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Panasonic 4K VariCam 35 and a VariCam HS

Panasonic Varicam HS High Speed

Panasonic has announced two new video cameras : a new 4K VariCam 35 and a VariCam HS (high-speed). The cameras will be shown at NAB  later this April 2014 and launch Fall 2014 but the pricing hasn’t been announced yet. Panasonic 4K VariCam 35mm camera can shoot video in 4K RAW at up to 120p in the AVC-ULTRA 4K format using ...

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New Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Tested against Zeiss Otus 55mm

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens

The soon to be released Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens has been tested against the already legendary Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Xitek published the first comparison images of the new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens against three other lenses: Sony Planar T* 50mm F/1.4 ZA SSM, the Nikon Nikkor AF-S 58mm f/1.4G, and the Otus Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Sigma has ...

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Manfrotto Revealed New 055 Series Tripods and X-Pro 3-Way Head

 Manfrotto New  055 Series Tripods Manfrotto has unveiled its new 055 collection of tripods, featuring the new Quick Power Lock system which applies significantly increased locking power to the leg section cuffs, making the tripod much stiffer. The new QPL shape allows for increased locking power in the leg locks, extending the tripod’s payload capacity from its predecessor’s 7kg (15.4lbs) to 9kg (19.8lbs). The ...

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DxO Labs Optics Pro 9.1.3 Released

DxO Labs have released DxO Optics Pro 9.1.3 for Mac and Windows which adds support for the Nikon D3300, the Canon EOS M2, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 the Samsung NX1000 and NX1100. DxO Optics Pro has also been enriched with 264 new Optics Modules including camera/lens combinations for Nikon, Samsung and other brands. Photographers who acquired a DxO Optics Pro 8 license ...

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Nikon Announces D4S DSLR with Max ISO of 409.600

Nikon officially announced D4S, its flagship pro DSLR. Nikon has made several improvements over D4, the main ones are the Expeed 4 processor, higher max ISO ( 409,600 vs 204,800), group area AF feature, faster burst speeds (11fps vs. 10fps) and 1080/60p video recording capability. Thanks to addition of the ability to use Auto ISO when using manual exposure, audio ...

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Sony Experia Z2 Smartphone with 20.7 Megapixel Exmor RS sensor, 4K Video recording and G Lens

Sony has announced its new flagship Android Smartphone – Experia Z2 – with impressive specs and a 20.7 Megapixel “Exmor RS for mobile” CMOS image sensor with “BIONZ for mobile” image processing engine. Experia  Z2 also features a G lens, 4K Video recording and a 5.2″ Full HD TRILUMINOS screen. It will be interesting to compare Experia Z2 to Samsung’s just announced ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 with 16 Megapixel Sensor and 4K Video Recording

Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy S5 ( successor to the Galaxy S4), featuring a 16 megapixel sensor, 4K video recording and a 5.1inch screen . What makes Samsung S5  special is that it becomes the first camera phone to feature a phase-detection auto-focus promising faster focus speeds ( 0.3 seconds). Samgung Galaxy S5 will be available in April 2014. Samsung Galaxy ...

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Adobe Camera Raw 8.4 Available for Download

Adobe  Camera Raw 8.4 adds support to several new cameras as Sony A6000, Sony A5000, Nikon D3300 and Canon 1200D . You can find the full list below. Canon EOS 1200D (REBEL T5, KISS X70) Casio EX-100 DJI Phantom Fujifilm X-T1 Hasselblad H5D-50c Hasselblad HV Nikon D3300 Nikon D4S Olympus OM-D E-M10 (*) Panasonic LUMIX DMC-ZS40 (DMC-TZ60, DMC-TZ61) Phase One IQ250 ...

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