARRI BP3, BP5, BP8 , BP9 or O’Connor plate).
The superstructure is also made out of this aluminium called Konstruktal and you can attach monitors, batteries, recorders and so on.
More info on their site.
The latest film from the production company Overbrook Entertainment and director M. Night Shyamalan, “After Earth,” scheduled for release next year by Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Columbia Pictures, is the first major motion picture to be shot using Sony’s groundbreaking F65 CineAlta digital production camera.
GoPro came and saw and conquered the world of extreme life cinematography. There were limitations and complaints about interfaces and excessive accessories but now, stand by your surfboard, its GoPro2. ADAM GARSTONE dons his protective gear and gets close to his Hero.
So many words and pictures have been used to describe the new Canon C300 camcorder but not much ‘real’ footage. DP PAUL GWILLIAMS called up a fellow camera nut who also cooks a bit to shoot with the camera in a broadcast television setting.
If Justin Beiber were a camera he would be the Canon C300. But instead of screaming girls we have excited DPs, cameraman and anyone who likes a big sensor in their camera of choice.
Documentary maker and stills photographer Leo Maguire spent many months gaining the trust of a group of travellers in order to make a reality show for broadcast. His Canon 5D MkII wasn’t ever going to be used for such a task so he started looking for a replacement which he found in a new camera from Sony, the NEX FS100E.
130 men on a submarine for nearly eight months, once permission was granted to shoot a reality show, you just knew there would be stories. Firelight Productions have produced three one hour shows capturing the unique environment of a nuclear submarine. Every thing was fine until the submarine was called up to monitor the unfolding Arab spring rebellions.
Every year we get the Academy leaning on us to like the films that they have picked for particular praise. Although we don't judge the content we do have a look at digital cinematography's inexorable take over of the art of film making. Unfortunately this year film is still dominant and even a new camera from RED hasn't broken through the drawbridge. Even the Arri ALEXA in its first full year of being available for movies has only two films in the nine best. However Arri on the whole has done very well.
Sony has pushed us this PR about the growth of OLED monitoring in the UK market with some sales information. Is it the big replacement tech for CRT? Could Dolby be regretting hitching to LCD?