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My Only RED Post

My Only RED Post

Like this site needed just one more RED post. While perusing one of my favorite sites today, engadget, I came across this article about RED being used as a Telecine…

Seeing RED

Seeing RED

All of the recent posts about workflows, workarounds, and discoveries using the RED One camera brings back memories of a warning I issued when DV cameras first became popular among…

Power Windows: Coloring Correction with Training Wheels

Power Windows: Coloring Correction with Training Wheels

Like a lot of people with Final Cut Pro or After Effects, I’m trying to become a crack colorist in the privacy of my own home. It&#8217…

EX1 Misfocusing Explained

EX1 Misfocusing Explained

[Updated 2008.03.29] I noticed in my unfair comparison of three cameras that the EX1’s outdoor shot wasn’t in focus. I was puzzled: I had…

RED Highlight Clipping: Solved?

New from RED: how to correct those bothersome clipped highlights I’ve been freaking out about for the last few days. Currently the procedure only seems to work in…

Toon Boom Releases Storyboard 1.5 and Storyboard Pro 1.5

Emmy award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced the release of both Storyboard and Storyboard Pro 1.5 today. In addition to several performance improvements and the support of Mac…

RED ONE Build 14 Latitude Tests

RED ONE Build 14 Latitude Tests

RED ONE Build 14 Latitude Tests My goal was to see if RED’s 5000k chip is limited in exposure latitude under tungsten lighting conditions due to a tendency…

Three three-letter cameras: EX1, F23, RED

Three three-letter cameras: EX1, F23, RED

On March 7th, Tim Blackmore and I visited Videofax, a San Francisco camera rental house. Videofax is unique in the area (as far as I know) in having both a…

It’s All Up to Me Now

My quest for digital truth took me to a little known corner of the world, a private spot where there are three mountains known as The Gains. The middle one…

RED vs. Ace Hardware

Rolling_Green_Bars500.mov I was shooting some exposure tests with a RED and I turned my tungsten reference light off to look at something on the camera. I noticed green roll…