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June 19, 2012

Cameraholic Digest: Digital Video edition: Zacuto Great Shootout returns, E-M5 video, etc

Finally, the last part of the five-part Cameraholic Digest catch-up-a-thon! This episode focuses on Digital Video action, with the launch of the 2012 Zacuto Great Shootout! The previous four installments: fixed lens cameras and mirrorless cameras and DSLRs and post-announcement D-Rebel T4i/650D catch-up... Lesson learned: Don't fall behind!... Lens reviews, as usual, can be found at the Lens Reviews mini-site... Later tonight, we will have a regular Cameraholic Digest, covering the action from the last 24 hours or so... [other things equal as always]

Zakuto Great Shootout Returns
+ new 2012 edition of the Zacuto Great Shootout (Episode I) featuring the Sony F65, Arri Alexa, RED Epic, Sony FS100, Sony F3, Canon Cinema C300, Canon 7D, Panasonic GH2 hacked, and the One True Ring, iPhone 4S
+ below the article, you will find links to the Production Logs (four episodes so far) and 35-page technical PDF file detailing their testing [UBER-GEEK ALERT!]
+ the Shootout is a 3-part 30-minute per episode series (next episodes in mid-July and mid-July)
+ discussion of the Shootout by Philip Bloom
+ review of the Zacuto Shootout at EOS HD
+ who will review the EOS-HD review for double-meta bonus points?

HD-DSLRs vs Digital Video Cameras
+ Canon 5D Mark III vs Sony F3 vs NEX-FS700 Low Light comparison at DSLR News Shooter

Trade Shows
+ lots of coverage from the FreshDV Expo at Planet 5D blog

Other Digital Video Action
+ Olympus E-M5 review updated at Imaging Resource to cover the camera's Video recording capabilities
+ Canon D-Rebel T4i/650D report at Cinema 5D (and discussion at EOS HD)
+ Is 2/3" also dying (for video) at Wide Open Camera
+ Sony FS700 slow motion at Cinema 5D
+ no more Canon APS-C DSLRs for digital video says EOS-HD after the T4i/650D announcement
+ Canon program to equip indie film makers with Canon gear - via Steve's

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