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  • First US Screening Of Our Film “The Board Of Education”. Los Angeles December 15th. « Wide Open Camera
    discipline within the American educational system The film focuses on the three states with the highest percentage of reported paddlings Alabama Mississippi and Texas We travel to these states for interviews with politicians administrators teachers parents and students about this polarizing issue Having been paddled as a child in a West Virginia public school director Jared Abrams discovered that while West Virginia banned corporal punishment in 1997 it is still legal in nineteen states Further research showed that the use of paddling can cause lasting injuries and is linked to depression anger academic disengagement increased drop out rates and domestic violence This immediately sparked a successful fund raising effort through Kickstarter Jared raised almost forty thousand to help get the film off the ground While he was raising funds he was already filming key players in this national debate Interviews include Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy ACLU and Human Rights Watch executives lawyers representing families of children injured by this type of school discipline school administrators teachers parents and students The film draws attention to the inherent flaws with this type of discipline and presents alternative methods proved to be successful at a national level With corporal punishment predominantly practiced in southern states the film takes a look at the historical aspects of the paddle its ties to slavery and brings to light some of the inherent cultural complexities within southern culture and education It examines practices and attitudes about corporal punishment at different levels of education from an elementary school in Jackson Mississippi to a High School in Center Point Alabama Through the eyes of teachers parents and the voices of the students themselves discover how many consider the paddle to be an acceptable part of the education process while countless others call it a blatant form of child abuse To

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  • Anamorphic Lens Adapter For iPhone 5. Kickstarter Project By Moondog Labs « Wide Open Camera
    that creates a unique sense of depth or dimensionality and oval bokeh or blur for out of focus areas For these artistic reasons anamorphic filmmaking has been enjoying a decades long renaissance However due to the complexity and expense of the optics involved anamorphic lenses are not readily available to most independent filmmakers We believe there are stories best told with an anamorphic aesthetic so we have developed an affordable 1 33x Anamorphic Adapter specifically for the iPhone 5 5S Technical Specifications 1 33x afocal anamorphic adapter Expands camera horizontal field of view FOV by 33 vertical FOV is unchanged Increases video aspect ratio from 16 9 to 2 4 1 with software de squeeze Increases still image aspect ratio from 4 3 to 16 9 with software de squeeze Compatible with iPhone 5 5S Precision all glass optical design Single layer anti reflection coatings Precision CNC machined aluminum housing Secure clamping attachment mechanism compatible with screen protectors Mass 49 4 grams 1 74 oz Overall dimensions 32 x 26 x 38 5 mm 21 32 max extension from iPhone Patent pending design Designed assembled in the United States Compatible with Glif tripod mount Jared Abrams Visit My Website View My Other Posts Jared Abrams is a cinematographer based in Hollywood California After many years as a professional camera assistant he switched over to still photography About two years ago a new Canon camera changed the way the world sees both motion and still photography He just happened to be in the right place at the right time Related Posts 10 Tips To Better HDSLR Video Posted on 01 January 2011 Zacuto Scorpion Rig Available Now For 2500 Posted on 17 January 2012 Tweet To Win A Que Audio DSLR Sniper Kit Posted on 23 November 2011 Canon Rumors New

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  • The Letus Anamorphx Adapter – Part 1 « Wide Open Camera
    is very cleaver Instead of trying to figure out a way to rear filter the system they simple put it in front of the lens which gives you more options and quality control of your image The filter tray snaps in and out very simply and has a Patent pending design You can stack two filters if you buy two trays I highly recommend the lens support and matte box with tray options The Anamorphx works with almost any lens due to the large 138mm clamping back design You can use 114mm fronts like CP 2s or Canon Cinema primes or keep it really simple and use Canon L Series glass to keep the costs down There are adapter rings available on their site for all the standard front sizes like 114mm 110mm 95mm 82mm and 77mm I am sure you can use a step down ring if you need two except on wide lenses I have tried the Anamorphx with the Canon 1Dc in 4K S35 1080 and Full Frame 1080 All seemed to work fairly well considering this adapter is rated for 2K In APS H and APS C modes the adapter fared well with even the 16 35mm Canon L and I was able to use almost the entire range of the lens minus a few mm on the 4K APS H mode of the 1Dc Here are some of the features of the Letus Anamorphx Features 1 33x squeeze which will work with all current crop of 16 9 cameras bringing it to a standard 2 39 1 Works with current prime and zoom lenses Custom optical components High resolution 0 8 mod pitch gear for critical focus Option of single coated or multi coated lens elements depending on level of lens flare desired Single coated will produce more flares CNC aluminum housing Mounting solution for 114mm outside diameter lens like Zeiss CP and adapting ring for smaller lens like 77mm 82mm etc 1 4 20 thread hole for lens support Made ready with matte box Optional Patent pending clip on 2 stage filter Optional Front diameter 138mm Thickness 65mm Weight 1 5lbs without matte box 1 9lbs w matte box Snap on filter tray 0 35lbs Filter size 4 5 65 This concludes part 1 of my 2 part post I will be posting some video clips and tests on part 2 Michael N Sutton Twitter MNS1974 Jared Abrams Visit My Website View My Other Posts Jared Abrams is a cinematographer based in Hollywood California After many years as a professional camera assistant he switched over to still photography About two years ago a new Canon camera changed the way the world sees both motion and still photography He just happened to be in the right place at the right time Related Posts Tattoo Documentary Promo Posted on 21 October 2010 The Freefly Systems MoVI M5 Posted on 01 April 2014 Is 2 3 also dying Fast track to S35 Digital Cinema Posted on 18

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  • Mastor Tech Moto Gimbal Stabilizer For Smart Phones and DSLR’s. « Wide Open Camera
    monitor No mention of pricing yet Here is a rip from the Cheesy Cam post UPDATE on Pricing from Cheesy Cam Thanks CH1 199 GR1 299 SF1 599 PN1 for GH3 8 800 PN2 for Blackmagic pcc 8 800 PN3 for Canon 5D MarkIII 10 000 Click here to check out Mastor Tech Hanging with the GearAddix team at a recent visit to PhotoPlus NY 2013 we stopped by the Mastor Tech booth who was showcasing an entire line of motorized gimbal video stabilizers The largest Pronghorn PN1 3 Axis version includes joystick controls built into the handle for both Pan Tilt while three smaller 2 Axis hand held versions Sailfish SF1 Greyhound GR 1 and Cheetah CH1 all included a joystick for Tilt control panning done by hand The smaller versions offered are for the GoPro Hero cameras Mobile Phones and for cameras such as the RX100 or similar sized Point n Shoot cameras Jared Abrams Visit My Website View My Other Posts Jared Abrams is a cinematographer based in Hollywood California After many years as a professional camera assistant he switched over to still photography About two years ago a new Canon camera changed the way the world sees both motion and still photography He just happened to be in the right place at the right time Related Posts An Open Letter To Canon By Doug Bayne Posted on 19 August 2011 Canon 70D What to Like and Dislike Posted on 02 July 2013 BEATBOX BAR CRAWL MAKING IT Posted on 08 August 2011 Tools for Finding Your Favorite Films Online Learning More About Them Posted on 11 July 2013 Polly Dolly Freewheel Camera Dolly System NAB 2013 Posted on 11 April 2013 Kickstarter Day Two The Reward System Posted on 29 August 2011 Sponsors Projects New Product

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  • Sony Announces The A7 and A7R. New Full Frame Cameras. $2300 US « Wide Open Camera
    15 steps A7 to B7 15 steps Custom Underwater Exposure Bracketing With 3 frames in 1 3 EV 1 2 EV 2 3 EV 1 0 EV 2 0 EV or 3 0 EV increments With 5 frames in 1 3 EV 1 2 EV or 2 3 EV increments Flash Flash Bracketing With optional external flash 1 3 1 2 2 3 1 2 3 EV steps 3 5 frames 1 0 2 0 3 0 EV only 3 frames selectable Flash Metering System Pre flash TTL Flash Compensation With optional external flash 3 0 EV switchable between 1 3 and 1 2 EV steps Flash Modes With optional external flash Flash off Auto flash Fill flash Rear Sync Slow Sync Red eye reduction On Off selectable Hi speed sync Wireless Flash Coverage 16 mm focal length printed on lens body Flash Type Optional external flash Focus Control Focus Features Lock on AF Eye AF Focus lock Eye start AF only available with optional LA EA2 or LA EA4 attached AF illuminator built in LED type range Approx 0 30 3m AF micro adjustment AF ON Manual Focus Assist 35mm full frame 7 2x 14 4x APS C 4 7x 9 4x AF Illuminator Yes with built in LED type Focus Sensitivity EV 0 to 20 EV at ISO100 equivalent with F2 8 lens attached Focus Area Multi Point 25 points Center weighted Flexible Spot S M L Zone Focus Points 25 points contrast detection AF AF Modes Single shot AF AF S Continuous AF AF C Direct Manual Focus DMF Manual Focus Focus System Contrast detection AF Imaging Sensor Pixel Gross 36 8 Megapixels approx Color Filter System RGB primary color filters Effective Picture Resolution 36 4 Megapixels approx Anti Dust Charge protection coating on optical filter and ultrasonic vibration mechanism Imaging Sensor Exmor CMOS sensor 35 9 x 24 0mm Processor BIONZ X image processor Interface NFC Yes NFC Forum Type 3 Tag compatible One touch remote One touch sharing DC IN Yes via optional AC PW20AM sold separately Memory Card Slot Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Stick PRO HG Duo Memory Stick XC HG Duo SD memory card SDHC memory card UHS I compliant SDXC memory card UHS I compliant HD Output HDMI Type D micro connector Accessory Shoe Yes via Multi Interface Shoe A V Remote Terminal Yes via Multi Terminal interface PictBridge Compatible Yes Tripod Mount Yes 1 4 20 thread count Remote Commander Yes via optional RM VPR1 PhotoTV HD Yes with BRAVIA Sync enabled HDTV and HDMI cable USB Port s USB 2 0 Hi speed mass storage MTP BRAVIA Sync Yes via HDMI with compatible BRAVIA HDTV link menu Multi Interface Shoe Yes Headphone Jack Yes Microphone Input Yes Interface Wired Yes via optional RM VPR1 LCD Display Peaking Yes Level setting High Mid Low Off Color White Red Yellow Real time image adjustment display Yes On Off LCD Type 3 0 7 5cm TFT LCD 921 600 dots with tiltable

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  • Three Axis Gyro Stabilizer. EasyGimbal For The GoPro Hero 3. « Wide Open Camera
    a cinematographer based in Hollywood California After many years as a professional camera assistant he switched over to still photography About two years ago a new Canon camera changed the way the world sees both motion and still photography He just happened to be in the right place at the right time Related Posts Big Ass Light Test at EVS Posted on 06 August 2012 First Look At The JAG35 Camera Slider Posted on 05 August 2011 JAG35 HQ Visit New Motion Control Slider For Under 500 Posted on 22 July 2011 Mastor Tech Moto Gimbal Stabilizer For Smart Phones and DSLR s Posted on 28 October 2013 Cine Gear Expo 2011 Camera Prep And Sneak Peek At The Paramount Backlot Posted on 02 June 2011 Dr Hubert Nasse Explains The New Zeiss 55mm f1 4 Lens Design Posted on 15 February 2013 Jedifarce Smith By sacrificing the protective plastic cage and risk scratching the lens will the after market nd filters still fit Also is there any possibility of dslr or camcorder version in the future if this is a success Which dslr brand batteries is the gimbal powered by and what is its usage time MoricErianna I want to share my testimony with the public at large about what this man called Dr Malaa just made for me just the man to bring back my Ex husband lost me with his great spell I married my husband we were together for a long time and we loved ourselves but when I was unable to give a child of 2 years left me and told me I can not go more then I was now looking for ways to bring it bvack until a friend of mine says me about this man called Dr Malaa and give me your

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  • GoPro Hero 3+ And Hero 3 Black Side By Side Comparison. « Wide Open Camera
    housing We tried the older 3 7V 1050mAh batts with the Hero3 and they did not work The new Hero3 batts did work in the Hero3 Black This could be an issue if you are mixing cameras Most of the other accessories should work just fine UPDATE The brothers and sisters over at Filmtools tested the old batts and they worked Guess mine are just fried Click here to check it out Jared Abrams Visit My Website View My Other Posts Jared Abrams is a cinematographer based in Hollywood California After many years as a professional camera assistant he switched over to still photography About two years ago a new Canon camera changed the way the world sees both motion and still photography He just happened to be in the right place at the right time Related Posts Camera Movement Then And Now Posted on 11 May 2012 The Visualmakers Trailer Posted on 15 May 2011 Why I Shoot By Chris Collins Posted on 24 April 2011 First Look iDC System Zero Follow Focus No Gearbox Posted on 05 January 2013 Nori Square Bounce Reflectors Innovative New Design Posted on 27 April 2012 Firefly Sensor Cleaner Ionize The Dust Away

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  • The Freefly MoVi M10 « Wide Open Camera
    you Once you have your camera balanced on all three axis you are then ready to dial in your parameters Freefly has stepped up to not only provide software for Windows but also for Mac and Android I hear iOS devices support is also coming As I said previously the software for the system is amazing Unlike SimpleBGC Martinez BRUGi EVVGC etc it is very intuitive and heavily GUI based without unknowns The MoVi Configurator software is nothing less than astonishing if you have used off the shelf gimbal software You simply turn on your MoVi enable Bluetooth to discoverable and within a few seconds you are ready to go with the Freefly Configurator Having it set up on an Android tablet gives you the most flexibility as you can make adjustments on the fly which is needed for a fast paced set Unlike anything else the Freefly Configurator shows a live status of System Status Compass Radio GPS Drive IMU Battery meter Temp Satellites and Time Software tabs are as follows Tuning pan tilt and roll stiffness settings Majestic Config follow mode w pan tilt windows and smoothing General application Handheld or Aerial roll trim max and min tilt angles Remote pan joystick smoothing pan joystick exponential pan joystick window tilt joystick smoothing Remote Control Configuration Radio type if not stock Spektrum map remote mode map remote pan map remote pan rate map remote tilt map remote tilt rate map remote roll trim and Expert Mode for Gyro and output filtering no need to touch these unless you understand LPF etc All of these tabs in combination with the live status monitoring are great ways to tune the shot as needed With dual operator mode you can go from single operator to dual operator as long as the RC controller is turned on before the MoVi Switching back and forth between majestic and a second operator makes a great option for complicated shots Freefly Configurator Android Screenshot Freefly has done a great job of making the MoVi as user friendly as possible but like any tool it is best off in the hands of someone who knows how to tune it operate it and troubleshoot it Having a MoVi tech on location is highly advisable If you have never used a rig like this or do not have understanding of how it works it could take more than a day to get comfortable with it Five yourself a few extra days If renting ask your rental house if they have a tech on hand who understands the hardware software and how to aid in shot planning There are limitations on what you can do because of the weight For some reason everyone wants to put the heaviest camera on the rig not understanding inertial forces and the strain it would put on the body Although the MoVi can handle a Red Epic and a heavy lens its best suited for cameras like the Canon 1Dc or an Epic with

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