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RED Hydrogen Phone for High Speed?

RED Hydrogen Phone

So we have gotten a lot of speculative emails regarding the RED Hydrogen phone teaser announcement.  There are no real specs listed, only pricing which for Aluminum  $1195 and Titanium $1595 USD is no bargain.  It will be an Android phone with a revolutionary Holographic display capable of doing 2D-3D and holographic multiview which will be a mixture of the two.

The phone will also be a possible monitoring device for RED camera owners which will be able to control the cameras from the device.  If you are a RED owner it makes sense to have this as your phone and we expect most RED camera owners to own the device or pre-order. After all the phone will be the same cost as a breakout module for the RED camera which costs up to 70k ready to shoot in the highest spec configurations.[...] → Continue Reading Full Post ←

5 Amazing Slow Motion Videos!

5 Amazing Slow Motion Videos

We have to share some amazingly cool slow motion videos we came across recently.  There is continuous production of quality high speed content as the democratization of slow motion cameras is happening. However there is so much content being produced that is sometimes easy to miss.

The videos below are using Phantom cameras or experimental cameras in the mid 20th century capable of 15 million frames/sec to capture the initial fireball of a nuclear detonation. That rapatronic camera used an array of separate camera modules to reach that speed. However the frames recorded only were fractions of a second[...] → Continue Reading Full Post ←

Stiller Studios Uses Bolt Robot With Phantom 4k!

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Stiller Studios a motion control specialist based in Sweden has used the robot Bolt Cinebot computer controlled arm created by Mark Roberts Motion Control alongside the Vision Research Phantom Flex 4k camera to create some amazing slow motion footage.

While the equipment is daunting to the common man and probably the rental price is equivalent to the price of a mid size sedan; it should not deter you from taking a look.  High speed is especially suited to this kind of robot as the quick and rock solid movements are ideal to control every angle during a slow motion shot that lasts a few hundreds of a second to few secs.[...] → Continue Reading Full Post ←

Adorama Posts Black Friday Deals!

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Our partner Adorama Camera has sent us a series of Black Friday Deals that might peak your interest.  The range is quite good and some of the savings are kind of spectacular, so if you have been meaning to get gear, memory or a lens at a discounted price ; get a better bang for your buck the time is now.

Some cameras are heavily discounted in the 100s of dollars and memory is sometimes 1/2 price too. By buying through our links you help HSC continue to provide content in the future. We thank you for your support.    Happy Thanksgiving![...] → Continue Reading Full Post ←

Camera Deals for Black Friday Start to Show!

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Black Friday is nearly here and that means lots of deals for all sorts of gear are just around the corner.  However we have found a few to get you started in your quest to get the best bang for your buck.

Note: By buying through our Amazon product links you help HSC continue to cover the slow motion camera market on a budget. At no extra cost to you. We greatly appreciate your patronage![...] → Continue Reading Full Post ←

Canon ME20F-SH Sample Footage Released!

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Canon Japan has released a sample video showing the Canon ME20F-SH Super High ISO full frame multipurpose camera in action.  It is impressive to see ISOs as high as  on a camera that is as portable as this. Even with a high price of $30k US it is something news gathering and documentary outfits like Nat Geo and Discovery will gravitate to in order to extract new levels of color and light information from extremely challenging low illumination environments.

Filmmakers will also find it useful for shooting in extreme low light for a specific take, but we feel that scientists and biologists in particular will benefit most from these advancements.  Underwater videography is probably the most peculiar use to study bio luminescent organisms in complete darkness like never before.[...] → Continue Reading Full Post ←