Brian Hallett, is the senior promotions producer at the NBC affiliate in Nashville, TN, and an award winning cameraman, editor, and producer. He has shot everything from broadcast television news, promotional image campaigns, music videos, short films, and documentaries. First and foremost, Brian is a cameraman and since 1999 his skills have allowed him to work for Spike TV, NBC, Fox, and CBS.

Dynamic Range & Blackmagic’s 4K Production Camera

Dynamic Range & Blackmagic’s 4K Production Camera

Blackmagic Design lists the dynamic range of the 4K Blackmagic Production Camera at 12 stops.  What does this mean in real-world situation?  How much range is in…

Blackmagic Cameras and Clean Audio

Blackmagic Cameras and Clean Audio

No doubt, good sound is as important as good pictures. The problem?  How can you record good sound on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Pocket Cinema Camera when the…

The pCam Film + Digital App

The pCam Film + Digital App

If there was one app… and only one app you could carry on your iPhone/iPad/ and iPod Touch then the pCam app is it.  It is my…

Blackmagic Production Camera Noise Test

Blackmagic Production Camera Noise Test

How much noise is too much noise?  Or, is the better question:  How much noise can DaVinci Resolve's noise reduction clean up pushed Blackmagic Production Camera…

The Apertus Axiom Beta Camera

The Apertus Axiom Beta Camera

Do you want a chance to help build a better camera?  Then read this:  Apertus, an open source camera project, will soon kick off their crowd-funding campaign…

Blackmagic 4K Production Camera & IRND

That wide-open aperture… in full sun-light… I love it.  F/2.8, and lower, gives us the feeling of intimacy and helps us achieve the…

Dynamic Perception’s New Stage R

Dynamic Perception’s New Stage R

Dynamic Perception delivers news on their long awaited 3-axis motion control unit: The Stage R.  See all the details into the kickstarter campaign helping this small company get…

Blackmagic’s Production Camera On A 4K Multi-Cam Shoot

Blackmagic’s Production Camera On A 4K Multi-Cam Shoot

One of the more interesting features found on Blackmagic's 4K Production Camera is the 6G-SDI out.  This means a single BNC cable can send out 4K…

Flying The 4K Blackmagic Production Camera

Flying The 4K Blackmagic Production Camera

4K in the air… does the greater resolution make that much of a difference? Is it necessary to shoot aerials at 4K so one can stabilize in post? &nbsp…

Review: The 4K Blackmagic Production Camera

Review: The 4K Blackmagic Production Camera

Blackmagic’s New 4K Production Camera is here and I have been shooting with it as soon as I could rip the box open. If you’ve had…