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    Comments Ok First the Scarlet does exist Did I get to touch it Nope RED s booth was huge portraying as a dimly lit tattoo studio You could get a tattoo and have people watch you There were three cameras that I was allowed to see Two Epics One with a huge what I assuming was a 300mm Red Pro prime The other was a medium lens Not sure of the focal length And the Scarlet Read More NAB 2011 Wide Open Camera Zacuto Scorpion Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 12 April 2011 with No Comments Jens Bogehegn from Zacuto breaks down their new shoulder mount system the Scorpion Designed with innovative ergonomics and an almost infinite amount of adjustability to dial in the proper feel Check it out here Read More NAB 2011 Wide Open Camera Ruige Monitors Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 12 April 2011 with No Comments There is a new player on the block in the monitor game Ruige is attending their first NAB as an exhibitor They have a lineup of monitors that cater from the HDSLR shooter to a full on production ready monitor that will handle bigger production life Check it out here Read More NAB 2011 Lensbaby Composer Pro Sweet 35 Optic Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 12 April 2011 with No Comments For those shooters out there like to experiment with alternative lenses definitely check this out Lensbaby has been around for awhile Known most for their Composer a selective focus lens they offer a cool and unique look Check it out here Read More 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33

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    latest scoop from some of the heavy hitters of the industry The stream will be live 10 00A Vegas time Watch live streaming video from teradek at livestream com Read More 5 DSLR BLOG NO NO s WIDE OPEN MANIFESTO FOR NAB Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 10 April 2011 with 1 Comment One of the reasons the DSLR community grew so fast was because there were no rules There were no instructions in the manual on how to do it all so the community stepped in the pioneers shared what they learned and quickly a guide for best practice was established Now there are lots of guides on what to do and what not to do I really hate that I try and follow as much Read More Chris Collins Cinematography Reel Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 09 April 2011 with No Comments Chris Collins is a cinematographer from New Jersey transplanted in Los Angeles He has been working primarily on documentaries and commercials Read More New Addition To The WOC Crew Ilya Polyakov Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 04 April 2011 with No Comments We have been working hard to expand Wide Open Camera into a full blown production company Our newest crew member Ilya Polyakov is going to head up the Hollywood division of Wide Open Camera A production arm of WOC Motion Stills Confused yet Me Too That s why we brought on Ilya So please help me to welcome him into the WOC family Click here to check out some of his recent work Here is Read More 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34

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    the UK Now this is just the equivalent of Jared s quick take videos so don t expect anything earth shattering just yet For me this little unit is the missing piece of the DSLR puzzle If and this is an almighty if we can get a camera that will play out a clean HDMI signal 4 2 2 8bit would be Read More Quick Take ikan iLED 312 Bi Color On Camera Light Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 22 March 2011 with 2 Comments The new iLED 312 from ikan has a ton of features that make it a very usefull tool in the field It has a dimmer switch to dial the color tempature from 3200K to 5600K It runs on two Sony L style batteries and has a battery level incicator that will save your ass every time It comes with two Sony L style batteries a dual sony style charger with AC adapter a ball Read More SXSW 2011 Part Two JAG35 Dreaming In Austin Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 21 March 2011 with No Comments One of the best parts of SXSW honestly was the food It seemed like everywhere we went there was something tasty to eat We ended up sneaking into the CNN lounge for three of the four days we were there This gave us a chance to actually sit down and meet some really cool people We were lucky enough to hit up Internet Celebrity Julia Allison and the first video blogger Steve Garfield for Read More Vimeo Nikon Party At SXSW 2011 Eclectic Method Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 17 March 2011 with No Comments We have been working our tail off this past year trying to get WOC some recognition Our intention was to hit SXSW

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    Four Thirds or smaller sized sensors That means it can be very fast in a small package A plus if you steal a lot of shots as I do most of the time I have been using it with both the Panasonic Af100 and the new Panasonic GH2 cameras The Voigtlander Nokton is both manual iris Read More Panasonic AF100 Needs Fast Lenses Contax 50mm f1 4 Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 05 March 2011 with 8 Comments Here is a Quick Take on the Contax Zeiss 50mm f1 4 with the Panasonic AF100 As you may know we have been messing around with the Panasonic AF100 and now we have the Panasonic GH2 There is a huge difference between the two cameras We have found that the GH2 produces a much more pleasing asthetic than the AF100 We are not really sure why the 1K camera looks better than the 5K camera Read More SWEDISH CHAMELEON RIGS THAT DEMAND A SECOND LOOK Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 03 March 2011 with No Comments I m obsessed with shoulder rigs for DSLRs Ever since I started shooting with a stills camera I ve wanted to turn my camera into something that closely resembled the smaller cameras I used to shoot with like EX1s This of course is impossible The only way to really get the camera to work for handheld work is to build it up on rails and get it on your shoulder or at least wedged against your Read More Quick Take Manfrotto 521 PFI Remote Focus And Iris Controller Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 01 March 2011 with 1 Comment Here is the Manfrotto 521 PFI remote focus and iris controller It works seamlessly with the new Panasonic AF100 via the cam remote focus

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    I perceived to be a lack of understanding of the real value proposition of DSLRs Zacuto s gear is high end and it s expensive and yet they ve been one of the biggest names championing the technology with their Shootout series going on to win awards and their high profile relationship with Philip Read More Going On Tour This May Get Your Tickets Now Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 14 February 2011 with 2 Comments I am hitting the road this May with Sandy Puc Here is a little info on the Tour I will give you the inside scoop on everything I have learned using HDSLR s to shoot video We are also using my profits to bring clean drinking water to people that need it most via Charity Water Get your tickets now they are going fast Here are some of the Dates and Locations of the show Read More STEADICAM MERLIN WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 09 February 2011 with 11 Comments The name Steadicam is the premium marque of stabilising equipment designed by inventor and all round legend Garrett Brown The Steadicam range is pretty vast these days catering for all sizes of cameras from monster iMax behemoths as on Dark Knight to a tiny video camcorder The lightweight size of DSLRs ought to be ideally suited to the baby of the range the Merlin which can handle cameras up to 7 pounds But I m sorry Read More Stand Up Gourmet Quick Take Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 08 February 2011 with No Comments I recently had the opportunity to shoot for a pretty cool project My friend Rich Cascio contacted me about a project he was set to DP Direct The concept consisted of comedian

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    hand held rig was somewhat goofy but after hooking it up to our new Panasonic AF100 we are willing to give it a second try We finally got this camera and AKS hooked up and are going out tonight to shoot a few tests with it In all honesty we are still Read More Dreaming In Austin JAG35 Are Heading To SXSW Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 27 January 2011 with No Comments DREAMING IN AUSTIN A short documentary about just doing it By Robin Schmidt Every year hundreds of film festivals take place all over the world bringing together filmmakers fans distributors and dealmakers Festival acceptance is a crucial step in a filmmaker s progress a mark of quality that says you re good enough The better the festival the better the perception of you as a filmmaker That s how it s always been For as long as the Read More SWITRONIX POWERBASE 70 GET ONE I DON T CARE HOW Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 24 January 2011 with 4 Comments Okay you know you need more batteries for your Canon DSLR video work How much is an LP e6 battery Quite a lot as it turns out How many do you need Quite a lot as it turns out Now what about charging them how long does that take Quite a long time as it happens and probably one by one too Now I know what you re thinking that Switronix Powerbase 70 looks cool but Read More Wide Open Camera JAG35 Whistle Bait Trailer Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 18 January 2011 with No Comments There is nothing like grabbing a bunch of cameras and heading out on the town to shoot an original story This past weekend I had the chance

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    2011 It looks like a great camcorder that won t replace your DSLR for video but it will allow you to shoot things in full HD 3D The main thing that makes this camcorder different than the rest is how it uses two independent lenses sensors and processors to handle the video Other camcorders use the same sensor Read More Polaroid GL30 Grey Label by Haus of GAGA CES 2011 Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 12 January 2011 with 1 Comment Polaroid had a GIANT crowd of people spilling out on all sides of their tiny stage at their medium sized booth waiting to catch a glimpse of Lady GAGA who was rumored to be showing up for a new product announcement After a bit of a delay the announcement started and revealed 3 new Polaroid products this Polaroid GL30 camera being the most interesting of the trio The GL30 is a next generation Polaroid camera Read More Camtrol Stabilizers at CES 2011 Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 11 January 2011 with No Comments We visited the Camtrol booth at CES 2011 to check out their series of camera stabilizing platforms and accessories John Rowen introduces us to the product line and we check out the variety of mounting options Camtrol stabilizers excel in low shots and have legs that fold out so you can set your rig down without it falling over or needing to be laid on its side There are two versions the Prime and Read More The Girls of CES Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 07 January 2011 with 4 Comments Lan and I took to the floor to find out what it s like for the beautiful women and booth babes of tradeshows We also tried to get a little insight into

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    m going to need a few and I read all the blogs and I know that Zeiss glass is the best but I can t really afford it but I want to shoot with this new camera of mine but I also need batteries and an ND filter and I need to make the thing justify the expense Read More Top Ten HDSLR Gear List Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 21 December 2010 with 8 Comments By Jared Abrams Top ten lists are always tricky Something is always left out That being said here is a top ten list of gear I would recommend to anyone getting into the HDSLR game The bottom line is that now with the advent of HDSLR cameras all you really need is imagination determination a camera a lens a hot battery and a newly formatted card It truly is a great time to be Read More Lets Hang Out Together Going On Tour With Sandy Puc May 2011 Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 15 December 2010 with 1 Comment By Jared Abrams I recently had the pleasure of working with still photographer Sandy Puc She is one of the coolest people I have ever met in my life We were shooting a promo poster for our upcoming Sandy Puc Tours with Pin Up photographer Mike Long We will be hitting twelve cities in twenty two days this May Tickets are 79 US but they agreed to let me offer a discount code for the Read More Hot Rod Cameras 7D PL Short Test Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 13 December 2010 with No Comments by Chris Marino Earlier this weekend I kept getting texts from a friend Rich Cascio with photos attached of a Hot Rod 7D PL Needless to say

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