Art Adams - Director of Photography

Cinematographer Art Adams shoots spots, visual effects, web/interactive/mobile and high-end marketing projects. His website is at http://www.artadamsdp.com.

Art has been published in HD Video Pro, American Cinematographer, Australian Cinematographer and Camera Operator Magazine He is a current member of the International Cinematographers Guild, a past member of the Society of Camera Operators (SOC), and an industry consultant and educator. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Compleat Idiot’s Guide to RED Post on a Budget

The Compleat Idiot’s Guide to RED Post on a Budget

This is by no means a definitive manual on how to post RED footage. Rather, this is how I managed to work with R3D footage while creating a spec spot…

The Debut: Wii Spec Spot, shot on RED, now online at PVC

Wii Spec Spot, 1k version Here it is, finally finished. Phew! Now I know why I’m not in post production. I’ll write a blog entry on…

My first RED shoot: The training wheels come off!

My first RED shoot: The training wheels come off!

Okay, I have to admit it: I now like this camera more than I thought I would. As those of you who read Adam Wilt’s blog know, he…

NAB Odds and Ends

I’m a bit late in writing this, but there are some NAB wonders that I want to blog about. I had all of one day to see the…

Find me at NAB, part 2

I just received my April copy of HD Video Pro magazine, and there on page 54 is my write-up of Element Labs LED lighting technology for the film industry…

Find Me at NAB

For a bit over a year now I’ve been consulting on a new broad-spectrum LED light for the motion picture industry. The idea is that this light…

RED Build 15 EI Tests

RED ONE Build 15 EI Test The idea behind this test was to underexpose a neutral reference and see at what point the RED’s noise becomes too much…

RED IR Filter Test

RED IR Filter Test

A while back, while browsing Reduser.net, I saw that someone had done an IR test and discovered that RED has a weakness when it comes to IR filtering. I…

RED Build 15 Flesh Tone Latitude Test (under tungsten light)

RED ONE Build 15 Flesh Tone Latitude Tests (tungsten) In my quest to figure out just how much overexposure latitude I can get out of a RED under tungsten light…

RED results coming soon–stay tuned!

Hi all- I apologize, but I’ve been swamped with work of one sort or another, and when I tried to sit down and start sorting through the latest…