Posts Tagged ‘4K’

Here’s How Panasonic Will Improve the GH4

Posted by on Wednesday March 16, 2016 | Camera, Photo Gear, Video

Panasonic is rolling out some new firmware for its flagship mirrorless camera, the GH4. Version 2.5 of the camera’s firmware will be free of charge and available at the end of March at this link. Among the new features it will unlock is Post Focus, which lets users select a focus point on images after... More

Canon’s EOS 1D X Mark II Records 4K, Shoots 14 FPS

Posted by on Monday February 1, 2016 | Camera, Photo Gear

Canon pulled back the curtain on its newest high-end DSLR, the 1D X Mark II, and while we’ll resist invoking Top Gun, speed is unquestionably the hallmark of the new full frame flagship. The 1D X Mark II will deliver several major upgrades from the older model, including internal 4K video recording at up to 60p, a burst... More

CES 2016: Panasonic Intros Longest Zoom for Micro Four Thirds Yet

Posted by on Wednesday January 6, 2016 | Camera, Photo Gear

Panasonic aims to bring cinema-style video techniques into the hands of more users with a new high-end camcorder introduced at CES. The company also introduced a pair of advanced compact cameras and a new 100-400mm f/4-6.3 telephoto lens–the longest focal length available for the Micro Four Thirds system. Let’s take the lens first. The LEICA... More

Vimeo Launches Wider 4K Streaming

Posted by on Monday December 14, 2015 | Video

The online video service Vimeo will broaden access to 4K videos hosted on its site. Vimeo originally launched 4K streaming and downloading for select users earlier this year, but according to Variety, the service will make 4K videos available to all its users by the first quarter of 2016. Central to Vimeo’s 4K efforts is the... More

Panasonic GX8, FZ300 Deliver 4K Recording, Faster Processing While Company Eyes Focus-Free Future

Posted by on Thursday July 16, 2015 | Camera, Photo Gear

Panasonic continues to expand the number of 4K cameras in its arsenal with the introduction of the new GX8 and FZ300. Beyond the new models, Panasonic said it was prepping a Lytro-like “post focus” capability for its new cameras that would leverage 4K recording and touch screens to allow users to adjust the focus point... More

Sony Adds $4,500 4K Handycam to Its Line-up

Posted by on Wednesday September 4, 2013 | Uncategorized

Priced at less than $5,000, Sony’s new FDR-AX1 4K Handycam will appeal to indie filmmakers and videographers on a budget who want to move into 4K video without breaking the bank. Built around a BSI 1/2.3-type Exmor R CMOS sensor, the FDR-AX1 can record 4K as well as HD video. Movies are recorded in the... More