The ALEXA camera lineup continues to expand. It now includes the most affordable ALEXA ever, the ALEXA HD, which is optimized for 1920×1080 ProRes Recording, and the refreshed ALEXA XT family. This chart gives an overview of the members of the ALEXA lineup and compares specs side-by-side. More »
The Aaton Penelope is finally here, and this latest 35mm motion picture camera to be introduced to the industry was definitely worth the wait. The Penelope is the first camera in the world designed from the ground up as a switchable 2-perf or 3-perf shooting solution. Incorporating an innovative design, as well as many of the classic Aaton features, Penelope is a versatile creative tool ideally suited to today’s production realities.
Our customers are always asking for “the perfect camera”, one that fits all of their needs and then some. Of course, there is no such thing as the perfect solution for everyone; however, there are some key requirements that we hear all the time. Most new cameras today have features that set them apart from each other and sound great on paper, but when it comes time to go into production the camera needs to be a solid tool that preforms a required task.
Many productions today consider the archiving of acquisition media something to be dealt with after completion of the work. Other projects consider the backing up of original data onto additional hard drives as their archive. These, however, do not utilize the organizational and long-term advantages of a proper archival system.
Sony’s new NEX-FS700 camera builds upon the success of the NEX-FS100, but adds some much-requested features and a few surprises as well. The feature set is very similar to the FS100, so most lenses and accessories will be fully compatible between the two. In this article, we present the various accessories and lens options that can be used with the camera.
The Canon C500 has been built on the foundation of Canon’s popular EOS C300 camera. Sharing the same impressive sensor as the C300, the C500 adds outputs for 10 or 12-bit HD and 2K (2048×1080) video, as well as 4K (both DCI and Quad-HD) RAW output. Available in PL and EOS (EF) mounts, the modular nature and size of the C500 means the camera can live in many configurations – from the fully decked out studio camera to a lightweight run-&-gun setup.
In this article, we present the many different lenses and accessories that can be used with the camera. More »