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The EOS 70D, Canon's new mid range SLR, boasts a new image Sensor, Refined Auto Focus and Wi-Fi Wireless Connectivity
The Odyssey7 and Odyssey7Q provide perhaps the best displays of any recorder/monitor combo currently available.
Sony Vegas Pro 12 NLE Software supports for SD/HD video, including 60p, 4K, and 3D video projects. It also features multi-cam editing, supports up to 32 sources, and has an expanded edit mode for A/B Roll editing, and it natively supports Panasonic's P2 AVC-Intra and DVCPRO, Sony's XDCAM, XDCAM EX, NXCAM, HDCAM-SR, AVCCAM, RED's R3D, as well as AVCHD and AVC-based MOV files from popular DSLR cameras. Vegas Pro 12 supports project interchange between FCP7/X, Resolve 8, Premiere Pro/After Effects CS6, and Pro Tools, and you can burn your completed project to a Blu-ray Disc from the timeline.
How do they do that? The History of Visual Magic in Computers traces the developments of DEC, Burroughs, SGI, and dozens of others, and shares how the technology from those companies found its way to AMD, Apple, HP, Intel, Microsoft, Nvidia, Qualcomm, and Sony, to mention a few.
Directing - Film Techniques and Aesthetics covers the methods, technologies, thought processes, and judgments that a director must use throughout the fascinating process of making a film
The new Sony NEX-EA50UH pro camcorder is designed for cinematic event videography. It combines an APS-C sensor, E-mount lenses and DSLR quality still photographs with a camcorder form factor, servo zoom lenses, timecode and professional audio recording capabilities
At Manfrotto, ingenuity and innovation have long been the driving force behind the company's ability to continuously develop cutting edge products that satisfy the rapidly evolving needs of videographers. The launch of the FIG RIG, a revolutionary support system for the new generation of DV cameras, demonstrates that ability, and furthermore reflects Manfrotto's exceptional engineering and design capabilities.
Video shot for the Internet will gain huge advantages when using a tripod. Smooth video without any jumping or shaking looks best.
The Little Blue Book for Filmmakers is a handbook for easy reference, with all the information a student director/actor/producer needs to create a film, from inception through production, to sales, distribution, and exhibition.
This is so coool. Not only is it a binocular, it also records 3D HD video and high res still images. Whatever you are looking at - press a button - and wham - its recorded. And it includes image stabilizing. The Sony DEV-50 Digital Recording Binocular is a binocular-camera hybrid capable of recording 3D video in Full HD, capturing 20.4MP stills and outputting native-resolution images via its micro-HDMI port. In addition to improving the image resolution and manual-exposure settings for this latest iteration, Sony refined the DEV series housing and image-stabilization technology to make the DEV-50 useful for a broader range of photo and video applications than its forerunners, the DEV-3 and DEV-5.
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The JVC GC-PX100 Full HD Everio Camcorder captures Full HD 1920 x 1080 video and up to 12 Mp still images. It can record Full HD video and 3 Mp still images simultaneously as well. It features an SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card slot, a back-illuminated 1/2.3" 12.8 Mp CMOS image sensor, and a wide angle F1.2 Super Bright Lens. The high-quality lens supports 10x optical zoom, 16x Dynamic zoom, and 200x digital zoom. The camcorder has a FALCONBRID engine, x.v. Color, and a 3" touch panel LCD for easy recording and instant playback.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is a new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera which is the most compact of the LUMIX G family. The new 16.00–megapixel Live MOS Sensor achieves both high-resolution and high sensitivity image and video recording. The Venus Engine was also newly developed for the GF6 to attain both high-performance signal processing and noise reduction, achieving a maximum ISO 25,600 (Extended) making the most of the new sensor.
Sony Electronics unveiled the world’s first consumer 35mm full-frame interchangeable lens camcorder - the new NEX-VG900 Handycam® camcorder - for expressive, powerful imaging. Sony’s flagship model is joined by the NEX-VG30H which builds on the success of the NEX-VG20H model, sharing the same APS-C image sensor while adding several enhancements.