Panavision revives VistaVision for a digital world: part 2

Panavision revives VistaVision for a digital world: part 2 1

Does large format really create a greater sense of depth and dimensionality in a flat image? Read on to find out… If you haven’t yet read part 1 of this series, you can find it here. MAGNIFICATION: REALITY’S NEW BEST FRIEND   UPDATE: I’ve removed the example images from this story as they have been […]

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Panavision revives VistaVision for a digital world: part 1

Panavision revives VistaVision for a digital world: part 1 5

The mid-20th century epic movie experience is returning to a screen near you— at your local cineplex, in your home, and possibly even on your phone. A few years ago, while on a tech scout, I shot a stunning reference photo with a Canon 5D Mk2. Something just felt different: it had a sense of […]

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Classic Course: Tint versus Tritone

using Tritone in After Effects

Continuing with still-useful movies from our old “Insight Into Effects” course, this one explains why you shouldn’t reach for the standard Tint effect when you want to colorize footage, and instead should use some form of Tritone effect: your black and white points will be preserved, resulting in a richer image with greater contrast: https://youtu.be/D7p_dnISsmA […]

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Video Tripod Manager 44: a rolling case for cinema tripods

Video Tripod Manager 44: a rolling case for cinema tripods

The convenience of a soft case with the protection a hard case offers is how Think Tank Photo presents it’s new largest solution for carrying big tripods, up to 40” in height. A good video shot is only as steady as the tripod your camera is sitting on, so it makes sense to protect it […]

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RED MONSTRO available now

RED MONSTRO available now

RED’s cinematic full frame WEAPON cameras with the MONSTRO 8K VV sensor is available for purchase. Discover the different packages and the performance of the new sensor. MONSTRO is an evolutionary step in large-format sensor technology, with improvements in image quality including dynamic range and shadow detail. RED’s newest camera and sensor combination, WEAPON 8K […]

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New SMPTE ST 2110 Standards for IP networks

SMPTE publishes ST 2110 Standards for IP networks

The first SMPTE ST 2110 standards aim to simplify the use of internet protocol (IP) networks in real-time for the purposes of live production, playout, and other professional media applications. SMPTE, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, announced the publication of […]

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