Pro Moviemaker Nov/Dec - Web


CAMERAS Every single category of cameras has seen significant new launches

offers lots of the same spec but at roughly half the price and a lot less bulk. And using the same Leica L-Mount as the Panasonics, Sigma’s full-frame fp offers a super-compact body that shoots Raw. Add in Nikon’s Z 6, which is gaining ground, too, and it’s been a bumper year for the full-frame mirrorless fan. Smaller sensor cameras winning lots of praise, as well as the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, which uses a Canon mountw for a huge choice of optics. And of course it offers 6K resolution and internal Raw recording. And the MFT Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III boasts lots of spec from the flagship E-M1X sports camera, but in a much smaller body and at a lower price. It’s a lot of camera for the money. It seemed that for years there were no major launches in the DSLR also made waves, with Fujifilm’s APS-C X-T4

in the past year, fromDLSR to mirrorless, cinema cameras and more. We’ve seen even more full- frame models, the development of in-camera Raw recording and the race for resolution continues to show no sign of slowing, with relatively affordable cameras up to 12K coming on to the market. Once again the slice of the market that has seen the greatest impact has been mirrorless cameras, fromMicro Four Thirds right through to full-frame. After a five-year wait, finally the long- awaited Sony A7S III was revealed. But it was Canon that stole many of the headlines, with its EOS R5 offering internal Raw Light recording and 8K resolution – the highest on the market. Panasonic wasn’t far behind with the filmmaking-focused 5.9K S1H full-frame camera becoming a firm favourite with moviemakers, and this was followed by the S5, which

IMAGES Full- frame cameras proved popular, from Sony’s A7S III (above) and FX9 (below) to the Panasonic S1H



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