Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:00 AM
Sony's world-first HDC-4300 4K systems camera threatens to steal the show at NAB
Amid a formidable array of new camera releases at NAB in Las Vegas (more on them soon), it's the Sony HDC-4300 – the world's first camera to use three 2/3-inch 4K image sensors – that's really got the WTS team excit...
Posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 12:00 AM
Canon sets out its 4K stall with the new C300 Mark II 4K camera and smaller XC10 4K camera – PLUS a 24" 4K Grade 1 monitor
With NAB upon us, Canon's announcement that they have upgraded the hugely popular C300 to offer – amongst other new features – 4K recording and a 15-stop dynamic range is bound to have film makers licking their lips, ...
Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 12:00 AM
Sony releases PXW-FS7 firmware V2.0
New firmware for the Sony PXW-FS7 has arrived, bringing full 4K recording, HD Apple ProRes codecs and additional audio channels, amongst other enhancements and fixes. Juan Martinez of Sony has explained the key points...
Posted: Monday, December 22, 2014 12:00 AM
The future ahead of schedule: Sony's December firmware updates
At the tail end of last week, Sony updated three of its cameras - the PXW-FS7, the PMW-F5 and the PMW-F55 - in the space of two days. Arriving earlier than expected, the newly released version 1.10 firmware for the...
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: Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 AM
Nature cameramen go wild for the new Canon 50-1000mm cinema lens
WTS’ Production Specialist – and experienced sports cameraman – Patrick van Weeren was at the Wildscreen Festival in Bristol this week, where he spotted a new leader of the pack when it comes to telephoto zoom lenses....
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? ...
Posted: Friday, October 3, 2014 12:00 AM
Sony PXW-FS7: Is it the showstopper it seemed to be at IBC?
WTS Production Specialist Patrick van Weeren has been having a great time with Sony’s latest 4K camcorder. Sign up for our FS7 workshop next week and ask him very nicely and he may just let you share the fun... ...
Posted: Monday, September 1, 2014 12:00 AM
0% finance: A no-catch, free-money offer for big names and freelancers alike
WTS Broadcast's Sales Manager Duncan Payne has a wealth of experience when it comes to the subject of buying broadcast equipment on finance - and, he says, it's a perfect option for big companies and freelancers alike...