Posts Tagged ‘focus’

May
1
2015

Redrock Halo = Game Tech + Autonomous Car Tech + Classic Focus Pulling

Five years in the making with a target release date by end of this year, the Redrock Halo is a fascinating – and ambitious -- example of the integration of smartphone/tablet tech into classic filmmaking. One of the items I missed during my 48 hours…
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Mar
5
2015

FCPX Has Its Cold Mountain Moment with Focus, Proves It Is An Amazing Feature Film NLE

The surest test of any moviemaking software or hardware product is in using it throughout the making of a major motion picture. Final Cut Pro X was put to the test doing exactly that in the latest Will Smith star vehicle, Focus, and Apple’s sometimes…
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Dec
5
2013

DSLRSolutions Ultra-Simple Follow Focus Review

The folks at DSLRSolutions.net sent me their latest Ultra-simple follow focus for an early preview. The short review: if you're looking for a simple inexpensive focus assist for your DSLR (this works for photographers too!), this one is almost perfect for your needs. It adjusts…
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Nov
27
2013

DSLRSolutions Ultra-Simple Follow Focus announcement

We've shown you the DSLR Solutions follow focus before (see this post) but they've just made it even better! The new unit is called the DSLR Solutions Ultra-Simple Follow Focus and we've not only got all the info below, but we have one of these…
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Oct
29
2013

PrimeCircle XE Silver Series for Blackmagic Cinema Cameras

There are many reasons why 'cinema' lenses have evolved the way they have - long focus throw, markings on the sides for easy visibility etc... so why not have great cinema lenses for the Blackmagic Cinema Cameras? LockCircle is looking to add to the lenses…
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Oct
15
2013

Banish the Blur: 7 Tips to create sharper images

Back to Photography 101 Basics - how to create sharp, rich in-focus images. From The Phoblographer, learning how to get sharper still photographs pays off in better-looking videos too. [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] 7 Tips for Sharper Photographs   Hold the Camera Correctly Sharpness begins…
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Dec
20
2012

Control your HDSLR with Wirelessly and via USB with the new K-Circle

Ever wanted to wirelessly (or even wired) remotely control your HDSLR? While there might be several options out there, this new one called the K-Circle from our friends at lockCircle looks pretty darn cool. It is nice to have the option of being able to…
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Nov
18
2012

Lytro adds Perspective Shift and Filters to their Living Pictures

What's coming in the future for cameras? The folks at Lytro continue to push the bleeding edge of at least one aspect of photography - and that is 'focus' - and they're moving forward a bit more into the arena of perspective shift. The interesting…
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Nov
7
2012

FocusMaker new follow focus system for all DSLR cameras

FocusMaker is another entry in the inexpensive (this one is $89) follow focus market arrived in our inbox this morning. We're looking forward to trying this out. Have a look at our earlier coverage of some other follow focus units "daily planet5D #31 - inexpensive…
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Feb
21
2012

Introducing DitoGear™ OmniHead & Lens Drive

DitoGear™ is pleased to announce the release of DitoGear™ OmniHead and DitoGear™ LensDrive. Both new products address the expectations of the most demanding cinematographers working with film, digital cinema, timelapse or stop motion needing a compact, precise and fully featured motion control tools. Both products…
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