Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

Tech News: Apple iPhone 11 announcement set for Sept. 10 in Cupertino, California

September 10, 2019.Mark the date. That's when Apple will announce the new iPhone 11 and related products. The event was confirmed today as email invites began making the rounds with press, bloggers and social media influencers.Beaming live from the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, the reveal will begin...
Panasonic S1H -- Should I upgrade my GH5 for shooting video?

Trendspotting: Panasonic S1H is a 6K full-frame cinema camera masquerading as a mirrorless body — some thoughts from a GH5 video shooter

Tally lamps.A minor feature to be sure, but the Panasonic S1H has them. And this says to me the people behind this 6K flagship camera are gunning for serious filmmakers. On the new S1H, which Panasonic revealed today at an event in Los Angeles, you'll find tally lamps (recording...

Stark Insider Video: Editing ‘3 Days in Paris’ short film… not exactly a piece of cake…

A well known mantra with regards to filmmaking -- be it short films, features, documentaries, or experimental stuff like we often do here on Stark Insider -- is that it's all about problem solving.I always thought that was trite. Problem solving? Come on now. This isn't quantum physics or...
Canon EOS 90D specs

Camera News: Canon EOS 90D to feature 32.5MP sensor, 4K video — thoughts from a Canon DSLR guy

We have leaks. More tech leaks. Who knew?!This time it's the DSLR camera market -- not the headline stealing iPhone 11. Yes, the upcoming Canon EOS 90D looks to maintain its traditional DSLR body, and not go mirrorless... at least not this go around.When the 90D is released by...
Nikon Z7 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera Body

Nikon Z6 wins best camera of the year, awards also go to Fujifilm X-T3, Panasonic S1R, Canon EOS RP

You want cameras you got cameras. Just don't tell the smartphone.
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K with EF Mount

Camera News: Blackmagic Design adds 6K EF mount version of the Pocket Cinema Camera for $2,495

Blackmagic disrupts the low-end cinema camera market. Again. What next RED, Panasonic and Sony?
Amazon Echo leads smart speaker market with 76% share

Trendspotting: Amazon Echo still leads smart speaker market at 70% share, followed by Google Home at 25% (Report)

Amazon's early bet on Alexa and smart speakers and assistants continues to payoff.A new report today shows CEO Jeff Bezos and team with a still commanding lead in the smart speaker market. Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) reported smart speaker market share as of June 30, 2019 as follows:...
Panasonic GH5 with Rokinon 35mm lens

Is the Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera still worth it in 2019?

Now over two years old, the Panasonic GH5 features 4K 10-bit video, IBIS and a lot of features. Sony (A7 III), Nikon (Z6), Canon (EOS RP), Fujifilm (X-T3) have released new models. Is the GH5 still worth it?