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    HD equipment is that I get my hands on new gear before most via vendor demos and when the product is finally released to the public The Canon 1D x was on the top of my test gear for DSLR s but had seen several delays from its original March launch date Several months passed by and Read More Big Ass Light Test at EVS Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 06 August 2012 with 2 Comments By Chris Collins We decided to gather as many edison plug film lights and put them against one another We tested tungsten lights LEDs HMIs and flourescents We kept it simple we lit our subject Simone with each light without any diffusion and through a 2 3 silk Everything took place inside a 12 12 black duvatyne tent Everything was shot on a Sony Fs100 with Metabones adapter and Zeiss ZE 35mm Take a look Read More I O Flare 2K SDI Camera Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 25 July 2012 with No Comments Today I got the opportunity to check out the I O Flare 2K SDI camera in person at Rule Boston Camera I saw the I O camera line at Cinegear and thought it was interesting as I have always been keen to compact cameras that do not require CCU controls What sets the camera apart right off the bat is that the camera will do 4 2 2 4 4 4 or RAW Bayer The Iconix 2k and Toshiba lipstick Read More Hybrid Vigor Film Kickstarter Project Help Any Way You Can Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 23 July 2012 with No Comments This is one of the hardest working projects I have ever seen Please help support Hybrid Vigor A feature film shot in Lativa with

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    form factor camera that will take Canon EF lenses for some time Please give us a real S35 sensor and not that tiny size stuff Here is a rip from the engadget post It was reportedly leaked by retail sites and captured by Digicame info and it appears Read More Grand comme le Baobab Will Premiere At The Montreal World Film Festival Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 19 July 2012 with No Comments We are proud to announce that Grand comme le Baobab AKA Tall As A Baobab Tree got into the Montreal Film Festival This was the first feature that Wide Open Camera helped produce Wish us luck and follow the journey to Canada Here is a rip from Director Jeremy Teicher s email We are very excited to announce our WORLD PREMIERE will be held at the Montreal World Film Festival Festival des Films du Monde Read More What I like about Red Epic and what I don t like about Red Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 17 July 2012 with 11 Comments Last week I posted about how camera companies need to step up their game now that competition is starting to come to fruition in the 4K market Red was one of the first companies to truly push 4K okay 3 2K This is a true testament to the power of good marketing Red made good on true 4K with the MX upgrade Scarlet and Epic years later The 4K push from Red was something most Read More Avid Media Composer Symphony 6 Canon DSLR Complete Workflow 12min Guide Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 14 July 2012 with 2 Comments Works for all Canon DSLRs I m using Symphony 6 here but the workflow is identical in Media Composer We start with AMA native H 264 playback then cut offline DNxHD36 files and relink to the originals and then wrap up with encoding for the web using Sorenson Squeeze 8 5 and x264 The complete workflow through web delivery Depending on your hardware capabilities you can choose to cut the h 264 files natively or transcode to an Read More Avid Media Composer Symphony 6 Sony NEX FS100 Complete Workflow 11min Guide Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 12 July 2012 with No Comments Works for all AVCHD media Make sure to download the AVCHD plugin from Avid s website It s required for this workflow http www avid com US products Avid Media Access plug ins I m using Symphony 6 here but the workflow is identical in Media Composer We start with AMA native AVCHD playback then cut offline DNxHD36 files and relink to the originals and then wrap up with encoding for the web using Sorenson Squeeze 8 5 and x264 The complete workflow through web delivery Depending on 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

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    July 13th at EVS in Glendale EVS has agreed to provide us with a stage and any light they have in their shop We will also be grabbing some gear from lighting manufactures here in Hollywood This is an open event with food games and prizes There will be a few top shooters from the ASC and anyone Read More Tools to help your project be successful Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 04 July 2012 with No Comments What to write about Its the day before Independence day Everyone has left work early is out sick or are on vacation I could have bailed on this but why There is plenty of things going on So I decided I would talk a bit about opportunity Specifically Kickstarter and IndeGoGo These are great tools for an artist designer etc to raise money to fund their project Usually in the past we needed to Read More Indieshot Concept DSLR Dolly Slider Glider Crane All Rolled Into One Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 03 July 2012 with 1 Comment This all in one DSLR concept accessory may not be the best at any of it s features but the design is pretty cool This could be a great accessory for event photography and travel Here is a rip from the CNET post Follow goforjared Click here to check it out Los Angeles based designer Grant Parrinello has come up with a concept design that combines multiple videography accessories into one It acts as a steadicam to help Read More RØDE Rockumentary 25K Film Competition Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 02 July 2012 with No Comments RØDE has just announced a killer documentary competition with over 25K in prizes The winner will be flown to Hollywood to shoot a documentary with the help of Philip Bloom and Jason Wingrove Here is a rip from the RØDE website Simply submit your best video up to 2 mins long that uses a RØDE mic in production and we could be sending you on a trip to document the winner of RØDE Rocks as Read More Canon Announces Firmware 2 0 X Update For 7D Includes Manual Audio Controls Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 28 June 2012 with 1 Comment Canon has finally announced the only firmware update most 7D owners care about No it s not fixes to the Dutch language menu It s manual audio It looks like it will be available sometime in August I wonder if this means we will see a Canon 7D MKII in the near future Here is a rip from the Canon press release For the ultimate in custom audio when recording motion images this firmware upgrade enables 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 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45

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    Is 2 3 also dying Fast track to S35 Digital Cinema Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 18 June 2012 with 2 Comments Read More Promoting your film and yourself Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 11 June 2012 with 1 Comment This community we call film is small Smaller than most know One of the most important things I have found that you can do is to share your knowledge and also pay attention to what others are doing I joined Twitter a while ago but didn t really start doing much with it till around this time last year I think I had a few hundred followers at best and they were not targeting Read More Canon Announces New Rebel T4i With AF In Video Mode 850 US Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 08 June 2012 with 4 Comments Canon announced the new Rebel T4i DSLR with auto focus in video mode The new T4i has an improved five frames per second continous shooting and an improved ISO range from the Rebel T3i It also claims to be able to read the minds of actors a major step forward for any motion picture camera If you are cool with slightly soft or fishy focus then this may be the camera for you If Read More Cine Gear 2012 It s All About Lighting Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 06 June 2012 with No Comments This year we felt that cameras have been covered and lighting has been lacking So we decided to focus primarly on some of the new lights introduced at Cine Gear 2012 There were a few notable plasma lights from Hive Lighting and Photon Beard They are very similar systems The new Kobold Para lights from Bron Imaginig look killer They have gained

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    seems to be an afterthought A shoulder mount rig or handheld becomes the norm It used be be hard Read More New 60 FPS SloPro App For iPhone Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 21 May 2012 with No Comments I picked this up via FStoppers on Twitter SloPro looks like a killer app addition for any iPhone 4s The demo video looks pretty clean and you can t go wrong with a free app Here is a rip from the FStoppers post While some apps might say that they can record slow motion chances are they are using software to blend frames together and interpolated pixels are created to simulate slow motion This technique Read More Sony Announces NEX F3 Camera 600 With 18 55mm Lens Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 17 May 2012 with 2 Comments The new Sony NEX F3 camera has been announced The feature set is very similar to the popular Sony NEX 5N This entry level interchangeable lens camera packs a punch with 60 fps in full 1920 X 1080 HD It is also super cheap at just under 600 with the 18 55mm kit lens The only major drawback I can see is the lack of interchangeable batteries This would be a huge misstep for Sony Read More High Speed Time Lapse Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 15 May 2012 with 2 Comments High speed and time lapse are sort of the opposite but make a great pair to write about One is hundreds of stills recorded per second and the other is generally one frame per second or longer I chose to write about both as both are of great interest to me I have had a lot of opportunity to shoot with high speed cameras for well over a

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    Yards was the first narrative feature I ever worked on It was directed by James Gray with cinematography by Harris Savides I was hired as the camera loader and got my ass kicked by the first AC throughout the entire film It was shot mostly at night in and around Queens and Brooklyn New York The scene shown here is a great example of motion photography and interior lighting Harris Savides is a Read More Nori Square Bounce Reflectors Innovative New Design Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 27 April 2012 with 7 Comments Here is a really cool new take on the lame old twist style reflectors out on the market We have been looking for a travel friendly reflector system and I think the Nori Square Bounce may just be the answer I picked this up via Matt Jeppsen on twitter The system includes two 3 5 square umbrella style reflectors Both white and silver are included with a nifty carrying case We are moving towards more Read More The Official Trailer For Tall As The Baobab Tree By Jeremy Teicher Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 25 April 2012 with No Comments Wide Open Camera helped produce this stunning film shot entirely in Africa with Canon DSLR s and Carl Zeiss lenses by our very own Chris Collins This will be our second feature production this year Please help us in supporting this film any way you can The oficial trailer for Tall As The Baobab Tree is out now Here is a short Synopsis from director Jeremy Teicher Coumba and her little sister Debo are the Read More NAB 2012 Assimilate Scratch Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 25 April 2012 with No Comments Karol talks with Sherif Sadek of Assimilate about their exciting new Scratch

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    all go Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 23 April 2012 with 8 Comments I m guessing most people who know me or read Wide Open Camera s blog were expecting that I would make a post on high speed for me next entry That will come at a later time but today s post is on something fairly important that most of us don t take seriously until its too late What do I do with all my data Clearly videotape is dead to 95 of the market if not more and Read More NAB 2012 Edelkrone DSLR Pocket Rig And Double Shoulder Rigs Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 23 April 2012 with No Comments Turkish gear manufacture Edelkrone has a nifty new belt drive follow focus system that is built into the left handle of their newest DSLR rigs The belt drive system has been around for some time and is fairly stable and easy to adjust They also have redesigned their DSLR pocket rig into a very slick little package The follow focus can be purchased separately for around 199 US The double shoulder rig is a Read More The End Of The Gear Age NAB 2012 Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 22 April 2012 with 3 Comments Here are a few quick observations from NAB 2012 The gear market is completely over saturated It seemed like everyone is now making some type of DSLR rig I have never seen so many LED lights in my life Other companies are getting into motion control Just a few years back we only had two or three companies making affordable gear to go with our inexpensive DSLR cameras That is when we were craving Read More 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

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    Comments Alex talks with the guys over at G tech about their exciting new external Thunderbolt RAID hard drives Read More NAB 2012 M Logic External PCIe Red Rocket Enclosure with Thunderbolt Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 20 April 2012 with No Comments Alex talks with Roger from M Logic on this very cool new external PCIe controller for your Red Rocket card via a Thunderbolt connection Real time 5K on a laptop Check it out Read More NAB 2012 RedRock MicroRemote Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 20 April 2012 with No Comments Jared talks with Brian Valente from RedRock Micro about their new line of wireless follow focus options for digital cinema cameras Read More Carl Zeiss Lenses Super Speed CP 2s NAB 2012 Cameras Posted by Jared Abrams on 17 April 2012 with No Comments Jared talks to Michael from Carl Zeiss Lens about their new super speed CP2s At a fast aperture of T1 5 these speedy primes will complement the existing CP 2 lineup Check it out 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 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 Pingback URL Asdf your website is slower than the one you had before Victor Nguyen I cannot go to the next page http natums com Nate Weber We are having

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