Global shutter M-mount camera announced with eye-opening smartphone “hotlink”

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This new French camera has a few very noteworthy ideas behind it.

First of all, it does away with a mechanical shutter to bring the cost down and instead has a global shutter CMOS sensor. Global shutter of course avoids the kind of distortion and banding you get from a rolling shutter. It has the advantage of being completely silent compared to an electronic shutter.

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Sony 31MP APS-C sensor with GLOBAL SHUTTER might be coming to A6700

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Sony has been listening to the feedback surrounding the A6300 and A6500, which had quite a severe rolling shutter (30ms+) in 4K.

They have just announced a new high resolution 31MP (over 6K) APS-C / Super 35mm sensor with a global shutter.

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First Sony A7R II user experiences – global shutter and native ISO 800?

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The Adorama Fair on the 14th June provided a hands-on with the Sony A7R II according to user reports.

I haven’t verified the claims so take this news with a pinch of salt for now, but with or without salt the A7R II is looking very tasty indeed.

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Canon hint at mirrorless future “global shutter makes sense”

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Canon are finally on the move. They have given the strongest hints yet that they see mirrorless as the future and have several mock-up designs in the lab.

This is great news for video. How long before DSLRs are phased out?

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An incredible achievement – Roald Christessen builds his own raw cinema camera and grading software

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There’s a new modular raw cinema camera. This one isn’t built by a camera company, or even a team. Created over the last 6 months in Flensburg in Northern Germany single-handedly by Roald Christessen, the camera features a global shutter and raw video.

Here’s an exclusive Q&A with Roald and more about the camera technology…

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More details on global shutter and possible Blackmagic sensor supplier CMOSIS

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Though it cannot be 100% confirmed I am pretty sure the Blackmagic Production Camera uses a sensor supplied by CMOSIS, which if true would be very good news as it is the latest technology and already in mass production.

Here are your sensor questions answered…

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Why Blackmagic will ship in July

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Let’s go misty eyed for a second and imagine you’re shooting a Terrence Malick inspired scene at magic hour this Summer, a warm breeze drifting through the air.

The sun glints through the trees and the scene begins “action” – with 4K with a global shutter for $4000. Is this really going to happen?

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