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Petrol Bags

Petrol Bags

As I’ve mentioned in a previous post – I’m a bag person. Today I stopped by the folks at Petrol and got a glimpse of some…

Sony Snapshots – NAB 2008 Day 0

Sony Snapshots – NAB 2008 Day 0

PMW-EX3 with 2/3″ cine lens, Sony HDD recorder Sony’s Juan Martinez gave me a night-before-the-show tour of the Sony booth (really a…

Locking HDMI cables!

Locking HDMI cables!

Left: normal HDMI cable. Right: locking HDMI cable. Note the cantilevered paddle with two tiny retention hooks. A colleague and I were discussing the sorry state of the physical HDMI…

Find Me at NAB

For a bit over a year now I’ve been consulting on a new broad-spectrum LED light for the motion picture industry. The idea is that this light…

Red “Mythbusting” Video

Red “Mythbusting” Video

RED / RED Mythbusters Ted Schilowitz sat down with Michael from Plaster City and did some mythbusting, to show that: 1.) You can play back on a Mac straight from the…

RED Build 15 EI Tests

RED ONE Build 15 EI Test The idea behind this test was to underexpose a neutral reference and see at what point the RED’s noise becomes too much…

We’re Off To See The Wizard

We’re Off To See The Wizard

It’s been awfully quiet around here lately…too quiet. But you know why: It’s the week before NAB (the National Association of Broadcasters) Convention, the…

RED IR Filter Test

RED IR Filter Test

A while back, while browsing Reduser.net, I saw that someone had done an IR test and discovered that RED has a weakness when it comes to IR filtering. I…

RED Build 15 Flesh Tone Latitude Test (under tungsten light)

RED ONE Build 15 Flesh Tone Latitude Tests (tungsten) In my quest to figure out just how much overexposure latitude I can get out of a RED under tungsten light…

You Are What You See

You Are What You See

This Saturday on NPR’s Weekend Edition, there was an odd little piece about a study performed by Duke University about people’s reaction to logos (click here…