Nov25th

Panasonic Lumix GH4 Firmware Update for December Confirmed – Will It Include V-Log?

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
When Matthew Allard ACS recently reported on NewsShooter that he had seen the V-Log profile in operation on a Japanese photographer’s Panasonic Lumix GH4 at Inter BEE hopes were raised…
Nov25th

Vintage Lenses Set the Look for Iconic Australian Surf Culture Tale Puberty Blues Shot by John Brawley

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
In this age of nostalgia for the film-stocks of the past while lusting after lenses sharp enough for 4K and more, it is useful to remember that vintage glass has its…
Nov24th

Sony Surprises with 5-Axis In-Body Image Stabilization, XAVC-S & S-Log2 Though Not 4K, Yet

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Well I didn’t quite see this one coming, though I was aware of the rumour that new Sony Alphas are to appear early 2015. Yesterday, in Japan, Sony announced the A7II, a brand…
Nov24th

Remember It’s Still About Story and Character

Posted By Barry Andersson
If you spent any time studying the origins of the film industry you know just how much vaudeville influenced much of early films.  Storytelling has been passed from genre to genre…
Nov24th

Australian DP Anthony Jennings Shoots Romance Feature ‘Love Is Now’ on Nikon D810 DSLR

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Love is Now, the first Australian feature film to be shot on DSLR cameras, is about to hit the cinemas early December and Lexy Savvides of CNET’s Sydney office interviewed…
Nov22nd

How to Make People Feel Comfortable In Front of a Camera (With Science)

Posted By Barry Andersson
I ran across this video and I thought it is worth a watch. One of the main things we all shoot, regardless of our market or genre, is people. Whether…
Nov21st

DJI Inspire 1 Does Just That: Inspire

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
OK, this puppy fires one’s imagination and immolates one’s wallet (relative to the DJI Phantom), but the DJI Inspire 1 aerial drone looks like it just might be worth it.[adrotate…
Nov21st

Attention, Filmmakers: You Are Now Allowed to Use Drones

Posted By Barry Andersson
We all know that drones are becoming almost omnipresent (and in the case of my Facebook feed every other post) and it seems like everyone now has a drone of…
Nov21st

Amazing Use of Creativity in Lighting this Car

Posted By Barry Andersson
Many people think that it costs a fortune to create beautiful images. Many times this is true that the more resources you have the better quality the end product will be.…
Nov20th

DxO Releases Full Version of DxO FilmPack 5 Analog Film Emulation Package

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
French imaging software company DxO Labs has released the latest version of its analog film emulation software package DxO FilmPack 5.[adrotate group="6"] Prior to this, FilmPack 5’s film simulations were…
Nov20th

Ryan Avery Launches Kickstarter Appeal for Veydra Micro Four Thirds Matched Prime Ciné Lenses

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Ryan Avery of movie product distributor Convergence Products and now Veydra has launched a KickStarter project to make the Veydra Mini Primes, a set of dedicated prime optics for movie…
Nov20th

FilmConvert Showcases Winners of Its Cinematography Competition 2014

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
New Zealand-based film emulation software maker FilmConvert is showcasing the winners of its Cinematography Competition 2014 and what a list of awardees it is! Rather than just the usual first,…
Nov19th

Hands on With the Sony FS7, Part 1

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Moving from a DSLR to a dedicated camcorder which is "all that and a bag of potato chips" can be (in addition to thrilling) intimidating and surprising -- as we…
Nov19th

Four TASCAM Audio Recorders for the Indie Moviemaker – Sound Acquisition, Joined Up & Separate

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
How often do read that “you can hear an indie film before you see it”. In other words, poor sound is the first giveaway for low-budget productions. But what if…
Nov19th

Amazing! – Aurora Borealis shot at ISO 25600 with Sony A7S

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Sony’s low pixel-count, large photosite-equipped little A7S full-frame mirrorless camera continues to amaze with impressive results shooting under once impossibly high ISOs. Anders Mildestveit used his A7S equipped with a…
Nov18th

Kojicolor Film Emulation DSLR LUTs $79 Special Offer: Get Em While They’re Hot!

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
FCPX plug-in maker CrumplePop is offering a $120 discount right now on the Koji DSLR film emulation LUTs designed by Dale Grahn, acclaimed colorist for Steven Spielberg amongst many other…

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