6 Cameras to Ease Your Way Into Shooting 4K Video | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

To record in 4K or not to record in 4K, that is the (admittedly awkward) question many photographers and videographers are grappling with. As momentum continues to build behind the new format, you might find yourself grappling with it, too.

If you’re considering the jump to 4K, we’ve selected six video cameras that deliver it in a package that’s affordable, preserves your ability to shoot in HD and is relatively easy to use if you know your way around an HD digital SLR. Workflows for 4K are still maturing, so some solutions require proprietary memory formats and/or software for post-processing, but hey, no pain, no gain, right?

Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K
Price: $3,995
Info: www.blackmagicdesign.com

GoPro Hero3 4K video cameraGoPro Hero3 Black Edition
Price: $399.99
Info: www.gopro.com

Sony PMW-F5 4K video cameraSony PMW-F5
Price: $16,490
Info: http://pro.sony.com

Canon EOS-1D C 4K video cameraCanon EOS-1D C
Price: $15,000
Info: www.usa.canon.com

JVC GY-HMQ10 4K video cameraJVC GY-HMQ10
Price: $4,995
Info: www.pro.jvc.com

Red Scarlet-X 4K video cameraRed Scarlet-X
Price: $7,950 (body only)
Info: www.red.com