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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...
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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...
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 now on sale

UPDATE 02.24.2018: This GH5 bundle from Focus Camera is a sweetheart and definitely worth considering. It's the same price as body deal below, but you get a bunch of useful goodies: extra batteries, a durable hard case for lugging it around, and a 64GB SD card. Nice deal! Click here to...
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 Lumix DC-GH5S Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera

Panasonic GH5S camera revealed — but there’s trade-offs (Thoughts from a GH5 video shooter)

UPDATE: The GH5S is now up for pre-order on Amazon. Release date is Feb. 5, 2018.Once again, we're reminded: there are no surprises in tech anymore.The long-rumored and oft-leaked GH5S has finally shown itself to the world on day 1 of CES.If it seems familiar, however, that's because we've...
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno

Panasonic GH5 and Sony a6500 most popular new rentals for 2017

For serious photographers and videographers, 2017 was an especially good year for gear. Several new models were released, each seemingly giving us more and more power at lower and lower price points.Thank the emergence of the smartphone camera mostly for that. Panasonic GH5. Sony a6500 and a7R III. Canon...