Posted: Monday, November 24, 2014 12:00 AM
Little fanfare, but Sony's PXW-X500 can be a classic ENG camera
Cameraman and WTS Production Specialist Patrick van Weeren looks at an unheralded new arrival in Sony's XDCAM series, and discovers that the PXW-X500 has taken a classic ENG camcorder and made it even better. ...
Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:00 AM
AJA unleashes the 4K monster
Finally the CION, AJA’s much-anticipated and long-awaited 4K production camera, has a delivery date. The first units will ship at the end of December, and some cameramen may already be dreaming of their 4K Christmas. ...
Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:00 AM
Sony, sensors, smartphones and sensation
A leaked document suggesting that Sony is developing an Active Colour Sub Sampling Sensor had techies going wild over the weekend, while Sony itself has just announced a new sensor with HDR and auto-focus technology. ...
Posted: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 AM
JVC ready to bit(e) into Ultra HD with new 4KCAM camcorder range
JVC ‘s new 4KCAM range launched today, and true to form, the cameras are packed full of features. But it was a surprise package - a mini camera - that caught the eye of Patrick van Weeren, WTS’ Production Specialist. ...
Posted: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:00 AM
Is the newly upgraded Canon C100 Mark II camcorder still the golden child of its family?
WTS Production Specialist and cameraman Patrick van Weeren examines what’s new in Canon’s C100 Mark II and asks if it can continue to punch above its weight and upstage its supposedly more illustrious siblings. ...