Equipment

A Look at Panasonic Cinema Cameras with Product Manager Mitch Gross

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“You’d be surprised how many people run camera tests with their pets for fun.” Those were the words that broke the ice between me and Panasonic’s Cinema Camera Product Manager for the US, Mitch Gross. I had sheepishly confessed to falling in love with the Panasonic Varicam LT after taking it home to capture slow-motion […]

Equipment

Review of the Canon EOS R Mirrorless Camera

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Canon has, at least in recent years, been a bit boring with their product announcements. Whereas Sigma is developing incredible lenses pushing what we once thought was once impossible, and Sony is adding focus points by the hundreds with each new announcement, Canon has just sort of coasted along, adding minor adjustments and tweaks with […]

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 4K

Equipment

Review of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

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With new products coming into our office all the time, and new products being limited in their releases, it’s always a bit of a scramble in the office to get your hands on the newest products to test. But the rental stars had aligned, and I had a full weekend before the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera […]

Lens Testing For Sharpness

Geek Articles

Using Rapid MTF Testing – How We Test & Monitor Our Lenses

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WARNING! THIS IS A GEEK LEVEL III ARTICLE.  It’s about testing, not image making. If you’re into geeky testing stuff, you’ll probably find this fascinating. If you’re not into geeky stuff but are into how lenses change over time, you’ll find skimming it worthwhile. If you’re a Fanboy or Fangirl, there’s nothing here for you; there are […]

Equipment

Teardown of the Nikon Z7 Mirrorless Camera

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We published our teardown of the Canon EOS-R and then had to decide which of the Nikon Z cameras to do. We decided to go with the top-end Nikon Z7. The Nikon Z6 would be the more appropriate comparison from a price standpoint; the Nikon Z6 is retailing for $2145, the Canon EOS-R for $2299, […]

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