Alexa on Set

An interesting article on the Alexa in use on the set of the recent World Cup demo shoot.

ARRI Alexa

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Weisscam HS-2 High Speed Cinema Camera

Aki Shirmer from P&S Technik showed the Weisscam HS-2 today, in an event hosted by Resonant, and David Adermann from MACS.

Impressive piece of gear, particularly the ease of the work flow, and the practical nature of the design. Very clean, noise free images, with no apparent aliasing artefacts common in other bayer sensor cameras.

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Canon XF305E

HD Magazine have an early review of the new Canon XF305E camcorder. Aside from the 1/3″ sensor limitation, it looks positive.

XF305E Review

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The Big Tip

Here’s a few screen shots from The Big Tip, a neo film-noir short I recently shot for Writer/Director Megan Palinkas. It features Elizabeth Saunders and David Souter-Loney.

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Alexa Development

A nice article explaining some of the rationale behind the development of the ARRI Alexa.

Alexa Story

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Codex On Board

True uncompressed RAW is starting to become a practical option for untethered shoulder or Steadicam camera work.

Codex On Board Recorder

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High Speed Video

Capturing video above a few hundred frames per second comes with it’s own unique set of problems, which can catch you out if your not aware and able to plan ahead.

Using the Phantom HD

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New S35 Sensor Developments

Sony appear set to introduce an upcoming range of consumer based S35 sized sensor still and video cameras, with interchangeable lenses. Hopefully information on the professional range is not too far behind.

New Sony Range

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Deep Focus

Some interesting research that appears to allow both macro and normal focus fields to resolve simultaneously.

Deep Field Focus

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