Written by Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 22, 2015
Written by Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 13, 2015
More than a few experts labeled 2014 as the “year of the breach”, and a list of all the companies that experienced security issues last year would be an entire article itself. Massive organizations are the ones that get the headlines when they experience a security issue, but companies that are infinitely smaller are just as vulnerable to breaches, if not moreso.
Written by Jeremiah Karpowicz | May 1, 2015
With the relaunch of ProVideo Coalition this year, we rolled DAM Coalition into a channel on PVC that focuses on workflow, storage and archive in media and entertainment. It was an opportunity to create relevant content for regular readers of PVC while also highlighting some of the more technically minded professionals from different areas of media & entertainment for the benefit of our current and expanded audience.
Written by PVC News Staff | April 15, 2015
Written by Jeremiah Karpowicz | April 6, 2015
As I’ve been exploring what it means to effectively utilize workflow, storage and archive in our industry, I’ve seen these concepts go far deeper than I initially imagined. A workflow for a small post house might be very similar to what a workflow for a major studio looks like in principle, but in practice those workflows come together and function in a very different way. Similarly, having a storage capacity of 30TB might be more than some content creators need, while others are getting into exabyte levels and finding that’s still not enough.
Written by Jeremiah Karpowicz | February 27, 2015
Written by Jeremiah Karpowicz | February 20, 2015
Written by Jeremiah Karpowicz | February 19, 2015
Written by Jeremiah Karpowicz | February 5, 2015
Written by Jeremiah Karpowicz | February 3, 2015
The Vertical Bar Graph Raw Exposure MeterThe vertical bar graph raw exposure meter is the least explained meter in the latest RED manual. It's also one of the most valuable exposure tools the RED ONE offers.As English is my second language (and I haven't discovered my primary language yet) I shorten "vertical bar graph raw exposure meter" to "barber pole." It...
This RED exposure tool just became your best friend.
LIGHTING: One Exposure Formula to Rule Them AllThis industry is full of little tricks that, when properly employed, can make us all look like inhumanly fast calculating machines. This formula is one of those tricks. I learned this formula in my junior...
Need to figure out how much light you need for a specific stop, frame rate or ISO? This basic formula will help you figure out the answer... in your head!
How Lens Focal Length Shapes the Face & Controls PerspectiveThe lens or Focal length of the lens you choose has a profound impact on the image. It effects the perspective, background, and features of the subject. Everyone should understand what the different focal...
A lighting Tutorial
How to fix an ugly exposure mistake!Everybody knows you can't fix everything in post, but I had to try. Not an absolutely must-have shot, because I had four other good ones from different distances and angles. Most people would cIassify this...
What was I thinking? The expressions of father and daughter were so intense and memorable that I really wanted to save this way over-exposed flash picture.
Hitting the Exposure Sweet SpotAfter years of looking at dynamic range charts I noticed that almost all camera gamma curves emphasize mid-tones within a consistent IRE range. What does this mean to you? Find out by clicking through... As a consultant to DSC Labs I get to play with a lot of toys, and one of the best is the DSC Xyla...
Make the most of any camera's dynamic range by placing your mid-tones in the right spot...