An interesting article on the Alexa in use on the set of the recent World Cup demo shoot.
Impressive piece of gear, particularly the ease of the work flow, and the practical nature of the design. Very clean, noise free images, with no apparent aliasing artefacts common in other bayer sensor cameras.
HD Magazine have an early review of the new Canon XF305E camcorder. Aside from the 1/3″ sensor limitation, it looks positive.
A nice article explaining some of the rationale behind the development of the ARRI Alexa.
True uncompressed RAW is starting to become a practical option for untethered shoulder or Steadicam camera work.
Capturing video above a few hundred frames per second comes with it’s own unique set of problems, which can catch you out if your not aware and able to plan ahead.
Sony appear set to introduce an upcoming range of consumer based S35 sized sensor still and video cameras, with interchangeable lenses. Hopefully information on the professional range is not too far behind.
Some interesting research that appears to allow both macro and normal focus fields to resolve simultaneously.