Sony scraps 2020 mirrorless camera features to prioritise PS5 bill of materials cost

Sony A9 with Canon Dream Lens

According to a reputable report in the Japan Times, Sony has shelved new features planned for a 2020 mirrorless camera (thought to be the A7S III) due to a lack of DRAM memory supply (the A7 IV or A7S III was thought to have stacked DRAM sensor technology, inherited from the A9).

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Fuji X-T4 body gets fully articulated screen – But Less X-H2, more X-T3.5!

Fuji-X-T4-leaked

Here’s the new Fuji X-T4 due to be announced in 9 days on February 26th. Fuji chose to go with the familiar X-T3 body design and add IBIS, along with a fully articulated screen similar to the GH5. There’s now a stills/video toggle on the top panel, but no deeper grip or top-LCD like that found on the X-H1. I am disappointed it is not an X-H2 by design. The X-T4 uses the same sensor as the X-T3 and I am told there is no 6K as originally rumoured, but we’ll have to wait and see on that one.

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Sigma Fp to get 120fps RAW recording and more coming in firmware update

Sigma Fp (Kubrick)

The Sigma Fp will get 120fps Cinema DNG RAW recording at 1080p in a forthcoming firmware update, along with several other new features such as an HDR Video mode and ability to record video in the Director’s Viewfinder mode, at various aspect ratios and crop factors.

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Canon EOS R5 8K video – It’s official – Monster camera puts Canon back in the match

A complete change in policy at Canon has transpired. The company has decided to compete in the mirrorless cinema market. With Cinema EOS established as a separate business, it seems the stills camera are off the leash. What a fantastic day it is for camera nerds and filmmakers alike who can rejoice in the specs and the creative possibilities of Canon’s new EOS R5 with 8K video and cutting edge new sensor technology.

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PBC Pocket Controller for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

PBC Pocket Bluetooth Controller for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Soon CDA-TEK will be taking pre-orders for their Pocket Cinema Camera 4K bluetooth pocket controller. It acts as a wireless interface “hub” as well, not just a way to quickly access camera settings without diving into any menus. The hub allows wireless follow focus control of most lenses on the camera, when paired with a Tilta Nucleus, for example.

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