Posted: Sunday, September 13, 2015 10:30 AM
Canon C300 Mark II: Canon Log2 explained
In the latest of our Canon C300 Mark II blogs, we look at some tips for shooting footage in Canon Log2, with WTS production specialist and freelance cameraman Patrick van Weeren and Blue 2.0 colourist Damion Katwaroo....
Posted: Saturday, September 12, 2015 3:00 PM
FS5 Announced - Sony Reveals New PXW-FS5 Camera at IBC
Twelve months ago, Sony’s hugely popular PXW-FS7 shook up the documentary and broadcast programmes market. Now, taking aim at the videography and online content market there's a new addition to the Sony 4K camera fam...
Posted: Saturday, September 12, 2015 10:30 AM
Canon C300 Mark II: Auto-Focus as a Creative Tool
In the third of our Canon C300 Mark II blogs, WTS production specialist and freelance cameraman Patrick van Weeren talks about the new auto-focus system in the C300 Mark II – and how you can use it as a creative tool....
Posted: Friday, September 11, 2015 3:10 PM
Canon C300 Mark II: Testing high dynamic range and the new XF-AVC codec
The second instalment in our series of Canon C300 Mark II blogs sees WTS production specialist/freelance cameraman Patrick van Weeren and Blue 2.0 colourist Damion Katwaroo tell us what they think of the C300 Mark II'...
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: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:00 AM
Sony releases new firmware update 6.0 for F5 and F55 cinema cameras
Sony has announced firmware update version 6.0 for its large sensor PMW-F5 and PMW-F55 digital motion picture cameras. The update adds Apple ProRes 4444 as a recording format with the Sony CBK-55PD codec board, enabl...
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: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 12:00 AM
4K the focus as Panasonic unveils new camera line-up at NAB
It was a 4K family occasion in Las Vegas as Panasonic unveiled three new 4K cameras at NAB, to complement the Varicam 35. The new releases mean Panasonic can, for the first time, offer the whole gamut of 4K cameras...