Panasonic Lumix GH5

Deal Alert: Sale: PANASONIC LUMIX FZ1000 4K Point and Shoot Camera, 16X LEICA DC Vario-ELMARIT F2.8-4.0 Lens

Prime Day Camera Deals: Panasonic FZ1000 4K Mirrorless, Canon Batteries, Zhiyun Crane 2 Follow Focus, Rokinon lens

Finally. A few good deals popped up today on Prime Day. Amazon typically doesn't seem to discount much of interest during this promotion when it comes to photography and videography. Typically Amazon doesn't offer deals on camera bodies, lenses or anything particularly of interest. Today, though, a few things caught...
Hedge Backup Software Review

Video Backup Workflow: Hedge software test on location Rome

Backup workflow on the road is always one of my biggest challenges. Not to mention worries. When I've travelled somewhere and spent the day shooting video, filling up several SD cards, the last thing I want to happen is to lose it all. Because I'm a very paranoid guy, I prefer...
RED Hydrogen One

More info trickles in about RED’s mysterious, holographic Hydrogen phone

If all goes to plan, the Hydrogen One phone will be available in August on both AT&T and Verizon. Nothing really special about yet another smartphone making it to two of the largest carriers in the U.S. Unless, of course, you're Irvine-based RED. Jim Jannard's company famously disrupted the cinema camera...
Mendocino Headlands - Pacific Ocean

Stark Insider On Location: Mendocino, a creative getaway in Northern California

We're way up here. Way up here in Northern California along the coast. Way up here in beautiful Mendocino wine country. Loni Stark and I are here to dive deep into anything but tech (camera gear excluded!). So that means Loni paints, and I do video. Every so often we...
video

Now Playing Stark Insider: 3 Days in Sonoma (Video)

We shot 5 years of footage on 9 different cameras. The result: 3 Days in Sonoma. It's the most epic Stark Insider video yet. And you can now watch it streaming on YouTube (embed below). Sonoma, along with Napa, is one of our favorite wine country destinations here in California. So...
ProRes RAW supported cameras - Atomos update

Videography News: Apple introduces new ProRes RAW codec for image capture, editing

ProRes RAW is here. Apple today took the wraps off its new video format to coincide with the NAB (professional video) show in Las Vegas. The codec is available in two modes, ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ. You can learn more about the technical details over on Newsshooter --...
Sigma 18-35mm lens review - videographer

Videography: Sigma 18-35mm telephoto lens is a hall-of-famer

One lens to rule them all? The Sigma 18-35mm zoom makes a pretty convincing case.

Camera sales plunge 28% in January 2018. Blame the smartphone?

January turned out to be a tough month for camera sales. Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic and all the rest are likely reeling a bit from this bit of troubling news. A report out of Japan suggests sales for the digital still camera (DSC) segment fell 28% y/y. CIPA's data...
Panasonic GH5 with Rokinon 35mm lens

Camera Deal Alert: Panasonic GH5 body now only $1,798

UPDATE 02.24.2018: This GH5 bundle from Focus Camera is a sweetheart and definitely worth considering. It's only $1,798 (USD) which is same price as body deal below, but you get a bunch of useful goodies: extra batteries, a durable hardcase for lugging it around, and a 64GB SD card. Nice...
3 Days in Sonoma - A short film by Clinton Stark

A love letter to Sonoma wine country 2.14.2018 (Video)

New short film chronicles Sonoma wine country as experienced by Loni Stark.