Canon has announced that their XC10 video camera has been independently tested in accordance with European Broadcast Union (EBU) standards for HD content acquisition.
ADAM GARSTONE has been smitten with the new Canon XC10 4k camera but he’s not sure why. It is odd but in a good way and it even mimics Canon Log. Perhaps then not the bride but a plucky bridesmaid.
ADAM GARSTONE manages to visit Ancient Rome, central London and the streets of New York without leaving Bulgaria. It's film making East European style!
Logic makes a fantastic addition to FCP X, for those who need to do more audio manipulation than FCP X’s tools allow – which is probably nearly everyone.
To coincide with the start of NAB, Apple announced another update to FCP – to version 10.2.
Making a camera is clearly very hard. Some manufacturers, like Sony, seem to churn them out at an alarming rate, but then they’ve had a lot of practice. Most of the newcomers, like RED and Blackmagic, stumbled somewhat with their first releases.
I’ll confess that I hadn’t heard of Breakthrough Photography of San Francisco. They raised funding for their range of filters through Kickstarter and are now shipping ultra-slim ND, circular polarisers (in July) and UV screw-on filters.
When our Editor Adam Garstone reviewed the full sized URSA (or URSA Major) he concluded as it turns out with some foresight; “It’s (URSA) crying out for a better sensor to suit that 12 bit, RAW CODEC, and some more software development, but the user upgradability means I wouldn’t let that delay purchasing one.”
Some of you may have seen the preview of Canon’s new 4k, fixed lens camera in China – an event noted by the presence of Jackie Chan.
Canon have now released full details of the camera (and we’ve had a brief hands-on).
Billows of steam and loud clunking noises have been issuing from the Canon rumour mill for several months, but today Canon have formally announced the details of the C300 MkII.
I've lugged a 17" laptop around for the last eight years, simply because I like the extra screen size for most of the jobs I do - or maybe I'm just at the age when tiny text is getting harder and harder to read.
ADAM GARSTONE reviews the latest versions of VFX software for Smoke, Nuke and Fusion especially in the light of the mighty Blackmagic Design’s recent buy-out and pricing policy.