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DSLR and mirrorless camera tips and tricks, featuring Canon Rebel T2i, T3i, T5, T6/T6i, EOS 60D, 70D, 80D, Cinema C100. Panasonic GH5, Sony a6500. Camera reviews. Video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro. Testing lens, accessories.
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...
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K compared to Panasonic GH5

Can the new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K replace a Panasonic GH5?

In short, yes. Of course it can: the upcoming, unreleased Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K can replace a Panasonic GH5. How can we know this when the heavily anticipated camera isn't even out yet (Blackmagic says September)? We know this because it has a sensor that captures a moving image...
Facebook partners with RED to develop a high-end, professional VR camera

RED Digital Cinema partners with Facebook to make professional VR camera

Red Digital Cinema (RED) continues to make some interesting and innovative announcements. First, founder Jim Jannard last year announced a special project dubbed Hydrogen. As details were revealed we learned Hyrdogen would be a modular phone with an emphasis on holographic and high quality video. It definitely sounded like nothing...
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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...
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K news update

NAB 2018: Blackmagic teases new Pocket 4K cinema camera (It’s official! $1,295 USD, shipping Sept. 2018)

UPDATE 4.9.2019: It's official. The highly anticipated Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K has been revealed. And the BMD team gave us pretty much everything, but the kitchen sink. Full 4/3" sensor. 4K. Dual native ISO (like the new GH5S). 13 stops of dynamic range with 3D LUT support. 5-inch display on...
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.
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.
Panasonic (DC-GH5S) Lumix GH5s Body C4K Mirrorless Camera with High Sensitivity Mos Multi-Aspect 10.2 Megapixels Sensor, Black

Panasonic GH5S vs. Sony Alpha a7S II: Who is king of low light? DPReview is here to help decide

Panasonic GH5S or Sony Alpha a7S II? Who is the king of low light? Inquiring minds and pixel peepers the world over must know. And now, thanks to DPReview, we have a tool to dig deeper into this most burning matter. 43 Rumors notes that the famed Studio Scene tool at the...