Art Adams is a cinema lens specialist at ARRI, Inc. Before that, he was a freelance cinematographer for 26 years. You can see his work at http://www.artadamsdp.com.

Art has been published in HD Video Pro, American Cinematographer, Australian Cinematographer and Camera Operator magazines, and has written for ProVideo Coalition since its inception. He is an active member of the International Cinematographers Guild and a former member of the Society of Camera Operators (SOC).

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…

“Why CMOS over CCD?” I ask my toaster for answers.

The other day I found Harry, the Civil Toaster (“civil” not as in kind, but because he was in the civil service) in the driveway tossing corn chips…

Chip Color Balance: How Much of a Difference Does It Make?

Life isn’t easy when one lives with overly intelligent appliances. In my case, my home is “enriched” by Harry the Civil Toaster (“civil” not…

Half-color Fashion: Why Project: Runway looks “thin”

Today I had an interesting conversation about bit depth with my toaster. “So, tell me,” said Harold the Civil Toaster (not civil as in kind, but because he…