Written by Jeff Foster | May 16, 2015
With the publishing of Jack Nicas and Andy Pasztor's speculative and interpretive article in the Wall Street Journal in the fall of 2014, it seems every news agency, media outlet and publication has totally lost their minds in a fit of hysteria liken to Chicken Little proportions; sparking "end of days" tweets and forum discussions throughout the social mediasphere that has brought on an industry-wide panic akin to Orson Wells' War of the Worlds live broadcast radio play. Let's just stop right there and breathe for a moment - turn off the TV, put down that paper and let's look at some facts... (UPDATED 5/17/2015 with FAA Activities at bottom of article)
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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.
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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...