Posted: Friday, September 11, 2015 11:15 AM
Canon C300 Mark II test shoot: The behind-the-scenes story
The Canon EOS C300 Mark II is due to hit the streets, so we thought we'd celebrate by telling the story of our test shoot with the camera, filmed in late July. Over the next few days, we'll post a series of C300 Mark ...
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:00 AM
WATCH: Canon EOS C300 Mark II test footage
WTS production specialist and freelance cameraman Patrick van Weeren got his hands on a pre-production model of the new Canon EOS C300 Mark II camera recently, and put it through its paces on a live music video shoot....
Posted: Thursday, June 11, 2015 3:30 PM
It's official: Sony announces release of α7R II high megapixel 4K-capable digital camera
Patrick van Weeren, WTS' resident cameraman and production specialist, takes a look at the impressive spec of Sony's not-so-secret new high-megapixel, 4K-capable digital camera, the α7R II, available from August 2015....
Posted: Friday, May 15, 2015 12:00 AM
NAB 2015 Lenses review part two: Anamorphic for the masses
WTS production specialist and camerman Patrick van Weeren continues his round-up of the best new lenses from NAB 2015, and this time he's looking at anamorphic lenses, which have enjoyed a renaissance at recent NABs. ...
Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 12:00 AM
NAB 2015: Lenses review, part one
In the second part of his NAB 2015 review, cameraman and WTS production specialist Patrick van Weeren turns his focus (sorry) to lenses. With 4K – and more K – as far as the eye could see at NAB, it was no surprise t...
Posted: Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:00 AM
What happened in Las Vegas? A cameraman's review of NAB2015 - Cinema and production cameras
A week in Las Vegas may sound like pure hedonism, but NAB 2015 was a case of nose to the grindstone for WTS production specialist and cameraman Patrick van Weeren as he hunted down the very latest cameras and lenses –...
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: 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: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:00 AM
Panasonic are ready to take on the high-end market with the new Varicam
Patrick van Weeren, Production Specialist at WTS and a cameraman with almost 20 years experience, is getting excited about the imminent arrival of the Varicam. Is Panasonic ready to challenge the Arri Alexa's look? ...