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DSLR Geared Head Tripod For $1,900:

DSLR Geared Head Tripod For $1,900:

| March 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

There are three types of tripod heads that are used for filming; Friction, Fluid, and Geared Head. Depending on your age, experience or luck you may have come across all three types of heads. However most guys will either use or yearn for a descent fluid head tripod, but there are a handful of shooters […]

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New Camera Test Target From DSC Labs Sheds New Light On Traditional Test Charts:

New Camera Test Target From DSC Labs Sheds New Light On Traditional Test Charts:

| March 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

New test chart released by DSC Labs called “NorthernLights which is designed to check, test, and calibrate digital cinema and other cameras capable of recording highly saturated colours to the very edge of human vision.” DSC Labs Press Release: DSC Labs, an eco-friendly developer of innovative products for image quality improvement, is pleased to announce […]

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Cinemartin SFVe Uncompressed Field Video Recorder Prototype Test: Booting:

Cinemartin SFVe Uncompressed Field Video Recorder Prototype Test: Booting:

| March 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

The guys at Cinemartin have released their first video showing the Cinemartin SFVe uncompressed video recorder prototype boot up time and it shows it is ready to record in half a minute. Thanks to @Salah_Baker for pointing these guys out. There will be two models to start with the Cinemartin SFV a 7″ Full HD […]

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FS100 NXCAM S35mm Sony Camera Has A Name:

FS100 NXCAM S35mm Sony Camera Has A Name:

| March 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

On the 23rd of March expect that the new Sony NXCAM Super 35mm Cine Compact camera with removable lens will officially be called the FS100? You can also bet money that regional editions of the Sony NXCAM will be sold as the FS100E, FS100P, FS100U etc but will come to be universally called the Sony […]

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LCDeVF The Universal EVF:

LCDeVF The Universal EVF:

| March 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Back in December we said to keep an eye out for the LCDeVF EVF project. Well we can now tell you that we can expect the LCDeVF Electronic Viewfinder to launch at NAB 2011 or as head of LCDVF and LCDeVF Tonis says “release at NAB or consider us dead.” Price point could be “something […]

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sideKick HD HDMI & HD-SDI 10-bit Field Recorder For Video Cameras:

sideKick HD HDMI & HD-SDI 10-bit Field Recorder For Video Cameras:

| March 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

Camera recording straight to edit choice is here and a there maybe a few more of these recorders show up at NAB. Fast Forward Video brings us their sideKick HD HDMI & HD-SDI out 10-bit field recorder for video cameras. So the long awaited Atomos Ninja ProRes recorder has company in the straight to edit, […]

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Panasonic Pops Products:

Panasonic Pops Products:

| February 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Some new hardware and software from Panasonic coming up to NAB. Check out the Press Release: In the run-up to NAB 2011 – the world’s largest electronic media show, which runs from 9-14th April, in Las Vegas – Panasonic is making a series of news announcements introducing innovative broadcast hardware and software products which further […]

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HORSEMAN TS-Pro Tilt/Shift With Conventional Lenses:

HORSEMAN TS-Pro Tilt/Shift With Conventional Lenses:

| February 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

So you have a collection of glass but don’t have a Tilt/Shift lens. No problems and there is a good chance you can use all of that glass you possess as Tilt/Shift lenses with the help of the HORSEMAN TS-Pro. You can use the HORSEMAN TS-Pro with PL Mount lenses on cameras like the RED. […]

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Jamie Oliver’s 30-Minute Meals Post Production Workflow: RED 5D Avid:

| February 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nice quick but useful interview shot at BVE 2011 about the workflow of Jamie Oliver’s 30-Minute Meals TV show using RED + 5D and Avid. Learn more about editing RED with Avid. Complete RED projects faster than ever and maintain the highest quality from start to finish with editing and finishing solutions from Avid.

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Marvels Free Anti Micro Moire Plugin For FCP & DSLR’s:

| February 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Up on Twitter pops a post from Martin Beek about a moire issue he had a solution he received. Check out the solution to Martin’s moire issues with Marvels Micro-Moire filter for FCP and DSLR movie cameras, by Jorgen Escher. Best part is the Plugin is free. This FCP plugin battles the disturbing problem of […]

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RED Ted With Scarlet 8X Fixed Camera & REDMOTE @ Sundance 2011 :

| January 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

May not be much but Ted does say in this little interview that “Next year I expect a whole lot of movies being shot with this camera” OK so nothing this year then? Ted does say they are still building so no price other than somewhere around $6000 for the camera at this stage. REDMOTE […]

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Sony PMW-F3 Camera HDR + 60D V F3 & Colour Sampling:

| January 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Sony PMW-F3 HDR: Using the Sony PMW-F3 camera in standard mode for standard street footage the guys move to MPEG2 Long GOP 4:2:0 35Mbps, ProRes 422 HQ 222Mbps, and ProRes 422 HQ 222Mbps + Neat Video. The guys also do a zoom in for a 400% square and a 300% side by side. Google Translate […]

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Sony PMW-F3 Camera Test Shots With Sony PL Glass:

| January 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

This SONY PMW F3 test reel is shot and made by Prof./DP Jae-mo Koo (jaemokoo@me.com) for Sony Korea’s launching show of PMW-F3. Mostly F3 bundle lenses (35mm, 50mm, 85mm) have been used. Final Cut Pro had been used for editing. Only several image cuts had been color graded a bit in FCP and the others […]

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BONd7 The 7″ 1024×600 Monitor:

BONd7 The 7″ 1024×600 Monitor:

| January 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

BON are broadcast monitor makers who have been at it since 1986 and they have a new line up of monitors coming out. The BONd7 is a 7″ monitor with HD / SD-SDI, HDMI, 3G SDI level A/B inputs that will work well coupled to a camera helping Shooter, Producer, Focus Puller, and Field Editor […]

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Sony HDR-TD10 3D 2D Camera:

Sony HDR-TD10 3D 2D Camera:

| January 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Both JVC and Sony are having a crack at 3D 2D Prosumer cameras. CES was indeed a good start to the year for new cameras. Here we have the Sony just announced $1500 HDR TD10 3D camera. The HDR-TD10 Handycam® camcorder utilizes two Full HD sensors for capturing true 1920×1080 3D video delivering an immersive […]

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Zero Delay HDMI Wireless 1080p HD Monitoring From Optitek:

| December 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

From Jacek Zakowicz and Optitek we see they have a new 1080p HDMI HD Wireless Monitoring setup that states it will have zero delay and will be available after New Years. The Optitek HD Wireless Monitoring set up is ideal for RED camera rigs and most other setups with HDMI outputs. Check with Janek for […]

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Magic Lantern 550D T2i QScale (bit rate control) Hitting 82mbit/sec:

| December 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

The guys at Magic Lantern have been working hard to bring real world motion camera controls to the Canon DSLR’s. Trammell and crew have had good success with the Canon 5D MKII and now have made great in roads to bring those same features to the 550D / T2i camera. There are known issues and […]

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New JVC 4K Prosumer Camera Updated Info:

New JVC 4K Prosumer Camera Updated Info:

| December 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Remember when JVC showed off that $200,000+ Model KY-F4000 4K resolution 3840 x 2160 Sensor 1.25″ CMOS camera. Yep put your hand down fibber because not many do. Well JVC have been playing with 4K for a few years in projectors, TV’s, and Studio cameras with limited releases. All pretty much top end stuff till […]

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DSLR Footage Slowed To 2000fps + Cool Rain Drops In Particular 2:

| December 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Oton Bačar has done it again and mixed a Canon 7D DSLR camera’s vision with Twixtor and slowed the footage down to 2000fps. Nice add too of stunning rain drops in Trapcode Particular 2. 7D 2000 fps from Oton Bačar on Vimeo. Second and final slow motion test…It was filmed months ago. Editing is rough […]

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$49.95 SDHC Adapter a Low Cost Alternative to SxS Memory Cards:

$49.95 SDHC Adapter a Low Cost Alternative to SxS Memory Cards:

| December 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Sonnet SDHC Adapter is an SxS memory card alternate for Sony XDCAM cameras that can handle transfer rates of up to 480 Mbits/sec and at $49.95 jump on board. Key Features Very economical alternative to SxS memory cards—enables use of lower cost SDHC memory cards in place of SxS media in Sony XDCAM camcorders […]

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5D MKII Up To 74 MBps h.264 Tests & 2.0.8 Beta Firmware from Magic Lantern:

| December 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Great news from Trammell Hudson from Magic Lantern about the recording rate of the Canon 5D MKII camera with tests achieving 66 MBps fairly stable and bursts of 74 MBps at 24p. If lifting the recording bit rate goes the way of the Panasonic GH1 camera we might see real changes within weeks, hopefully days. […]

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Ikonoskop Cinema DNG Workflow:

| November 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Theo Lipfert grabbed some DNG files from the new Ikonoskop A-cam dII camera and had a crack at producing a workable workflow. What’s the buzz phrase that we will hear and get so sick of in 2011 “From Lens to Edit” yeah well he did something like that. Ikonoskop Cinema DNG Workflow from Theo Lipfert […]

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Proposed New CF Card’s data transfer rates up to 500 megabytes per second & hold 2 terabytes:

| November 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

SanDisk, Sony and Nikon proposed Industry Standards for Next-Generation High-Speed Memory Card Format Companies to Jointly Develop New Specifications to Meet Needs of Professional Photography and Video Markets   TOKYO – SanDisk Corporation, Sony Corporation, and Nikon Corporation today announced the joint development of a set of specifications that address the future requirements of professional photography […]

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Beautiful 1900 Built German Oskar Kine-Messter Camera:

Beautiful 1900 Built German Oskar Kine-Messter Camera:

| November 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

With all the whining, complaining, and hassles about DSLR footage both from camera snobs and from DSLR users themselves spare a thought for cameramen from days gone by who had to hand crank cameras just to get the footage. If filming came easy to everyone then the revolution would be truly over. Pain misery heartache […]

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3D Graffiti Technica Kicking it New School:

| November 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Australian based Brisbane artist Graffiti Technica turns to software and screens for his creations instead of old office building walls with paint spray cans and unleashes his unique 3D designs worldwide for all to see. As a child of the 80′s Graffiti Technica can still remember where he was when he first heard a modem […]

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3D TV & Film Explained With This Sony Poster:

3D TV & Film Explained With This Sony Poster:

| November 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Sony have a great poster we have here for downloading on pdf that explains 3D TV and Film very simply by covering the 3D fundamentals like the Eight Depth Cues, Basic Principles, 3D Rigs, 3D Rig Errors, Placing objects in a 3D space, 3D Blindness, Connecting 3D Output, Playing with the 3D image and How […]

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Don’t Adjust Your Monitor It’s F L U X:

Don’t Adjust Your Monitor It’s F L U X:

| November 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Plato Art Space commissioned talented artist Candaş Şişman’s to do an installation art piece for the recent ilhan koman hulda festival in Istanbul. Candaş Şişman’s almost hypnotic video is inspired by the works of the famous sculptor İlhan Koman. This 3D digital animation would be something special to see in the right environment. F L […]

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“No More Tears” BTS Shot On 7D + Green Screen:

| November 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Jean-Michel Tari has posted a nice BTS of his Short “No More Tears” which was shot on the Canon 7D camera and they used Green Screen heavily on the set. The music is composed by David Felgeirolles. I hope you’ll enjoy it and that it will answer some question that people asked me. But this […]

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Panasonic AG-HMX100:

Panasonic AG-HMX100:

| November 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Announced earlier this year and shown at NAB but only just released is the Panasonic AG-HMX100 and it is a HD/SD digital A/V mixer with built-in multi-viewer display and has 3D support. The AG-HMX100 is a portable or stand alone video switcher, audio mixer, multi-viewer and control panel in one single, compact unit. The Panasonic […]

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Tips For Making Films On Your Mobile / Cell Phone:

| October 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Tropfest the world’s largest short film festival has put out a helping guideline for budding videographers and wannabe filmmakers for shooting video on mobile / cell phones. You have to start somewhere and this is a helpful how to for newbies getting ready to shoot for the Australian Tropfest 2011 Telstra Mobile Masterpieces competition. Shooting […]

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Transcoding and Premiere Pro CS5:

| October 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Worldwide Product Evangelist Jason Levine will explain the basis of transcoding, showcasing the workflow outside of CS5; he”ll then show you what a native workflow is all about in Premiere Pro CS5, and explain some scenarios for staying native or moving to an intermediate codec. This video also points out some of the misconceptions about […]

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Dark Energy by Cinnafilm:

Dark Energy by Cinnafilm:

| October 23, 2010 | 1 Comment

Did you catch that Shane Hurlbut interview where he talked about coming out of an NDA and revealing he is using Dark Energy on his projects? What is Dark Energy? US company Cinnafilm build on their Pixel Strings with Dark Energy which is a modular tool software suite. Dark Energy includes features like cadence correction, […]

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DSLR footage in Premiere Pro CS5:

| October 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Nice quick how to video on how to drop vision straight to timeline and edit tutorial for DSLR to CS5. Karl Soule shows new features in Premiere Pro CS5 that are designed to make working with high definition footage shot with a DSLR easy and efficient. For more DSLR how to videos try Adobe TV

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Beginners Guide: Lighting Essentials For DSLR Video & CS5 Tips- Adobe TV:

| October 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Richard Harrington and Emmanuel Etim from RHED Pixel put together a 15min walk through guide to DSLR lighting and exposure essentials for people new to DSLR video work, or who need a refresher to simple lighting styles. Posted on Adobe TV the guys also run you through how to fix lighting problems in DSLR footage […]

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Rock Hard On Screen Abbs In Under 20mins: MovieReshape

| October 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

You want 2 tickets to the Gun Show? Step up and body sculpt away. MovieReShape software can be manipulated to adjust an actor’s height, weight and muscle tone and make them appear more buff on screen. Looks like a bit of fun, but for sure we will see cheaper skinny footballers manipulated to bulk up […]

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