Monthly Archive: February 2011

Final Cut Pro 8 appears very likely for an NAB announcement

Final Cut Pro 8 appears very likely for an NAB announcement

Apple announces Final Cut Pro 8 – Final Cut Pro, Avid, and After Effects Training. FCP 8 is practically confirmed. Rumors are that it will drop Firewire support. If true, that implies that Canon’s XH and XL line (tape-based cameras using Firewire interface) will come to an end in April as well, we presume?

The real story behind APS-C versus Four Thirds versus Full Frame sensors

The real story behind APS-C versus Four Thirds versus Full Frame sensors

With digital cameras, many enthusiasts engage in “pixel peeping” contests to super enlarge and examine every image pixel for bragging rights over whose image is sharper or has less digital noise. This leads to pointless debates over the effectiveness of different types of camera sensors that usually leave out so many details as to be, well pointless debates. If you’d...

Canon Vixia HF G10 Sample recordings

Canon Vixia HF G10 Sample recordings

At the link: Canon Vixia HF G10 Sample recordings – ARMdevices.net.  Including a sample low light video clip that you can download. The G10 uses a 1/3 sq inch sensor for 1920×1080 HD video, promising better low light capabilities than other low end cameras.

43 Rumors – Olympus financial results not so merry

43 Rumors – Olympus financial results not so merry

43 Rumors | Home. Questions arise about the financial results for Olympus. Thom Hogan, in a comment, notes that Olympus itself is fine – but the imaging division isn’t fine. And then there is Kodak … whose share price has fallen to $3. Lacking consistent credible progress towards addressing their challenges, both companies have some huge issues to address to...