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Tag: 3D

Dual Brushless Gimbal 3D Red Epic Octocopter:

Dual Brushless Gimbal 3D Red Epic Octocopter:

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Quick one for you: A custom built dual brushless gimbal 3D Red Epic octocopter shooting 5K 3D IMAX footage for around 4.50 mins this time. This as far as we know is a worlds first. We designed and built a dual motor brushless gimbal to fit 2 x Red Epic cameras and lenses for stereo […]

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Oh This Twin RED EPIC Camera Rig is a BEAST:

Oh This Twin RED EPIC Camera Rig is a BEAST:

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Quick one for you… A twin RED EPIC camera brushless gimbal camera rig. It’s a stereoscopic aerial rig like no other. See DCF Media for more on their 3D RED EPIC beast.

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Blackmagic Design New Model of UltraStudio 4K:

Blackmagic Design New Model of UltraStudio 4K:

| November 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Blackmagic Design have announced a new model of UltraStudio 4K, the world’s first video solution to include super fast Thunderbolt 2 technology. The new UltraStudio 4K replaces the previous model and is available now from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for only US$995. The award winning UltraStudio 4K, is an attractively designed rack mount capture and […]

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Market Report on the Global Digital Broadcast and Cinematography Cameras Market:

Market Report on the Global Digital Broadcast and Cinematography Cameras Market:

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

A wee little report on the state of the broadcast and cinematography markets has dropped from Reportbuyer.com… It costs a pretty penny to buy it, but here is a skinny version for you: Basically 3D is paralysed, cameras cost less now with glass going up in price, 2K and 4K cameras are kicking butt, it […]

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The Robert Rig Does 3D and HDR Photography and Videography:

The Robert Rig Does 3D and HDR Photography and Videography:

| June 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Designed and built by stereographers the Goat & Yeti Robert Rig meets the needs of stereoscopic photography, videography, and of course HDR. Custom milled from 1/4″ aluminum, the Robert Rig is the most durable and easy to use 3D beamsplitter on the market. Get extra close and extra depth and roundness from your 3D images […]

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Philips DesignLine TV Is Just a Sheet of Glass:

Philips DesignLine TV Is Just a Sheet of Glass:

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

TP Vision announced its new Philips DesignLine TV. The front of the TV is made of one seamless, square sheet of glass in gradient black. The new DesignLine TV series encompasses models of 117cm (46”) and 140cm (55”) in screen size. They will be available in Europe and Russia in the second quarter of 2013. […]

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A Quick Look At Some Of The Rigs and Cameras Used On The Hobbit:

A Quick Look At Some Of The Rigs and Cameras Used On The Hobbit:

| December 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

At the start of shooting Peter Jackson set about sharing his filmmaking experience on the set of The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey’s production via video diaries. The Hobbit used 48 RED EPIC cameras shooting 3D at 48fps. Love 48fps or hate it or maybe your’e somewhere in between at around a meh: you have to […]

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4K Interoperability Agreement Based on the JPEG 2000 Broadcast Profile:

4K Interoperability Agreement Based on the JPEG 2000 Broadcast Profile:

| June 17, 2012

Following the recent adoption of intoPIX JPEG 2000 compression solution by NTT-AT, intoPIX and NTT-AT signed an agreement on 4K interoperability based on the new JPEG 2000 Broadcast Profile to ease the 4K adoption in the Broadcast & Video Production market. The Broadcast & Video Production markets have always been challenging for new format transmission […]

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Small Tight Agile Offroad Stunt Motorcycle Camera Bike by FILMOTECHNIC:

Small Tight Agile Offroad Stunt Motorcycle Camera Bike by FILMOTECHNIC:

| June 7, 2012

Scanning over the Cine Gear Expo videos from Electric TV came across this fantastic FILMOTECHNIC KTM motorcycle camera bike sporting a Compact Head motion stabilized rig setup with Meduza Titan 3D camera. Brian (Moose) Mussetter gives us the run down and advantages of the KTM motorcycle camera rig. Video thanks to Electric TV:

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5D Anamorphic Cinematography by CAMERON | PACE Group:

5D Anamorphic Cinematography by CAMERON | PACE Group:

| April 23, 2012

CAMERON | PACE Group announced that it has partnered with Vantage Film to begin developing 3D/5D anamorphic lens systems that will empower the content creation community with an entirely new toolset they can use to elevate the level quality, depth, and engagement of the entertainment they deliver. “Contemporary filmmakers benefit tremendously from the technology they […]

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Keisoku-Giken UDR-N50 4K Recorder & Player at NAB:

Keisoku-Giken UDR-N50 4K Recorder & Player at NAB:

| April 12, 2012

Keisoku-Giken a leading manufacturer of uncompressed imaging solutions for production, post-production, and digital cinema environments, is showcasing the UDR-N50, a 4K recorder and player, at NAB2012. This system is ideally suited to shooting use to post production applications for high quality images as well as 3D stereoscopic production. UDR-N50 provides unparalleled capabilities and performance for […]

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MIO 3D Using a 3 or More Camera Rig System:

MIO 3D Using a 3 or More Camera Rig System:

| March 26, 2012

Caught some chatter on CML about a newish 3D shooting technique blah blah blah. So did a little hunting for the secret cameras in use. Turns out to be a system from DOP Sean Fairburn called MIO 3D and looks like 3 or more cameras can be used on a rig. Dark Truths is the […]

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Hit The Red Button: The El Niño Edition:

Hit The Red Button: The El Niño Edition:

| March 10, 2012

Welcome again to another installment of Hit The Red Button where we serve up bite sized snack portions of the weekly coming and goings in the camera gear gear world and the social networks that feeds at its teet…. Or is that Tweet. The El Niño Edition is however a slightly longer read due to […]

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Focus View Wireless Follow Focus System:

Focus View Wireless Follow Focus System:

| February 22, 2012

We covered the Focus View TDC-1 Stereoscopic 3D Rig wireless follow focus system for 3D cameras here. In fact we were one of the first to play with the new follow focus set up. Nice. Now we see that there is a 2D wireless follow system available from Focus View which has an indoor operational […]

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Pictorvision Eclipse Designers to Receive Academy Award:

Pictorvision Eclipse Designers to Receive Academy Award:

| January 30, 2012

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will honor the Pictorvision Eclipse designers with a Scientific and Engineering Academy Award at the 84th Annual Academy Awards for Technical Achievement. This prestigious award will be given to Michael Lewis, Greg Marsden, Raigo Alas and Michael Vellekoop for the concept, design and implementation of the Pictorvision […]

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Anatomy of a Steadicam/Segway STEP OFF Shot, by Pedro Guimaraes:

Anatomy of a Steadicam/Segway STEP OFF Shot, by Pedro Guimaraes:

| December 13, 2011

Pedro Guimaraes is one Cinematographer not afraid to give you a very detailed behind the scenes look at his work and the film business with the machinations involved. Please Follow Pedro on Twitter @m3pedro and catch his Blog Stedi3D, always a good read.

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Want The Masses to Like 3D Then Maybe Shoot Synchronized Swimming?

Want The Masses to Like 3D Then Maybe Shoot Synchronized Swimming?

| December 11, 2011

This BTS video is shot with the new Panasonic AC-160 camcorder on location at a synchronized swimming shoot using Panasonic’s 3D equipment including the new P2 3D camcorder AG-3DP1. For shots from the poolside we used the 3DP1, taking advantage of the long zoom range and high image quality of the AVC-Intra codec. For the […]

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First Full HD 3D Hip Surgery With The PS-Freestyle Camera Rig:

First Full HD 3D Hip Surgery With The PS-Freestyle Camera Rig:

| November 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

mediAVentures recently performed a perfect full S3D live case transmission of a hip replacement, via satellite and projected on a huge screen in Annecy, France using the PS-Freestyle Rig. Projected onto a huge 3.5x6m 3D screen, this live surgery again sets the standard for interactive learning. We employ a fully new compact 3D rig in […]

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Colorfront On-Set Live! for Real-time 2D & 3D Processing on the Set:

Colorfront On-Set Live! for Real-time 2D & 3D Processing on the Set:

| November 23, 2011

Coming at the end of 2011 and based on the highly successful On-Set Dailies digital dailies system, is On-Set Live! and it provides a real-time dual-stream processing for look management, and advanced color grading. Using live correction and analysis of streams from stereo camera rigs, On-Set Live! delivers breakthrough cost- and time-savings on the set […]

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How Cool: The Hobbit Behind-the-Scenes Production Videos:

How Cool: The Hobbit Behind-the-Scenes Production Videos:

| November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

First up how Bloody amazing is Peter Jackson for sharing his production of the The Hobbit movie with us! 48 RED Epic cameras shooting 3D at 48fps. Cheers Peter for the fish bowl into the making of The Hobbit. Check out mid way through the names of the RED EPIC cameras. Peter Jackson’s Production Video […]

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Graphin MACH-REC 4K Compatible Uncompressed Recording:

Graphin MACH-REC 4K Compatible Uncompressed Recording:

| November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Graphin announced that it will put on sale soon a 4K-compatible uncompressed digital recording system, dubbed “MACH-REC,” which uses an exchangeable recording medium. About MACH-REC MACH-REC is a 4K-compatible uncompressed digital recording system using an exchangeable recording medium. The write/read performance of a memory magazine (BigMAG) is 6.4 Gbps (800 Mbytes per second) and it […]

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Free meshmixer for Making 3D Stuff or Not, Your Call:

Free meshmixer for Making 3D Stuff or Not, Your Call:

| November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Autodesk meshmixer has new tools for mesh cleanup and editing, new sculpting brushes with custom stamp textures, and support for painting vertex colors with dynamic meshing! Also custom materials, PLY import/export with vertex colors, redesigned hotkeys, and more. meshmixer is an experimental 3D modeling tool and best of all the software is FREE. meshmixer is […]

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K-Tek Norbert Sport Jr: Suits GoPro & iPhone Shooting:

K-Tek Norbert Sport Jr: Suits GoPro & iPhone Shooting:

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

K-Tek responds to the popularity of tiny cameras like GoPro and communication tools like the iPhone with the new Norbert Sport Jr accessory frame that’s especially designed to aid professional handling of these tiny imaging devices. Plus Norbert Sport Jr is ideal for use as a rack to go with GoPro 3D camera systems. Big […]

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Make Lenticular Images? 2D Images with Movement:

Make Lenticular Images? 2D Images with Movement:

| October 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Watch as photographer Dan Vojtěch shoots professional wakeboard athlete Sasha Christian while demonstrating a flip effect lenticular and then shows us how to shoot and print a 2d image with the illusion of real depth. Dan will quickly show you the lenticular technique using the 3D master kit by Triaxis. Thanks to Red Bull’s YouTube […]

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The $399 Lytro Camera Finally Arrives & What a Small Box It Is:

The $399 Lytro Camera Finally Arrives & What a Small Box It Is:

| October 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

So we finally get to see the Lytro, the shoot first focus after camera and for most it is not quite what you expected. The Lytro camera lets you take pictures like never before. Unlike a conventional camera that captures a single plane of light, the Lytro camera captures the entire light field, which is […]

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Sony DEV-5K Full HD Digital Recording Binoculars:

Sony DEV-5K Full HD Digital Recording Binoculars:

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Sony DEV-5K Digital Recording Binoculars can record in full HD video (1920 x 1080 video) for high resolution and accurate reproduction of detail. Since binoculars are intrinsically 2-channel devices, two top-quality G lenses, two precision “Exmor R” CMOS image sensors, and two high-speed BIONZ image processing engines are employed. That’s one lens, sensor, and […]

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SinaCam Shooting The Mountaineering Huber Brothers in 3D:

SinaCam Shooting The Mountaineering Huber Brothers in 3D:

| October 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you don’t understand German please stick with it for the BTS shots of the camera, filming, and sound logistics for Huber Brothers – Turn on the steep slope. Then watch the full length doco. Trailer for the ZDF 3D documentary “Huber Buam”. It tells the story of two of the world’s best mountaineers Alexander […]

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One Super Camera to rule them all:

One Super Camera to rule them all:

| September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

RED Ted talks RED of course & the EPIC and shows off a little of the goodies at RED Studios Hollywood. Ted goes on to chat about the movement from 2D to 3D, but wait there is more. More frame rates that is to make the viewing of movies on the big screen an even […]

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Launch Date for Panasonic AG-3DP1 3D P2 HD Camera:

Launch Date for Panasonic AG-3DP1 3D P2 HD Camera:

| September 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Panasonic Europe today announced the expected launch date and RRP information of AG-3DP1, a 3D twin-lens P2 HD shoulder-mount camcorder with 10 bit, 4:2:2 independent-frame, full 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra recording which was introduced at NAB2011 in April 2011. The 3DP1 incorporates two pairs of 1/3 type full-HD 2.2 megapixel 3-MOS imagers with enhanced […]

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ALEXA Studio & ALEXA M Cameras at IBC:

ALEXA Studio & ALEXA M Cameras at IBC:

| September 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

ARRI came to IBC 2011 with the two new ALEXA models that were promised at NAB earlier this year in an advanced state of readiness, with working prototypes shared between the IBC show floor and high-profile industry leaders. The ALEXA Studio is the flagship of the range; like the ARRICAM Studio, it is equipped with […]

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The Meduza 4k MK I Camera Ready To Be Shipped:

The Meduza 4k MK I Camera Ready To Be Shipped:

| September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

On show at IBC 2011 will be the first delivery version of the Meduza MK I 4k camera which acquires images at 3072 x 4096 pixels. Interaxial, convergence, iris and focus are controlled via a laptop or tablet. Chris Cary, chief executive of 3D Visual Enterprises, parent company of the Meduza 3D lens and 3D […]

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TDC-1 Stereoscopic 3D Rig Controller:

TDC-1 Stereoscopic 3D Rig Controller:

| August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recently I had the pleasure of being one of the first people invited to play with the TDC-1 Stereoscopic 3D Rig Controller from Today 3D. The TDC-1 controller allows remote control of the lens Focus, Iris, and Zoom (FIZ) for both passive and active production of dynamic 3D imagines. The TDC-1 controller is designed to […]

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BINORIG a One Man Band S3D Camera Rig:

BINORIG a One Man Band S3D Camera Rig:

| August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Teletest’s fully motorised S3D mirror and parallel camera rig, the BINORIG, will be launched at IBC 2011. The BINORIG is lightweight and can be shoulder mounted, but is strong enough to support any broadcast camera without flexing the rig’s frame. Designed for one-man operation, the interaxial and convergence settings on the BINORIG are servo controlled, […]

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PS-Cam X35 Camera From P+S TECHNIK:

PS-Cam X35 Camera From P+S TECHNIK:

| June 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

The newly designed PS-Cam X35 closes the gap between analog sync-sound cameras and top-end high-speed cameras, which has accrued due to digitization. On the analog side there were analog film cameras with speed rates up to 150 fps known as robust and flexible. On the digital side high speed rates were only available when using […]

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3D Mic Pro Microphone:

3D Mic Pro Microphone:

| May 30, 2011

You are looking at around $1,595 to get your hands on a 3D Mic Pro microphone that claims and appears to record audio in surround sound. One tip for the 3D Mic Pro makers is if they want the mic to work and continue to function without fault on set then they need to address […]

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Redrock Micro Micro3D 3D Support Rig:

Redrock Micro Micro3D 3D Support Rig:

| May 27, 2011

The Redrock Micro Micro3D SxS rig without a shroud costs $895 and with a shroud will set you back $995. The Redrock Micro micro3D support rig is a state-of-the-art side-by-side (SxS) support rig for two-camera stereoscopic production. It is designed for today’s smaller format cameras and price-conscious stereographers looking to own high quality 3D gear. […]

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HanGrip Falcon Follow Focus Now Shipping:

HanGrip Falcon Follow Focus Now Shipping:

| May 22, 2011

The HanGrip Falcon Follow Focus is now on sale for around $385 / €269.10 Package includes: Follow focus unit and one Loop lens gear. Features: Modern aesthetic design Lightweight composite material 5 ball bearings Reversible drive gear Snap in 3D marking disc Movable marking indicator Advanced lens gear For more details and where to order […]

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Vinten 3D Wedge Adapter:

Vinten 3D Wedge Adapter:

| May 14, 2011

The Vinten 3D wedge adaptor is designed to facilitate the proper balancing of under/through beamsplitter 3D rigs on Vinten pan and tilt heads. By offsetting the head’s level position by a few degrees the balance mechanism produces a back-torque when the camera is level, this enables the centre of gravity of the payload (3D rig, […]

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ARRI Alexa M Camera, Yes Please James Cameron Thinks So:

ARRI Alexa M Camera, Yes Please James Cameron Thinks So:

| April 13, 2011

ARRI have announced they will be working with James Cameron and Vince Pace on an exciting cooperative partnership involving the development of the ARRI ALEXA M camera system. The Cameron Pace company will be called Cameron-Pace Group or CPG and will work with the ARRI Alexa M camera on key 3D production possibilities. The ARRI […]

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Weisscam T-Concept Camera : 2/3“ @ 2K, 35mm @ 2K, 35mm @ 4K:

Weisscam T-Concept Camera : 2/3“ @ 2K, 35mm @ 2K, 35mm @ 4K:

| April 12, 2011

If you are at NAB swing by Weisscam and check out their concept for the future of film cameras: A compact, modular system that allows the user to configure the camera to the specific needs of each individual shoot or filming situation. Thanks to @cailyoung for the heads up. The T-Concept features 3 compact and […]

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Meduza The 4K+ Sensor Agnostic Camera:

Meduza The 4K+ Sensor Agnostic Camera:

| April 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Meduza is an “open source” platform 4k camera that is promised to drop in September. Expect to see an announcement from 3D Visual Enterprises, parent company of Meduza Systems about the Meduza 4k+ and 3D capable camera during NAB. You can get on board and participate as an OEM with more info on that at […]

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NAB Panasonic AG-3DP1 P2 HD 3D & The AG-AC160, AG-AC130 Cameras:

NAB Panasonic AG-3DP1 P2 HD 3D & The AG-AC160, AG-AC130 Cameras:

| April 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Panasonic dropped a few cameras pre NAB Sunday and they still like the 3D flavor mixing it with the P2 format. Check out their 2 press releases. NAB 2011: Panasonic from Landmine Media on Vimeo. Keep an eye out for more Landmine Media NAB videos. Panasonic today introduced the AG-3DP1, a 3D twin-lens P2 HD […]

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Canon’s 3 NAB Biggies: 4K Cine Zoom PL, 2/3″ Glass & 3D:

Canon’s 3 NAB Biggies: 4K Cine Zoom PL, 2/3″ Glass & 3D:

| April 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Canon drop a few goodies for NAB 2011. Read on for their press releases that have all the info on two 4K PL-mount lenses, the Canon FK14.5-60 wide-angle cine zoom lens and the Canon FK30-300 telephoto cine zoom lens: Canon introduced two advanced-design PL-mount lenses that address the emerging 4K production standards. Designated as the […]

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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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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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RED EPIC ATOM 3D Rig + Element Technica Neutron Scarlet 3D Rig:

| December 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

You have to both love and be envious of Tonaci Tran for getting up close and playing with so many RED toys in one day. Here he is up close with RED EPIC’s and the RED Scarlet 2/3 interchangeable lens camera, as well as Element Technica ATOM and Neutron 3D rigs. RED EPIC ATOM 3D […]

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New iKan Rigs Including a 3D one:

New iKan Rigs Including a 3D one:

| December 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

iKan have a few new rig designs from the Elements Configurations for you to choose from which are the Stereoscope Deluxe, Shoulder Stock, Fingerling, Shoulder Mount Basic, and the Shoulder Mount Deluxe. Prices start from $199. Newest additions to our line of Elements Fly Kit configurations! Rely on hours of support provided by the Shoulder […]

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Sony Twin Lens Shoulder Mount 3D ENG Camera:

Sony Twin Lens Shoulder Mount 3D ENG Camera:

| November 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

First seen at IBC and now at Inter BEE 2010 in Japan was the Sony twin lens shoulder mount 3D ENG Production prototype camera. The Sony 3D camera has four SxS memory slots, both left and right channel HD-SDI outputs, and there is dial for adjusting POC or the point of convergence. It is believed […]

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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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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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