Monthly Archive: May 2012

Panasonic | 12.5mm f/12 Lumix 3D G Lens for Micro Four Thirds Mount Cameras – $49.99

Panasonic | 12.5mm f/12 Lumix 3D G Lens for Micro Four Thirds Mount Cameras | HFT012. The $249 lens is currently being sold with a $200 rebate offer, so your cost is $49.99. I just ordered one. Officially, the little lens does not support video in 3D, but that is supposed to be easy to work around – just put...

Civil War Battle Re-enactment video in 3D – Battle of Deep Creek

This is a ten minute teaser – perhaps a lot more to come! – of the Washington Civil War Association’s Civil War era history, camp and battles at Deep Creek Farms, Medical Lake/Spokane, WA. This video includes scenes from two battles combined into one, plus some camp scenes. I have about an hour and a half (times 2!) of 3D...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 3D Camera Review

Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 Review | PhotographyBLOG. I shoot 3D video using two separate cameras with greater flexibility in lenses and audio. However there are many times that shooting 3D with a single camera would be quite nice – in my looking around, I still have not found the right set of features in a consumer priced 3D camera. This one...

Courts ruling that video recording police in public is legal

It is hard to believe, in this YouTube age, that taking video of people in public could be a crime. But the police are serious about not wanting to be recorded — and they have been making arrests to prove it. via Adam Cohen: Is Videotaping Police a First Amendment Right? | TIME Ideas | TIME.com. A U.S. Court of...

3D with stereo audio recording setup

I am setting up gear to record an event this weekend in 3D, and to record audio in stereo with two long shot gun directional mics. I use two Lumix GH-2s for the video recording but there is no way to monitor the recorded audio on the GH-2. Plus, I am using XLR mics. While I have a separate XLR...

User installable apps might be coming to cameras

I have promoted the idea that modern cameras should provide software development kits and make what some hackers have done (CHDK for Canon or VK’s PTool hack for the Lumix cameras) a supportable feature. At the 2012 CES, I spoke with each of the camera manufacturers (except Olympus) about this idea. Only one was real receptive to the idea and...