PVC Staff

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.

Fujinon Lunch & Learn Lenses in PDX (and elsewhere!)

Fujinon Lunch & Learn Lenses in PDX (and elsewhere!)

[Updated below: more cities!] This just in, via Twitter and Instagram: Come by Koerner Camera-Portland for a Koerner Cinema Series featuring Fujinon’s Lunch and Learn on Thursday…

Events: Canon, Newtek, ICG Lighting, Blackmagic

Events: Canon, Newtek, ICG Lighting, Blackmagic

Some upcoming events: chances to see new gear, ask annoying questions, learn from industry pros, and maybe even get a free meal. In chronological order: some are real soon now…

Cine Gear Expo: Cool Stuff

Cine Gear Expo: Cool Stuff

Cine Gear Expo, the two-day show on the Paramount lot in Hollywood, is the best place to see industry tools, many of which you’ll be hard-pressed…

Cine Gear Expo: Three Cameras

Cine Gear Expo: Three Cameras

Canon, Panasonic, and Sony all used Cine Gear Expo 2017 as the event to anchor their announcements of new cine-oriented cameras. What they revealed says much about where the…

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…