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Intro image for article Creative Forces: A Conversation with Jendra Jarnagin
Client Profiles
We continue our long-running Creative Forces series with East New York cinematographer Jendra Jarnagin.
Intro image for article A Look at the Sony BURANO with Bill Winters and Rick Siegel
Client Profiles
Recently DPs Bill Winters and Rick Siegel had the opportunity to spend time with the Sony BURANO. After capturing some test footage, they shared their thoughts and images with us.
Intro image for article ARRI Applications: David Lanzenberg x ALEXA 35
Client Profiles
In our most recent ARRI Applications episode, we catch up with Director of Photography David Lanzenberg to talk about his impressions of the ARRI ALEXA 35 and ARRI Signature Primes in a virtual production environment. Lanzenberg also discusses his approach to filmmaking and how advances in technology influence his creative process.
Intro image for article A Closer Look at the Sony FR7 PTZ Camera + Chrosziel SFR Universal Zoom Motor
Tech News
For my latest blog, I dive into discovering the powerful capabilities of combining Sony's FR7 PTZ Camera and the Chrosziel CDM-SFR Universal Zoom Motor.
Intro image for article A Conversation with Filmmaker Rose Bush: Testing Canon Sumire Primes on the C500 Mk II
Client Profiles
For this blog, we go on location in Stockholm, Sweden with U.S. and Europe-based cinematographer Rose Bush to discuss the Canon C500 Mk II full frame digital cinema camera, Sumire Prime lenses, and her most recent project Love Child.
Intro image for article ZEISS Nano Primes: Fast, Affordable Full-Frame Cinema Lenses for Mirrorless Cameras
Tech News
ZEISS today unveiled their new Nano Primes, a line of fast, compact, full frame cinema lenses initially available for Sony’s full frame E-mount with other shallow flange depth mounts planned to come later. Equally at home on Sony mirrorless cameras or their dedicated Cinema Line bodies, these new primes are offered in a classic selection of focal lengths: 18mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm, and 100mm. All lengths open to a fast T1.5 maximum aperture and feature common geared focus and iris ring locations – as well as common 95mm fronts – for quick and easy lens changes. The lenses can also accept an M86x1 (86mm standard) front screw-in filter, natively.
Intro image for article ALEXA 35 SUP 1.2.1 Now Available
Tools, Charts & Downloads
ARRI recently released SUP 1.2.1 for the ALEXA 35, adding several new features and user requests.
Intro image for article RED's New Global Vision: V-RAPTOR [X] and V-RAPTOR XL [X]
Tech News
Today RED updated their flagship camera bodies – V-RAPTOR and V-RAPTOR XL – to new ‘[X]’ versions featuring their latest 8K VV sensor and adding a global shutter, the first in a large-format camera system. These new [X] versions combine advancements from across the RED ecosystem to create twin powerhouses of frame rates, low-light performance, and resolution, housed in their battle-tested, modular V-RAPTOR and all-in-one V-RAPTOR XL bodies. Additionally, RED has introduced a new first-party electronic viewfinder for their DSMC3 cameras, which connects with a single cable and provides control of shooting frame rate, shutter, white balance, and ISO directly from the unit.
Intro image for article Sony VENICE 2 Deep Dive with DP Nick Matthews
Tutorials & Guides
Recently, we teamed up with Nick Matthews, Los Angeles-based Cinematographer for Saw X, to test the Sony VENICE 2. In this video, he discusses his techniques and impressions of the camera.