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MARCH 2015

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  Rick Young

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While the talk might all be about 4K at the moment, the real work being done is still largely HD. Atomos have a killer product, the Ninja Star, which has been out for some time: this is the world's smallest and lightest ProRes recorder. The strength of the Ninja Star is it provides exceptionally high quality recording in a unit which barely adds to the weight of your camera. Many other recorders require bolt-on's and scaffolding to make them work. The Ninja Star is barely noticeable in terms of size or weight. Read more at: http://www.moviemachine.tv/post/the-atomos-ninja-star-is-this-the-perfect-hd-pror/

 
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Jeromy Young, CEO of Atomos, runs through the recent history of recording formats, from DV to HD and now to 4K. With each transition comes hurdles both in terms of cost and also in terms technical challenges. Atomos has made it their mission to provide cost effective solutions for those producing qu......

Silky-smooth timelapse: filming Sydney at dusk

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Chasing a shot against the fading light, we head out to Kirrabilli, the side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge opposite the city. I last filmed at this location in 1998. another time, with very different technology. This time I'm back with friends and co-workers and we're having fun shooting timelapse, ......

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Keeping the clients happy

Chasing a shot

Sydney, Australia - I last filmed at this location in 1998. another time, with very different technology. This time I'm back with friends and co-workers and were having fun shooting timelapse, still photographs, and enjoying the process of image creation.

The knowledge and experience of each of the creatives comes through in this piece how they work, how they think. and how they put their creative and technical skills to work. We get to appreciate the results.

Cameraman Ben Tessler explains how he creates the time-lapse records:

"So we have chosen to do this timelapse as a continuous record rather than just the multiple frames per second because we don't want to lose anything that we're seeing in the frame. We've got a lot of movement in this frame, there's a lot of boats passing through. And with continuous record you don't get that staggering effect where if you're only getting 2, 3, 4, 5 frames a second you lose the other 20 frames. So we're doing a continuous record to enable that flowing shot. To give us the option of a nice smooth timelapse. And what this also means is that in post production weve got the options to do whatever we want with the shot."

It is remarkable to see what changes in 15 years of technology; the quality of the video and still images is fantastic! Which of course makes me wonder just what the next 15 years will bring.

Watch the movie at: http://www.moviemachine.tv/video/silky-smooth-timelapse-filming-sydney-at-dusk/120298958/

Until the next time,

 
 
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