I used the new Everio, the GZ-EX515, to test-capture snowscapes during a blizzard! Just released this year, the model is equipped with the new JVC HD Lens and can record images with even higher resolution. Continue Reading
Low light nighttime capturing at Kusatsu Hot Spring with the GZ-E10! I shot a powerful hot-water waterfall and elegant streets! Continue Reading
On May 21, Japan saw its first annular eclipse in 25 years. We captured the ring-shaped sun with the GZ-EX275 model, which comes equipped with 40x optical zoom. We also used the GZ-V505 to get Time-Lapse REC of the moving sun’s metamorphosis. In addition, we performed viewing experiments with pinholes and sunlight filtering through tree leaves! Continue Reading
The new Everios were introduced just last month. I tested the GZ-E200, an entry-class model that allows you easily shoot high-resolution Full HD footage, on wintry landscapes while out on a walk! I captured crisp early-morning snowscapes and blustering snow. Continue Reading
Come see the summer fireworks we captured with the high-sensitivity Everio GZ-HM860 and GZ-HM650. Here, you’ll find everything from a huge fireworks display to handheld fireworks the Everio Video Hunters played with, along with some tips on capturing fireworks. Please enjoy the scenes of summer night fireworks overflow with a spirit unique to Japan! Continue Reading
Picking up from where we left off last week, we're going to spotlight the strengths of each new Everio as we continue shooting at Mother Farm in Chiba Prefecture. This week, we'll be showcasing the compact GZ-HM650 and GZ-HM440 models, which both feature amazing camera shake correction functionality.
Hello, it's Sakura.
Lately, cold snaps, heavy rain and other types of abnormal weather have been reported all over the world, and Japan is no exception. This winter, the Japanese archipelago has been visited by unusually heavy, record-setting snows.
My parents live in Fukui Prefecture. About two hours by plane from Tokyo, Fukui faces the Sea of Japan and is famous for an abundance of seafood, including the "Echizen Crab." When I went home for the holidays, lots of snow had fallen and turned the world completely silver! Since this is something you normally can't see in Tokyo, I shot some snowscapes with the GZ-HM445 from the new Everio series!
Hello, Sakura here.
Last week, we went on a "Hatsumode" shrine visit to greet the New Year, and this week we tried our hands at calligraphy! Familiar outside of Japan, calligraphy (Shodo) is a tradition from Eastern cultures. Many of you might already know about it. In Japan, we have a custom of sending New Year's Day postcards (Nengajo) to our friends and relatives. We decided to try out some 'Shodo' to make "New Year's greeting video" this time!
To capture this, we used the GZ-HM445 and GZ-HM650 models from Everio's new lineup!
Hello everyone, this is Sakura.
It's only a few days until the end of this year. The cold weather is hitting us daily, so it seems winter is really kicking in.
The Everio Video Hunters began shooting videos for this blog in January of this year and this will be the final article for 2010. There are beautiful illuminations everywhere at this season, so I've decided to go illumination hunting! I even decorated the Everio, giving it a chic new look!
Hi there, it's Sakura.
Last week, I wrote about the making of videos introducing PICSIO's pre-installed software LoiLoScope EX. These videos are featured on the PICSIO site and can tell you about the great things you can do using LoiLoScope EX with PICSIO. As I mentioned in the previous article, I had a chance to actually shoot some stylish shoes with the new PICSIO, and ended up with plenty of raw footage for editing. I could enjoy simply watching these cool shoes in Full HD, but I think we can get even more from the PICSIO experience! It's time to make a cool movie with the pre-installed editing & sharing software - LoiLoScope EX. This piece of software has a huge range of effects and artist's tools. Let's make some waves by uploading a decorative movie to a blog or share site!