New Footage from the Panasonic VariCam

Now that the VariCam has started shipping, and has found its way into the hands of rental houses and DPs alike, new footage has started to appear all over the web. The camera is also being used on some exciting new TV shows. Here is where you can see the VariCam 35 and HS in action […]

New Footage from the Panasonic VariCam

Now that the VariCam has started shipping, and has found its way into the hands of rental houses and DPs alike, new footage has started to appear all over the web. The camera is also being used on some exciting new TV shows. Here is where you can see the VariCam 35 and HS in action […]

New Footage from the Panasonic VariCam

Now that the VariCam has started shipping, and has found its way into the hands of rental houses and DPs alike, new footage has started to appear all over the web. The camera is also being used on some exciting new TV shows. Here is where you can see the VariCam 35 and HS in action […]

New Sony FS7 Scene Files from AbelCine

New Sony FS7 Scene Files from AbelCine

The Sony FS7 camera is shipping in quantity now, and we’ve had a lot of requests for some of our custom scene files. We’ve put together five files in our usual flavors, along with new matching files for the Sony F5. These files are designed both to change the camera’s look, and make matching the FS7 and F5 cameras easier. Our […]

New Sony FS7 Scene Files from AbelCine

New Sony FS7 Scene Files from AbelCine

The Sony FS7 camera is shipping in quantity now, and we’ve had a lot of requests for some of our custom scene files. We’ve put together five files in our usual flavors, along with new matching files for the Sony F5. These files are designed both to change the camera’s look, and make matching the FS7 and F5 cameras easier. Our […]

At the Bench: mLogic mTape LTO-6 System

At the Bench: mLogic mTape LTO-6 System

Data archiving is not something most of us want to think about, but it’s a reality that all filmmakers have to face today. The demand for lower compression and higher resolution material is increasing, meaning that we all eat through hard drives much faster. On the bright side, archiving is getting easier and more affordable […]

Panasonic Releases New Firmware for VariCam 35 & HS

Panasonic Releases New Firmware for VariCam 35 & HS

Panasonic has just released new firmware for the VariCam 35 and HS cameras. This update includes some of the most anticipated features for these new cameras, and it’s completely free. First off is ProRes HQ recording (in HD) on both the 35 and HS, a must have for many productions. This format comes on top […]

Panasonic Releases New Firmware for VariCam 35 & HS

Panasonic Releases New Firmware for VariCam 35 & HS

Panasonic has just released new firmware for the VariCam 35 and HS cameras. This update includes some of the most anticipated features for these new cameras, and it’s completely free. First off is ProRes HQ recording (in HD) on both the 35 and HS, a must have for many productions. This format comes on top […]

At the Bench: Sony Optical Disc Archive System

At the Bench: Sony Optical Disc Archive System

Sony is known for their reliable and proven Optical Disc technology. Many of us have countless numbers of their XDCAM discs on our shelves serving as an archive, just like we used to do with tape stock. Sony has recognized the need to archive material in a larger format with the same reliability (up to […]

At the Bench: Sony Optical Disc Archive System

At the Bench: Sony Optical Disc Archive System

Sony is known for their reliable and proven Optical Disc technology. Many of us have countless numbers of their XDCAM discs on our shelves serving as an archive, just like we used to do with tape stock. Sony has recognized the need to archive material in a larger format with the same reliability (up to […]

A Tour of the Panasonic VariCam 35 & HS

A Tour of the Panasonic VariCam 35 & HS

With the new Panasonic VariCam 35 and VariCam HS cameras now shipping, I’m excited to give you a full tour of the camera system and its features. My first video, above, is an in-depth look at the cameras’ external controls, including a demonstration of how to separate the body and the head. In the second video, below, I […]

Understanding Digital Cinema Principles Through Photoshop

Understanding Digital Cinema Principles Through Photoshop

At AbelCine we hold a lot of events aimed at helping still photographers move into the world of cinematography or add video to their creative tool kit. These “Stills To Motion” events are focused on the art of cinema, as well as the latest camera technology. At one such event, we discussed the RAW and Log modes […]