Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Camera News: Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K now showing in stock

Not surprisingly, the new Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 4K has been hard to buy. Well, actually that's not entirely true. It's actually easy to buy, and rather I should say, hard to actually get. Meaning most online retailers take Pocket 4K orders, but don't fulfill them typically for...
Tech Marketing Trends: Lite Flagship - how did we get here?

Tech Marketing Trends: It’s not a discount phone, it’s a ‘lite flagship’

Well, okay then.This is not an entry level phone. A budget phone. A mid-range phone. Or just a plain old discounted phone.It's a lite flagship.Not a heavy flagship or a light flagship, but in 2019 make that, I repeat, a lite flagship.This is new marketing speak we're seen in...
Panasonic GH5 vs. Canon EOS 80D

Digital Stills Camera (DSC) sales are down sharply so far in 2019

Canon and Nikon move up-market with full-frame mirrorless cameras. Could this be a way to avoid the inevitable smartphone takeover of the lower end segment?

Trendspotting: Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera remains popular, at least according to Google Trends

Lately I've been so caught up with the beast that is the Panasonic Lumix GH5 for shooting videos here on Stark Insider that it's easy to assume no other camera in the world matters... or even exists. Silly me!Interest in the venerable Canon EOS 80D, for instance, remains relatively...
Canon EOS 80D with Canon PZ-E1 Power Zoom Adapter - Test with Video

Canon Sales Report: Management lowers outlook, looks to full-size mirrorless cameras, lenses to bounce back

The smartphone is devouring the stagnant DSLR camera market. Can mirrorless models save the day for Canon and others?
Panasonic GH5, Atomos Ninja Inferno, SLR Magic Anamorphot adapter, Rokinon 35mm

Premiere Pro Update: Some good news for Panasonic GH5 video shooters

Premiere Pro 2019 playback of GH5 files is "significantly smoother"
Canon EOS RP sales report mirrorless camera market

Trendspotting: Canon EOS RP full-frame mirrorless camera appears to be selling well… at least in Japan that is

It's just one source, but still the data is worth considering if you enjoy or have a vested interest in tracking the digital camera market.The Map Times, a large Japanese retailer, has released its March report. There you'll find a top 10 ranking of cameras sold during that time...
Blackmagic Pocket 4K Battery Grip NAB vs GH5

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K gets energy boost, could lure GH5 video shooters

Blackmagic Design announced a battery grip for its Pocket Cinema Camera 4K that could make it more enticing for video shooters looking for a compact setup.Priced at $245 (USD) the grip connects to the bottom of the Pocket 4K -- similar in design to other grips we've seen before...
Spotify market share report Apple Music 2019 growth

Trendspotting: Apple Music hits 28M users, passes Spotify at 26M users

In the war for streaming music subscribers Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is apparently making major inroads.According to reports today, Apple Music had 28 million users (U.S.) in February. That compares to 26 million for Spotify (NYSE: SPOT).Growth rates per WSJ suggest Apple Music is growing at 2.6% to 3% versus...