Comment on the forum The first actually useful GH5 review I’ve read comes from Amadeusz at the excellent Polish website VideoDSLR.pl (Google Translated here) He look at all aspects of the new camera in detail, including the quality of the promising 180fps slow-mo mode.
Sony have communicated the confirmed ship date of the A7R II to me – the first batch will arrive at stores in Berlin on 5th August!
Comment on the forum Just a quick heads up from Panasonic in New Zealand. Finally a GH4 user had a well earned answer! The company is currently aiming for October for the long awaited V-LOG profile to come to the GH4.
Blackmagic have today announced a $1000 price drop on the BMPC 4K.
The new SLR Magic anamorphic lens now has an official title and price. Dubbed “ANAMORPHOT 1,33X 50” – it will cost $799 for the anamorphic adapter.
Key info 4K at 1000fps, uncompressed raw and TBA ‘industry standard’ codec $140,000 with 2TB CineMag October delivery date The record breaking (4K at 900fps) FT-One just got bettered by Vision Research who have unveiled their latest Flex high speed camera at NAB. Delivery doesn’t start until October at the earliest as features are still being added throughout the Summer of 2013, but the prototype at NAB is able to record and function at a high level despite the early state of the firmware.
UPDATE: CVP in the UK are taking pre-orders at just £4162+ VAT (£4999) which is much better than expected. The initial price quotes by sources was $8000. When the Adorama / B&H pre-orders start, will update the pricing info again Canon today launched the much speculated Canon C100, the budget version of the C300. Initially set for a price under the Sony FS700 (around $8000), the camera is double the price of a used FS100 but features built-in ND filters and the same sensor as the C300. The design and handling looks fantastic, it is even smaller than the C300 …
Shipping in ‘a sizeable volume’ of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera is due to start in 1-2 weeks time. In addition, Dan Chung reports, new features such as a double-tap punch-in focus assist and ISO 200 have been added.
This much anticipated ‘Chinese Alexa’ basic kit has been officially priced for pre-orders at a shocking $6300.
Today I have an update from CVP in the UK regarding the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. The initial shipment is delayed 2 weeks and Blackmagic expect to deliver this to CVP in the 2nd week of August. The good news is that the camera firmware has gone gold and units are under production at the factory as of now.