TubeShooter TOP STORIES

Panasonic GH4

GH4-R is unleashed

Probably the most popular “DSLR” type camera that shoots 4K video, the Panasonic GH4, is getting a mid-life refresh. The new GH4R offers “unlimited” 4K recording (Cinema 4K: 4096×2160 / 24 fps and QFHD 4K: 3840×2160 / up to 30 fps in MOV/MP4) plus the “V-Log L”...

Facebook film logo

Facebook puts the boot into “freebooters”

It’s been a long time coming but Facebook has started making moves towards a video copyright infringement system along the lines of YouTube’s ContentID. In a blog post, the company says that up until now they’ve relied on an audio matching technology and simple infringement...

YouTube Gaming image

Game On! (says YouTube)

A while after it was teased, YouTube’s dedicated gaming channel has gone live. It’s a mix of videos and live streams which YouTube says “brings you closer to the games, gamers, and culture that matter to you” – whatever that means. We can see this going awkwardly...

YouTube

Sayonara, Google Plus!

Everyone hated it (didn’t they?) and at last YouTube has seen sense and announced that it’s working on unbundling YouTube channels from the deeply unpopular Google Plus. At the moment if you want a YouTube channel, you’re forced to have a G+ identity too, especially if...

Colchester Film Festival

Film talent sought in Colchester – and beyond!

An intriguing and taxing project is being lined in up Colchester for keen and clever film-makers. The “60 hour film challenge” invites people across the world to write, shoot and edit a two to five minute film in just – you guessed it – 60 hours. There...

LEICA DG Zoom Lens

New lenses underway from Panasonic

Got a micro four-thirds camera? Fancy a new lens? Panasonic may have a treat for you very soon. The company’s announced a “Lumix G 25 mm/F1.7” single focal length lens. They say it’s a “50mm (35 mm camera equivalent)” to offer almost the same viewing angle and sense of...

Rode VideoMic Pro - Rycote from the back

Video Review: Rode Videomic Pro (2015 update)

For 2015, Rode have updated their hugely popular Videomic Pro. It’s one of the company’s most popular and well-known products because it provides an instant quality boost to camcorder and DSLR audio for very little money. The VMP is a small, lightweight shotgun mic with...

KTek Gizmo bag

New odds-and-sods bag from K-Tek

You can never have too many bags for all your shooting bits. Here’s diddy one from K-Tek to pack your cables, adapters, batteries, mic accessories, tape rolls and suchlike in. The “Gizmo Bag” has a black padded exterior with grey piping but, unusually, a clear PVC bottom so...