A lot of new PL mount Servo lenses have come out over the past few years so it’s no surprise that Canon is aggressively pursuing that market. Their new Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 lens covers a crazy large focal range and will definitely be valuable to people who shoot sports, wildlife, documentaries, or even news.
This past year at NAB 2014, Panasonic unveiled their long-rumored 4K Varicam. The Varicam 35 features a Super 35mm CMOS sensor that can shoot 4K & 4K RAW images up to 120 fps. There is also a new high speed (HS) version of the Varicam which has a 2/3″ chip an can shoot up to 240 fps at 1080p. This past week, Panasonic released pricing information for both versions of the camera.
We’ve written a lot about drones filmmakers and shooters are now using to get low-budget aerial shots. These drones have resulted in some epic aerial footage, but because it is so easy for amateurs to get their hands on, there have also been a lot of crashes. To start your week off right and give you a good laugh, we’ve compiled all of our favorite drone fails & crashes in to one post.