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4K OLED UHD Monitor from Panasonic is More Than a True Plasma Replacement

4K OLED UHD Monitor from Panasonic is More Than a True Plasma Replacement

The difference that HD grading monitors can make for projects of any size, from Hollywood productions all the way to films shot on a smartphone, are considerable. People like Alexis…

Learn VEGAS Pro 16 – HDR Color Management

Learn VEGAS Pro 16 – HDR Color Management

HDR is a topic we’ve covered in great detail on PVC, and the appeal of the format can be simplified by saying that if 4K is about more…

Cine Gear 2018 ATL: New City, New Lenses, New Lights

Cine Gear 2018 ATL: New City, New Lenses, New Lights

Ahhhh trade shows…endless amounts floor space and people vying for your attention. More importantly, they gotta scan your badge to get you on their mailing list! Having been…

Solutions to Resolve Part 1: Precise sharpening and noise reduction

Solutions to Resolve Part 1: Precise sharpening and noise reduction

This short series of articles is about various aspects of Resolve that are important but not as well known as they should be. They don’t often come up in…

Learn VEGAS Pro 16 – How to Use the New Stabilization and Motion-tracking Features

Learn VEGAS Pro 16 – How to Use the New Stabilization and Motion-tracking Features

We’ve highlighted where and how VEGAS Pro is different from the competition, but VEGAS Pro16 takes these distinctions to a new level. The product comes loaded with powerful new…

Large sensor lens coverage: taking old glass to the “breaking” point

Large sensor lens coverage: taking old glass to the “breaking” point

 Old glass and large sensors need a lot of testing. The results may surprise you. In this article I took a look at how older S35 lenses performed on a…

The simplest interview setup ever: the modern update

The simplest interview setup ever: the modern update

Many years ago I wrote about the simplest interview lighting setup ever. Here’s my modern take on that same setup. The TL;DR version is: I still use…

Speed lighting: more lessons from the ARRI Academy

Speed lighting: more lessons from the ARRI Academy

The ARRI Academy isn’t only about learning how cameras work. We also teach how to use them. I’ve never seen a class as motivated as the…

ARRI Signature Primes: the conscious design of softness

ARRI Signature Primes: the conscious design of softness

This is a story about a lens family whose soft focus backgrounds were consciously designed, and the lens mount that made them possible. For the last six months I&#8217…

GoPro HERO7 Black Hands-on Review

GoPro HERO7 Black Hands-on Review

I was invited to a private GoPro pre-release event with a handful of other media folks so we could get some time with the HERO7 Black and do some…