Adam Wilt

Adam Wilt has been working off and on in film and video for the past thirty years, while paying the bills writing software for animation, automation, broadcast graphics, and real-time control for companies including Abekas, Pinnacle, Omneon, CBS, and ABC. Since 1997 his website, adamwilt.com, has been a popular reference for information on the DV formats. He reviewed cameras for DV Magazine and started its “Technical Difficulties” column, and taught classes and led panels at NAB, IBC, and DV Expo. He co-authored the book, “Optimizing Your Final Cut Pro System”, part of the Apple Pro Training series. He currently writes for ProVideoCoalition.com and DVInfo.net, and creates iPhone apps like Cine Meter II and FieldMonitor.

iPhone app: FieldMonitor

iPhone app: FieldMonitor

Aside from the photo gallery of the PNW Lens Summit, I haven’t been very active here recently. This is why: I’ve been busy building a &#8220…

Gallery: PNW Lens Summit 2017

Gallery: PNW Lens Summit 2017

On Saturday, May 13, Koerner Camera hosted the PNW Lens Summit 2017, gathering glass from all over in one place for our viewing pleasure. Lens-test charts were pulled from…

PNW Lens Summit, May 13 in PDX

PNW Lens Summit, May 13 in PDX

If you’re into cine lenses, save the date:  on Saturday, May 13 from 10am–5pm, Portland, Oregon’s Koerner Camera Systems is hosting the Pacific Northwest Lens Summit at…

Stolen lens alert: hot Veydras

Stolen lens alert: hot Veydras

On March 12, slimeballs broke into Veydra’s Los Angeles HQ and absconded with pretty much the entire stock of Mini Primes: Veydras are MFT and E-mount cine…

Review: Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 E-mount cine zoom

Review: Fujinon MK18-55mm T2.9 E-mount cine zoom

Fujinon has just announced two new lightweight cine zooms for E-mount cameras, the MK18-55mm T2.9 and the MK50-135mm T2.9. The 18-55mm will cost US…

Panasonic VariCam LT Review, Part 2

Panasonic VariCam LT Review, Part 2

[This is the continuation of my VariCam LT review. If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, here it is.] Performance Resolution and Aliasing A confession: I shot most…

Review: Panasonic VariCam LT 4K Super35mm Cine Camera

Review: Panasonic VariCam LT 4K Super35mm Cine Camera

The VariCam LT is Panasonic’s “affordable” large single sensor VariCam, putting the core of the $55,000 VariCam 35 in a more compact package running $18,000 for the…

Quick Look: EasyTracker for FCPX

Quick Look: EasyTracker for FCPX

I get these emails from “Sara at CrumplePop”, spruiking all sorts of clever plugins for FCPX. Normally I resist the shiny-shiny, protecting my wallet from harm and…

What is “Correct” Color?

What is “Correct” Color?

Sometimes you set out to answer an easy query and wind up questioning fundamental assumptions. Playing with test charts shouldn’t trigger an existential crisis, but you never know… Recently…

Upcoming L.A. area events

Upcoming L.A. area events

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, ’tis the season for open houses, plus plenty of demos, training sessions, and other events—many of them free. Some…

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