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Pix: Zacuto rig; RED tests

Pix: Zacuto rig; RED tests

Art Adams uses his spot meter during exposure testing. Camera porn: some photographs from the past couple of days… Zacuto handheld rig with HVX200 and EX1 26 March 2008…

Media 100 Mac Intel Codecs Available

After customer complaints, Media 100 relented and and is offering its latest codecs for Intel-based Macs as a free download. With these free codecs, editors and graphics professionals can…

RED? Or Cyan?

RED? Or Cyan?

In my unfair comparison of three cameras, I found that RED’s overexposed highlights went cyan and got darker than surrounding, non-overexposed areas. Here’s why it…

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…