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.

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…

RED: Not a vampire camera at all. It loves daylight!

I’ve now had independent confirmation from a couple of people who watched my RED build 14 exposure tests and have had great luck treating their RED as a…

Power Windows: Coloring Correction with Training Wheels

Power Windows: Coloring Correction with Training Wheels

Like a lot of people with Final Cut Pro or After Effects, I’m trying to become a crack colorist in the privacy of my own home. It&#8217…

RED Highlight Clipping: Solved?

New from RED: how to correct those bothersome clipped highlights I’ve been freaking out about for the last few days. Currently the procedure only seems to work in…

RED ONE Build 14 Latitude Tests

RED ONE Build 14 Latitude Tests

RED ONE Build 14 Latitude Tests My goal was to see if RED’s 5000k chip is limited in exposure latitude under tungsten lighting conditions due to a tendency…

It’s All Up to Me Now

My quest for digital truth took me to a little known corner of the world, a private spot where there are three mountains known as The Gains. The middle one…

RED vs. Ace Hardware

Rolling_Green_Bars500.mov I was shooting some exposure tests with a RED and I turned my tungsten reference light off to look at something on the camera. I noticed green roll…