Canon at NAB 2011 / Sony’s lucky number

UPDATE: What are the ‘cine-style’ lenses Canon say they will exhibit at NAB?

With just over a week to go until NAB 2011 and the start of a new financial year we can look forward to some new product releases. (Although NAB is not a consumer photography event like Photokina, there is a large DSLR video presence there).

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The Sony FS100 – Why professionals are all mad

Is the FS100 (and F3 even more so) worth such a lot of money now DSLRs are in the game? EOSHD believes that for some people, yes they are. But the elephant in the room is that they produce the same end result for the audience, the same product. This is going to be quite a controversial article so please bear in mind the disclaimer that whether any camera is worth £5000 to you depends on your exact perspective and job. (For example high build quality is essential for rental houses, but is not something that effects the end result).

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AF100 successor expected to be revealed at NAB (Updated)

A few people are telling me that Panasonic plan to show a mock up of the AF100’s successor at NAB. The model number has been set, and will be revealed along with the main specs.

UPDATE – the product is not necessarily a replacement for the AF100, but Panasonic will definitely be showing a prototype new camera.

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