October 25, 2014

Panasonic bolsters AVCCAM line with new camcorder, recorder, and camera head

Panasonic bolsters AVCCAM line with new camcorder, recorder, and camera headCamcorder that captures Full HD to SDHC memory cards is priced at $3195 By John Virata

At Panasonic’s Sunday NAB 2009 press conference, the company announced a new AVCCAM camcorder that weighs less that 2.2 lbs and features full HD 3MOS imagers to capture MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 video in full 1080 and 720 resolution video. According to the company, the AG-HMC40 is capable [Read more...]

Apple and Oranges Productions adds digital sizzle to Broadway marketing with Panasonic P2 HD camcorders

Apple and Oranges Productions adds digital sizzle to Broadway marketing with Panasonic P2 HD camcordersMulti-Purpose Promotional Materials Shot for “Memphis’ with AG-HPX300s, ‘Hair’ Be-In Streamed Live from AW-HE870N POV Camera

Bi-coastal Apples and Oranges Productions, with offices in Southern California and Manhattan, has ramped up quickly since its founding in 2008 to become a notable force on Broadway, with two shows currently on the boards, [Read more...]

Panasonic intros VariCam 2700 and 3700 at NAB

Panasonic intros VariCam 2700 and 3700 at NAB Company also shows AG-HMC 150 AVCCAM and AG-HPX170 P2 Camera By John Virata

Panasonic’s Sunday press conference at NAB 2008 in Las Vegas featured the introduction of three new HD cameras. To be showcased all week at the annual broadcast event, Panasonic introduced at its press conference two P2HD VariCam cameras, the variCam 3700 and VariCam 2700, and successors to the DVX100 DV camcorder.

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NAB 2008: Panasonic’s new AVCCAM camera to capture to SDHC cards

NAB 2008: Panasonic’s new AVCCAM camera to capture to SDHC cards By David Basulto

NAB 2008: Panasonics new AVCCAM camera to capture to SDHC cards

Ok this is getting ridiculous. As content is getting better and higher resolutions are becoming the norm, things are going the other way in terms of the media that content is captured to. The media that captures all of the HD glory is getting smaller. How is this so? In any case I love not having to carry tapes or huge drives.

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First Look: Panasonic AG HMC150 AVCCAM camcorder

First Look: Panasonic AG HMC150 AVCCAM camcorder By John Virata

Back in 2005, my aunt asked me to videotape her wedding. I am not a professional videographer, but rather, over the years I’ve enjoyed shooting video with all types of cameras, be it via my digital camera, my Flip video camera, to a variety of miniDV cameras. So I agreed to tape her wedding. Last week, my sister got married, and she had seen the DVD I put together for my aunt, [Read more...]