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...
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: Thursday, September 10, 2015 6:45 PM
Panasonic VariCam: Stunning ISO 5000 4k helicopter footage over London at night
Broadcast hire company Brownian Motion took a Panasonic VariCam supplied by WTS on a night-time helicopter shoot over London's skyline to test out the camera's ISO 5000 shooting capabilities - with stunning results. ...
Posted: Thursday, September 10, 2015 2:00 PM
Firmware v7.0 announced for Sony F5 and Sony F55
January 2016 will see Sony release the latest firmware - version 7.0 - for its popular F5 and F55 4K cameras, with the highlight being the arrival of a Rec. 2020 colour space, writes WTS production specialist Patrick...