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Shooting with Steadicam Solo

Plays: 335 - Duration: 09:02 - Added: 26/05/2016


This report was filmed with Steadicam Solo and shows many of the bigger Steadicam's in action, combined with an interview with long-term Steadicam operator/expert, Jerry Holway. Jerry Holway has been a Steadicam operator for 30 years, with many feature film credits including Donnie B...

 

RedPro batteries & power: reliable, versatile & affordable

Duration: 08:35 - Added: 18/05/2016


The RedPro battery and power system is versatile and flexible. There is a wide selection of batteries compatible with Sony (NPF & BPU), Panasonic, Canon and JVC cameras. V-lock batteries are also available. Beyond the batteries RedPro also make chargers, with interchangeable plates ...

 

Steadicam Solo in action

Plays: 1329 - Duration: 32:31 - Added: 30/01/2016


Steadicam Solo is a light-weight, extremely manoeuvrable Steadicam, which can be used in traditional Steadicam fashion with mechanical arm and body vest, or in hand-held configuration where the arm of the operator is used to support and guide the Steadicam. Steadicam Solo is a comple...

 

Shooting with the JVC GY-LS300 & Micro Four Thirds Lenses

Plays: 422 - Duration: 04:33 - Added: 21/08/2015


The native mount on the GY-LS300 is Micro Four Thirds. This is an active mount, enabling electronic communication from camera to lens, enabling many functions such as: auto-iris, image stabilisation, power zoom, auto focus. Using the JVC Variable Scan Mapping technology, the image fro...

 

One of a kind - shooting with the JVC GY-LS300

Plays: 2314 - Duration: 17:48 - Added: 19/07/2015


The JVC GY-LS300 camcorder is one of a kind! This is the smallest, full-featured 4K camcorder on the market, with Super 35mm sensor, professional audio inputs and controls, and accessible switches for accessing key functions. For those who have used high-end professional cameras, thi...

 

Shooting with Blackmagic URSA

Plays: 3427 - Duration: 13:17 - Added: 20/01/2015


Out on the streets, testing URSA to see how this camera shapes up. This is a production camera, designed for crews, yet also one person can command this camera. So what's it like to work with, is it manageable, can one person run around all day and shoot with this. Rick Young puts U...

 

DV Prompter: free prompting for iPhone, iPad & Android devices

Duration: 17:23 - Added: 16/12/2014


Designed to work with the Datavideo affordable range of teleprompters, the DV Prompter software turns your iPhone, iPad or Android tablet into a full functioned prompting device. Simply send yourself an email with the text you to work with, copy this into the DV Prompter Software, and...

 

Comparing BM Cameras: Cinema Camera, Pocket Camera, 4K Production Camera

Plays: 2005 - Duration: 06:31 - Added: 25/08/2014


The Blackmagic cameras offer tremendous value for money and extremely high quality recording. You can choose to shoot ProRes or RAW - and the different cameras offer different resolutions: the BM Cinema Camera offers 2.5K, the BM Production Camera shoots 4K, and the BM Pocket Cinema C...

 

Affordable 4K: Shooting with the BM Production Camera

Plays: 1639 - Duration: 10:44 - Added: 22/04/2014


Rick Young on location with the Blackmagic 4K Production Camera, shooting in a variety of situations, testing out this camera to see just what it is really capable of. The Blackmagic Production Camera represents an affordable way into the world of 4K. The camera records Ultra HD imag...

 

Quality LED lighting vs Cheap LED lighting

Plays: 653 - Duration: 15:10 - Added: 30/03/2014


Producer/Director Matt Davis compares some cheap LED lights with the full spectrum Felloni LED lights. It is well-known in cinematography circles that not all LED lights are the same! Some have a green tinge; others flicker when dimmed or brightened; many fail to produce results whic...

 

Cinema Rig: Samurai Blade & Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Plays: 740 - Duration: 11:19 - Added: 28/02/2014


This piece shows the Blackmagic Cinema Camera built into a cinema rig configuration, for high quality acquisition of images and audio on location. The rig is built from the following pieces of equipment: Blackmagic Cinema Camera EF 2.5K Sound Devices Mix Pre Atomos Samurai Blade Za...

 

Shooting with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (part 3)

Plays: 1666 - Duration: 15:39 - Added: 17/02/2014


Filmed on location in Perth, Australia, and filmed entirely with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and also the Blackmagic Cinema Camera (the 2.5K model). This video piece shows the quality which can be achieved using these cameras. Working with 35mm still photography lenses, with ...

 

Shooting with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (part 2)

Plays: 1937 - Duration: 08:35 - Added: 01/02/2014


Filmed on location in Perth, Australia, and filmed entirely with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and also the Blackmagic Cinema Camera (the 2.5K model). This video piece shows the quality which can be achieved using these cameras. Working with 35mm still photography lenses, with ...

 

Shooting with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (part 1)

Plays: 4474 - Duration: 06:55 - Added: 23/01/2014


Filmed on location in Perth, Australia, and filmed entirely with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and also the Blackmagic Cinema Camera (the 2.5K model). This video piece shows the quality which can be achieved using these cameras. Working with 35mm still photography lenses, with ...

 

Datavideo affordable teleprompters and software

Duration: 17:30 - Added: 15/12/2013


It used to be that to purchase a prompter was expensive, cumbersome, and required AC power on location - not any more! Datavideo make a range of prompters that can be assembled and will work with virtually any size of camera - from DSLRs, to handheld camcorders, and fullsize ENG cam...

 

Killer Blade: Atomos Samurai Blade 10 Bit 4:2:2 recorder

Plays: 1129 - Duration: 16:05 - Added: 08/09/2013


This is a quick overview of this new product, which operates as a fantastic viewing monitor and also as a ProRes or DNxHD recorder. This bumps up the quality of your camera to broadcast standard at the same time giving you an accurate display for colour rendition. This is a very desir...

 

Made in England - filmed with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Plays: 4322 - Duration: 03:35 - Added: 31/08/2013


Shoot number 2 with the Blackmagic Pocket Camera. I'm armed with my Nikon 80-200mm F2.8 D lens. All the D lenses have aperture rings. On the long end of the lens, taking crop factor into account, that means I’m shooting at around 560mm. Nice! I’m going to film the horses again. ...

 

New York City: Night and Day. Filmed with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Plays: 7245 - Duration: 12:10 - Added: 19/07/2013


I land in New York 4 hours late. Weather held up flights across the US and we were sitting on the tarmac for hours unsure whether we were going to be able to fly or not. The dreaded words that the flight may have to be cancelled had been mentioned. However, luck was with us, and even ...

 

Quick look at the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Plays: 24545 - Duration: 09:46 - Added: 12/04/2013


Certainly one of the stars of NAB 2013 is Blackmagic’s announcement of the Blackmagic Cinema Pocket Camera. This has been compared to Super 16mm in terms of sensor size, features Cinema DNG recording with 13 stops of dynamic range - and can also record ProRes (HQ). Lens can be att...

 

Atomos Samurai: portable 10 bit ProRes & DNxHD SDI recorder

Plays: 2382 - Duration: 21:08 - Added: 07/04/2013


The Samurai opens up the efficient and cost-effective world of file-based workflows from an intuitive touchscreen monitor. Capture content in real-time directly from the camera sensor and encode it to Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD formats, eliminating the lossy, time consuming capture-to...

 

Canon XA10: professional AVCHD camcorder

Plays: 1482 - Duration: 05:49 - Added: 15/03/2013


Dean Cleary explains the reasons why the Canon XA10 works for him. Primarily as a second camera, but also as a camera to be used and relied on, particularly for multicamera shoots and for the production of web video. **Canon XA10: key features** * Professional HD video in the palm o...

 

Video review of the JVC GY-HM650 camcorder

Plays: 3560 - Duration: 10:34 - Added: 24/02/2013


Just had my hands on the latest JVC camcorder, the GY-HM650, and have to say I'm really impressed. Handles well, feels great in the hands, excellent images, and has some quite interesting features as outlined in video report (above). --------------------------------------------------...

 

IBC 2012: Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT announced

Duration: 08:32 - Added: 14/09/2012


Interview with Peter Barber, Co-founder Blackmagic Design Recorded at IBC, Amsterdam, September 2012. In this interview Peter explains the important of having produced a camera with a wide dynamic range, capable of filming 2.5K RAW images. It is this feature, largely, which distingu...

 

The Impact of Digital Film Camera Technology (part 1)

Plays: 2158 - Duration: 15:13 - Added: 26/12/2012


Recorded live at BVE North, Manchester, November 13, 2012 (part 1) Watch part 2 of this presentation: http://www.moviemachine.tv/video/the-impact-of-digital-film-camera-technology-part-2/56574859/ In this presentation titled: The Impact of Digital Film Camera Technology, producer/d...

 

Shooting with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera Part 2: Canon and Nikon lens tests, using external batteries

Plays: 46425 - Duration: 15:34 - Added: 23/11/2012


*I was in Australia when I got my hands on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. Footage in this report was filmed in Australia and then later in the UK. The was new unexplored territory. I’d never worked with RAW, the last time I shot film was in 1992, and suddenly, in my hands, was someth...

 

Sony 4K cameras: PMW-F55; PMW-F5; XAVC 4K codec; NEX-FS700 4K interface unit

Plays: 7167 - Duration: 09:47 - Added: 15/11/2012


David Young, Product Specialist from Sony Europe, discusses the latest announcements made by Sony of the new 4K capable cameras, the PMW-F55 and PMW-F5, plus the newly announced XAVC codec and 4K RAW recording interface unit for the NEX-FS700E. **PMW-F55 and PMW-F5** The new cameras...

 

Filmed using the Blackmagic Cinema Camera - One Night in Barcelona

Plays: 8219 - Duration: 14:07 - Added: 13/11/2012


Was working on a job in Barcelona and I'd brought the Blackmagic Cinema Camera along to test. Not much opportunity for testing, the job was busy as can be. Shooting all day, long records to be encoded and uploaded. A lot of recording of presentations. Many different cameras being used...

 

Shooting S-Log on the Sony PMW-F3

Plays: 1364 - Duration: 09:02 - Added: 12/11/2012


The Sony PMW-F3 provides 4:4:4 recording, on output, with the CBK-RGB01 RGB and S-LOG Gamma capability installed. From color grading to compositing and chroma key the most demanding postproduction processes benefit from RGB recording. Once an option, the CBK-RGB01 RGB and S-LOG Gamma...

 

Shooting with the Sony SCL-Z18X140: Powerzoom 18 - 252mm

Plays: 2686 - Duration: 07:34 - Added: 31/10/2012


The SCL-Z18X140 is a zoom lens compatible with the Sony FZ mount, featured on the PMW-F3 and, the recently announced, PMW-F5 camcorders. The SCL-Z18X140 is a 14x high-power zoom lens designed for high-end production. Offering 18mm-252mm at T3.8 (Wide) the lens equivalent, in full-fra...

 

Dedolight Felloni Tecpro LED Lighting

Plays: 1504 - Duration: 10:52 - Added: 22/10/2012


This Felloni Tecpro 15° Standard Bicolor LED Light runs on 324 LEDs and has a spot beam angle which makes it ideal for longer throw applications or situations requiring higher output. The narrow beam angle is also perfect for controlling spill light and for edge or side lighting purp...

 

Canon Cinema EOS: the C500; C300; C100

Plays: 4630 - Duration: 08:41 - Added: 16/10/2012


Featured in this report is a look at three cameras in the Canon Cinema EOS range: the C500, C300 and C100. EOS C500 2 versions are available: one to work with EOS lenses and the other designed for PL mount lenses. This cameras outputs 4K over 3G SDI and delivers the best possible ima...

 

Michael Cioni - Evolution or Extinction

Plays: 669 - Duration: 19:47 - Added: 03/10/2012


Recorded live at the Amsterdam SuperMeet. September 9, 2012. This hard hitting presentation from Light Iron’s, Michael Cioni, investigates the changing nature of the production and post-production industry. The industry is changing in terms of workflow and technology. Michael Cion...

 

Cinematographer John Brawley: impressions of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Plays: 2480 - Duration: 15:22 - Added: 27/09/2012


Having been involved with Blackmagic Design throughout the development, John has had an inside look at this camera from the early prototype stages though to the final release. John is experienced with many different cameras, from film to the extreme high end; his thoughts regarding t...

 

DaVinci Resolve 9 Raw Image Workflow - IBC SuperMeet

Plays: 1815 - Duration: 26:23 - Added: 18/09/2012


Recorded live at the IBC SuperMeet, Sunday Sept. 9, 2012. Cinematographer John Brawley and Digital Colourist Giles Livesky, take to the stage to investigate the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and how the RAW images work in combination with DaVinci Resolve. Clearly shown is the benefits of...

 

Interchangeable lenses on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT

Plays: 12025 - Duration: 10:16 - Added: 14/09/2012


Mike Tapa of MTF www.mtfservices.com meets up with Stuart Ashton of Blackmagic Design - to investigate using MTF adapters with the, just announced, Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT (micro four thirds.) What they find is that Mike Tapa's MTF adapters fit perfectly to the micro four thirds...

 

Shooting with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Plays: 51231 - Duration: 13:31 - Added: 29/08/2012


Hands-on test with Blackmagic Cinema camera. Rick Young tests the camera in many different situations; getting a feel for the camera in terms of operation, usability, working with different lenses, with a good look at the images the camera produces. Filmed on location in Perth Austra...

 

Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Plays: 992 - Duration: 03:53 - Added: 20/08/2012


Blackmagic Design has shown the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, a revolutionary digital cinema camera design that includes powerful features such as super wide 13 stops of dynamic range, high resolution 2.5K sensor, built in high bandwidth SSD recorder, open file format support, color corre...

 



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