Production

With video cameras now sporting 4K video - that's the equivalent of 8 Megapixels, each frame is capable of looking like a pretty decent still photograph. This means that not only can you grab high quality frames from video to use in still image media, it might actually be the best way in the future to do still photography, because…
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Here's a novel thing. Actually, there are lots of clapperboard apps out there, but this one's distinctly different. The coolest thing, if not necessarily the most useful, is that when the sticks at the top of the board are open, you can "see" though them, courtesy of the iPad's on-board camera
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I’m quite often approached by people holding pictures of the sort of fluorescent lights sold at DIY stores as task lighting, and asked if they’re any good for film and TV work. The answer is, well, maybe
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For anyone that hasn't seen it yet, Tears of Steel is a heavily CGI-based short film that demonstrates the Open Source Blender's abilities as an end-to-end VFX and finishing pipeline
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Delay and echo are common effects in audio - but not so much in video. But here's a stunning example of how to use a time delay for a very special effect
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At RedShark, we love the idea that the increased resolution that 4K offers means that you can use older lenses and capture every nuance of their character - imperfections and all
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How do you make a comic book superhero film set in New York? The answer is that you don't make it in New York. Instead, you shoot it in a green-screen studio in New Mexico
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In between IBC and NAB, most of the newly-announced 4K cameras are on sale. So before the expected avalanche of 4K announcements and previews at NAB, we thought we'd ask Phil Rhodes to run though what you can buy now
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The resolution of 4K sensors means that there's easily enough detail to work well with anamorphic lenses for those cinematic ultra-wide aspect ratios
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This future camera captures the world in 3D models; yet another exciting innovation funded through Kickstarter.
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This video is so good, and so complex, that you have to wonder how it ever got made!
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