New Canon camcorder lineup with the XF range 4K 50p 422 8bit

Canon are sticking to their guns by revamping the XF and XA camcorders XF405 and XF400 – versatile, compact 4K quality The XF405 and XF400 are equipped with a newly developed 15x optical zoom lens (35 mm film equivalent: 25.5 mm–382.5 mm), a 1.0-Type CMOS sensor and a Dual DIGIC DV 6 image-processing platform to […]

Being the scenes of the new Panasonic EVA-1

Two years ago almost to the day Panasonic invited us to London’s Groucho club to meet their new baby the DVX-200 and have a hands on afternoon with the new gear. Strangely while looking back on those JPEGs I discover the very same Director of Photography involved in the new EVA-1, Filippo Chiesa. Bio…I’m a professional […]

Advert…Panasonic EVA-1 at H. Preston Media… 28th September 2017

Why not make a date to see the first UK sighting of the Panasonic EVA-1 Super 35mm camcorder. From 10am on the 28th of Spptember 2017, John and Andy will be on hand along with a rep from Holdan to show off the new 10bit camcorder. Address…103 Worcester Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 1EP or phone 01684 […]

VENICE from SONY a new 6K full frame sensor camera €37,000 body only

36x24mm Full-Frame Sensor for cinema VENICE is equipped with a 36x24mm full-frame image sensor, designed specifically for the demands and performance of high end cinematography, and can capture images up to a maximum resolution of 6048 x 4032*. By switching imager modes, VENICE can natively support Super35 24.9×18.7mm, 4096 x 3024 resolution (equivalent to 4-perforation […]

New tripod from Sachtler..FlowTech 75…£810 plus vat

  Sachtler have produced a new set of carbon fibre legs called the Flowtech 75 at a reasonable price of £810 plus vat. The Sachtler 1017 System Ace XL fluid head with flowtech™75 tripod legs offers a tripod system for videographers who use cameras weighing up to 8 kg (17.6 lbs). The Ace XL system […]

ADVERT…H Preston Media’s Sony FS5 Raw Deal

  Buy a Sony FS5 during September from H Preston Media and get a FREE RAW upgrade CBKZ-FS5RIF worth £500 for £3899 incl vat this also includes a £300 cash back when you buy a lens adapter. PLUS 12 Months 0% Interest on every order over £500.00 Call John or Andy on 01684 575486 or […]

Lexar are bought over by Longsys

Not before time someone has bought the Lexar brand just in time for the Panasonic GH5 and EVA-1. Strength of Lexar Brand Combined with Longsys’ Consumer Storage Dedication Enables Continued Support to Existing Lexar Customers as well as Exciting New Growth Opportunities SHENZHEN, China and SAN JOSE, Calif (Aug. 31, 2017) – Longsys, a world […]

The balance of weight on one part of your body

I saw this in a tweet and decided to blog about it as I can’t quite understand where its coming from. No matter how you dress this graphic up holding 17.9lbs of camcorder for a day will still harm you, I am testimony to that. I had a Sony PMW-350 during 2010 and I loved […]

The balance of weight on one part of your body

I saw this in a tweet and decided to blog about it as I can’t quite understand where its coming from. No matter how you dress this graphic up holding 17.9lbs of camcorder for a day will still harm you, I am testimony to that. I had a Sony PMW-350 during 2010 and I loved […]

Final Cut Pro 7 won’t work with macOS High Sierra…You have been warned ?

Prepare for macOS High Sierra by updating your Pro Apps—including Final Cut Pro, Motion, Compressor, Logic Pro, and MainStage. Customers using earlier versions of Apple Pro Apps—including Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, Motion, Compressor, or MainStage—need to update their apps to be compatible with macOS High Sierra, available this fall. These versions of Apple Pro […]

DJI Ultimatum for Spark owners…”Update or grounded”

This must be a first where you are made to update your equipments firmware before a set date or it will be forced to stop working, what happens if someone is on holiday and can’t update before the 1st of September ? DJI will be releasing a new firmware update this week to further enhance […]

Barry Green’s take on Panasonic’s EVA-1

Barry Green’s take on Panasonic’s EVA-1 “The EVA1’s 5.7K Super-35 sensor has almost twice as many photosites as 4K,” noted Mitch Gross, PMEC Cinema Product Manager. “That means the 4K videos recorded in the camera will be crystal clear with rich color information. The EVA1 also inherits the unique Dual Native ISO sensor technology from […]

Review of the Canon C200 by Matthew Allard of News Shooter

Having had a Canon C300, the best bit about the C200 is finally Canon have had the sense to put the XLR,s onto the body of the camera itself. Like all of us these days we don’t have time to review every camera that appears on the market so here is a very good technical […]

Review of the Canon C200 by Matthew Allard of News Shooter

Having had a Canon C300, the best bit about the C200 is finally Canon have had the sense to put the XLR,s onto the body of the camera itself. Like all of us these days we don’t have time to review every camera that appears on the market so here is a very good technical […]

Review of the Canon C200 by Matthew Allard of News Shooter

Having had a Canon C300, the best bit about the C200 is finally Canon have had the sense to put the XLR,s onto the body of the camera itself. Like all of us these days we don’t have time to review every camera that appears on the market so here is a very good technical […]

DJI Osmo head for sale…in perfect working order £150ono

I already own the Osmo PRO and therefore do not use the original Osmo X3 sot hats why its now for sale. A new Osmo X3 head will cost you £359 so this is well below half price.  This is our X3 in use while producing a video review. Interested…send an email to smallvideo@mac.com naming […]

DJI Phantom 3 SE…£599

Just when you thought it was safe to look up to the sky DJI deliver another drone, the Phantom 3 SE. Perfect for beginners or experienced drone operators, the Phantom 3 SE features the reliability, intuitive controls, excellent image quality, and powerful flight performance that make DJI’s Phantom series so iconic. With its 4K camera, […]