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Jeff Foster’s NAB Show 2018 Wrap-Up

Jeff Foster’s NAB Show 2018 Wrap-Up

This year I went to the NAB Show in Las Vegas with two things: (1) A knee injury, thus limiting my usual travel time all over the show floor, and…

NAB 2018: The Sony VENICE Full-Frame Camera

NAB 2018: The Sony VENICE Full-Frame Camera

At NAB 2018 I got an opportunity to talk to Sony about the Sony VENICE. The day before I, like many NAB attendees took a deep look at the camera…

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

NAB: Quick notes from Sony

Sony’s Sunday press conference covered quite a few things. I’ll focus on just a few. New Cameras Sony’s Peter Crithary introduced two new 4K…

NAB panel: The Future of HDR in Cinema

NAB panel: The Future of HDR in Cinema

Saturday saw a panel session on “The Future in High Dynamic Range – Are You Ready?” as part of the “Future of Cinema” conference track at NAB 2018. Herewith, my…

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

ProRes RAW, FCPX, and Atomos recorders

As Scott Simmons mentions in Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018, Apple has developed a new raw recording format, ProRes RAW. There’s…

Setting up your on-set monitor: what to look for, and what to avoid

Setting up your on-set monitor: what to look for, and what to avoid

A few years ago, when high quality LCD monitors didn’t exist, I found myself in the wonderful position of mentally averaging every monitor on the set. The on…

THE SONY PXW-Z90 4K SINGLE LENS CAMERA REVIEW

THE SONY PXW-Z90 4K SINGLE LENS CAMERA REVIEW

My quick overall opinion on the Sony PXW-Z90 is this little 4K camera is a straight-up documentary / ENG/ grab and go camera designed to be fast and quick…

McQuaidFrame: a crop guide for vertical video

McQuaidFrame: a crop guide for vertical video

With vertical video continuing to be favored in social media, solutions like the McQuaidFrame aim to make life easier for videographers, with a crop guide adapted for various cameras. Necessity…

The film look: what is it, and why are there two of them?

The film look: what is it, and why are there two of them?

The film look is an elusive thing. Everyone has their favorite flavor, but there are two basic, yet opposite, techniques in vogue right now—and I think I’ve…

Pix: Venice in Portland

Pix: Venice in Portland

Sony’s Venice full-frame CineAlta camera had its Portland debut at Koerner Camera today, courtesy of BandPro‘s Jeff Cree. At first glance, it’s a…