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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…

Signature Primes vs. Ultra Primes: The Pixel-Peeper’s Guide

Signature Primes vs. Ultra Primes: The Pixel-Peeper’s Guide

For nine months I’ve been working periodically as a trainer for the ARRI Academy. Recently we added an Alexa LF to the class, accompanied by a set of…

4.6K URSA Mini Used on Aaron Carter Music Video “Fool’s Gold”

4.6K URSA Mini Used on Aaron Carter Music Video “Fool’s Gold”

The Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K was used to shoot the music video for Aaron Carter’s new single “Fool’s Gold.” My thoughts? Does it…

Anamorphics and Blackmagic’s URSA Mini: NAB 2016

Anamorphics and Blackmagic’s URSA Mini: NAB 2016

Found in the new UI is the option to turn the 16:9 4.6K Super 35mm sized sensor into a 3K 4:3 anamorphic sensor. This allows the use…

NAB 2015: Blackmagic Design

NAB 2015: Blackmagic Design

It wouldn’t be NAB without a look at the new stuff at the Blackmagic Design booth.  Here’s a quick peek at what’s new…

NAB 2015: Newtek

NAB 2015: Newtek

After releasing the astounding Tricaster Mini just a few months back, you might think that Newtek was out of fresh ideas to surprise us with at NAB 2015.  You…