I just love stories like these, the proper use of drone technology. Getting away from expensive helicopter rides to transport an organ from one hospital to another within a 3 mile radius. This is certainly a far better use of a drone than delivery of parcels, Amazon wants to pursue.
A new firmware has been sent out for the Panasonic S1 Improvements include Improvement of accuracy in exposure during burst shooting. Improvement of accuracy in flash sync performance. Dont fall into the trap of including all the folders in the SD card or you will not be able to start the update. You can get the FW here…https://av.jpn.support.panasonic.com/support/global/cs/dsc/download/index4.html
The first niggle is the way Panasonic have “redesigned” the way this camera opens the card door with a new lock lever. Its very unintuitive in its action and can be a pain to get your cards in and out compared to a GH5. Panasonic “Regarding your point around the lock lever on the card door, this was redesigned further […]
After the Gatwick fiasco we get a good news drone story about the help DJI drones helped to contain the fire in the Notre Dame Cathedral fire in Paris recently. The firefighters are using a large screen monitor to view the footage.The DJI Matrice 210 Professional Drone is a rugged, durable quadcopter ideal for a multitude of applications, in an […]
I had the pleasure to interview Richard Payne head of technology at Holdan about Panasonics new full frame S1 I decided to take some pictures at my friends house of wee 2.5 year old Grace with my new Panasonic S1. Grace was a lovely subject to photograph and at 2000 ISO these pictures are very clean. Not everything went smoothly […]
Growing up in the 1960s all the broadcast TV cameras had a turret lens system on them because zoom lens were not good enough yet. For a more in-depth look at this lens system have a look at www.cinema5d.com Over at NAB 2019 the chaps at Cinema 5D caught up with Ian Kerr who has literally re-invented the wheel for […]
No surprises that RODE has produced this little wireless package as the filmmaker kit was far too big. I just wish the word RODE was not on the clip itself. Dont panic as I did on first reading of this product “with built in microphone” you still have the ability to plug in a lavalier microphone and use it the […]
Sadly this morning I lost the best friend a boy could have, my father. He was a great man, a very good father and a much loved grandfather and great grandfather. Everyone liked George as he was very friendly and very generous. Many people did not know he was a bookmaker and as I was growing up I travelled to […]