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Here's Why It Is a Great Time to Rethink Lens Choices
As we gear up for 2017 NAB, I could not think of a better time to step back and look at the incredible amount of choices (zoom or prime) when it comes to selecting what you deem as the best lens or group of lenses for your next shoot. But there are some really important considerations to think about when lining up your next project. Before we delve into lens heaven and look at some current models, let’s hit pause and look at few thinking points that might make for some good food for thought.
Published on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 2:00 PM
What Truly Makes the Carl Zeiss Compact CZ.2 Lens One of a Kind
"Due to the bigger image circle the Compact Zoom CZ.2 15-30 has no distortion or vignetting in the corners on Super 35 sensors (Sweet Spot Effect). Due to the full frame coverage, all members of the Compact Zoom lens family cover the RED Dragon senor at 6K. There is no other competitor cine-style lens that can do the same at this point." Learn what makes this lens one of a kind, along with its show reel & more.
Published on Thursday, May 8, 2014 1:00 PM
Drones and Their Impact in the Film Industry
Drones have become more and more popular to the film industry in recent years. A vast number of feature films are being shot using drones. Both mainstream and indie filmmakers have opted to use drones in order to capture aerial shots and the results are stunning!
Published on Monday, October 2, 2017 10:00 AM
Getting Started with Drone Production: Save Time and Money
by Stephan Guarch & Edgar Cohen Aerial photography and videography are nothing new to the production world. But how we achieve those shots certainly has in the last 12 months. Drones have exploded in popularity as a way to get aerial and low altitude footage for videos, for everything from full feature films such as “The Wolf of Wall Street” to the everyday film hobbyist who flies leisurely at the local park. But for anyone who has actually tried to capture this footage there’s quite the learning curve involved when it comes to choosing the right drone and what seems like an infinite amount of accessories and upgrades. This week the team at Experience Above posts a nice overview of the top 3 tips for getting started with drone video production, a handy starters guide.
Published on Monday, August 11, 2014 3:22 PM
DJI Ronin: Moving Interview Just Got Easier
After four months of using it in the field, we have compiled some thoughts on the DJI Ronin.
Published on Thursday, October 8, 2015 11:00 AM
All About Glass: Why Having the Right Lens Can Make All the Difference
Ask any, I mean ANY cinematographer, videographer, photographer (you get it) who is serious about his or her craft and they all pretty much say the same thing. It’s all about the glass. Never was there a more true statement! Much as the stylus is to a turntable, the lens is to the camera. The better the stylus, the better the sound is going to be. Better glass, better image. Makes sense no? With that said, here are some of the best glass (lenses) either already on the market or soon to be released.
Published on Monday, July 18, 2016 11:31 AM
IBC 2016 Wraps Another Great Show with Even Greater Announcements
The International Broadcasting Convention just wrapped up in Amsterdam and, like every year, there was no shortage of amazing announcements. In case you weren't able to make the flight over, we have compiled a list of the best announcements from the show.
Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 2:04 PM
Smokin’ Hot Atomos Shogun Flame: What You See is What You Get
Let’s get it straight right from the get-go. Right now there are several very good field recorders/monitors out in the field as we speak. I have had the good fortune of using and reviewing others such as Blackmagic Design Video Assist ($895) and Video Design PIX-E7 ($1695) to name two.
Published on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 11:24 AM
Tech News: iZotope's Ozone 7: A Mastering Suite Gone Wild
Ozone 7 eagerly won my attention when I started exploring this software only six months ago. I now use Ozone for both live and studio mixing. My overall impression is that Ozone 7’s simplicity, ease of use, and classy display of modules are not only impressive in the way they sound but enjoyable to steer.
Published on Friday, May 20, 2016 11:00 AM
2018 NAMM Hits the Ground Running
This year might just be getting warmed up, but one of the largest gatherings of music and audio professionals is ready to get things going. With tons of exhibitors and scores (sorry, another bad pun) of workshops, meetings, and award ceremonies the 2018 NAMM show is bound to have something for everyone under the roof of the Anaheim convention center.
Published on Monday, January 8, 2018 10:00 AM
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