59 blog posts found matching keyword search for: Broadcast Camera Lenses in Waukegan
The AJ-CX4000 4K ENG Camera and the challenge of 4K broadcast
A recent trend for cameras has been lightweight and compact bodies with large image sensors. The ability to capture a cinematic shallow depth of field and to position the camera in any situation are must-have features for most indie filmmakers. But let’s face it, cinematic shallow depth of field and fast prime lenses will not cut it for next year’s Super Bowl. Viewers are accustomed to watching the news, sports and live events from a certain broadcast perspective.
Published on Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:00 AM
Interchangeable Lenses for Miniature Cameras
Camerawork combines creativity and technology in a way that sometimes makes it hard to be objective about gear. That has never been truer as when discussing lenses, with crews on big-budget dramas poring over reference monitors for hours evaluating waveform, vector scope and histograms. People using full-sized broadcast cameras have almost as many options, though the concerns tend to be more practical and less interpretive. That sort of choice, though, has not always been quite so available to miniature, point-of-view and special purpose cameras. It’s a subject complicated by the ultra-clear resolutions of modern digital cameras, demanding equally sharp lenses, as well as the inclination of certain directors to shoot in very challenging light conditions.
Published on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 10:00 AM
Choosing the right lenses: What to buy, what to rent, what to avoid
Whether it’s framing as a storytelling device, the marvels of the latest gear, or the wonderful world of lenses, video professionals all have our areas we can geek out about. For Patrick O’Donnell of Eye to Eye Video, it’s the latter. His love affair with lenses started as a kid staring at catalogs and has now led him to a successful career as a tourist with better toys.
Published on Monday, March 9, 2020 10:00 AM
In Review: Blackmagic Design Micro Studio Camera 4K
When I got the delivery of the Blackmagic Design Micro Studio Camera 4K, I was instantly very curious. I am thinking to myself, OK, a small 4K camera, not exactly a brand new idea. So how would it stack up? What would the image quality be? There are other cameras in the small 4K space that make really nice images. So what would set the Blackmagic Design 4K Micro apart from the rest? Get ready for an interesting twist on how Blackmagic delivered with really solid, exceptional picture quality.
Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 3:28 PM
Specialty Camera Operator Corey Koniniec Uses Core SWX at the Olympics
The 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang presented broadcast professionals with some of the harshest winter temperatures and conditions. From extreme cold, with temperatures in the negative digits, to high winds and snow storms, the winter elements were at their best. No stranger to these elements, Specialty Camera Operator Corey Koniniec was prepared and ready when selected by NBC to record all aspects of the snowboarding and skiing competitions in PyeongChang. His use of Core SWX to power his RED cameras for the long, cold 10-hour days throughout the two-week assignment of a lifetime provided him with successful and rewarding results.
Published on Monday, April 2, 2018 10:00 AM
"The Drive" Gets Viewers Under the Helmet and Into the Game
The Drive "pulls back the curtain" and provides viewers with a rare look into what a nationally-ranked college football team goes through on their quest for a Pac-12 Championship. Fans get to go "under the helmet" to learn the players personalities and personal stories. Catch up with Senior Coordinating Producer, Michael Tolajian, as he shows viewers much more than they could ever see by just watching the game broadcasts.
Published on Monday, September 29, 2014 11:44 AM
In Review: Marshall Electronics CV506 Mini HD Camera (3G/HD-SDI, HDMI)
I normally don’t start off a product review with the word “fun”, but I have to tell you man was this camera fun. Don’t get me wrong, the Marshall CV506 has some serious features that would rival some cameras costing twice as much.
Published on Monday, January 18, 2021 10:00 AM
In Review: Panasonic AU-EVA1 Compact 5.7K Super 35mm Cinema Camera
I might not send this one back. Ok, I know I say that a lot (like all the time) but in this might be the case this time, not kidding. After shooting with the Panasonic AU-EVA1 over the last several weeks I have come to the not so modest conclusion that this is one heck of a camera. I say that in the midst of a stream of new or updated cameras from a bunch of manufacturers that started in mid-2017 and haven’t stopped yet. So what makes the Panasonic EVA1 stand out? Thought you would never ask.
Published on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 9:00 AM
The Women Behind the Camera: ProductionHUB Exclusive with Innovative Female Filmmakers
The industry continues to grow more and more each year with women filmmakers stepping into critical roles, from directing to camera operation, production design and editing. Each year, ProductionHUB celebrates a few incredible women in the field by highlighting their accomplishments, their stories and advice they have for other women in the industry.
Published on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 10:00 AM
Canon's CINE-SERVO Zoom Lens & Future
Delve into Canon's CINE-SERVO Zoom Lens to learn it's functionality and features, along with the future of of the company and it's other new products.
Published on Friday, May 16, 2014 11:00 AM
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