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 Build 16: A Camera Whose Time Has Come

Ah, sweet 16. How I’ve waited for thee. Finally, a camera I can work with. It’s not perfect yet. Not by a long shot. There&#8217…

Dymo Discpainter, Part Deux

Dymo Discpainter, Part Deux

Wherein I use the Discpainter to print 70 DVDs, with reasonable results. This is what my current Discpainter-painted showreel looks like, minus the dust (added by my rarely used…

Untrustworthy

I just got fired from a job because the producer decided I was untrustworthy. Huh? I get a little nervous when my phone rings and the area code on the…

It’s not the budget, it’s where you put the camera!

It’s not the budget, it’s where you put the camera!

Equipment doesn’t make the image; people do. I proved this on a music video recently where we had more people than equipment. It’s been a while…

Dymo Discpainter: First Impressions

Dymo Discpainter: First Impressions

For quite a while I’ve used an Epson R320 printer to label my showreel DVDs, but the end of that era has come. I now own a Dymo…

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…