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Lunch Seminar This Wednesday – “What Should My B Camera be?”
Whether you are shooting on an FS5 or an F55, you have invested a lot of your capital in the right camera for your work. But now your client wants a second camera angle on interviews, or you’re going on location where your big camera rig can’t go, or you […]
NAB 2018 – News and Codes For Free Exhibit Pass
We are going to be covering the trade shows a little differently this year. It seems that CineGear is becoming more prevalent with our production community, and as we are getting more into live production and av systems, that InfoComm is also becoming of more importance. So we are going […]
Sony Instant Savings on Mirrorless Cameras and Lenses
by Keith Mullin Sony recently announced a wave of instant rebates on many of their most popular Mirrorless cameras and lenses. Savings range from $100 to $500 on camera bodies and from $25 to $100 on lenses. Almost all cameras and lenses have at least some amount of instant savings […]
Game Changer: Blackmagic Design Announces Hybrid UHD Studio/ENG Camera – And It’s Super Affordable.
by Frederick Gotfredson Attention community cable television stations, college video departments and houses of worship: With the announcement of the Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast Camera, you can now get a true, professional studio camera system with state-of-the-art imaging and advanced camera controls starting at $3,500 (for the camera body). The […]
What Is An Eye Pattern – And Why Do I Care?
by John Zdechlik We just came across this video (Thanks Dave Baum!) and it really explains what an eye pattern is and how you can use this testing methodology to evaluate the quality of a digital signal (digital video for us … right?). Yes, it is long and yes, it […]
LTO-8 And The Latest LTO Roadmap
by John Zdechlik Just a quick post with this graphic. I’m always looking for it and thought it would be easiest just to put it on our website! The big news here is that LTO-8 drives can not read LTO-6 tapes. They can read and write LTO-7 tapes. In the […]
How To Use Promax’s PLATFORM As An After Effects Render Node
By John Zdechlik One of the many uses of PLATFORM is as an After Effects rendering node. It makes a ton of sense – this big, beefy server is just sitting there most of the time. Serving up data isn’t that hard. And once you click ‘render’ at your AE […]