In a surprise move GoPro have released a new even smaller camera which removes the display panel and newer 4K capable sensor from the top of the line version, halving the size and weight of the device.
Canon have a real problem in my opinion. They’re not listening to enthusiasts at all.
They claim the XC10 is an “enthusiast camera” and for aspiring filmmakers.
Actually it is a POV camcorder where you want a bit better quality than a GoPro.
Canon have revealed a little of their broad future objectives in the company’s latest annual report.
SetLife Magazine (a recommended follow on Facebook) has compiled technical specification slates showing us who shot on what when it comes to the big 2014 Oscar nominees.
Interestingly Arri cameras still sweep the board. There are also nods to the Cinema EOS cameras and even the GoPro, but the really surprising thing is not a single one of the films were shot on RED.
Thanks to low weight and small size GoPro cameras will be part of the next NASA manned space flight, possibly to Mars.