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BMPCC 4K vs Fujifilm X-T3 – Which One to Pick?

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If you’re planning on adding a new mirrorless camera to your holiday wishlist, odds are you want to pick one that will give you not only the best bang for your buck but also the best image quality right off the bat. With that in mind and while taking into account all the cameras released…
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Six Reasons Why Your GH5 is Still a Viable Option in 2018

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I guess it’s safe to say that this year has been a wild rollercoaster ride for the prosumer video camera market. In fact, 2018 saw many different manufacturers hopping on the mirrorless camera bandwagon. From front-runners like Sony and Panasonic to underdogs like Fujifilm, Canon and even Nikon who have also joined the party in…
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DJI Osmo Pocket vs GoPro HERO7 Black – Side-by-Side Comparison

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With the recent Osmo Pocket announcement, DJI and GoPro have instantly become direct competitors in the action camera segment as now both companies have an enticing offering for aspiring filmmakers and sports enthusiasts to get their hands on. GoPro HERO7 Black is still one of the best action cameras out there with a rugged beast…
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Five Reasons to Consider the Canon C300 II for Your Next Project

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Canon’s professional cinema cameras have become some of the most esteemed in the film industry in recent years, thanks to their ingenious robust design, amazing image quality, and powerful codec options. Of all the offerings in the EOS lineup, however, the C300 MKII somehow stands out above its siblings. Even though it’s not the cheapest…
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BMPCC 4K vs. iPhone 8 Plus – Can You Guess Which is Which?

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With every new iteration, smartphone cameras continue to evolve by leaps and bounds in terms of image quality. In fact, cameras found on devices like the iPhone have become good enough to be used as a proper b-roll camera, or even a main camera on set. Despite the advancements in smartphone camera technology, however, many…
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Zhiyun Weebill LAB – Closer Look and First Impressions

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Back at IBC 2018, Zhiyun-Tech showcased for the first time in public their latest offering: the Weebill LAB. The company’s brand new gimbal with innovative design aims to provide users with a “tiny and mighty” video stabilization tool that’s compact enough for traveling, yet feature-packed to the point where it could replace any other single-handed gimbal.…
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This Crazy Experiment Shows How to Turn Your S35 Camera into a 65MM LF Beast

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Shooting with large format cameras is an emerging trend in the film industry these days. Big budget productions (typically Hollywood-level projects) have progressively begun to bask in this technological marvel in order to take advantage of the superb video quality and unique visual aesthetics produced by these exquisite acquisition tools. When it comes to large…
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How Good is the BMPCC 4K When it Comes to Recovering from Overexposure

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Even though the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K made a huge splash in the independent filmmaking community, some folks are a bit skeptical as to how well this camera performs, particularly when it comes to recovering from overexposure. To sort things out, Carl Yates of ProAV TV decided to put the camera through its paces…
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X-T3 vs A7III vs EOS R vs Z7 vs BMPCC 4K – Video Quality Comparison

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As 2018 begins to wind down to a close, it’s interesting to look back at some of the breakthroughs and innovations that were made in the realm of camera technologies throughout the year. All in all, each major camera manufacturer in the field has rolled out a new mirrorless camera that deserves consideration or at…
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