A simple to use yet powerful color correction and grading software that I've been using the past year has been Technicolor's Color Assist. The software really draws on Technicolor's long history in color science to bring powerful studio color grading to users seeking professional results. For Canon... more »
StarTech.com just announced the release of a new Wireless HD Extender Kit, which lets you wirelessly transmit an HD audio and video signal from an HDMI source to a high-def display or projector up to 100-feet away. The extender kit contains a WHDI compliant Wireless HD transmitter unit and receiver... more »
GoPro’s acquisition of video compression and workflow technology company, CineForm Inc., made them much more than just a wearable camera company. And with the HERO3 Black Edition’s ability to capture 2.7K in 24p with a Raw-like profile, cinematographers took immediate notice because they were... more »
Blackmagic Design uleashed a campaign of "shock and awe" with the announcement of not just one but two cameras at NAB2013.
In this video, HDSLRShooter talks again to Kendall Eckman about the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. Equipped with a large Super 35 sensor, professional global shutter,... more »
At NAB 2013, Blackmagic Design offered two big suprises, and while the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K was a surprise, the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera was the show stopper. We're still reeling from the implications of this tiny titan, and how it may shape the future of our industry.
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If you haven't heard, Adobe's Creative Cloud has been a big success. More than a half million paid members and over 2 million free members have signed up for the service since it launched last year in April. Creative Cloud is a membership-service that provides users to download and install Adobe's... more »
If you work in production, iPads have become ubiquitous on set. With its Retina display, the iPad delivers higher than HD resolution (2048 x 1536) and has become the go-to device to view on set dailies and many production professionals have also been using the iPad as a film slate and teleprompter... more »
Large sensor cameras, especially with the advent of video-enabled DSLRs with APS-C or full-frame sensors, have changed low budget filmmaking forever. Like HD or 24p capture, the ability to use fast prime lenses to capture cinematic shallow depth of field was a huge breakthrough for filmmakers used... more »
Lately, we're all feeling the need for speed. High-speed shooting is the killer app of new digital camera systems. There are now even cameras costing less than $10K - like the Sony FS700U - that offer decent speeds (240-fps) at full HD resolution.
But if you really want top quality professional... more »
We're just getting back into the swing of things after this year's NAB installment in Las Vegas. Overall my impression of the show wasn't so much that there were a slew of exciting new products or technologies but rather that the industry is slowly but surely making the transition to 4k-resolution... more »
Cooke Optics and Thales Angénieux announced that they have been working together to share designs of their respective new anamorphic lenses. The results of the collaboration will bring cinematographers a full range of compatible anamorphic lenses, including Cooke's Academy Award® winning design... more »
I recently attended an Adobe press event at their headquarters in San Jose to preview some of their pro video tools. Adobe experts gave us working demos of Premiere Pro, After Effects, SpeedGrade, Audition, Prelude, Story, and showcased their brand new platform, Adobe Anywhere.
For the past several... more »