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This week: ARRI at Koerner Camera in Seattle and Portland

This week: ARRI at Koerner Camera in Seattle and Portland

Technical Sales Rep Chase Hagen and I will be showing off the Alexa Mini LF and ARRI Signature Primes at Koerner Camera facilities this Wednesday, October 9 (Portland) and Thursday…

Cine Gear Expo returns to Atlanta

Cine Gear Expo returns to Atlanta

It’s that time of the year again! Cine Gear Expo returns to the Atlanta area for the second consecutive year with its hallmark industry leading exhibits, seminars and events…

Recapping IBC 2019

Recapping IBC 2019

The IBC Show in Amsterdam is by far one of my favorite trade shows to attend. Like NAB in Las Vegas, or Cinegear on the Paramount lot in Los Angeles…

DoPchoice unveils series of light influencer tools for ARRI Orbiter

DoPchoice unveils series of light influencer tools for ARRI Orbiter

  DoPchoice engineers have been busy. Besides all the other news the company presented, they also have lighting solutions for the just announced ARRI Orbiter. Discover the whole series at…

ARRI Orbiter: ultra-bright LED with a variety of optics to choose from

ARRI Orbiter: ultra-bright LED with a variety of optics to choose from

The new LED luminaire Orbiter is, according to ARRI,  the most technologically advanced luminaire ever produced for image capture and color fidelity. If Orbiter was an animal, it would be…

Focus ramping: when T-stops go bad

Focus ramping: when T-stops go bad

Years ago, while assisting on a sitcom, I helped the director of photography shoot exposure tests on all of our zooms. The closeups were darker than expected, and she wanted…

The secret life of behind-the-lens nets

The secret life of behind-the-lens nets

“What’s with the pattern in the headlights?” I asked the first camera assistant, as I looked through “B” camera on a feature film set…

Quick Look: Signature Primes

Quick Look: Signature Primes

ARRI is now shipping Signature Primes, lenses “designed to render organic, emotionally engaging images, gently softening and texturizing the large format with natural skin tones and creamy bokeh.” Signatures Primes…

ARRI M18 lamphead: limited edition to celebrate the tenth anniversary

ARRI M18 lamphead: limited edition to celebrate the tenth anniversary

ARRI’s extremely compact, powerful M18 daylight lamphead has been used on film sets worldwide for the past ten years. A limited special anniversary edition available in August celebrates…

Cine Gear: The Arri Alexa Mini LF and the Arri “Look”

Cine Gear: The Arri Alexa Mini LF and the Arri “Look”

The Arri booth seemed to always be full during Cine Gear 2019. Could it have been because many wanted to look through  ARRI’S ALEXA Mini LF viewfinder to see…

ARRI Signature Prime and Mini LF Event: Sim Video, Vancouver

ARRI Signature Prime and Mini LF Event: Sim Video, Vancouver

Come see me on June 6th at Sim Video in Vancouver, B.C., where I’ll co-present a session on ARRI Signature Primes with product manager Thorsten Meywald…

SmallHD offers ARRI Camera Control License with Cine 7 monitors

SmallHD offers ARRI Camera Control License with Cine 7 monitors

Showcased at NAB 2019, the  Cine 7 monitor is designed to work with support for ARRI, RED and Sony cameras. Now SmallHD has a limited offer for users of ARRI…

NAB 2019: Things ‘n’ Stuff

NAB 2019: Things ‘n’ Stuff

In recent NABs, the back end of Central Hall was filled with LED luminaires from a vast number of companies, all showing various interpretations of “daylight” or &#8220…

NAB 2019: ARRI ALEXA MINI LF: A FIRST LOOK

NAB 2019: ARRI ALEXA MINI LF: A FIRST LOOK

We at PVC got a chance to check out ARRI’S ALEXA Mini LF while we marched around NAB 2019 with all of our camera gear. The ARRI ALEXA…

Quantifying the Large Format Look

Quantifying the Large Format Look

Large format is no longer out of reach of the average filmmaker, but the look is difficult to quantify. Naturally, that means I’ll give it a try. I…