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  • Canon: 4K Camera Appears in China
    With the rumours of a 4K camera for NAB 2015 growing up, Canon announces they’re the “Number One” in the global interchangeable-lens digital camera market for the 12th consecutive year. In China they showed a 4K concept camera.
    by Jose Antunes  |  March 26, 2015
    Images from a presentation said to be of the new 4K camera from Canon that in April will be launched at NAB 2015, in Las Vegas, are available online since...
  • A Different Light: Gamma-Corrected Compositing
    A simple introduction to gamma-corrected compositing.
    by Chris and Trish Meyer  |  December 1, 2004
    The image on the left is a normal computer...
  • HOW TO: Use a Color Meter
    Trust them as far as you can throw them
    by Art Adams  |  February 19, 2008
    Color meters were never designed to be used to measure light sources with a broken spectrum. How much should we trust them?The typical color meter has three sensors that measure specific wavelengths of red, green or blue. The assumption is that all three of these wavelengths will occur naturally in a black body radiator,...
  • Sitting Thing Review: The ergoErgo
    This isn't a software or a hardware review.
    by Scott Simmons  |  March 23, 2015
    Beyond the standing desk, beyond on the Herman Miller chair, there’s other things to sit on while working at...
  • A Backpack for Mirrorless Systems
    The new Urban Approach 15 backpack is the first backpack from Think Tank Photo designed specifically to hold a complete mirrorless camera system.
    by Jose Antunes  |  March 24, 2015
    Cinematographers on the move, even those with smaller mirrorless systems, need to protect their gear while having easy access to equipment. Although any bag or backpack can be used, adapted or transformed to carry a mirrorless system, many users will look at...
  • by Chris and Trish Meyer  |  January 18, 2000
    It would seem like a simple concept: "black" is the darkest color you can have; "white" is the brightest color. However, not all video hardware and software think this way. Quite often, systems can go "darker" than black and "brighter" than white, allowing safety margins for certain situations. This means that some systems uses...