Pro Video Cameras

by Jabari Holder ·Posted
We've all seen them, but how can you create one? As you shop for your first or next home, research a new vacation location, or (like me) cruise around Street View, you might stop and wonder: “How are these 3D tours made?” The answer is less complex than one might think, thanks to Matterport, and its line of 3D modeling solutions.   From allowing the use of smartphones and third-party VR cameras for scanning to streamlining the acquisition process with its online platform and companion application to offering a reliable, field proof, 3D
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
Kinefinity has long been an upstart and disruptor, with its balance of design, features, and price, and their new camera the Kinefinity MAVO Edge 6K expands its lineup. The MAVO Edge 6K will be available as a Space Gray Standard and a Raw Steel Cyber edition. The MAVO Edge 6K is a Full-Frame 6K camera featuring a sensor with
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
Heads up! Ricoh is releasing its newest 360-degree camera, the THETA X, along with its new custom lens cap, and this is good news for 360° capture. Already known for its THETA series of 360° cameras, Ricoh’s new THETA X brings improved image quality and user functions, making it easier than ever to shoot, view, and share your 360° video and
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Let’s take a look at the Sony VENICE 2 Digital Motion Picture Camera! In this video, the B&H video team gets its hands on this camera and we also hear first impressions from filmmaker Tim Nagasawa. The latest in the Sony cinema line boasts the option for a 6K or 8.6K sensor. The brand-new 8.6K CMOS sensor features an impressive 16-stop dynamic range, and the camera body features numerous updates, including internal recording to a high-
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
To meet current needs for enhanced remote production and presentation in corporate, education, and house of worship environments, JVC has released three new PTZ (pan/tilt/zoom) cameras to match varying requirements of network types and video resolution: the KY-PZ200 HD with 20x optical zoom, the KY-PZ200N HD NDI|HX with 20x optical
by Mary Latvis ·Posted
If you’re a fan of compelling large-format, ultra-high-resolution video capture, you’ll be intrigued to learn that you now have another camera to choose from: the Kinefinity MAVO Edge 8K. Newly available through B&H, this compact, carbon-fiber body camera features a large-format 3:2 sensor, frame rates up to 70 fps in 8K, dual-native 640/2560 ISO, up to 14+ stops of dynamic range, and in-camera Apple ProRes 4444 XQ recording via dual
by Mary Latvis ·Posted
We’re sure you’ve noticed that “remote” is the name of the game lately and now, thanks to Canon, content creators have another option for safely capturing UHD 4K video at a distance for high-end broadcast productions. Joining the lineup of Canon PTZ cameras, the CR-X300 features IP and serial control, Hybrid AF (autofocus), and a durable, water-resistant aluminum housing suitable for interior and exterior use.
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
Coming next spring… in a world where cinema and technology collide… at a time when many, many movie trailers will be featuring footage from the latest cinema camera from Sony, is the long-anticipated and longed-for VENICE 2 CineAlta cinema camera with 8.6K or 6K full-frame-sensor options. The brand-new VENICE 2 8.6K CMOS sensor
by Mary Latvis ·Posted
We’ve all heard of work “flex time” and now we can thank Blackmagic Design for introducing a “flex cam”—the URSA Broadcast G2. Announced overnight via an unheralded introduction, this new 6K camera looks to be a truly versatile solution for users who are looking to create broadcast-style and digital cinema productions.
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The compact cinema camera market has become even more competitive with the announcement of Panasonic’s new Lumix BS1H box-style camera that sports a long list of professional features in a tiny form factor. This mirrorless camera joins the S1H and BGH1 compact camera line, featuring a full-frame 24.2MP CMOS sensor that captures cinema-quality video up to 10-bit 6K24 resolution, 14+ stops of advertised dynamic range using V-
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted
As part of B&H’s “Inside Digital Production” panel, acclaimed director Jon M. Chu and cinematographer Alice Brooks discussed their most recent film collaboration, the incredible big-screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical In The Heights. Other highlights include exclusive crew insights from the VFX supervisor to the Foley team: Denise Bailie – "C" Camera Operator Leslie Bloome & Ryan Collison - Foley Team Caroline Ibarra – 2nd
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
While a great deal is made of shooting with large-sensor cameras, for valid reasons, I thought it would be prudent to consider smaller-sensor cameras, especially in the ENG/camcorder form factor. All too often these cameras are overlooked, and they really should not be. The ENG camcorder developed from a need for an all-inclusive camera that was rugged and easy to transport, which dictated a camera body with integrated tape drive―now SSD or Media card―and a lens port so you can add the lens of your choice or, for an even smaller shooting
by Jennifer Hahn ·Posted
Atomos and Canon have teamed up to offer an exciting enhancement to your Canon EOS R5 camera and Atomos Ninja V+ monitor/recorder setup, with the latest firmware updates. By combining the Atomos AtomOS 10.68 update with the latest Canon EOS
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Canon is excited to announce the XF605, the company’s new 4K, 10-bit camcorder, packed with useful features for professional productions ranging from live event to ENG, sports, studio, as well as narrative and location shoots. Slightly smaller than the XF705, the XF605 uses a 1" CMOS sensor to capture 4:2:2 10-bit UHD 4K video in MP4 and XF-AVC, for incredibly sharp video. It also captures Full HD at up to 120 fps, for slow-motion effects, and it
by Steven Gladstone ·Posted
The outsides may say, “Stills,” but what is inside each camera screams, “Video!” The Z 6II and Z 7II from Nikon continue the company’s photographic excellence and expand on the Z 6 and