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Panasonic VariCam
Shooting A Dope Show

Cinematographer Charles Papert creates magic tricks with the VariCam 35 for MTV’s Mary + Jane In MTV’s new scripted series, Mary + Jane, best friends Paige and Jordan (Jessica Rothe and Scout Durwood) navigate the trials and tribulations of being…

Acquisition
Your Future Looks Bright

With very few exception every camera on the market today and going back many years is capable of producing amazing imagery. It’s not the pixels or the “low-noise” characteristics that matter…

Acquisition
First Look: Veydra 85mm T2.2 Mini Prime

Veydras are cine primes designed primarily for micro four thirds cameras, though they’re also available with C- and E-mounts. I tested prototypes of the first four lenses—16mm, 25mm, 35mm, and 50mm—in December 2014; customer shipments commenced in February 2015; the…

Micro 4/3
NAB News: GH4 Anamorphic Update

Panasonic announced a firmware update for the GH4 to add proper anamorphic support: 3328×2496 (1.33:1) recording at 23.98, 24, 25, or 29.97 fps. 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI output for external recording. New electronic shutter speed of 1/16,000 sec. Available later this…

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