Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

Aug
1
2015

KeyFlow Pro Plus FCPX Agent Brings Media Asset Management to Solo Moviemakers & Small Workgroups

Malgn Technology has released KeyFlow Pro, a user-friendly, shareable media asset management software product for individuals and workgroups, via Apple’s App Store. At USD299.00, KeyFlow Pro is not cheap but the savings that usually come from screw-ups and lost time due to not having such…
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Jul
30
2015

Sebastian Wiegärtner Releases Exciting Early Footage from the Panasonic DVX200 M43 Camcorder

While we’ve been waiting with bated breath for the inevitable Panasonic-commissioned or -sponsored official or semi-official short movie shot with their soon-to-be-released, announced at NAB 2015, Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K handheld camcorder, a German director of photography named Sebastian Wiegärtner has released some early footage shot…
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Jul
28
2015

Panasonic Fz300, Lumenati CS1, Camera Goat, and More on DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast

Via Deejay Scharton @DSLR Film Noob: Mitch from planet5d.com joins me to discuss the Panasonic Fz300, Lumenati CS1, Camera Goat, and more. [adrotate group="6"] You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here, Soundcloud, or under the podcast tab above. You…
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Jul
27
2015

H265 Is Creeping Closer to Mainstream — MyBD by Cinemartin

Just when you’re getting used to H.264’s (just kidding you should probably be used to them by now) they’re pushing H.265. I’m not going to go crazy over it. I’m not going to try to convince you that we’re standing on the edge of the…
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Jul
24
2015

Introducing axle Cam! Freedom is in the Organization

Despite what type of cinematographer/filmmaker you are, be that corporate, wedding or commercial, we all have two specific things in common. We’re working with large amounts of data, and we’re all dealing with clients. [adrotate group="6"] These are the two things that none of us…
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Jul
20
2015

Hands-on: Aputure Light Storm LED Panel (LS 1/2W)

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Aputure is a company to keep an eye on. With their new Light Storm LED panel lineup beginning with the LS 1/2W, Aputure accelerates its move up market. Do any of you remember the Avis car…
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Jul
20
2015

iPhone as Camera Body Only: New Lens/Sensor Combos Redefine What iPhone Can Do

In this installment of Last Week Today, we note that the Olympus Air A01 joins the DxO One and – even more similarly – the Sony DSC QX1 to deliver image quality and lens options for the iPhone heretofore unavailable from add-on lenses alone.[adrotate group="6"] The…
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Jul
16
2015

Will Amazing New Metabones Speed Booster XL 0.64x Turn GH4s into Killer Super35 Movie Cameras?

When Metabones recently announced its Canon EF Lens to Micro Four Thirds T Speed Booster XL 0.64x – what a mouthful – my  excitement was almost palpable. Would this be the Metabones lens adapter that would turn me back towards a lens system I had…
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Jul
13
2015

Calbuco Eruption: The Haunting, Powerful and Cinematic Time-Lapse

One of the hardest elements of nature photography is learning to be in the right place at the right time. Being prepared to capture that shot to the fullest extent is the second level of this. The filmmaker behind this hauntingly beautiful (understatement) time-lapse video…
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Jul
11
2015

Roll on Movie/Stills Convergence! Capture One Pro Now Comes with Movie-Style Color Balance

When digital still camera and raw processor maker Phase One added the Color Balance toolset to its Capture One 8.2 software earlier this year, it gave me cause for rejoicing. The Color Balance Tool is uncannily similar to the sort of color balance tools found…
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