Posted: Friday, December 23, 2016 3:30 PM
Sony FS7 II: A true shooter's camera
WTS' Technical Product Specialist Denis Moldovan finds himself well and truly won over by the tweaks that Sony have made to their hugely popular FS7, in the new FS7 II. A little over two years ago, Sony launched th...
Posted: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:20 PM
Canon C700: Can auto-focus propel Canon into the competitive high-end cinema market?
WTS’ production specialist Denis Moldovan takes a look at Canon’s newly announced high-end production camera, the EOS C700, and finds a camera whose market-leading auto-focus may prove key to any hopes of breaking int...
Posted: Monday, December 7, 2015 10:00 AM
Sony FS5: Who is it for and what does it do?
The newly released Sony FS5 handheld 4K camera has been put under scrutiny by WTS' production specialist and freelance cameraman, Patrick van Weeren. In this blog, he rounds up what the FS5 brings to the Sony line-up ...
Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 11:35 AM
Sony PXW-X400 ENG camera: Hello modern news gathering as we bid goodbye to popular PMW-400
WTS Production specialist and freelance cameraman Patrick van Weeren bids adieu to the Sony PMW-400, an old faithful of the ENG world, and welcomes its newly upgraded successor, the Sony PXW-X400, due in February 2016...
Posted: Monday, November 2, 2015 2:00 PM
Panasonic DVX200 camera review: What you need to know
WTS production specialist and freelance cameraman Patrick van Weeren was among the first to take an in-depth look at the new Panasonic AG-DVX200, a large-sensor, 4K hand-held camcorder announced in April at NAB 2015. ...
Posted: Thursday, October 15, 2015 12:00 AM
Sony FS7 4K camera: an overview
WTS production specialist and seasoned freelance cameraman Patrick van Weeren presents a video overview of the Sony FS7 4K camera, which has proved hugely popular with cameramen since it hit the shelves in late 2014. ...
Posted: Friday, September 25, 2015 1:30 PM
New broadcast technology at IBC 2015: 4K cameras
WTS Sales Manager Duncan Payne was at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam to assess the latest broadcast technology hitting the market. In this blog, he looks at some of the new 4K cameras set for release in the coming few months. ...
Posted: Friday, September 18, 2015 1:00 PM
HD viewfinders: Sony announces answer to cameraman's prayers
A professional HD viewfinder has been top of the wish-list for most cameramen for quite some time now, so the launch at this month's IBC 2015 in Amsterdam of two Sony HD viewfinders – the HDVF-EL20 and the HDVF-EL30...
Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 5:30 PM
Canon C300 Mark II: (No) comparison with the C300
WTS's production specialist and freeleance cameraman Patrick van Weeren looks at what's new in the Canon C300 Mark II, compared to the much-loved original C300, in the latest edition of our C300 Mark II blog series. ...
Posted: Monday, September 14, 2015 2:45 PM
Canon C300 Mark II: Is it worth filming in 4K or UHD for delivery in HD?
The benefits of shooting in 4K/UHD for HD delivery are the topic of discussion in today's edition of our Canon C300 Mark II blogs. Blue 2.0 colourist Damion Katwaroo and WTS production specialist and freelance cameram...