These are a few of my favorite things… in Resolve 12.5

These are a few of my favorite things... in Resolve 12.5 1

Just a quick tour of some of the new stuff I like after playing with 12.5 a bit, including some of how to use them or find them in the interface… a bit of tutorial mixed with a review of features. HDR is all the rage at NAB this year – and for about the past […]

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NAB 2016 Discussion – The Role of a DP and Tips and Tricks for the job

NAB 2016 Discussion - The Role of a DP and Tips and Tricks for the job 2

While visiting NAB 2016, I stopped in at the Teradek Live show to chat with fellow DPs and PVC contributors Art Adams and Brian Hallett. We began by discussing some of the camera technology on display at the show, and around the 30-minute mark our conversation diverted into a broader discussion about the role of […]

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NAB 360º Video Report #2 – Ted Schilowitz at the SuperMeet!

NAB 360º Video Report #2 - Ted Schilowitz at the SuperMeet! 3

360º video report from NAB 2016 SuperMeet featuring the super smart and always super entertaining, Ted Schilowitz. Ted introduced and hosted the VR session at the SuperMeet – he also staged an impromptu VR movie production which I filmed in glorious 360°: (Don’t forget to watch the 360° video using the Google Chrome browser at the highest […]

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Fujinon: industry’s longest, widest 4K UHD lens

Fujinon UA107x at NAB 2016

Revealed at NAB 2016, the new lens, with a focal length of 8.4 to 900mm, delivers crisp 4K images across the entire zoom range, offers better color capture, and High Dynamic Range. The UA107x 4K UHD lens can be seen along with the complete Fujinon Premier 4K product family during the NAB Show, at the […]

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Philips 5K monitor for better 4K video editing

Philips 5K monitor

Announced last year, but only available this April, the Philips 275P4VYKEB display doesn’t reveal its 5K ambitions until we see it working. This 27 inch monitor has a low-key design and is similar to normal Philips monitors. Until it’s on and you get 14.7 million pixels, from a 5120 x 2880 resolution. It may well […]

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NAB 360º Video Report #1 – Bill Roberts, Adobe Professional Video

NAB 360º Video Report #1 - Bill Roberts, Adobe Professional Video 4

360º video report from NAB 2016 featuring an interview with Bill Roberts, Senior Director of Professional Video Product Management at Adobe Systems. Bill explains the range and depth of Adobe’s Professional Video software and their commitment to including VR functionality into their Creative Cloud apps. They’ve now added an integrated VR viewer into Premiere Pro […]

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Big Thunderbolt 3 LaCie. Really BIG!

LaCie at NAB 2016

LaCie, the premium brand from Seagate Technology promised a big surprise for NAB 2016, and they were right. The LaCie 12big Thunderbolt 3, a professional 12-bay desktop RAID storage unit was announced. Suddenly my 16TB NAS which seemed a good choice two years ago, seems small. With capacity being a buzzword at NAB 2016, because […]

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New User Interface and Operating System for URSA Mini: NAB 2016

URSA UI

Blackmagic says the new User Interface and OS for the URSA Mini cameras is like finally releasing the second half of the camera system. This is not an upgrade. Nope, this is a whole ground up total rewrite. The Operating system has been specifically designed for the high performance processing architecture of the URSA Mini […]

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